A small piece of history for Supercross with Eli Tomac becoming the third different winner in 2018 for the inaugural running of the ‘Triple Crown’ with a three main event format being used for the first timeRead Article
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The last rider to follow up his maiden premier-class win by victory in the next two was Kenny Roberts in 1978. In addition to Roberts, the only other rider to achieve this is John Surtees in 1956.
Why do racers try to ride injured? Should doctors try to stop them? Should teams try to stop them? Is the macho hero worship culture around riding injured pushing riders too far? What caused Marc Marquez' injury?
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A perfect #motogp points tally after the opening two rounds but could #yamaha face some dark (exhaust) clouds on the horizon? @motomatters #blogs on the fragility of hope: https://t.co/m9ufMHWNII #racing #motorcycle
Some post Jerez thoughts on what we saw from Scott Redding. The contrast to the man that slipped out of MotoGP and the one that we're seeing now is incredible. He's found his confidence again and he's got the bike underneath him to do the job #WorldSBK
#mxgp if you haven't already seen it then check out what Grand Prix riders have to say about facing the immediate prospect of three races in one week. #motocross feature in the new, free, loaded OTOR #magazine right here: https://t.co/EJnX9RWlUu #racing #bike #dirtbike
A reminder of the time QPR’s Stan Bowles played one of the best outside of the boot passes you’ll see... only for poor Peter Eastoe to fuck up the finish.
What might have been.
FIM have just confirmed that Malaysia, Thailand, and Argentina have all been cancelled. No races outside of Europe in 2020.
Probably a sensible decision, given the complications.
Broke my @motomatters cherry this week. A round up of some interesting stories from Moto2/3 at the Andalusian GP. Bastia's brilliance, VR46 celebration blunders & more!