The daring exploits of motorcycle race legends Valentino Rossi, Barry Sheene, Casey Stoner and John Surtees are all gloriously celebrated in MotoGP: The Illustrated History.
Packed with more than 150 stunning photographs, this authoritative and 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, Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner and Marc Marquez - provide exclusive, personal insights and accounts of what it is like to race at speeds of 180mph. MotoGP: The Illustrated History is a unique book which brilliantly conveys the exhilarating spirit of this popular sport.
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, he has edited SuperBike Magazine and Road Racer and written several books including the critically acclaimed Wayne Rainey - His Own Story.