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The Hunting Game

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April 21, 2015 • MotoGP

It’s like they say in the Capitol, “May the odds be ever in your favour”. But it wasn’t just the odds. There was gritty determination, perfect strategy and unlikely mistakes, all of it enough for the hunter to become the hunted on that sunny Sunday afternoon in Argentina. And then there was that man –… Read More ›

MotoGP »

The Hunting Game

(0) Image courtesy Yamaha Racing team {editorial use only}

It’s like they say in the Capitol, “May the odds be ever in your favour”. But it wasn’t just the odds. There was gritty determination, perfect strategy and unlikely mistakes, all of it enough for the hunter to become the hunted on that sunny Sunday afternoon in Argentina. And then there was that man –… 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 »

There And Back Again: Journey Through Dakar

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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 ›

News »

Rossi signs new two-year contract with Yamaha

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  Yamaha Motor Co. today announced a new two-year agreement with Valentino Rossi. The nine-time world champion will continue to race with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP for the 2015 and 2016 MotoGP World Championship seasons, according to a team press release. The announcement comes midway through an excellent season for the MotoGP veteran. Rossi currently sits… 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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