Italian manufacturer Ducati has announced that they will be holding exclusive track at Donington and Silverstone this year. Both events will feature the full GP circuits and are noisy (105db) events. The on-track activities are being conducted alongside track riding experts the California Superbike School. The dates are for the diary are: Donington Park 30th May and Silverstone 29th June.
The day is priced at £189 and includes all track time, breakfast and lunch, with the only stipulation being that the bike you bring is a Ducati. The sessions allow the public to try their bikes on the same circuits that Ducati legends Carl Fogarty and Troy Bayliss raced on, while expert rider coaches will follow, observe and offer feedback. The overall aim of the instruction is to improve riding skills and cornering capabilities and is the brain child of racer turned trainer Keith Code.
Should you not have a Ducati sat in the garage to use fear not, one exclusive feature of a Ducati trackday is the option to hire a bike from their fleet and hit the track.
All prices include fuel and tyre usage although a £1000 returnable damage deposit is required. The prices quote above are for the full day, session only prices are available on request. The organisers ask that you book a hire bike as early as possible, as you could imagine the demand for these places is going to be extremely high.