The photos are already all over the internet, and will be filling up the pages of the motorcycle racing press (or what remains of it). That doesn't prevent us from jumping on the bandwagon, and publishing a few of the press shots released by Ducati of Nicky Hayden and Valentino Rossi in full Ducati Corse getup. Click on the photos for desktop-sized images, and enjoy!
The 2011 Marlboro Ducati MotoGP team
Fortunately, Rossi and Hayden get along well
The same cannot be said of the Ferrari team. Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa are joining Rossi and Hayden at Madonna di Campiglio
Snow. A relative rarity in Owensboro
The Money Shot: Ducati CEO Gabriele del Torchio, with his MotoGP team of Rossi and Hayden, with team bosses Alessandro Cicognani and Vito Guareschi
They found a way to put some yellow in Rossi's leathers
both on the front and on the back
Fortunately for the designers, Nicky Hayden uses fewer colors
The "Other Guy". The one who was world champ back in '06.