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Ducati challenges the Starfighter
Grazzanise, Italy - A race along the runway between the bike which won the SBK World Championship and the Italian Air Force's fighter
Grazzanise Italian air base (Caserta), where the Italian Air Force's 9th Fighter Wing is located, was involved by an unusual race along the runway between a F-104 Starfighter airplane and a sport competition bike on last October 15, the Ducati 999F04 by which English-native James Toseland won the SBK class World Championship. While accelerating along 400m, the 189 horsepower engine of the bike proved...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency