The automaker from Italy, Ducati has successfully clinched two podium positions at the 21st edition of JK Tyre FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship 2018 which was recently organized at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). Gurvinder Singh Matharu, aboard a Ducati Panigale V4 S managed to grab the top winning position along with Deepak Ravi Kumar who came 3rd riding a Ducati Panigale V4, both the motorcycle were running on OEM stock fitments.
On this occasion, Sergi Canovas Managing Director of Ducati India said, “This is the first time Ducati supported riders at the JK Tyre Racing Championship and it turned out to be worthwhile living up to the expectations. We are glad to have Gurvinder and Deepak as our pilot riders on Ducati Panigale V4 S and V4 respectively. Both of them outshined and dominated the race weekend on the Ducati Panigale V4’s. We look forward to participating next year and further showcase the Ducati’s racing DNA.”
The Panigale V4 motorcycle was launched in the India market a few months back, and Ducati also came up with the Panigale V4 R at the EICMA 2018, which is the most powerful bike of the Panigale V4 range. The base Panigale V4 comes powered with the Desmosedici Stradale 1,103 cc 90° V4 engine churning out 214 hp of maximum power at 13,000 rpm and 12.6 Kgm of torque at 10,000 rpm. The engine is married to a 6-speed gearbox.
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