Ducati and Shell Advance Lubricants have announced the first edition of the Shell Ducati Riders’ Day, an event that will bring together enthusiasts and Ducati owners for a day of track riding and training under DRE certified instructors. This first edition will also see the presence of factory Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso.
The event will be conducted on September 29 at the Buddh International Circuit, where the DRE Road Academy will train Ducati owners on improving their skills and safety on the road. An open-track session will also be conducted for all Ducati motorcycles, except for the Scrambler range. The Road Academy is limited to 25 slots and owners can book their slots for Rs 7,000, while the open-track session – limited to 40 slots – costs Rs 11,000. The track sessions will consist of five sessions of 15-20 minutes each.
Shell India recently conducted a contest from which 25 winners will get a chance to be a part of the event and meet with Andrea Dovizioso. The company will also conduct another contest for a select group of technicians and 10 of them finalised from the lot will get the opportunity to watch the Malaysian MotoGP at the Sepang Circuit on November 3.