Motorcycle World Champions: The Inside Story of History's Heroes

Motorcycle World Champions: The Inside Story of History's Heroes

by Michael Scott
     
 

From Michael Scott, author of Haynes’s highly successful biography of Barry Sheene, here is a fabulous series of character studies of the premier motorcycle racers, from bomber pilot Les Graham, who won the first 500cc World Championship in 1949, to American, Nicky Hayden, boasting the Number 1 plate in 2007 MotoGP, and on to the 2007 champion. Famous names like…  See more details below

Overview

From Michael Scott, author of Haynes’s highly successful biography of Barry Sheene, here is a fabulous series of character studies of the premier motorcycle racers, from bomber pilot Les Graham, who won the first 500cc World Championship in 1949, to American, Nicky Hayden, boasting the Number 1 plate in 2007 MotoGP, and on to the 2007 champion. Famous names like Mike Hailwood, Giacomo Agostini, Kenny Roberts Senior, Mick Doohan and Valentino Rossi are studies, but so are lesser-known heroes who rode the storm to brief glory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844254545
Publisher:
Haynes Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Scott writes brilliantly about people, most recently in the well-reviewed Barry Sheene:  Motorcycle racing's jet-set superstar.  He is the long-time editor of Motocourse, and lives in London.

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