DUCATI RELEASE DETAILED INFO ON THE MACHINES TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2013 MOTOGP SEASON

Nicky Hayden, Andrea Dovizioso Desmosedici GP13

Nicky Hayden, Andrea Dovizioso Desmosedici GP13

Ducati Desmosedici GP13 Technical Specifications

Engine: Liquid-cooled, 90 degree V4 four-stroke, desmodromic DOHC, four valves per cylinder

Capacity: 1,000cc

Maximum power: More than 235hp

Maximum speed: In excess of 330 km/h (205 mph)

Transmission: Ducati Seamless Transmission (DST). Chain final drive

Carburation: Indirect Magneti Marelli electronic injection, four throttle bodies with injectors above butterfly valves. Throttles operated by the new EVO 2 TCF (Throttle Control & Feedback) system

Fuel: Shell Racing V-Power

Lubricant: Shell Advance Ultra 4

Ignition: Magneti Marelli

Exhaust: Termignoni

Final Drive: D.I.D Chain

Frame: Aluminium

Suspension: Öhlins inverted 48mm fork and Öhlins shock absorber, adjustable for preload, new factory evolution damping system

Tyres: Bridgestone 16.5” front and rear

Brakes: Brembo, two 320mm carbon front discs with four-piston callipers. Single stainless steel rear disc with two-piston calliper

Dry weight: 160 kg (353 lbs.)

Desmosedici GP13

 

2013 MotoGP Calendar

TESTING 5-7 Feb. Sepang, Malaysia Sepang International Circuit

TESTING 26-28 Feb. Sepang, Malaysia Sepang International Circuit

TESTING 23-25 March Jerez, Spain Circuito de Jerez

RACE 1 – 7 April Doha, Qatar Losail International Circuit

RACE 2 – 21 April Austin, TX, USA Circuit of the Americas

RACE 3 – 5 May Jerez, Spain Circuito de Jerez

RACE 4 – 19 May Le Mans, France Le Mans Circuit

RACE 5 – 2 June Scarperia, Italy Mugello Circuit

RACE 6 – 16 June Barcelona, Spain Circuit de Catalunya

RACE 7 – 29 June Assen, Netherlands TT Circuit Assen

RACE 8 – 14 July Chemnitz, Germany Sachsenring Circuit

RACE 9 – 21 July Monterey, CA, USA Laguna Seca

RACE 10 – 18 Aug. Indianapolis, IN, USA Indianapolis Motor Speedway

RACE 11 – 25 Aug. Brno, Czech Republic Autodromo Brno

RACE 12 – 1 Sept. Silverstone, Great Britain Silverstone Circuit

RACE 13 – 15 Sept. Misano, Italy Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli

RACE 14 – 29 Sept. Aragon, Spain MotorLand Aragon

RACE 15 – 13 Oct. Sepang, Malaysia Sepang International Circuit

RACE 16 – 20 Oct. Cowes, Australia Phillip Island Circuit

RACE 17 – 27 Oct. Motegi, Japan Twin Ring Motegi

RACE 18 – 10 Nov. Valencia, Spain Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana

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