UAE’s sole distributor of Ducati motorcycles, Al Masaood LLC recently teamed up with Ducati Riding Experience (DRE) Academy to conduct special classes at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on October 19.
Participants of the programs will undergo high-level training by international Ducati driving instructors from Italy. Since its inception in 2003, the DRE Academy has trained over 10,000 racers from around the world. The academy has made academy has made sure that each DRE course offers its students with a unique, lasting experience, supported by a team of instructors, staff, and mechanics.
Joel O’Brien, General Manager of Ducati UAE said: “The DRE program is a unique opportunity to learn using an exclusive bike pool prepared and tuned by professional and well-trained Ducati technicians. Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit is the ideal venue for this exciting event and was selected amongst other world-famous race tracks. Al Masaood partnered with the Academy to be part of the world’s top rider training course and see in action how the riders pushed their limits to improve their skills and become better at what they do.”
The team of instructors who will be imparting knowledge towards the riders include experts who boast World, European, and National titles and will deliver a high level of rider training to the participants throughout the day. The team of experts calls for riders such as Marchetti Dario, Valia Alessandro, Pirro Michele, Cavalieri Samuele, Ferrari Matteo, Bono Luca, Poggiali Manuel, Zanetti Lorenzo, Lamborghini Ferruccio, De Matteis Gianni, and Liverani Gianmaria.
At the training session, participants will be provided with a Ducati Panigale 959 to refine their range of riding techniques on any track, from learning how to increase cornering speed to maximizing acceleration. Two courses provided at the track includes the Track Evo and the Track Master Course. Track Evo will include those who are already more or less confident with corners and curves on the track. Meanwhile, the Track Master course will include riders who are essentially experts and want to get more involved in the racing world as well as learn how to get the most out of the bike and maximise performance and consistency.