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There And Back Again: Journey Through Dakar

April 5, 2015

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 in Flesh

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] Kawasaki unveils the Z800 in India

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] WSBK Indian Round Cancelled

FIM today announced the cancellation of WSBK’s India Round citing operational challenges. The races were scheduled to be held in November. It’s almost Murphy’s Law at play. And it does seem like the folks over at the Buddh International Circuit have no other option but to play along. The FIM today announced that Dorna World… Read More ›

[NEWS] Sailesh Bolisetti at 10th in Brands Hatch

Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti continued his good form at round three of the Euro Racecar championship at Brands Hatch, recording his second top-10 finish of the weekend on Sunday. Despite a difficult run-up to the weekend, the 24-year old from Vizag finished 9th in race one on Saturday and was looking for a better result… Read More ›

Never Back Down: The Mahi Racing Team Story

Race weekends are always a mad rush, crazier still inside the racing box. Riding Fast and Flying Low takes you behind the scenes, into the world of the Mahi Racing Team, India’s first World Supersports Championship team. They are gunning for the 2013 crown this year with 2012 world champion Kenan Sofuoglu and 2002 world… Read More ›

Taking Stock

Get up close and personal with Sailesh Bolisetti as he takes you through his experience of racing the European circuit for the Euro RaceCar series. This is part 1 of a very special guest blog Sailesh will be writing for Riding Fast and Flying Low through the Euro RaceCar series. Background The 2012 racing season was an… Read More ›

A Day With Champions

Summer is nearly here. But the heat was deceptive this Saturday. A fresh, cool breeze edged puffy, white clouds towards the blazing sun, bringing an intermittent shade. It didn’t really matter though. The heat was irrelevant at the Buddh International Circuit. The pitlane was buzzing. My friends, the bikers, tapped their feet, adjusted their leathers… Read More ›

[NEWS] Euro Racecar, Here We Come

Sailesh Bolisetti has become the first Indian to participate in the Euro Racecar championship for the 2013 season. The 24-year-old from the port of Vishakapatnam in Southern India will drive the Chevrolet Camaro for the reigning champion squad Scorpus Racing in the championship, which is sanctioned by the FIA and the American NASCAR.  This will… Read More ›

[News] SBK: Wait…Just A Little While Longer

The FIM today announced that the Indian round of the World Superbike race has been shifted from March 10 (the second race of the season) to November 17, as the final race of the season. The Indian round was already a topic of hot debate, thanks to India’s customs officials. Crash.net reported, “Under Indian law,… Read More ›