Week 2014 has attracted major supporting partners, including TUDOR, Termignoni
and TIM to help create an event that looks set to attract a record attendance.
These top supporting brands are to be joined also by additional Official
Partners, adding even more character, entertainment and visibility to the now
famous WDW event for thousands of Ducati fans and enthusiasts.
the Swiss manufacturer of sports watches, which has enjoyed
a long partnership with Ducati as the Italian motorcycle manufacturer's
"Official Timing Partner", now continues its traditional role as "Main Partner"
and "Timing Partner" for the eagerly awaited WDW Drag Races, scheduled for
Friday and Saturday 18-19 July. The races, which will see the official Ducati
riders in competition on Diavel Carbon machines, is a shoot-out held along the
Misano start/finish straight.
and hosting a display of TUDOR watches including the latest Fastrider Black Shield
model, the Diavel
Drag Race area will also showcase the Diavel models as well as the special Diavel
TUDOR. A photo point will also be set up inside the TUDOR area for those who
wish to capture the moment astride the stunning Diavel Carbon.
, who have been associated with Ducati for more than 20
years, now reaffirms its historic partnership with an active participation in
WDW2014, showcasing its product range, as well as delivering seminars by
Termignoni engineers within the Ducati University. WDW2014 visitors will also
be able to purchase Termignoni systems for their Ducatis, fitted by the
company's technical assistance service. Winning the hearts of Ducatisti around
the world with their Italian systems hand-made in Predosa in Alessandria,
Italy, Termignoni create accessory exhausts with unique sound, enhancing the
performance of the Bologna-built motorcycles both for road and race use.
partner, TIM, is already an official Ducati sponsor in both the MotoGP and
World Superbike championships and will be supporting the WDW2014 event by
implementing its innovative technology over the 4G LTE network to cope with the
massive volume of telecom media generated at the event.
Partners will be joined by Official Partners who have confirmed their support
for the event's eighth edition. They include the sole supplier of tyres to
, who will attend
with its World Superbike hospitality as well as Race and Product engineers. The
Italian tyre manufacturer will offer its tyre change service to all WDW-goers
in addition to the possibility of registering for its Tyre Academy, a one hour
course held at 10:00 on Friday, 18 July intended to provide information on how
to correctly use the entire road and track product range. Special labels with
the WDW2014 logo will also be available to personalise tyres at the event as
well live tyre tattooing sessions. Pirelli will launch a Facebook initiative asking
motorcyclists which themes they would like to see tattooed on tyres during
WDW2014, enabling participants to take home one of these works of art on
In addition to
being a main supplier of engine management and safety systems for a number of
Ducati models, Bosch
will also attend
WDW2014 to deliver theoretical lessons on the latest safety technologies and
practical sessions including ABS tests braking in dry, wet, and slippery
, which has recently renewed its technical partnership
with Ducati until 2016, pursues its commitment to racing by making its technical
excellence available to everyone in the form of its range of premium Shell
will also partner Ducati with the "Monster Wall"
competition, open to all Monsteristi until 30 June in the "Monster Tales"
section of the website: Monstertales.ducati.com
idea behind this artistic challenge is to create a giant wall of the most
popular contributions sent in to celebrate the arrival of the brand new Ducati
Monster 821, the winner receiving a Canon EOS700D. During the event, Canon will
be shooting around the entire venue, gifting souvenir photos of the great event.
industry players that have confirmed their support as Technical Partners include:
Arai, Brembo, Cartorama, Dainese, Element Case, Garmin, Gates, Givi and Samauto
With the eighth edition of WDW, Ducati has further
strengthened its links with partners, institutions and local authorities with a
constructive collaboration between the Municipalities of Misano, Cattolica,
Riccione and the Republic of San Marino. This partnership enables the famous
Italian motorcycle manufacturer to achieve an absolutely unique event that
succeeds in capturing the essence of "Made in Italy".
While WDW2014 officially opens at 09:00 on Friday, 18
July at the World Misano Circuit "Marco Simoncelli, the party on the Riviera
will actually be kick-started into life the evening before. With the support of
the Municipalities of Misano, Cattolica, Riccione, Thursday, 17 July will
become the "Notte Rossa", where bars, restaurants and local pubs situated along
the local coastline will welcome Ducatisti with a series of spontaneous events
and special offers. With this community connection, WDW2014 will welcome the
massive invasion of "Ducatisti" from all corners of the world, innovatively
providing "Notte Rossa" details, times and locations via a dedicated
The Misano World Circuit "Marco Simoncelli", which has
been hosting WDW since the very first edition, provides an ideal location for
such a unique and engaging event.
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