How many similarities between the two houses, just a few kilometers away, were born in the same years. And many similarities also between the two angel-faced drivers Bastianini and Leclerc
April 11, 2022
No.It has not happened since June 22, 2008 that Ducati and Ferrari celebrated the victory of a grand prix on the usual day. Fourteen years ago Casey Stoner won at Donington while Felipe Massa it was imposed in France, at Magny-Cours.
At the end of that 2008 the MotoGP world championship won it Valentino Rossi on Yamaha by beating Stoner, winner of the previous year on Ducati. Ferrari had also won in 2007 with Kimi Raikkonen while in 2008 the world championship faded to the last passing from Massa to Lewis Hamilton.
Today, 14 years later, we are again celebrating one double Ducati-Ferrari: in MotoGP he won Enea Bastianini, at the second success of the season. Same number of wins as Charles Leclerc, triumph in Melbourne, Australia.
An all-Italian success of two manufacturers who have many similarities as well as the two winning drivers. Let’s see them together.
Ducati and Ferrari, how many similarities
B.orgo Panigale And Maranello they are just 45 km away, just over half an hour by car. Just a short distance away, the fastest motorcycle and car prototypes in the world are born.
The Ducati company was born in 1926 and it specialized in the research and production of technologies for radio communications. The motorcycle they began to be produced immediately after the end of the war, in 1946 at the request of IRI, Institute for Industrial Reconstruction.
There Scuderia Ferrari it was born three years after Ducati, in 1929 at the behest of Enzo Ferrari and first raced with Alfa Romeo engines. The car manufacturer, on the other hand, was born a year after Ducati moto, in 1947. From 1950 then Ferrari took part in Formula 1 making the history of this sport.
Till today Ducati won 14 Superbike World Championships and one MotoGP (plus three manufacturers’ titles). Ferrari won 15 drivers ‘and two constructors’ titles.
Bastianini and Leclerc, same years, same talent and angel face!
THE two winning pilots yesterday were both born in sea places: Enea BastianiniDecember 30, 1997, is of Rimini while Charles Leclerc, October 16, 1997, was born in Principality of Monaco.
Both have the same angel face, a clean face and a very sincere relationship with the media: very few controversies, a lot of education and many smiles. They are still in the first part of their career and have concrete hopes for to establish itself in the world championship, probably already this year.
Bastianini has behind him a Moto2 world championship won in 2020, played 143 races, won 8 and finished on the podium 36 times.
Leclerc, le clerc in French means employeehe played 84 grands prix, won 4 and finished on the podium 16 times.