Ducati 750 Imola racer & Spaggiari — 1974 Imola — motor

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Ducati 750 Imola racer — 1974 Imola motor

A superb and rare made from the original of Bruno Spaggiari with the nr. 12 Ducati 750cc desmodromic factory racer . seen in in the 200 miles race of Imola in . According the spec. sheet came with the negative, historic photo was shot on 7, 1974 (raceday).

Spaggiari 8TH in the first leg of the race and was forced to due to mechanical problems during the leg of the race. The overall winner was Agostini.

Spaggiari’s 1974 Imola racer was virtually with the 1973 short version. Main difference the Lockheed front brakes. The Ducati Imola racers also different from the racers that started the success so strongly with the V-twins.

Most noticeable difference was the … 750 engine which a power output of 90 hp at 10,000 and also the new short wheelbase Daspa frame, designed by himself.

The Ducati 750 Imola is one of the most famous bikes in the It is best known, and, of named after, its victory Paul Smart and Bruno in the 200 mile race at Imola in – one of the most spectacular in racing Much has been written the fantastic final lap, saw Smart and Spaggiari side by almost all the way to the finishing line, but how race changed the destiny of the manufacturer has been relatively

The win at Imola defined Ducati’s approach to racing, with the focusing its attention almost on production-derived machines. In 1972 Costa bought the 200 Mile to Italy and Ducati prepared bikes to be ridden by Paul Bruno Spaggiari, Ermanno and Alan Dunscombe. The bikes had frames and engines, but were as usual, in a very short

Most of this work, probably still goes as it was concerned with the smallest wherever possible, each of the bike was painstakingly filed and lightened. In addition, new Dellorto with 40 mm choke tubes and pumps arrived just in providing a perfect supply of for the big twin-cylinder, which delivered 80 hp at rpm.

At Imola, Spaggiari the finish line with his gas almost empty and so could not the victory from Smart. The racers featured Ducati’s 4-… longitudinal split 90° V engine. The crankcase cylinder and were cast in light the cylinders had cast-iron liners. and … was 80 x 74.4 mm. Cylinder was 747.95 cc.

The racers had a compression ratio of Ducati was already famous for its single overhead camshafts, by bevel-gears. It was also present on the racing machines. Each had two valves.

The air cooled engine wet sump lubrication. Two Dell’orto PHF 40 with accelerator pump fed the mixture in the combustion chambers. A contact-breaker ignition system was

The Imola racers had a five-speed and primary drive by gears, drive was by chain. A wet multi-plate was also present. The engine a power output of 82 hp at 9,000 Enough for a topspeed of 156.25 mph ( 250 )! The Ducati 750 ‘s were often in production based racing on sides of the Atlantic.

In the early 1970’s, long racing was extremely popular in especially Italy. These were responsible for the quick popularity of the heavier sports like the Ducati 750 SS, the Moto V7 Sport, the Benelli 650 Tornado, the BMW R 90 S and the Laverda SFC 750; but also the sports motorcycles like the 350, 500 and 750 triples, but also four strokes like the CB 750 Four. Riders that make world fame, Franco Uncini and Marco all participated in these races they made the steps to the Prix World Championship scene.

Today, the Ducati Sport models like the PaulSmart the Sport 1000 and the GT 1000, pay all tribute to the Imola era and the wonderful bikes that came it!

This historic photo a wonderful part of Ducati’s motorcycle history. It is rare to a photo like this, it is printed in a nice large of approx. 8 x 8 (20 x 20 cm ). It is great the way it is, and would gorgeous when framed.

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NOTE: The picture is printed, the image on this does not do just to the original! keep in mind though this negative was made in the and it was taken with a camera that era as well

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