Remember GP500? Still to this day the best motorcycle racing sim, I reckon. If you're on a budget, you can grab a copy for your PC and relive the old days. There's a fairly large community of fans who've grafted updated bikes into the game so you
' Championships. Ridden by Freddie Spencer, the engine was a liquid-cooled 2-stroke 90-degree V4, the animal of the GP500 world. It weighed in at just over 115kg and produced around 140bhp at the rear wheel. Most riders who thought they could tame it were wrong
There are countless magic moments from Kevin Schwantz's career, not least his '93 championship but is this scrap with Doohan (not to mention Rainey and Kocinski) one of his best last laps?
Yamaha put on an amazing display of their GP bikes, past and present at the Bikers' Days Classics at Spa. So how many bikes can you name? Bonus points if you get the year and the rider.P.S if your name's Julian Ryder, Neil Spalding or Toby Moody, you're not allowed to enter.Clue:...
Simon Crafar rose to fame in Grand Prix motorcycle racing, beating Mick Doohan in GP500s on a satellite Yamaha. He's still heavily involved in motorcycle racing and helps coach rising talent in European and World Superbike circles. He's the man
themselves are tiny and the pictures show young-gun Alex Espargaro on the Promo Racing Moto2 bike and 1999 500cc GP500 World Champ Alex Criville on the Blusens Moto2.As long as the top 10 are split by 2 seconds halfway through the race, I'll be happy. It
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