Thursday, July 1, 2010

Multistrada wins at Pikes Peak

Source from: The Star Motoring
Credits To: Anthony Lim

Ducati's recently launched Multistrada has won its first international competition, taking the win and a third place finish in the 1200cc class of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado.

In the hands of Pikes Peak veteran, Greg Tracy, the Multistrada 1200 S took a massive lead off the start line, and finished at the top podium position at the end of the climb to 4,300m. Tracy ran a smooth race, hitting 220kmh at one point, on the bike, which demonstrated its exceptional on and off-road capabilities with its electronically controlled “riding-modes”.

His teammate, Alexander Smith, ensured the second Multistrada entry also made the podium. Smith looked set to complete a 1-2 finish for Ducati, but fell in the last corner before remounting to grab third.

1 comment:

  1. Had a chance to try out the bike when I was in Dubai recently - bloody scary! Honestly, it is too powerful for my liking....




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