Top Five of 2013: Bikes
Laverda started out in 1950 with a humble single piston 75cc four stroke – however history would see them remembered for something much more substantial.
Our first episode features Carl Blecher, a dirt bike rider of more than fifty years experience who’s done it all. His passion for motocross has included stints as a semi pro racer, a career as the owner of Northside Motorcycles and his role as the president of the Heaven VMX club.
This video captures moments from the amazing life of Joey Dunlop, the 26-time TT winner who died doing what he loved. A must-watch for any racing fan.
Taken from the pits of Eastern Creek raceway following the 1996 Australian MotoGP, this terrific video shows the moment when Mick Doohan and Alex Criville collide on track, and then more interesting – what was said in the pits immediately after.
Suzuki has delighted fans (and likely frightened rivals) by announcing that it will return to MotoGP in 2015. The Japanese company withdrew from the sport in 2011, citing the onset of the global financial crisis for its decision to stop racing. With six championships under its belt, Suzuki has long been a formidable force in MotoGP. Onlookers will be watching closely to see whether they can repeat their previous success in 2015.
For now, let’s take a look back at those championships and the drivers who won them.