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John McGuinness sprays Ian Hutchinson with champagne on the podium of the 2015 PokerStars Senior TT podium. Credit Tim Keeton/Impact Images Photography

IOMTT 2015: Fast and Furious: John McGuinness Takes Home the 2015 Senior TT

June 13, 2015 • 2015, IOMTT, Isle of Man TT, Road Racing

Riders have always coveted the crown for the gruelling and revered Senior TT. The 6 laps around the course are unforgiving, and this eternal classic on the TT calendar has an exclusive membership. Only 45 riders have made it on to Senior TT’s roster. Of these only 1, the legendary Mike Hailwood, collected 7 Senior… Read More ›

MotoGP »

Mugello Magic: Lorenzo’s Leap and A Sea of Yellow

Sing me a song! Valentino Rossi celebrates his 3rd place at Mugello, Italy, 2015. Image courtesy Yamaha Racing team; editorial use only

There has always been something special about Mugello. Maybe it has something to do with the rolling, green Tuscan hills nestled up against the blue sky. Or it probably has something to do with that sea of yellow and the Vale song; an addictive chant that you invariably join, “Ole, ole, ole! Vale, Vale, Vale.”… Read More ›

WSBK »

Giugliano and Ducati Rock Portimao During WSBK Qualifying

Davide Giugliano celebrates his Superpole in Portimao. He will start the race from pole position. Image courtesy Ducati Racing Team (editorial use only)

So it was that the deep red of the Ducati managed to get one up on the Racing Green. But only by the teeny-tiniest of margins – 0.116 seconds to be exact. Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team’s Davide Giugliano walked away with the pole position and the title of Superpole King at the qualifying… Read More ›

Isle of Man TT »

IOMTT 2015: Fast and Furious: John McGuinness Takes Home the 2015 Senior TT

John McGuinness sprays Ian Hutchinson with champagne on the podium of the 2015 PokerStars Senior TT podium. Credit Tim Keeton/Impact Images Photography

Riders have always coveted the crown for the gruelling and revered Senior TT. The 6 laps around the course are unforgiving, and this eternal classic on the TT calendar has an exclusive membership. Only 45 riders have made it on to Senior TT’s roster. Of these only 1, the legendary Mike Hailwood, collected 7 Senior… Read More ›

India »

There And Back Again: Journey Through Dakar

Stage 11, Dakar Rally.  
Image courtesy C.S. Santosh

One of the things I absolutely adore about writing on motorcycle racing (besides the armchair adrenalin rush one tends to get) is that it keeps you honest. There is no room for charade or pretentiousness. The other thing and perhaps the most important thing are its people. Motorcyclists are anyway a bunch of stubborn, hard-nosed… Read More ›

Legends »

A Legacy of Love

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There is something extraordinary that has been happening. Something beautiful. And it has been happening for some time now. It happened all through last year, as the world connected over a single phrase, a hashtag #SennaSempre, interlinked through social media, the internet; as time zones crossed paths, bringing strangers closer, making them almost family. For… Read More ›

F1 »

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 ›

News »

IOMTT 2015: Franck Petricola Dies In Qualifying Crash

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Isle of Man TT newcomer Franck Petricola died following a crash at Sulby Crossroads Wednesday night during the timed qualifying session. The 32-year-old French rider was making his TT debut this year. According to a statement issued by ACU Events Ltd: “Petricola was a regular competitor in the IRRC Championship and enjoyed his best season… Read More ›

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