Ducati India hosted an exclusive Meet and Greet event with renowned Ducati MotoGP riders at the stunning Italian Embassy grounds in New Delhi. This unique gathering was attended by Ducati owners, Ducati Owners Clubs, Channel Partners, and the Ambassador of Italy to India, H.E. Vincenzo Deluca along with other diplomats from the Embassy.
The Italian MotoGP rider delegation was led by Paolo Ciabatti, Sporting Director for Ducati Corse, Michele Pirro, Test rider for Ducati Lenovo team, Marco Bezzechi and Luca Marini from the VR46 Racing team and Fabio Di Giannantonio from the Gresini Racing team. The event brought together these fastest MotoGP riders in the world, providing the attendees the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and interact with these illustrious names in the world of motorcycle racing.
They expressed their love and admiration for the Indian fans and all the riders are raring to test out the Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida which is the newest addition on the MotoGP calendar.
The riders were welcomed by the Ambassador in his address and were presented with a Ducati MotoGP book signed by World Champion Pecco Bagnaia and other riders who attended the event. The riders also took part in a lucky draw giving away signed Ducati t-shirts which were autographed by all four riders.
Another unique aspect of this event was some super exclusive Ducatis on display consisting of Panigale V4SP2, Streetfighter V4SP and Panigale V4R. In fact, the owner of the Panigale V4SP got the unique opportunity to get this bike delivered and signed by Ducati rider Luca Marini.
Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India, expressed his excitement about this event, stating,
“The greatest racing spectacle is here in India, and we welcomed it with open arms. I would like to thank Paolo and the entire Ducati Corse team for their incredible support in getting all the riders together. H.E the Ambassador was kind enough to open the Embassy doors for us and we are grateful to him. Well begun is half done so now we pray for a stunning victory for Ducati Lenovo team and can’t wait for the race day.”
Marco Biondi, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Ducati APAC said,
“Ducati is extremely excited to be here for the first edition of MotoGP Bharat. As a curtain raiser to this iconic event, we invited our Ducatisti to meet their favorite Ducati MotoGP riders at the beautiful Italian Embassy in New Delhi and celebrated our love for Ducati and MotoGP. Here’s wishing all the best to the team for an iconic result at the race!”
- Exclusively attended by over 200 Ducati owners, the Meet and Greet with Ducati MotoGP riders was held at the Italian Embassy, New Delhi
- In attendance was the Ambassador of Italy to India, H.E. Vincenzo Deluca, Paolo Ciabatti and an all-Italian Ducati rider squad led by Michele Pirro, Marco Bezzechi, Luca Marini and Fabio Di Giannantonio
- Limited Edition models Panigale V4SP2, Streetfighter V4SP and Panigale V4R were on display
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