Ducati 959 Panigale vs MV Agusta F3 800

In an ideal world, I would be riding the Ducati Panigale R and MV Agusta F4 RC at Laguna Seca. But in the real world, I’m far from it. I am, in fact, at the Madras Motor Race Track astride the MV Agusta F3 800 and the Ducati 959 Panigale. Such is life… But wait, what on earth am I complaining about? Chennai has been home turf for me as long as I can remember and these two bikes are more than enough to get my hear rate up to just short of a cardiac arrest! Let’s just get on with it then…

Words: Ashok George | Photography: Parag Parelkar