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Dall’Igna to create closer factory-race track connection

Tuesday, 12, November 2013

One of the key points made by incoming Ducati Corse General Manager Luigi Dall’Igna on his first day in his new role was that a closer relationship must be forged between Ducati’s Borgo Panigale HQ and the staff working at the racetrack.
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Ducati Team Information:

Ducati's ambitious two-year project with Valentino Rossi came to a disappointing close at the end of 2012, with riders, crews and engineers struggling to turn the Desmosedici into a regular front-runner. After the company takeover by the Audi group, a number of management changes have taken place and Nicky Hayden is now joined by another Italian in Andrea Dovizioso, who along with the American will hope that the German company's influence can make a difference.


  • Bernhard GobmeierGeneral Manager
  • Paolo Ciabatti MotoGP Project Director
  • Vittoriano Guareschi Team Manager

Andrea Dovizioso's crew

  • Christian Pupulin Crew Chief
  • Alberto Giribuola Track Engineer
  • Gabriele Conti Electronics Engineer
  • Michele Perugini Chief Mechanic
  • Enrico Samperi Mechanic
  • Fabio RovelliMechanic
  • Mark Elder Mechanic
  • Massimo Tognacci Mechanic

Nicky Hayden's Crew

  • Juan Martinez Crew Chief
  • Roberto Bonazzi Track Engineer
  • Davide Manfredi Chief Mechanic
  • Jose Manuel CazeauxElectronics Engineer
  • Massimo Mirano Mechanic
  • Pedro Calvet CaraltMechanic
  • Lorenzo Canestrari Mechanic
  • Luca Romano Mechanic
  • Bike Info
  • Bike Ducati Desmosedici GP13
  • Engine 1000cc Liquid-cooled, 90 degree V4 four-stroke, desmodromic DOHC, four valves per cylinder
  • Power Over 235 hp
  • Top Speed Over 330 km/h
  • Chassis Aluminium frame
  • Suspension
  • Front Öhlins inverted 48mm front forks
  • Rear Öhlins rear shock
  • Brakes
  • Front Two 320mm carbon discs two four-piston calipers (Brembo)
  • Rear Single stainless steel rear disc twin-piston caliper (Brembo)