WorldSBK Ducati V4 R specifications and images

WorldSBK Ducati V4 R specifications and images


2024 WorldSBK Ducati

 2024WorldSBK Ducati V4 R Specs

  • Engine – 998 cc, 90-degree V4
  • Bore x Stroke – 81 x 48.4 mm
  • Valve Timing = Desmodromic, 4 valves per cylinder
  • ECU – Magneti Marelli ML
  • Induction – EFI with impartial motorised elliptical throttle our bodies
  • Injectors- Continental with aerodynamic butterfly valves, twin injectors for every cylinder
  • Exhaust- Akrapovic titanium 4-2, with two titanium mufflers
  • Claimed Energy- >235 bhp at 16,000 rpm on the crankshaft.
  • Body – Aluminium entrance body
  • Entrance Suspension – 46 mm pressurized RVP2530 upside-down Öhlins fork
  • Rear Suspension – Single-side aluminium swingarm, Öhlins RVP50 shock absorber
  • Rims – Marchesini cast aluminium alloy – 5 spoke Y design
  • Transmission – 6 pace, straight reduce gears
  • Clutch – STM dry multi-plate slipper clutch with hydraulic management
  • Entrance Brakes – Monobloc finned aluminium Brembo calipers solely machined from stable, with a radial attachment of 4 pistons in titanium. Twin Brembo metal brake discs.
  • Rear Brakes – Brembo aluminium caliper with axial attachment of two pistons. Brembo metal brake disc
  • Entrance Tyre – Pirelli slick 125/70-R17
  • Rear Tyre – Pirelli slick 200/65-R17
  • Size – 2070mm
  • Wheelbase – 1450 mm
  • Width – 670mm
  • Gas Capability – 21 litres
  • Weight – 168 kg with water and oil*

*Max revs and minimal bike weight managed by FIM regulation

WorldSBK Ducati V4 R Photographs

Stefano Cecconi ( Racing – Ducati Group Principal)

The 2024 season will definitely be fascinating. We are going to face vital challenges because of the new laws and the brand new state of affairs of our rivals, and this might be an extra stimulus for us. I’ve little doubt, although, that the workforce will maintain working with the identical dedication to try to obtain nice outcomes once more. We are going to depend on one of the best line-up a workforce can area: two reigning world champions. On the one hand, Alvaro, who actually wants no introduction, and on the opposite Nicolò, who has repaid instantly the belief we gave him. We’ll even have the extraordinary help of Ducati on our aspect and that’s why we begin this season with all of the credentials to be protagonists once more“.

Luigi Dall’Igna (Basic Supervisor Ducati Corse)

Final 12 months, we celebrated Alvaro Bautista and the Racing – Ducati workforce, who efficiently introduced again the World Superbike Riders’ World Title to Borgo Panigale, finishing a rare Triple Crown by additionally securing the Producers’ and Groups’ World Titles. It will have been tough to think about a greater efficiency, however the 2023 WorldSBK season surpassed our expectations, writing a brand new chapter in Ducati’s historical past. Alvaro Bautista retained his Superbike World Champion title, and Nicolò Bulega, aboard the Panigale V2, grew to become Supersport World Champion, marking a historic first Riders’ World Title for Ducati on this class. Including to the importance of those victories are the Producers’ Titles in each classes, accomplishments that fill us with pleasure. As we strategy the brand new Superbike season, we accomplish that with the very best lineup, that includes two World Champions driving the Ducati Panigale V4 R machines. For positive, the 2024 season is stuffed with challenges; the competitors is more and more fierce, and there are new hurdles to beat. Nonetheless, these challenges inspire and push us to do higher. We’re desperate to see Alvaro and Nicolò hit the monitor of their new colors this 12 months, beginning with the upcoming checks at Jerez and Portimão within the subsequent few days”.

Alvaro Bautista
Alvaro Bautista ( Racing – Ducati #1)

It’s a large satisfaction to be again in a ravishing place like Madonna di Campiglio to current the bikes with which we’ll face a 2024 championship that might be extraordinarily difficult, with so many adjustments each when it comes to technical laws and when it comes to rivals. We are going to instantly must work onerous to adapt to the brand new guidelines, however I consider that in any case, it will likely be a really fulfilling season. The objective is to succeed in our most potential as quickly as attainable in order that we are able to then have enjoyable in each spherical. There may even be adjustments within the storage with a brand new team-mate: Nicolò is younger, robust, and has already confirmed to be quick. I’d additionally wish to welcome the brand new sponsors who will accompany me aboard a very stunning bike. The hope is that we are able to all do an incredible job collectively and for that, I need to want the blokes in my workforce one of the best of luck”.

Nicolò Bulega ( Racing – Ducati #11)

I’m very pleased to have had the privilege of participating on this ceremony. I keep in mind very effectively when as a toddler I used to comply with the Ducati workforce presentation in Madonna di Campiglio: being now among the many protagonists of this occasion fills me with pleasure. I thank the Racing – Ducati workforce for believing in me and giving me the possibility to experience this Panigale V4R that I discover stunning. Let me make a joke: often, when a motorcycle is gorgeous it should additionally go quick. That’s why we now have excessive expectations for this season. I’m positive we are able to do effectively. The bundle we now have is great, I’m very excited and I’ll attempt to give my greatest proper from the beginning”.

Nicolo Bulega and Alvaro Bautista

2024 Racing – Ducati Group

  • Stefano Cecconi – Group Principal
  • Daniele Casolari – Group Proprietor
  • Serafino Foti – Group Supervisor
  • Marco Zambenedetti – Technical Coordinator Ducati Corse
  • Piero Guidi – Sponsorship
  • Mauro Sona – Sponsorship Guide
  • Federico Cappelli – Press Officer
  • Silvia Diamanti – Sponsorship & Hospitality Coordinator
  • Sanin Ahmetovic – Warehouse Elements
  • Manuela Barbieri – Group Coordinator
  • Giacomo Guffanti – Knowledge analyst
  • Alberto Terzo – Digital Engineer
  • Chaz Davies Riders’ Coach

Alvaro Bautista Crew #1

  • Giulio Nava – Crew Chief
  • Fausto Ghafar – Digital Engineer
  • Fabrizio Longhini – Chief Mechanic
  • Roberto Banci – Mechanic
  • Alessandro Abbrandini – Mechanic
  • Miller Sarti – Driver & Tyre Technician
Alvaro Bautista

Nicolò Bulega Crew #11

  • Tommaso Raponi – Crew Chief
  • Alessandro Castagnetti – Digital Engineer
  • Flavio Grandi – Chief Mechanic
  • Andrea Facchinetti – Mechanic
  • Alex Cionna – Mechanic
  • Gaspar Celdran – Tyre Technician
Nicolò Bulega

Administration Ducati Corse

  • Luigi Dall’Igna – Basic Director Ducati Corse
  • Mauro Grassilli – Sporting Director Ducati Corse

WorldSBK 2024

The 2024 WorldSBK season itself will get underway with official checks for all on the nineteenth and twentieth of February on the first venue of the 12 months, Phillip Island. Earlier than then, many groups can have two extra European check periods in January, at Jerez and Portimao, to make their ultimate preparations earlier than the bikes and gear are flown out to Australia.

The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit will elevate the curtain as soon as once more for the brand new WorldSBK and WorldSSP season with the Australian Spherical on the weekend of February 25.

Tickets for the 2024 season opener are on sale now, take a look at your choices at

2024 WorldSBK Dates

Date Circuit WSBK WSSP600 WSP300 WWSBK
23-25 Feb Phillip Island  X X
22-24 Mar Catalunya X X X  
19-21 Apr Assen X X X  
14-16 Jun Misano X X X X
12-14 Jul Donington X X X
19-21 Jul Most X X X  
September 11 Aug Algarve X X X X
23-25 Aug Balaton Park X X X
6-8 Sep  Magny-Cours X X X  
20-22 Sep Cremona X X X
27-29 Sep Aragón X X X  
18-20 Oct Jerez X X X X

Ducati World SBK Statistics (1988 – 2023)

  • Wins 420
  • Pole Place 189
  • Quickest laps 425
  • Titles (producers) 19
  • Titles (riders) 16
  • Riders on podium 725
  • No. of podiums 1067

Ducati WorldSBK Race Winners

  1. Alvaro Bautista 59
  2. Carl Fogarty 55
  3. Troy Bayliss 52
  4. Chaz Davies 26
    Doug Polen 26
  5. Raymond Roche 23
  6. Carlos Checa 22
  7. Troy Corser 16
    Noriyuki Haga 16
    Neil Hodgson 16
  8. Pierfrancesco Chili 13
    Giancarlo Falappa 13
  9. Scott Redding 12
  10. Rubén Xaus 11
  11. Régis Laconi 10
  12. Ben Bostrom 7
  13. John Kocinski 5
    James Toseland 5
    Michael Ruben Rinaldi 5
  14. Michel Fabrizio 4
  15. Sylvain Guintoli 3
    Lorenzo Lanzi 3
    Marco Melandri 3
  16. Shane Byrne 2
    Mauro Lucchiari 2
    Marco Lucchinelli 2
    Stéphane Mertens 2
  17. Anthony Gobert 1
    Garry McCoy 1
    Andy Meklau 1
    John Reynolds 1
    Jamie Whitham 1



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