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2009 Ducati 1198 Track Comparo Photo Gallery

See the 2009 Ducati 1198 in action on the racetrack in the 2009 Superbike Track Comparison gallery, then read the 2009 Ducati 1198 Track Comparo review.

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Kinelogix Ducati Data Chart.
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Time to see what she's made of in Superpole.
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'The strong point of Ducati Superbikes has always been and still is the stability in the turns. I know this phrase is played out but that’s the best description I can come up with – the Ducati really does feel like it’s on rails,' said Hutchy.
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If any motorcycle in this group doesn’t need an introduction, it’s the Ducati 1198.
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'The Ducati has my favorite chassis of all the bikes,' says Sorensen
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Changing direction was where the Ducati struggled in this group, costing it valuable time in Superpole.
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2009 Ducati 1198 Smackdown Track Test
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Making the rest of the field feel spongy and soft, the trellis-framed Duc is planted and solid.
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Ducati's 1198 baffled Waheed with its new-found power.
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2009 Ducati 1198 Smackdown Track Test
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Getting the Ducati from stright up and down to on your knee takes some work.
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Note the Kinelogix data box strapped to the back seat.
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It's hard to find any flaws with the Ducati's iconic styling.
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2009 Ducati 1198 Smackdown Track Test
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2009 Ducati 1198.