Ducati made its third attempt and finally took the title in 1990. With the performance of the previous year with its 851 under its belt, the team from Borgo Panigale stole the limelight throughout the season with Raymond Roche.
The French centaur won the team's first riders' title with 391 points in the overall ranking and 8 first places.
The successes continued over the years that followed, highlighting to what extent Ducati dominated this category.
|1990||1st World Superbike Championship
|1990||1st Battle of the Twins GP2 - American Championship
Fabian Cortez III
|1990||1st Battle of the Twins GP1 - American Championship
|1990||1st Battle of the Twins of the Mountain - Italian Championship
|1990||1st Battle of the Twins - Italian Championship
|Type||4-stroke, 90-degree L-twin-cylinder|
|Bore and Stroke||94x64 mm|
|Total displacement||888 cc|
||Double camshaft, 4 valves, desmodromic system
|Lubrication||Force-fed with gear pump|
|Injection||Weber electronic fuel injection|
||136 HP at 10,500 rpm|
||Over 275 Km/h
|Primary drive||By gear|
||Clutch multi-plate, dry
||Tubular trestle frame
||Single shock absorber, progressive-type
||Twin-disc Ø 320 mm|
||Single-disc Ø 240 mm