– Ducati rider Carlin Dunne was 5.5 seconds quicker than runner-up
– Renee Schasbrook Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 . emerged second with
– Ducati Streetfighter V4 competing within the Exhibition Powersport class
Ducati just lately unveiled the prototype model of its upcoming litre-class bare avenue bike Streetfighter V4. The corporate had additionally mentioned that the bike will likely be seen in motion on the Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb Racing which can function a testing floor for the bike. Whereas we eagerly await the race, qualifying outcomes have now revealed that the Streetfighter V4, ridden by Ducati rider Carlin Dunne, emerged the quickest of the competitors’s qualifying classes.
Within the qualifying spherical of the Exhibition Powersport class at Pikes Peak, Carlin coated the 8.30km-course in 4:09.550, which put him 5.5 seconds quicker than Australian rider Renee Schasbrook, who took second. Renée rode an Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 and completed the qualifier in 4:15.006. He was adopted by Cody Wahsholtz of the USA who completed the season in 4:15.775 on the Ducati Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak.
The Ducati Streetfighter V4 is the bare model of the Panigale V4, the Italian model’s totally faired litre-class sportsbike. Each the bikes share the identical 1103cc, Desmosedici Stradale V4 motor. Nevertheless, the corporate has clarified that the motor will likely be tuned in a different way for the manufacturing model of the Streetfighter V4. Wearing a ‘pixelated livery’, the prototype model encompasses a distinctively stylized headlamp cowl, a pair of winglets on both facet and a single unit handlebar. From the gas tank to the tail part, the physique panels have been retained from the Panigale V4.
After exhibiting its efficiency within the qualifying rounds, it is going to be fascinating to see how the Ducati Streetfighter V4 fares in opposition to its competitors within the remaining spherical of Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb Racing within the USA. Stick with the biker.