Checa debuts WSB Ducati 1199 Panigale

First look at the WSB-spec Ducati 1199 Panigale

Posted: 21 June 2012
by Visordown News

CARLOS CHECA took the track at World Ducati Week to test the WSB-spec 1199 Panigale around Misano.

Enjoyingly sweltering conditions the reigning World Superbike champion lapped the Italian circuit on a sexy looking Panigale with a raw carbon fibre fairing and an exposed aluminium tank.

Ducati did not release any times but stated that the Spaniard gave valuable feedback, Checa tweeted that he got a good feeling from the bike.

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Is this bike going to have the weight penalty applied to it?

Posted: 25/06/2012 at 11:28

I'm expecting BMW, Aprilia and Honda to ask that a 'fat bloke called Dave' is strapped to the back of it for each race.

Posted: 27/06/2012 at 12:06

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