Synopses & Reviews
Here is the full story of Ducati's involvement in road racing, from their first successful racer, the 98cc Marianna of 1955, to the four-valve V-Twin World Superbike machines which have dominated in World Superbike racing since the late eighties, becoming the most successful of all racing Ducatis.
This is the story of Ducati's involvement in road racing, from their first successful racer, the 98cc Marianna of 1955, to the four-valve V-twin world superbike machines which have dominated in world superbike racing from the late 1980s to the early 2000s.
About the Author
One of the worlds foremost motorcycle historians, Ian Falloon is the author of twenty books on motorcycles, including ten on Ducati. These titles include the best-selling Ducati Story, and Ducati Twins Restoration Guide. As an owner of several Ducati 750s since 1973 he has a particular enthusiasm for this model, still owning the 750 Super Sport he bought back in the 1970s. Ian Falloon trained as a symphony orchestra oboist before a serious motorcycle accident forced a change in profession. Now a freelance contributor to a number of motorcycle magazines around the world. He resides in Australia.