Inside Ducati's Donington track day.

By Marc Potter
marcpotter Tested every new bike since 1994, loves anything on two wheels, Bike Social boss, Potski to his mates. Recently discovered elbow-down riding - likely to end in tears.

A fleet of 899 and 1299's line up at Ducat's 2015 Donington Park track day.
Ducati roll out the big guns for Ducati Track Day 2015

With the Aruba.IT World Superbike team in town and a fleet of new 2015 new models on display, Ducati’s 2015 Track Day at Donington Park yesterday was a one day celebration of everything red.

With Ducati riders from Glasgow to Crawley in attendance Donington Park really was seeing red.
We take a look at some of the highlights.

NW200 replica Ducati 1098S looking good.

North West 200 Buildbase replica Ducati 1098S was attracting a lot of attention.
Rossi spied testing Ducati? Not anymore. Nice bike though.
No, that’s not Rossi! It’s an incredibly tall man on his Ducati 1199RS. Nice all the same.
Ducati 996S
Ducati 996S in yellow still cuts a fine shape.
GP legend Niall Mackenzie interviews SBK star Chaz Davies.
GP legend Niall Mackenzie interviews Factory SBK rider Chaz Davies following his double SBK podium at Donington Park last weekend.
California Superbike School's finest on display.
California Superbike School  instructor bikes line up ready for the day. They’re also available to hire on Ducati’s track days. A 1299 Panigale will cost you £355, an 899 Panigale is £275, and a Monster 1200 S is avai
lable for hire at £255 for the day.Ducati UK MD Tim Maccabee heads out on a Panigale 899. He's no slouch either.
Ducati UK MD Tim Maccabee heads out on a Panigale 899. He's no slouch either.Engine's warm, the sun's out and the riders are ready to set their personal best lap time.

Not Superpole, but the excitement is still the same as riders wait to hit the track.
Murray Hambro shows Chaz Davies his prosethic legs.
Factory Ducati rider Chaz Davies checks out double amputee Murray Hambro’s false legs. He’s riding in the Ducati TriOptions Cup on an 899.
Mackenzie takes a spin out on a Ducati Hypermotard SP.
Niall Mackenzie has won too many races at Donington Park to remember, here he takes a few laps on a Hypermotard SP. One of California Superbike School’s pupils gets a Donington Park master class.
Focus, focus, focus.
Loads of cash in those lids. The excitement builds before the session. You can smell the tension.
Diavel on track? You better believe it.
It takes all sorts! Ducati Diavel takes to the track as he heads into the Melbourne Loop.
Ducati Darmah 900 was beautiful.
Nice Ducati Darmah 900 was a popular favourite of the day but never made it on to the track. We don’t blame him.
Chaz insisted he signed autographs before he left.
Man of the people – SBK star Chaz Davies gets his pen out to sign autographs.

Places are still available on Ducati’s Silverstone track day on July 28 using the full GP circuit. It costs £175. Breakfast and lunch is included. See Ducati for more details. Hire bikes are available at extra cost.

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