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Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak Edition
Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak Edition

Updated: Ducati Wins At Peak, And Chip Yates A World Record For Electric

DUCATI WINS THE PIKES INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

Dunne sets course for motorcycles and leads a Ducati victory in the race to the clouds

Peak, CO Carlin Dunne won the Peak International Hill (Sunday) on the Ducati Multistrada setting an all time motorcycle and giving the Italian brand its consecutive victory in the historic

Dunne, owner of Ducati Barbara in California, took the flag on his store’s showroom bike. After three of frantic preparation, the team set out to Peak for Dunne’s rookie The 28 year old rider was fast day one, qualifying on pole for the and setting a confident pace all three days of practice.

In the Dunne got the holeshot at the start and looked back. The time the finish line was 11:11.32; a new record for motorcycles.

We were definitely anxious to get out and today; said Dunne his race. When the flag I got the holeshot and went for it. The whole worth of setup work my technician Sam Swain came and the Multistrada 1200 worked to give us the win. With the of Spider Grips, Dumontec, and Burley Motorsports we can go home an all time record!

While topped the timesheets for Ducati, Peak regular Alexander rode a spirited race and the finish line with a of 12:12.92; earning him a much third place in the 1205cc In what was a wild and treacherous away from Dunne and the other two Ducati entries upon misfortunes. Six-time Greg Tracy had an unfortunate while charging to post a time, and is already looking to next year’s race.

Second place qualifier Cernicky also suffered bad luck when his Multistrada’s went flat several past the starting line. All riders in the Ducati family their Pikes Peak despite mixed results, and thrilled with the dominating of the Multistrada 1200.


The Multistrada race win comes on the eve of the Multistrada S Pikes Peak Special in the US, a striking version of the Multistrada S painted and accessorized to match the Grips team bikes in the Pikes Peak International Climb.

Ducati is quite of its rider’s successes, and hopes to to the mountain with the Multistrada for future title defense. For information about The Ducati 1200 S Pikes Peak Edition and Carlin Dunne’s in the Pikes Peak International Climb, please visit .

More, from a press issued by Peter Haynes, PR Ltd on behalf of Swigz.com Pro Racing:

Yates Rides Electric to 2nd in Class and a New World Record at the Pikes Peak International Climb

Colorado Springs American superbike rider and vehicle pioneer Chip has delivered another stunning result with his homebuilt 240 electric superbike at the 89th Peak International Hill on Sunday, June 26th. high winds, red flags, oil on the and 2.6 miles of bumpy dirt, achieved two new world records his surprising run of 12:50.094 while 2nd in the Exhibition Powersport class Grand National Champion Joe

Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak Edition

With 240 horsepower and 400 ft/lbs of on tap from the UQM Technologies PowerPhase motor, the SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing Superbike has become the most motorcycle of any kind to ever the Pikes Peak International Climb in its 89-year history.

More importantly, Chip and his have claimed a new course record for electric motorcycles at Peak, beating the previous of 16:55.849 set by John Scollon in on an HM ElectroCat by a convincing 4:05.755

In addition to the impressive results by the team this year, the story to come out of the weekend is the the electric superbike showed for a top next year when all miles of the iconic 156-corner highway will be paved. year Chip had to contend tip-toeing a nearly 600 pound superbike through 2.6 miles of dirt road, where he significant time (over 1 to the race leaders, highlighted by the times of the race.

In the first of the course, which is paved Chip’s split time was an 9th out of 112 motorcycles as he demonstrated knee-dragging racing techniques to more 5,000 fans that the lower section of the mountain However, in the dirt section, predictably suffered badly, and was out of the 112 racers. This huge disparity hints at the potential for a 2012 result once the is completely paved.

These split times that once again, we put the gas-powered bikes on notice we can be a serious threat to the results of a race event, said Next year with the on my side, I’ll be looking for a top 10 or result in the overall standings.

In first paved section of the climb, Chip’s electric was only beaten by eight top Carlin Dunne (race Greg Tracy, Gary Mark Cernicky, Stuart Joe Kopp, Mike Ell, and Durelle.

I want to thank our new Eidos LLC and my incredible team, and more than my key Race Robert Ussery, who is responsible for a amount of work and personal to prepare our electric superbike for epic adventure, said We are a team of 3 volunteer engineers support from our wonderful but with no outside funding and yet we are on the established motorcycle manufacturers by determination, ingenuity, and the ability to personal hardship and extremely hours as part of our normal of business.

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