A look at back in time via two classic motorcycle road racing productions. The 1955 German Grand Prix presents a rare opportunity for viewers to enjoy vintage GP racing. Featuring an all out duel between Geoff Duke and Walter Zeller. Plus, the 1956 North West 200 including Bob MacIntyre racing at nearly 100 mph! Nostalgic viewing at its very best.
An important period in motorcycling was that of ‘production derivatives’, the bikes that competed in short, nervous races or in the legendary 500 kilometres events. The list includes mechanics and industrialists, elite teams and simple workshops, British, Italian and
The elegant Koelliker-Triumph team challenged the Moto Guzzis of the Brambilla brothers, the Laverdas of the Venetians and Tuscans. The Hondas took on each other, ridden by Bonera and Del Carro of Milan and Pelletier and Piccirilli of Rome and their respective preparers.
Riders who also competed include Franco Uncini, Virginio Ferrari and Marco Lucchinelli, all at the start of their fabulous careers. This and more appears in a 160-pages book that also contains complete results tables of the races that took place from 1970 to 1979.
A very nostalgic look at the drivers and cars and motorcycles racing history in Modena and a testimonial of the development of this area where were born many men and makes who made and still make the history of the automobile. Included lots of pictures of the period.
The entry of Ducati into MotoGP, the record of 200 races wins in Superbike, the conquest of the world title by Neil Hodgson on the new Ducati 999 and the extraordinary results achieved in MotoGP with the “rookie” Desmosedici bike. The complete report about Ducati in the 2003 season, including the classification and the results concerned the different races, the driver and their team.
A volume full of stunning pictures by Michele Morisetti and Fabrizio Porrozzi describing the triumphs of this motorcycle in all races of the 2002 World Superbike Championship. A must for all fans of this great motorcycles make!