're at the utter limit of physical and mental endurance."For us pit-stops take about 13 seconds from start to finish. That means the bike's fully fuelled, front and rear wheels are changed as is the rider. It's quite an art and is amazing to watch the guys do
'll probably never be as much unique and irreplaceable racing iron in one place ever again. My mate Shoey was competing at the TT and asked me to be his 'pit bitch'. Now, I've seen many a pit-stop in my time, but always from the inside of the visor. This was my
.Glove puppets in pit lane? Not for Randy Mamola, please. Waggish British Suzuki mechanics have been putting a glove over his pit-lane-reporter's aerial, up behind his back. Middle finger up, it flops into the classic gesture of defiance, just behind his head
decided to stay with his fast-shredding wets and pit in only when the track was almost completely dry.Rossi said: "I had difficulties from the start today and I really could not ride my bike to its best. Already by the fourth lap I felt that I was quite
the same two with which they started the season.New-for-2010 rules mean each rider gets six engines for the 18-race season, now one-third completed. Engines are sealed, and added to the allocation the first time they leave pit lane. Any rider requiring
that stops the 220bhp bike from going ballistic when you wind the throttle wide open and dump the clutch.A slightly embarrassed looking John Hopkins finds himself wishing he'd just headed back to the pits.Let's hope Pedro's not TPFT...
of motorcycling. This week we've a picture of James Toseland at the Assen MotoGP, talking to his pit crew. But what's being said?Here's your chance to impress the world with your knife-sharp wit - get those warped minds into gear and CAPTION THAT!
at the limit.Legend speaks of him wearing a jumper whilst riding as he would return to the pits with the elbows burnt away, because 'it looked cool'.Day dreams of being J.P. Ruggia come to mind...
Jerez grid girls ... click the pic to see the galleryCheck out the best of the MotoGP grid girls from the third 2009 MotoGP round at Jerez, Spain and vote for your favourite pit babes.
find no problems with it back in the pits.Draw your own conclusions from that one.
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