2008 Ducati Superbike Concorso schedule
The Superbike Concorso is an enthusiast-led event that showcases all outstanding Ducati Superbikes—spanning from the classic era of Cook Neilson’s 1970’s era Supersport up to the recent MotoGP Desmosedici domination with Casey Stoner.
The Superbike Concorso is open to all privately owned 1972-2008 Ducati Superbikes, including the revolutionary Desmosedici and new Ducati 848. The Concorso recognizes performance, history, beauty, and craftsmanship, all carefully weighed by the panel of esteemed motorcycle authorities.
There will be five rounds of the Superbike Concorso in 2008. Four of these rounds will coincide with major American motorcycle races. For those who can’t make it to the track, a fifth round will take place solely online. Entrants can log onto ducatiusa.com or ducatisuperbikeconcorso.com for entry into the Online Round. The Concorso kicks off March 5-8 at Daytona Bike Week and will continue throughout the historic Indianapolis Grand Prix in September.
- Round 1 – Daytona AMA March 5–8
- Round 2 – Online Round May 5–26
- Round 3 – Laguna Seca MotoGP July 18–20
- Round 4 – Mid-Ohio AMA August 1–3
- Round 5 – Indianapolis MotoGP September 12–14
Each of the five rounds will crown an overall "Best Superbike" with the winner receiving an once-in-a-lifetime trip to Ducati’s Bologna factory. Six runner-up categories spread over distinctive criteria such as "Best Competition Superbike" and "Extraordinary External Beauty" will receive $500 Ducati Performance certificates redeemable at over 160 Ducati Dealerships.