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Video: Dream Garage
The 990cc era brought big, belligerent beasts and plenty of noise to MotoGP in the Noughties. Manufacturers were still experimenting with engine configurations, chassis set-ups and aero, and rules were far less restrictive than the current directory, which meant a veritable feast of intriguing variations – there was a... Read more
Dream Garage: Kevin Schwantz’s 1995 Suzuki RGV500
Growing up as a teenager in the 1990s and watching the likes of Wayne Gardner, Eddie Lawson and Kevin Schwantz smash themselves to smithereens on a weekly basis, it was then I dreamt of becoming a motorcycle racer. That golden two-stroke era of tobacco sponsorship and obligatory highsides was... Read more
Suter MMX500
After much pre-launch hype, Suter has finally released pics of its limited edition 500 two-stroke: the MMX500. The bad news is, it’s so exclusive, there ‘ll only be 99 of these GP replicas making production. With a ridiculous dry weight of 127kg and 196bhp being delivered at 13,000rpm, the... Read more
Top 5 Tips: How to blag your way into GP Hospitality
Having spent the weekend at the Catalan MotoGP in Barcelona, I picked up on a new craze that’s currently sweeping the globe: randomers strolling into hospitality units without a care in the world, hoping for some free sustenance/beer or a chance to hang with the GP bigwigs. To many,... Read more