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2012 Ducati Desmosedici GP12 MotoGP First Look Photo Gallery

2012 Ducati Desmosedici GP12 MotoGP First Look

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A cockpit view of the ’12 Ducati Desmosedici GP12.
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Ducati factory workers pose for a photo with team riders Nicky Hayden and Valentino Rossi.
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The tail section of the GP12 machine looks similar to last year’s bike. Note the screen on the exhaust to prevent debris from entering in a crash.
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The GP12 Desmosedici has a more Italian-oriented paint scheme. All the team’s sponsors appear to carry over from last season.
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Valentino Rossi snaps a photo of his new ride on his Iphone.
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Valentino Rossi appears both tan and rested and ready to begin the MotoGP season next month in Qatar.
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The Desmosedici GP12 returns to a 1000cc V-Four engine format.