Moto GP has never been seen like this before! This stunningly unique visual study of the world's leading motorcycle championship features vintage photographs alongside related images from the modern era. Offering a fresh perspective, it covers the legendary champions, famous tracks, great races, and life away from the track. Written by leading Moto GP journalist Michael Scott, Moto GP Yesterday & Today reveals how the details of the sport have changed over the years, but also how many fundamentals have remained unaltered.
Michael Scott has been a motoring journalist for almost 40 years, and has specialized in motorcycle grand prix racing, attending almost every GP since 1984. As well as contributing to magazines worldwide, including Japan, the US, Australia, India and much of Europe, Scott has edited SuperBike Magazine and Road Racer. He is the author of several books including the critically acclaimed Wayne Rainey—His Own Story (Motorbooks International) and MotoGP: The Illustrated History (Carlton). He lives in Wimbledon, London.
Valentino Rossi is a giant of grand prix racing, and a worldwide household name. With nine MotoGP championships—seven in the 500 cc/MotoGP class—he is chasing Giacomo Agostini's all-time record of 122 race wins. Few doubt that he will get there.