Race, Modern
OCT 31st 2019

Michael Scott

Hitting the buffers in MotoGP – two sad stories of modern racing

I think it was the last century’s generation of American champions who introduced (or perhaps reintroduced) the concept that coming second is just “the first loser”. A concept that must be painful to today’s riders, unfortunate enough to find themselves in the Marc Marquez era. But how much more must it hurt to be the 14th loser? Worse still, at Aragon, the 20th loser?

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