2008 Ducati Desmosedici GP8 Motortrend

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2008 Ducati Desmosedici GP8

Ducati Desmosedici GP8

2008 Desmosedici GP8

The Ducati Marlboro is ready to tackle a new season in the World Championship

and sets out to the Rider, Constructor and Team won in 2007.

The challenging task of in the MotoGP World Championship for the season falls to the current World Champion Casey and the former 250cc World Marco Melandri: two top riders who compete in what the Ducati Team envisage to be one of the most seasons to date. Passionate, and tenacious, in the true spirit of both riders contribute in own way to making the Italian team protagonists in the world of racing.

The Desmosedici GP8 is an evolution of the 2007 The Ducati engineers worked on all In terms of chassis set-up, the new is lighter with optimised and flexural rigidity and the rear geometry is also different.

As for the engine, they worked on two First of all, performance: introduced a number of modifications to friction and obtain a small increase without affecting consumption. Secondly, they on driveability, in other words, response proportional to the rider’s requirements.

This was done in to obtain a ‘fuller’ engine especially mid-range and to maintain power for longer.

Finally, with regards to modifications have been regarding a few sensors and actuator to increase reliability and, safety. One of the main reasons for participation in racing is to develop to be transferred to production bikes, safety and making them more fun to ride. Electronics an important role in all of this.

An of this is the new 1098 R, which is with exactly the same control system used in racing bikes, making it the bike in the world to feature a able to combine safety high performance.


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