Ducati gets their first win in MotoGP after six years since Philip Island in 2010. The Ducati wins on the race held on 14th August 2016.
Ducati’s trouble in getting to the stop step of the podium is hardly a primetime story, and that their motorcycle has been the most difficult to race on is a well-known fact as well. Until now that is. No rider since Casey Stoner has been successful on that bright red motorcycle on the grid. Even the dream get-together of Valentino Rossi and Ducati did not nearly produce the results everyone of us expected.
But we have heard and read enough of that already. This time, though, it is a different day and different story – Ducati Wins Again!
And the rider who brought them this much-awaited win is someone who many thought was least likely to do so, someone who doesn’t enjoy a reputation of a “safe rider”. And how could he when he carries the nickname “Maniac Joe”. Yes, he’s Andrea Iannone and he brought Ducati their first win in six years.