After successfully concluding DRE Off Road Days, Ducati has announced its first-ever track event in India. Called DRE Track Days, the ride experience will be hosted on 13 and 14 October at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. Like most Ducati events, the experience is open to both Ducati and non-Ducati riders, except for owners of the Scrambler range.
Registration costs will be waived off for all Panigale V4 owners in India. As for other Ducati riders, the Track Day event will cost Rs 10,000. And as an added bonus, they can ride the Panigale V4, 959 Panigale or the SuperSport for Rs 5,000, Rs 3,000 and Rs 2,000 respectively.
Training the participants will be Ducati’s official test rider and legendary DRE Trainer, Alessandro Valia, who has a decade worth of experience under his belt. As part of the experience, each rider will get 3 track sessions worth 20 minutes each, 3 laps on board a Ducati test bike, a fan kit, technical assistance and discounts on spares. Furthermore, each participant will receive a participation certificate from Ducati.
That's not all though. The Italian bikemaker also has track sessions planned for non-Ducati riders who own superbikes displacing 600cc and more. Each participant will get a fan kit, 2 track sessions of 20 minutes each, and 3 laps of the circuit astride either a Panigale V4, Panigale 959 or a SuperSport. However, non-Ducati owners will have to pay a fee of Rs 16,000, Rs 12,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively for each of these motorcycles.
The entire experience which is designed on a global level looks to improve each participant’s riding under the supervision of certified instructors. For registration details, one can get in touch with Redline Racing Store at +91 98100 83296 and +91 98995 62622.
Here’s the official statement from the manufacturer for more details.
Press Release -
Ducati announces the first edition of DRE Track Days in India
· Ducati India announces its first ever Ducati Riding Experience – Track Days in India on 13th and 14th October at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida
· This experience is open for Ducati owners and non-Ducati riders where they will also be able to test ride the Panigale V4, 959 Panigale or a SuperSport on track
· Official Ducati test rider and legendary DRE Trainer, Alessandro Valia will lead the riding experience
New Delhi, 10th Sept 2018: Ducati India, today announced its very first edition of DRE – Track Days in India. The riding experience is spread over two days on 13th and 14th of October and will take place at the Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida.
The DRE Track Days is open for all Ducati owners apart from the Scrambler range and non-Ducati riders who ride a sports bike that’s 600cc and above. All the Ducati Panigale V4 owners in India can register for the experience free of cost, at the DRE India website. All other Ducati owners can get their passes for INR 10,000 and can also test ride a Panigale V4, 959 Panigale or the SuperSport for INR 5,000, INR 3,000 and INR 2,000 respectively which will be an add-on. DRE Track Days in India will be supported by Pirelli.
All participating Ducati owners will get DRE training by Alessandro Valia who is the official Ducati test rider and has a decade of experience as a DRE Trainer, 3 track sessions of 20 minutes each, 3 laps on their choice of a Ducati test ride motorcycle, a Ducati Fan Kit, technical assistance, discounts on spares along with a DRE certificate to acknowledge their participation.
Each slot for a non-Ducati rider with a 600cc and above super bike includes 2 track sessions of 20 minutes each and 3 laps on their choice of motorcycle which includes a Panigale V4, a 959 Panigale or a SuperSport for INR 16,000, INR 12,000 and INR 10,000 respectively, along with a Ducati Fan Kit.
Sergi Canovas, MD of Ducati India said, “With an aim to elevate the experience of owning a Ducati in India, we are introducing the first edition of DRE-Track Days to unleash the racing DNA of our track focused motorcycles. DRE Track Days will offer riders a one of a kind opportunity to ride their motorcycle as well as experience the Panigale V4, 959 Panigale or the SuperSport in their true habitat. To make our first ever DRE Track Days special, Official Ducati test rider Alessandro Valia will join us for the training sessions to help riders develop and enhance their riding skills.”
Ducati Riding Experience is a global program built to help riders improve their riding under the guidance of certified instructors. These courses are designed with an aim to develop a participant’s riding skills so that they have better control on their motorcycle in extreme conditions and they learn how to avoid potentially dangerous situations on a race track, which can also make them a better rider on the road.
For complete information on the event and registration details, riders can contact Redline Racing Store at +91 98100 83296 and +91 98995 62622.