9781780979984

MotoGP The Illustrated History

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  • ISBN13:

    9781780979984

  • ISBN10:

    1780979983

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-09-19
  • Publisher: Carlton Books
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Summary

Packed with thrilling images, this fully revised and updated edition of MotoGP brilliantly conveys the exhilarating spirit of this popular sport.
The daring exploits of motorcycle race legends Valentino Rossi, Barry Sheene, Casey Stoner, and John Surtees are all gloriously celebrated in this unique illustrated history. Packed with more than 150 stunning photographs, MotoGP celebrates high-performance motorbike racing since the start of the world championship in 1949. Each racing decade is dissected and discussed, as are the big incidents, top personalities, and technological innovations. To complete the book, motorcycle racing's greatest names—including young phenom Marc Marquez—provide exclusive personal insights and accounts of what it feels like to race at speeds of 180mph.

Author Biography

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 in Japan, the USA, 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 (Haynes Publishing). He lives in Wimbledon, London.

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