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Racing With Ayrton Senna: 1991 Brazilian Grand Prix

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March 22, 2015 • Ayrton Senna, F1

Frozen in Time: 1991 Brazilian Grand Prix What Brazilian Grand Prix Where Sao Paulo, Brazil When March 1991 “He was so exhausted, and in such pain from cramp in his shoulders that he could not get out of the car. When he finally made it to the podium, he could barely stand, and he was… Read More ›

MotoGP »

Victory!

(1) It was the ultimate win - hard-fought and well-deserved. Valentino Rossi proved that he was still a force to reckon with. Image courtesy Yamaha Racing Team (editorial use only)

It was in Motegi that the war was lost. It was in Motegi that the king was crowned. The Japanese Grand Prix was a tale of the inevitable, when Marc Marquez became the uncontested 2014 MotoGP world champion. But the battles were far from over. If you thought that the masters of MotoGP would roll… Read More ›

SBK »

An Ode…And A Passionate Hello to the Racing Season

Former world champion Tom Sykes had a tough start to the season. (By Graeme Brown, Image courtesy Kawasaki Racing Team,  editorial use only)

And so it begins… with the first race of the season. There they are, rows of superbikes growling at the wind on Phillip Island. There they are, the riders in their colors getting ready to take on the season, to battle for first place, to gather together the points and challenge for the crown of… Read More ›

India »

Legends in Flesh

(0) There couldn't have been a wider grin! The blogger and the legend! With Giacomo Agostini
Image courtesy Anubha Charan / The Beauty Gypsy

The beauty of old school friends is that they are completely clued in to your idiosyncrasies – in fact they don’t bat an eyelid. They are most likely to haul your ass over the proverbial fire, if you show any indication of not following your dream. They will come to Delhi to meet you, because… Read More ›

News »

MotoGP at Catalunya: A Qualifying Review

Jorge Lorenzo with Anna Vives. He scored a special helmet, a special number and a second spot on the grid. Image courtesy Yamaha Racing team (editorial use only)

It took 7 qualifying sessions at 7 different circuits for Marc Marquez’s pole position streak to finally come to an end. A review of the Catalan Qualifying session The only thing we love more than a proper battle for position during a race is a good old-fashioned surprise. Admittedly there haven’t been that many of… Read More ›

Faces »

Racing With Ayrton Senna: 1991 Brazilian Grand Prix

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Frozen in Time: 1991 Brazilian Grand Prix What Brazilian Grand Prix Where Sao Paulo, Brazil When March 1991 “He was so exhausted, and in such pain from cramp in his shoulders that he could not get out of the car. When he finally made it to the podium, he could barely stand, and he was… Read More ›

Opinon »

Under the Tuscan Sun: Mugello 2013

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Come Sunday afternoon, our riders will get ready to lay siege on Mugello, that beautiful Italian circuit, home to Valentino Rossi’s most ardent fans and that one place every MotoGP worshipper must visit. It is time for me then to make a little trip back to June 2013 and share with you a few memories… 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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