Written by Rodney Burrell, Courtesy of AllAboutBikes.com
Cupertino, CA (24 August, 2010) – Ducati North America is proud to announce the return of its popular “Ducati Island” to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
This year marks the third time the Ducati experience visits the legendary Indiana circuit. Located between turns one and two of the track, Ducati Island is open to all motorcycle enthusiasts. On the Island, Ducatisti and race fans will experience special exhibits, partner vendors, autograph sessions, the legendary Ducati Fashion Show, and much more. Ducati owners who display their current Ducati registration or proof of insurance and photo ID will receive extra benefits such as Ducati parking, gear check and hospitality.
ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS INCLUDE:
Ducati Adventure Area:
The Ducati Adventure Area tells the story of Ducati’s more rugged adventure models; such as the Multistrada 1200 and Hypermotard. On display will be the Pikes Peak-winning Multistrada 1200 and Hypermotard 1100, along with the road-going counterparts.
Make A Wish Silent Auction:
A silent auction will be held on Ducati Island to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation. Auction items will include:
- Streetfighter Gear Pack
- Oakley Glasses
- PUMA Gear Set
- Ducati Helmet signed by the Ducati All-Stars
- Segafredo Coffee Set
- Ducati Metal Sign Werks
- Moto USA Subscription
- High Performance Gear set – Featuring Spider Grips, AltRider, Carbon Spider, Pit Bull and Race Tech
- Performance Gear Set – Featuring Axle Nut, K&N, Spider Grips, Pit Bull and Dumonde Tech
Ducati Performance Experience:
Ducati Performance experience is a display of everything performance and customization, from custom bikes to the Monster Art “Logomania” body panels.
Ducati MotoGP riders will get together for numerous Island autograph sessions; including Nicky Hayden, Casey Stoner and more
Ducati Service Area:
The Ducati service area will host a variety of fun activities; including Master Check Challenges, seminars and suspension setup by Ohlins suspension techs.
Ducati Owners Hospitality:
Fun activities such as a daily foosball tournament will take place in the Puma lounge, where refreshments and espresso will be served courtesy of Segafredo Zanetti.
New Ducati Models:
See the hottest new Ducati models, including the new 848 EVO, Multistrada 1200 S and Monster 796.
Ducati Apparel Store:
The latest in Ducati fashion will be available for purchase on Ducati Island- including the new team replica gear.
A variety of Ducati’s friends and partners will be on hand displaying exceptional Ducati related goods, including Foremost Insurance, NCR, The Ducati Owners Clubs and more.
FOR DUCATI OWNERS ONLY:
Ducati-Only Motorcycle Parking
Ducati Owner Hospitality Tent
We look forward to seeing you there! For more information please visit www.ducatiusa.com.
For more information visit www.ducatiusa.com or contact:
John Paolo Canton
Public Relations Manager
Ducati North America