Hundreds of Ducati enthusiasts were on hand Thursday night for the unveiling of NCR’s New Blue at Ducati New York. The capacity crowd enjoyed Rosso Corsa (Racing Red) Cosmos and Apple Ducatinis as Ducati North America CEO Michael Lock unveiled NCR’s homage to the legendary bike campaigned by Cook Neilson and Phil Schilling.
The packed house kept guest of honor Cook Neilson busy the entire night as he signed autographs and entertained an audience of enthusiasts, industry leaders and (...)
"Join us at Ducati New York on January 18th at 7:00pm to celebrate the North American unveiling of "New Blue"—a modern replica of the 1977 Daytona winning 750SS campaigned by Cook Neilson and Phil Schilling throughout the mid 1970’s. Cook Neilson and Phil Schilling built the 750SS into a remarkably successful race bike and nicknamed the motorcycle "Old Blue" in reference to the team’s attractive livery.
New Blue began life as a Ducati SportClassic Sport 1000 S and was (...)
Ducati North America and NCR have teamed up to create a modern replica of the 1977 Daytona winning 750SS campaigned by Cook Neilson and Phil Schilling throughout the mid 1970’s.
Cook Neilson, the then editor of Cycle magazine, possessed a unique combination of skills making him successful as both a journalist and a racer. With the help of Managing Editor and ace mechanic Phil Schilling, they were able to build the 750SS into a remarkably successful race bike through a remarkable combination (...)