In December 2009 plans were put in place to make changes to the Spanish motorcycle licence.  The plans consisted of a new classification, A2, changes to age limits and cylinder capacity.  The changes are designed to bring Spain into line with other european countries.

Part one of the changes came into force on 8th December 2009 and part two will be introduced in September 2010.

Ducati Launch 200mph Ice Racer

During a moment of madness someone at Ducati thought studded tyres would be a suitable option for there Motogp bike maybe for use at a Swedish round of the championship.   At the 2008 season launch at Madonna Di Campiglio, Vittoriano Guareschi rode the outgoing GP7 around an ice rink on studded tyres to the amazement of the crowd.