Ducati's Desmosedici Day to Raise
Funds For Riders For Health
9th June 2009
life-saving work of Riders for Health will receive
a vital boost thanks to a charity auction at the world’s
first Desmosedici-only track day. The event, organised
by Ducati UK, will see the largest ever gathering
of these amazing motorcycles at Donington Park on
Tuesday 30th June.
This most exclusive of all track days is open solely
to Desmosedici RR owners, who will be able to ride
the full Moto GP circuit. Track places are limited
to 75 and a parade lap of all ‘Desmos’
will take place to provide one of the greatest ever
spectacles seen and heard at Donington Park.
For Desmosedici owners who want to book their place
on this unique day, all the details can be found by
Ducati is a long-term supporter of Riders for Health
and has joined forces with the charity to provide
some unique auction items including the chance to
have lunch with grand-prix legend and co-founder of
Riders for Health, Randy Mamola, at a MotoGP of their
choice. The prize will form part of an exclusive auction
which will include a ride on the back of a MotoGP
bike with the MotoX2 Ducati at the British MotoGP.
Both of these prizes come with a pair of paddock passes.
All of the money raised in the auction will support
the Riders for Health work in Africa.
The auction includes:
- Two paddock passes and lunch with Randy Mamola
at a MotoGP of your choice,
- Ride on the back of a MotoGP bike piloted by
Randy Mamola with the MotoX2 Ducati at the British
MotoGP, with a pair paddock passes and Ducati team
- Xbox360 SBK 2008 game signed by Michel Fabrizio
and Troy Bayliss,
- Signed Casey Stoner posters.
Even if someone does not have a Desmosedici RR or
owners can’t make the event they can still bid
in the auction and this can be done by emailing email@example.com
with their name, address and telephone number along
with details of which auction item they would like
to bid on and their maximum bid for that item. Riders
for Health will then bid on their behalf in the auction.
To find out more about the auction and how to take
part visit http://www.riders.org/Desmosedici.aspx
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Places for the Desmosedici Day are selling fast
so to secure places owners should send a cheque payable
to Ducati UK Ltd addressed to:
Ducati UK Limited
201-249 Avebury Boulevard
Alternatively a bank transfer can be made by sending
an email titled "Desmosedici Day" to email@example.com
for the relevant bank details.
Costs for the day are:
- Track place including track use and hospitality
- £450 including VAT.
- Guests or Desmosedici RR owners not wishing to
ride on track but who can enjoy the rest of the
facilities of the day - £100 including VAT.
This is not just a track day and there will be plenty
to do and see off the track. There will be guest appearances
from test rider Vittoriano Guareschi and designer
Alan Jenkins, members of the Ducati Corse team including
World Superbike Technical Director Ernesto Marinelli
and Ducati riders past and present. Desmo owners can
also take advantage of technical seminars and a Donington
‘behind the scenes’ tour, as well as technical
support from Ducati Corse and Bridgestone.
The money raised at the auction will make a real
difference to the work of Riders for Health in Africa,
helping many more families in rural communities to
receive regular, life-saving health care.