MotoGP: The Illustrated History

MotoGP: The Illustrated History

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This is an authoritative illustrated history of MotoGP, featuring exclusive contributions from the legends of the sport. The daring exploits of race legends Valentino Rossi, Barry Sheene, Nicky Hayden and John Surtees are gloriously celebrated in "MotoGP: The Illustrated History". Written by respected MotoGP journalist Michael Scott and packed with stunning photography, this is the definitive illustrated history of high performance motorbike racing. Each racing decade is dissected and discussed, as are the big incidents, top personalities and technological innovations. To complete the book, MotoGP's greatest names - including Valentino Rossi, John Surtees and Kenny Roberts - provide exclusive personal insights and accounts of what it is like to race at speeds of 180mph. Complementing the text are over 200 glorious photographs, many never before published, which convey the exhilarating spirit of this popular sport. MotoGP has a great past and pulsating present and it is all celebrated here in this stunning book.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 230 x 230 x 24.64mm | 1,410.67g
  • Carlton Books Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Updated ed.
  • 200 colour & b/w photographs
  • 1847326161
  • 9781847326164
  • 682,566

Table of contents

Foreword; Introduction; The 1950s; The 1960s; The 1970s; The 1980s; The 1990s; The 2000s; The Future; Records & Statistics.; Includes EXCLUSIVE star contributions by Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner, Nicky Hayden, Kenny Roberts, Geoff Duke, Wayne Gardner, Wayne Rainey, Kevin Schwantz, Giacomo Agostini and John Surtees.
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About Michael Scott

Michael Scott has been a motoring journalist for almost 40 years, and has specialised in motorcycle grand prix racing, attending almost every GP, since 1984. As well as contributing to magazines worldwide, including Japan, the USA, Australia, India and much of Europe, Scott has edited SuperBike Magazine and Road Racer. He is the author of a several books including the critically acclaimed Wayne Rainey - His Own Story. He lives in Wimbledon, London.
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