Wayne Gardner

  • Gardner to Join Yamaha in WorldSBK from 2023

    Gardner to Join Yamaha in WorldSBK from 2023

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    Yamaha has announced that 2021 Moto2 World Champion Remy Gardner will contest the FIM Superbike World Championship with Yamaha from 2023, after an agreement was reached this week with the 24-year-old Australian. This comes in the same month as Gardner was axed by KTM who told the rider he ‘wasn’t professional enough’. Gardner has previously…

  • 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…

  • VIDEO: Here’s the trailer for WAYNE – the documentary about 500GP world champion Wayne Gardner. It looks TERRIFIC. Watch this.

    VIDEO: Here’s the trailer for WAYNE – the documentary about 500GP world champion Wayne Gardner. It looks TERRIFIC. Watch this.

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    Here’s the first trailer for the upcoming film, WAYNE – a documentary film about the 1987 500cc GP world champion Wayne Gardner. WAYNE is the near improbable true story of the ‘larrikin kid’ from Wollongong, Gardner. With girlfriend Donna Forbes never far from his side, Wayne’s remarkable journey takes him from a $5 dirt bike…

  • 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.

  • SILVERSTONE CLASSIC: Bike legends out in force at Silverstone

    SILVERSTONE CLASSIC: Bike legends out in force at Silverstone

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    Wayne Gardner, Phil Read MBE, Christian Sarron and Freddie Spencer will be on hand at this summer’s Silverstone Classic, which takes place across 20-22 July. The famous foursome will be sharing memories with fans during a series of meet and greets and will be wowing crowds on Saturday and Sunday with laps of the full…

  • How YOU could help a major movie being made about 500cc GP World Champion Wayne Gardner

    How YOU could help a major movie being made about 500cc GP World Champion Wayne Gardner

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    A documentary is being made about legendary 500cc GP World Champion Wayne Gardner – and the makers are hoping that some of YOU might have film gold in your collections. The new project (called: Wayne) is already underway. It will tell the life story of the Australian former world motorcycle champion, Gardner, and is being directed by…

  • Wayne Gardner arrested for alleged road rage incident at Motegi

    Wayne Gardner arrested for alleged road rage incident at Motegi

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      Former 500cc GP World Champion Wayne Gardner was arrested yesterday (Sunday) after an alleged road rage incident in Japan. The 57-year old who won the sport’s crown in 1987 and was at the event in support of his son Remy, who finished 19th in the Moto2 race, was reported as being involved in an…

  • World GP Bike Legends roar into the Silverstone Classic

    World GP Bike Legends roar into the Silverstone Classic

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    There are now less than two weeks until the star-studded World GP Bike Legends make their eagerly anticipated UK debut at the Silverstone Classic at the end of this month (July 29-31). The magical event features an unrivalled line-up of races featuring the full spectrum of four-wheeled motor sport history. Now the addition of two-wheeled…

  • 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.…

  • Six-time World Champion joins World GP Bike Legends

    Six-time World Champion joins World GP Bike Legends

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    1960s superstar Jim Redman to ride his final races with other ex-World Champions and their formidable 500cc GP machines in Germany on 10-12 June Having won the 250cc and 350cc World Championships in 1962 and 1963, and the 350cc title again in 1964 and 1965, London born Rhodesian ace Jim Redman MBE is a true…

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