Dave Barr - Riding the Southern Cross
Dave Barr silenced the doubters by travelling to the four extremities of the world’s largest island
Where are they now? David Luthie
David Luthje emerged from a minibike display team to become a top proddie runner
Tyred and emotional
Round black things. Tyres mean everything to modern racing.
Keith Turner - Hard yards racing in Europe
Keith Turner never had the best equipment, but in 1971 finished second to Agostini in the world 500cc title
Not forgotten - Billy Sanders
A speedway superstar who was hugely popular with fans and rivals alike
Revolving Racer - Melissa Bruce
Melissa Bruce - Growing up, I was not the kid racer with doting helicopter parents. I was the kid that was destined to grow up a ‘failure’. Seventeen years in a home rife with extreme domestic violence and neglect, followed six months later by a head-on with a drunk driver in
My single cylinder pleasure
I probably look like an elephant on a bicycle when riding it, but that’s not my problem – I’m having a ball,thanks very much
Where are they now? Stephen Greenfield
Stephen Greenfield – still winning at the Finke Desert Race
Who’s the maniac now?
To be called ‘a dangerous maniac’ by a heroic rider who once enjoyed the same description should be at the pinnacle of any self-respecting GP racer’s ambition.
Old School - Valuing old values
Walk into any older lifelong motorcyclist’s home workshop and you’ll find two items that identify that person as being genuine Old School.
He did what? - Mount Druitt Marathon
The world’s first 24-hour proddie race was not for the faint-hearted
The year was 1989
“I was going to punch him but then realised I was probably on TV” Wayne Gardner after being taken out by a slower rider during practice