Misano, Italy saw well over 60,000 people attend the 2012 World Ducati Week. Between June 21st-24th MotoGP and World Superbike Champions battled on Ducati Diavels in classic heads up Drag Race by Tudor to crown a winner. Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden, Troy Bayliss, Carlos Checa, Jakub Smrz, Sylvain Guintoli, Niccolò Canepa and Lorenzo Zanetti all went head to head in the event as Troy Bayliss took 1st place with a 6.306 second pass.
Right after the Drag Race tens of thousands of Ducatisti rode side by side in a procession to the nearby Riccione for one major Ducati bash by the “Ducati All Starts”. Featuring Steve Jones (Sex Pistols) Duff Mckagan (Guns N’ Roses) Franky Perez (Pusher Jones) Steve Stevens (Billy Idol band), Billy Morrison (The Cult) and Isaac Carpenter (Loaded).
The grand finale held on June 24th packed in even more motorcyclists from all over the globe all brought together by their passion for Ducati.