After finishing fourth at Brno, Marc Marquez was proven that he is in fact human. However, in the post-race test at the Czech circuit the Spaniard displayed a feat that shows he is actually still a freak of nature.
We had a plan. It was a simple plan. A few of us would meet up on the Friday morning, jump on the chunnel and have breakfast in continental Europe.
Brand. A hideous modern word which is now everywhere.
Everything’s now a brand, right down to individuals. The networking site LinkedIn regularly sends emails to members with advice on how to improve their “brand”, as if people had all the intrinsic depth of a box of washing powder.
The wild animal count had been low, I suppose, due to the exhaust note coming from the rear of my KTM.
Introduced for the 1984 season, the NSR500 followed on from the NS500 triple that Freddie Spencer won the ‘83 500GP championship.