Eddie Lawson

  • From NS to NSR

    From NS to NSR

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    How Honda’s V four powered NSR500 rewrote the GP bike blueprint… 1983 saw the Honda triple benefitting from both a new, all-alloy, chassis and the introduction of reed valves – the latter update allowing smoother fuel/airflow with no opportunity of the engine to blow the vital mixture back through the carburettors. This pair of revisions…

  • Cal Crutchlow rides EDDIE LAWSON’S Honda NSR500 GP motorcycle. Oh man, oh man, oh man… Cal, you lucky bugger…

    Cal Crutchlow rides EDDIE LAWSON’S Honda NSR500 GP motorcycle. Oh man, oh man, oh man… Cal, you lucky bugger…

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    It’s an annual get-together for Honda riders and drivers, their teams and a host of Japanese fans where modern and classic race cars and bikes get put out on track to stretch their legs – and the billy big boy treat this year went to Cal Crutchlow who got to ride Eddie Lawson’s world championship-winning…

  • OWN a piece of motorcycle racing HISTORY. Rainey, Lawson and Kocinski’s race suits are up for SALE.

    OWN a piece of motorcycle racing HISTORY. Rainey, Lawson and Kocinski’s race suits are up for SALE.

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    Fancy getting your hands on a rare piece of motorcycle racing history? Well now you can. Famous Venezuelan ex-racer, Carlos Lavado, is selling off the Marlboro Yamaha race suits of American racing legends Wayne Rainey, Eddie Lawson and John Kocinski. Rainey, Lawson, and Kocinski made history throughout the 80s and 90s, taking a total of…

  • Stafford Show WORLD EXCLUSIVE Cagiva collection shown for first time EVER!

    Stafford Show WORLD EXCLUSIVE Cagiva collection shown for first time EVER!

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      FOR the first time in the 40-year history of Cagiva – 11 of the red racers will be displayed in one place, at the Carole Nash Classic Mechanics Show, held in Stafford on October 13-14. The machines, part of the collection owned by Dean Simpkins and his father Martyn, are all genuine factory racers,…

  • VIDEO: ICONIC RACES – 1988 French 500cc GP with Gardner, Lawson, Schwantz and Sarron

    VIDEO: ICONIC RACES – 1988 French 500cc GP with Gardner, Lawson, Schwantz and Sarron

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    Got an hour to kill over the bank holiday? How about watching one of the most iconic 500cc GP races in history – in full? It features Wayne Gardner, Eddie Lawson, Kevin Schwantz and Christian Sarron going toe-to-toe – with the late great Barry Sheene on commentary duties.

  • Which motorcycle legend would you like to enter Motor Sport Hall of Fame in 2018?

    Which motorcycle legend would you like to enter Motor Sport Hall of Fame in 2018?

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    Twelve of the greatest names in motorcycle history have been shortlisted for the Motor Sport Hall of Fame Awards in 2018 – and you’ve got until April to cast your vote! The 2018 nominees are: •             Mike Hailwood MBE: few could forget the victorious late-1970s TT return of ‘Mike the Bike’, a fabulous encore for…

  • Video: From the 1980s – Religion of Speed. It’s awesome.

    Video: From the 1980s – Religion of Speed. It’s awesome.

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    If you find yourself with nearly ten minutes of down time today then park up and watch this great video. Called: Religion of Speed it’s a pretty cheesy documentary about GP racing in the 500 class in general and, specifically, about the ELF 500GP bike. It’s mega. We love this stuff. Check out the likes…

  • World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

    World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

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      Following the hugely successful first event at Jerez in 2015, World GP Bike Legends is back for 2016 and the iconic 500cc bikes and riders from the golden age of Grand Prix motorcycle racing will do battle at the challenging Sachsenring Circuit – home to the German round of the current MotoGP World Championship.…

  • Honda CB1300 Used bike review

    Honda CB1300 Used bike review

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    Overview It kind of all started with 1993’s ‘The Big-1’. Powered by a CBR1000 motor, the name was (thankfully) soon dropped, as the rumour was that ‘Big- 1’ was a registered trademark of an American brand of toilet cleaner… Despite the fact that the renamed ‘Super Four’ failed to shift in big numbers in the…

  • 2004 Kawasaki ZRX1200R Used Review

    2004 Kawasaki ZRX1200R Used Review

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      8474 miles, up for £3795 First impressions: The colour kind of kills it in my opinion; it isn’t very Eddie Lawson is it? That said, not everyone wants a green bike. Some sensible extras like a rack and the crash bars indicate the previous owner was maybe a steady Eddie. The silencer is actually…

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