LIVE OUT your childhood 500GP fantasies with this achingly beautiful 1981 Yamaha TZ500H racer.Fresh from a full restoration completed by former top 500 GP mechanic Nigel Everett, the 498cc inline four has been finished in classic Kenny Roberts black
It's little wonder that this era of GP rider ended up smashed to bits. An era when TC was not PC.But is it just because these 500cc two-strokes were so savage, so hard to tame and so dangerous that led to racing of this standard or was it just the immense depth of talent around a...
1985 Honda NSR500 ... click pic to see galleryGP machines don't get much sexier than this Honda NSR500 from 1985.Winner of 8 out of 12 rounds in the 1985 500cc World Championship, the Honda NSR500 won both the Manufacturers' and Riders' Championships. Ridden by Freddie Spencer, t...
classes scoot around.Max denies it. He denies a fair few things really, as the following interview explains. And he is still firm believer in Max Biaggi, even if Max has, at best, enjoyed in the bittersweet status of second most successful 500GP rider
500GP LEGEND Kevin Schwantz will be at the 2007 Isle of Man TT, thanks to Suzuki GB. Schwantz, the famous number 34, won the 1993 500cc Grand Prix Championship and has been Suzuki's link to their racing heritage ever since. Schwantz will be a part
MICK Doohan has gone on record with Reuters to say that Valentino Rossi will struggle to win another championship after having more than a decade at the top.The five-times 500GP champion Doohan questioned whether Rossi could return to the top
in Japan during his career. He also won the 1986 San Marino 250cc Grand Prix and qualified on pole for the 1989 500GP at Suzuka.I had performed well in the 500cc GPs that year and although I only finished 6th overall in the World Championship I got to 3rd
to move the time of the 500GP race, just to get peak viewing in America whose time zone was completely different.Unfortunately later that day absolutely atrocious storms were forecast, heavy thunderstorms, rain, lightning, the whole works. The track wasn
SKEPTICS may be in the wings for the new Moto3 class but Àlex Crivillé has stepped forward as a supporter of the four-stroke replacement after lapping Catalunya on Honda's entry.Honda's entry for the new regulations was official unveiled last Thursday at Catalunya as the sheet wa...
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