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The official debut of the Ducati Desmo450 MX is in Mantova.

The wait is finally over. This weekend on the prestigious "Tazio Nuvolari" track in Mantova there will be the official racing debut of the Ducati Desmo450 MX, the prototype with which the Borgo Panigale company enters Motocross, which will compete in the first round of the Italian Pro-Prestige MX1 Motocross Championship .


The multiple Italian champion Alessandro Lupino will take to the track with the new bike "Made in Borgo Panigale" and will be followed closely by the nine-time World Champion Antonio Cairoli who with Alessandro is carrying forward the development of the Desmo450 MX.


The Ducati Corse R&D-Factory MX Team, managed by Corrado and Marco Maddii, will be involved in all 6 races of the Italian Motocross Championship which will visit all the best Italian tracks. The championship starts this weekend in Mantova and will end in Faenza in mid-September, with a race every month.


The race weekend will open on Saturday, March 16 with the official practice and qualifying which will decide the pole position, while on Sunday the riders will take to the track for the two races.


An unmissable event for all enthusiasts who will be able to see the new Ducati Desmo450 MX in action for the very first time.


Both races of the Italian Pro-Prestige MX1 Motocross Championship will be broadcast on the Rai Sport networks, allowing motocross enthusiasts to view it from home.


Marco Maddii, Team Manager Ducati Corse R&D – Factory MX Team: “We are ready and excited for this debut of Ducati in Motocross, a historic moment for the Borgo Panigale manufacturer. The development of the bike is progressing in the best possible way and our objective this season will be to evaluate it in competition, in all possible conditions, in view of 2025 when the Desmo450 MX will debut in the MXGP World Championship and go into production.”

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