Moto GP - a photographic celebration

Over 200 photographs from the 1970s to the present day of the world's best riders, bikes and GP circuits

Moto GP - a photographic celebration
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Format: Hardback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781781317532
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'Moto GP is about the individual’s story, the battles between the individuals, the different personalities, the different men that are striving for one goal, to win the world championship'. Freddie Spencer, three-time world champion 

Since its earliest beginnings on public road courses to today’s purpose-built championship courses, Moto GP has always been about one thing: pushing man and machine to new heights of performance.
 
Telling the story of how leading manufacturers such as Yamaha, Honda and Suzuki, have strived to build the perfect machine, and detailing the incredible rivalries of such sporting legends as Kenny Roberts and Barry Sheene, Freddie Spencer and Eddie Lawson, Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo – to name just a few – Phil Wain uncovers the stories behind historic races, the innovations that made the best bikes on the grid and describes the infamous moments in which riders were made champions.
 
Moto GP is a photographic celebration of the heroes, bikes and circuits that have defined the adrenaline-soaked world of motorbike racing.

The author

Phil Wain has been a motorcycle journalist for almost fifteen years and is features writer for a number of publications including BikeSport News and Classic Racer, having also been a regular contributor to Motor Cycle News, MCN Sport, Irish Racer and Motorcycle Racer. Between 2004 and 2010, Phil was the PR Officer for Guy Martin and currently occupies the same role for a number of teams at both the British Superbike Championship and International road races, including 23-times TT winner John McGuinness, Macau Grand Prix and North West 200 legend Michael Rutter, JG Speedfit Kawasaki and Smiths Racing BMW. Phil is also heavily involved with the organisation of the Isle of Man TT Races, for whom he writes all the official press releases and race reports and provides ITV4 with statistical information. Phil is author of Guy Martin: Portrait of a Bike Legend and co-author, with Rick Broadbent, of Barry Sheene: The Official Photographic Celebration of the Legendary Motorcycle Champion.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781781317532
Illustrations: 200 colour and b-w photographs
Size: 9.724 in x 11.417 in / 247 mm x 290 mm
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