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Just because Marc Marquez seemed to be one of the few riders who was actually having fun! Marquez celebrates his win. Image courtesy Repsol Honda, editorial use only

MotoGP at COTA: Cussing, Cruising, Crashing and Chasing (0)

April 16, 2014 • MotoGP

I know, I know, we shouldn’t be taking the good Lord’s name in vain. But for crying out loud, what in the name of the Great Racing God was that? I am talking about that weird little jumpstart a la Jorge Lorenzo (alright, perhaps little is a bit of an understatement, more like nearly a… Read More ›

MotoGP »

MotoGP at COTA: Cussing, Cruising, Crashing and Chasing (0)

Just because Marc Marquez seemed to be one of the few riders who was actually having fun! Marquez celebrates his win. Image courtesy Repsol Honda, editorial use only

I know, I know, we shouldn’t be taking the good Lord’s name in vain. But for crying out loud, what in the name of the Great Racing God was that? I am talking about that weird little jumpstart a la Jorge Lorenzo (alright, perhaps little is a bit of an understatement, more like nearly a… Read More ›

SBK »

The Rise of the Green Machines: SBK at Aragon (1)

It was Kawasaki all the way through. (Image courtesy Kawasaki Racing Team, editorial use only)

The first race of the season always throws me for a bit of a loop. It is followed by over a month’s gap before the second WSBK race. So I never really know whether I should treat it as a forewarning of things to come. Or should I treat it as a teaser? Or maybe… Read More ›

India »

[NEWS] Kawasaki unveils the Z800 in India (2)

The Kawasaki showroom in Delhi and the second in the country.

When the invitation finally popped into my inbox, I sent up a prayer. Finally, I said, Finally! I had really good reasons for my fervent gratitude. Everyone knows my soft spot for the racing green. And well, Kawasaki has been in India forever. First with Bajaj, bringing in the more street and city friendly bikes… Read More ›

News »

Ready to Go: An Interview with Alessandro ‘Alex’ Zanardi (1)

Alex Zanardi BMW 4

Alessandro Zanardi is ready to go. In one week, the BMW works driver will start his motorsport comeback season. In the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series, the 47-year-old will race a BMW Z4 GT3 modified to his special needs and entered by ROAL Motorsport. The season opener will take place on Easter Monday, 21st April, at Nogaro (FR)…. Read More ›

Faces »

EXCLUSIVE: 2014 Is Going To Be One Helluva Ride: Interview with Amit Sandill

Amit Sandill
Picture by Graeme Brown, Image courtesy Kawasaki Racing Team (editorial use only)

Last year they were a young team that entered the WSS melee with much fanfare, and backed by a big Indian name, a cricketer who has women swooning, and men puffing up. A year later, the Mahi Kawasaki Racing Team India has established itself as a serious competitor. After all, it isn’t often that a… Read More ›

Opinon »

Safety F1rst (0)

Jean-Eric Vergne of Scuderia Toro Rosso was hospitalized after the Australian Grand Prix because of dieting. Image courtesy Getty Images/Red Bull Content Pool (editorial use only)

By Nikki Grubb-Clarke Well wasn’t that just the longest of winters? But fear not my fine friends, F1 – and more importantly Riding Fast & Flying Low’s F1 Column – is back, and if you ask me, it’s better than ever! Now when I sat down to plan this column, I was going to talk… Read More ›

F1 »

Surprising Suzuka (2)

Red Bull and Seb. Bah! Image courtesy Getty Images/Red Bull Content Pool (editorial use only)

After the yawn-fest that was Korea, Nikki Grubb-Clarke had almost given up on F1. Then, along came Suzuka. And it is here, at the swirly, twisty, figure-8 classic circuit that she finally hoped! Because for the first time, in a long, long time, they raced… Today is a day I never thought I’d see. It… Read More ›

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