Prince Harry goes pillion - Mamola style!

Bike mad royal gets the one-wheel treatment from former 500cc man

PRINCE HARRY got more that he bargained for this weekend after the bike-mad Prince accepted a pillion ride from former Grand Prix 500 star Randy Mamola.

The Prince made a surprise visit to Sunday's British Grand Prix at Donington Park and was treated to a flying lap of the East Midlands-based circuit on the back of Ducati's 240bhp two-seater Desmosedici racer.

Conditions were damp as the Prince took to the track but that didn't stop Mamola, the clown prince of the 500cc Grand Prix era, hoiking the odd wheelie for his royal passenger.

Harry's brother, Prince William, was recently spotted at a highbrow polo match on a Ducati 1198S.

Mamola's antics haven't always been so successful; in the 1980s the American crashed while leading a race at Donington Park, after flipping a wheelie while showing off to the crowd.