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BSB Review: Ducati 1098R in numbers

Published: 31 December 2008

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.