Giacomo Agostini

  • Ago’s British track career documented in new book

    Ago’s British track career documented in new book

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    Celebrating the great Giacomo Agostini, winner of 122 motorcycling Grands Prix on his way to 15 world titles, Agostini: On the British Circuits by The Classic MotorCycle editor James Robinson, is a stunning collection of period photographs which captures him in action on racetracks in Britain.

  • Win a lunch with Agostini!

    Win a lunch with Agostini!

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    The International Classic MotorCycle Show returns and this time their star guest is none other than Giacomo Agostini. Not only can you attend and catch him talking about his racing highlights across his famous career, but you also can win a lunch with the racing star and have some one-on-one time! All you must do…

  • Yamaha switch was no fairytale for Agostini

    Yamaha switch was no fairytale for Agostini

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    Tempting a certain suave World Champion to make the move from MV Agusta should have been enough to help Yamaha dominate the top flight of racing. But there was still work to be done to make its 500cc Grand Prix machine seriously competitive. VJMC’s Steve Cooper explains… Following the triumphant first and third at the 1973…

  • The MV Agusta Superveloce Ago…

    The MV Agusta Superveloce Ago…

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    MV Agusta has paid tribute to racing legend Giacomo Agostini with a special limited edition Superveloce. The new MV Agusta Superveloce Ago will be built by hand, and in a fitting tribute to Agostini’s 311 Grand Prix wins, only 311 will be built. In addition to some gorgeous carbon fibre bodywork, the Ago gets top-level…

  • Giacomo Agostini: “Mike Hailwood was like Marc Márquez today”

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    In an interview on Italian TV, motorcycle racing legend Giacomo Agostini has been sharing his thoughts on the Isle of Man TT, Mike Hailwood and Marc Marquez. Speaking about the dangers of racing in his heyday, the 15-time World Champion said: “We ran because we had a lot of passion, a lot of desire to…

  • MotoGP: Agostini disagrees with Rossi – ‘Marquez is not aiming at riders legs’

    MotoGP: Agostini disagrees with Rossi – ‘Marquez is not aiming at riders legs’

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    In an interview with Italian news station Radio 24, Giacomo Agostini has spoken about what happened between Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez during the Argentinian GP – and he reckons that ‘Marquez is not aiming at riders legs’. The moment everyone is talking about from #ArgentinaGP 💢@marcmarquez93 and @ValeYellow46 CLASH! Relive the #TermasClash ➡️ https://t.co/uxrqBB0MdH…

  • Agostini: “I think Márquez will be able to match or exceed my record of titles”

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    Legendary racer Giacomo Agostini has revealed that he reckons Marc Márquez is capable of winning the MotoGP championship again and again, eventually knocking him off the title top spot. Agostini currently holds the record for the highest number of Grand Prix victories (123 in total) and the highest number of world titles (he’s won 15).…

  • AGV’s Agostini inspired replica lids unveiled!

    AGV’s Agostini inspired replica lids unveiled!

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    Retro lids are one of the fastest growing segments in the motorcycle helmet market, and most major manufacturers are getting in on the action. The Giacamo Agostini inspired X3000 AGO 1 and X3000 GLORIA are part of the new AGV Legends series, each designed to look like classic helmets from the golden era, but built with…

  • Ago, McGuinness, Mooneyes and more at Mallory Park

    Ago, McGuinness, Mooneyes and more at Mallory Park

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    Giacomo Agostini heads the list of sporting icons lined up to take part in this weekend’s Bike Bonanza at Mallory Park. The multi-times World Champion and Isle of Man TT hero will take to the Leicestershire circuit aboard an MV Agusta. And he will be joined by modern day heroes among them John McGuinness and…

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