Paul Smart leads Bruno Spaggiari across the line in one of the most famous finishes of all time
Smart's bike - he was allowed to keep the machine.
The 750 Sport road bike of 1973.
The legendary 750SS
The Paul Smart Replica - from a distance ...
Paul Smart abord his machine which is on loan to the Ducati museum - Smart is on holidays in Australia and will launch the bikes in Melbourne and Sydney during February
the trellis frame is unmistakably Ducati
January 18, 2006 Ducati’s announcement a few weeks ago that the 2006 Paul Smart 1000LE’s entire production run of 2000 units had been made and there would be no more produced, made it clear that the value of each and every one of those machines would continue to appreciate forever more. The Ducati V-twin race heritage is without peer, with 241 World Superbike Championship wins - more than all the other manufacturers combined. But two wins stand above them all – Mike Hailwood’s comeback win at the Isle of Man on June 2, 1978 and the very first V-twin race start, on April 23, 1972 when Paul Smart led a Ducati 1-2 in the Imola 200. The race bike spawned the Ducati 750SS and now three decades later, the VERY limited edition Paul Smart Replica. At US$18,000, it offers a gilt-edged investment that’s faster than the original race bike.
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