Ducati Team Takes First at Misano

Marco Melandri earns first win with the Panigale R in World SBK competition.

The Ducati team had a difficult time of it in Misano Adriatico (Italy) with Chaz Davies sitting out the final race and Marco Melandri having to overcome a crash to not only finish, but to take first.

After seven rounds, Davies and Melandri are respectively third (185 points) and fourth (163 points) in the championship. The eighth round of the season is scheduled for July 7 - 9 at Laguna Seca (U.S.).