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Audi to drop Filippo Preziosi from Ducati's MotoGP project?

20 April, 2020
The latest and unexpected rumor to come from Sportmediaset is that the daddy of the Ducati Desmosedici, Filippo Preziosi will no longer be following Ducati’s MotoGP project next season, which the Italian engineer neither confirmed or denied when he was…

Ducati concludes another day of testing at Misano

18 April, 2020
Ducati was back on track today at the Misano circuit for another day of testing, with both factory riders Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden and test rider Franco Battaini who worked on electronics. Despite his still healing hand that caused…

Casey Stoner defends Filippo Preziosi

17 April, 2020
Filippo Preziosi was removed from his position of General Manager of the Corse department last November and the Italian engineer resigned from the company after nineteen years for ‘health reasons,’ and apparently Casey Stoner who rode for the Italian marque…

Filippo Preziosi at the end of his tether?

13 April, 2020
It must be hard to be Filippo Preziosi these days. Your brainchild, that unique machine that you’ve nutured from drawing board up (okay, a CAD/CAM) is being massacred by fans this year with everyone becoming a wannabe motorcyle engineer who…

Ducati – Filippo Preziosi: “Who wouldn’t want Rossi?”

18 March, 2020
After Valentino Rossi’s interview with BBC2 about going to Ducati and subsequently saying that his words were wrongly interpreted, now Ducati has come out with their own statements. Filippo Preziosi, Ducati’s General Director and genius behind the Desmosedici, which we…

Ducati to debut new frame and swingarm at Misano GP

18 March, 2020
Valentino Rossi and Ducati’s test team concluded the second and final day of private testing at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.After completing 60 laps yesterday and 80 today, Rossi according to several sources (unofficial) best time was around 1’34″6…

Ducati wraps up 3 day test at Jerez

16 March, 2020
Ducati has wrapped up their three day testing schedule at Jerez and the test team seems satisfied with the results they obtained. However the true test will be at Sepang test at the beginning of February, when Valentino Rossi and…

Filippo Preziosi: "The GP12 is 90% new"

14 March, 2020
Filippo Preziosi’s official title is Ducati Corse General Manager, but this man is much, much more. He’s the genius behind the Ducati Desmosedici and all the versions of the D16 that we’ve seen over the years.During today’s press conference at…

Filippo Preziosi resigns from Ducati after 19 years

14 March, 2020
Filippo Preziosi became the sacrificial lamb following Valentino Rossi’s disastrous two-year stint in Ducati and the engineer behind the Ducati Desmosedici, was removed from his position of General Manager of the Corse department last November and replaced by Bernhard Gobmeier,…