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Ducati Desmosedici GP11

Ducati Desmosedici GP11 bike

Valentino Rossi and Hayden showed off their new Ducati race bikes, are claimed to be more stable the GP10

Ducati has taken the off Valentino Rossi’s prototype race bike, the Desmosedici which includes a custom job by Aldo Drudi.

Accented Rossi’s customary favourite yellow, the Italian’s new Desmosedici has a more individual flavour team mate Nicky-Hayden’s an indication of the respect Rossi at the Italian-based Ducati Corse team.

The new race bike was during the week-long Ducati MotoGP team launch in the mountains in Italy, held at the di Campiglio ski resort, and principal Filippo Preziosi was on hand the several other Ducati big to launch the motorcycle.

Preziosi that some of the main to the Desmosedici GP11 race include improved aerodynamics, electronics, plus a stiffer and tweaks to engine torque. See for the technical specifications.

The aerodynamics are completely different, and the are those we tested at Valencia (in upon which we will the evolution of the bike, said

Powered by a 799c four-…, V4 desmodromic engine, the GP11 bike also features overhead cams, four-valves per and generates more than It also weighs just and has a top speed of more than

There was plenty of conjecture whether the new engine would be a or a ‘big bang’ type, but says it is neither. The main are in the engine, they are internal and and are designed to achieve a more flatter torque [curve], Preziosi.

Eagle-eyed readers may also the size reduction of the fairing but this won’t affect the renowned top speed: The aim of the changed is to reduce friction, therefore the maximum speed while the lifting of the front wheel, Preziosi.

Several carbon frames have been for the Ducati Desmosedici GP11, for use on with different parameters, provide the bike with levels of rigidity if needed. the chassis we have a different and torsion, continued Preziosi, and a with a different stiffness We are making a new fork for Sepang, to the suspension for 2011.

In terms of we are mainly working on anti-wheelie and control. We will be at Jerez January 17th-19th with Battaini and Vittoriano Guareschi, who be on track.

While all these changes well and good, Rossi admits it might be a tough to the season — shoulder notwithstanding — having a few days before the GP11 that it is …different from all the bikes, it’s a proper You need a bit of a ‘dirtier’ style to the Desmosedici.

Nevertheless the world’s successful MotoGP rider has had plenty of input into the and Preziosi was quick to respond to of that nature: [Rossi] is the technicians a lot of very precise the most surprising thing is how he is to put everyone in a very calm and ready to work and analyse all the This is something very to do when you are under pressure.

We are very happy because [Burgess] and the other guys linked very well our guys. They have experience and we are trying to add our experience to make a better bike.

I want to thank Yamaha because they allowed to test, which was really for us because we had a lot of priorities to work on. that we could put them in the order, so now we are working on the parts we decided were priorities, Preziosi.

Ducati’s head GM Claudio Domenicali, was also on to dispense wisdom, adding: will be a year of great It will be the start of the third of our presence in MotoGP, a historic To have Valentino in the team is a new

Everybody knows what is capable of in terms of giving for improving the bike and furthering the of our project.


Engine. 4-…, 90 degree V4, cooled, desmodromic double overhead cam, 4 valves per

Displacement. 799cc

Maximum Over 200hp (147kW+)

speed. Over 310km/h

Ducati Desmosedici GP11

6-speed extractable Exchange, alternative gear ratios Dry multiplate slipper clutch. final drive.

Supply. Marelli indirect electronic four throttle bodies injectors above butterfly operated by EVO TCF (Throttle Control

Fuel. Shell V-Power

Lubricant. Shell Advance 4

Ignition. Magneti Marelli


Chassis. Carbon

Suspension. Öhlins 48mm and Öhlins rear shock, for preload, compression, and rebound

Tires. Bridgestone, Front and 16.5-inch

Brakes. Brembo, twin carbon front discs 4 piston calipers. Single steel rear disc dual-piston caliper.

Dry Weight. (330.1 lbs)

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To comment on this click here Published. 13 January 2011


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