World Ducati Week 2012's will include an all-star Drag Race shoot-out involving Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden, Carlos Checa, Troy Bayliss, Jakub Smrz, Sylvain Guintoli, Niccol? Canepa and Lorenzo Zanetti.

'WDW' will be held at Misano from 21-24 June, with the quarter mile drag race scheduled to start at 18.15 on Saturday evening (23 June) along the start/finish straight of the Misano World Circuit.

Last staged in 2010 aboard Ducati Streetfighters (pictured), this year's elimination races will be run on specially prepared Ducati Diavel Carbons, which can clock 0-60mph in 2.6 seconds.


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