Feb 2, 2012
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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2012 -- Ducati Returns
Ducati returns to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Ducati announces today its return to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for the 90th edition of "The Race to the Clouds".
Following two consecutive championship years, returning to defend its 2011 victory, Ducati will again partner with the Spider Grips team to conquer the mountain on the Multistrada 1200 on July 8, 2012.
The 2012 team will see the return of two exceptional riders, both possessing intimate knowledge of this historic race:
Carlin Dunne 2011 Rookie of the Year, 2011 1205cc Class Winner with the Multistrada 1200 and 2011 King of the Mountain setting the all-time event motorcycle record.
Greg Tracy Pikes Peak six-time winner, 2010 1205cc Class Winner on the Multistrada 1200 and 2008 1205cc Class Winner on the Ducati Hypermotard 1100S .
Ducati invites all adventure seeking race enthusiasts to take part in the 2012 PPIHC effort by joining the team in Colorado this July for a Multistrada gathering, beautiful riding in the Rockies and attending this spectacular race.
Please visit ducatiusa.com for details and join Ducati for the 2012 "All Roads Lead to Pikes Peak" adventure.
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2011 -- The Ducati Story
In 2011, four pilots chose the Ducati Multistrada 1200 as their weapon of choice to attack Pikes Peak in the 89th running of "The Race to the Clouds." Two would finish on the podium. Two would not finish... This is their story.