WSBK » Checa: I thought I’d be about seventh…

Carlos Checa surprises the paddock - and himself - by pacing pre-season testing ahead of the Alstare Ducati 1199's much anticipated debut.

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Oli - Unregistered

February 19, 2013 4:20 PM

Ducati know how to build a Superbike that is fast out of the box. I think I'm right in saying 916 (1994), 999 (2003) and 1098 (2008) all won the title in their debut year.

At this rate the Superbike is going to be quicker than their MotoGP bike.... weird.

BTW Andrew, will you be at Cookstown & Tandragee again?


BallastTheTurd - Unregistered

February 19, 2013 8:52 PM

"Yes Yes Yes Leave Me Alone -
If the GP bike looked half that good I'm sure it would be a lot faster!!"

The rules on Dorna's book limit the manufacturers from doing much to the front of the bikes.

Nice times by Checa. Has the ducati been ballasted yet?

ah seng - Unregistered

February 20, 2013 2:11 AM

Does WSBK have a fuel limit?
i have been hearing people said ducati's should be ballasted over and over again..

if WSBK does have fuel limit, i think all manufacturer are free to build whatever engine...
be it v3,v4,v5, L twin, L quad...

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