In this year’s review of the year MCN named the Ducati 1098R as the bike of the year in the British Superbike championship. Here’s why, in numbers.
14 - Number of race wins Ducati had in BSB in 2008.
1036 - Total points racked up by the three Ducati 1098R’s in the British Superbike Championship.
5 - Number of Ducati pole positions in 2008, all for Shane Byrne.
152 - The number of laps led by a Ducati in BSB in 2008. 494 laps were completed in total!
6 - Number of races the top three Ducati’s of Byrne, Camier and Rutter didn’t finish out of 72.
300, 000 -The number of pounds it would cost to buy all of GSE Racing’s Ducati equipment from 2008.
7 - The number of BSB titles won by Ducati since the current series format started in 1995.
3 - Number of double wins a single Ducati rider had in 2008. They came at Donington Park, Oulton Park and Brands Hatch GP and all for Shakey.