April, 2, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – As you know, Ducati will return to Pikes Peak in 2012 for the 90th running of the “Race to the Clouds.” Defending champion and Pikes Peak motorcycle record holder, Carlin Dunne, will join six-time Pikes Peak winner,Greg Tracy, in an effort to defend the title for Ducati. However, in addition to racing, one of the most exciting aspects of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the journey to the race. For the Ducati team, it involves months of preparation and three intense days of sunrise practice sessions leading up to race day. For Ducati fans, the adventure starts when they fire up their bike and set out for an adventure to Colorado Springs, CO.
This year, Ducati is presenting the following challenge:
We want to see at least one Ducati representative from every state, including representatives from Canada and Mexico, tour from their home town to Colorado Springs to join us for the race! So far, over 45 participants, from over 25 states, have already planned their adventure to Pikes Peak.
To participate in the All Roads Lead to Pikes Peak challenge, please visit http://pikespeak.ducatiusa.com/, enter your name, email address and the state you are traveling from in the form at the bottom of the page. We’ll add your name to the “roll call” list and see you there!
Book a Ducati ticket package for special benefits during race week along with VIP access to special events, including:
- 4th of July Celebration
- Penrose Mansion Reception
- Fan Ride to the Clouds
- Ducatisti BBQ
- Race Day activities
What are you waiting for? Start planning your trip!
For more information, please visit http://pikespeak.ducatiusa.com.
Public Relations Manager
Ducati North America
Founded in 1926, Ducati has been producing sport-inspired motorcycles since 1946. “Desmodromic” performance engines, innovative design and avant-garde technology characterize its motorcycles. Covering several market segments, Ducati’s range of motorcycles are divided into model families which include: Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster, Multistrada, Streetfighter and Superbike. These authentic icons of “made in Italy” are sold in over 80 countries around the world, with concentration on the European, North American and Asia Pacific markets. Ducati competes in both the World Superbike Championship and, with an official team, the World MotoGP Championship. In Superbike Ducati has won 17 Manufacturers’ titles and 14 Riders’ titles and in 2011 passed the historic milestone of 300 race victories. Ducati have participated in MotoGP since 2003, and took both the Manufacturers’ and Riders’ titles in 2007.