Michael Scott 60 Years of MotoGP

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60 Years of MotoGP

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MotoGP has a great past and pulsating present and it is all celebrated here in this stunning volume, fully updated to include the amazing 2011 season. The daring exploits of race legends Valentino Rossi, Barry Sheene, Casey Stoner and John Surtees are all gloriously celebrated in 60 Years of MotoGP. Packed with more than 200 stunning photographs, many of which have seen very rarely, this authoritative and long-overdue illustrated history celebrates high performance motorbike racing since the start of the world championship in 1949. Each racing decade is dissected and discussed, as are the big incidents, top personalities and technological innovations. To complete the book, motorcycle racing's greatest names - including John Surtees, Giacomo Agostini, Kenny Roberts, Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner - provide exclusive personal insights and accounts of what it is like to race at speeds of 180mph. 60 Years of MotoGP uniquely conveys the exhilarating spirit of this popular sport.

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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 Barry Sheene, Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden and John Surtees are gloriously celebrated in 60 Years of MotoGP.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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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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