MOTOCOURSE 2020-2021 celebrates its 45th year of publication - and despite the World
pandemic throwing the sport into chaos, what a year it was for motorcycle racing!
In a thrilling MotoGP season, Marc Marquez and Honda were expected to be the dominant
force once more, but an accident in the opening round saw him side-lined for much of the season
and left him with but a slim chance of retaining his MotoGP crown. Other riders stepped up in his
absence and shared out victories. Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso, and Yamaha's trio of Maverick
Vinales, Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli all took to the top step of the podium. The
emergence of KTM as a race winning machine saw both Brad Binder and Miguel Oliveira join
the list of first time winners, in a close fought battle for supremecy throughout the whole of the
Once again, Valentino Rossi defied the years to remain at the sharp end of the grid, whilst the
Suzuki pair of Alex Rins and Joan Mir both looked equally capable of adding to the list of
winners in an enthralling contest for the title.
Editor Michael Scott provides a no-holds-barred assessment of all the aspects of a
compelling season's action.
MOTOCOURSE alone has full coverage of the support classes, Moto2 and Moto3,
where Italian riders Luca Marini, Estea Bastinanini, Marco Bezzecchi were contenders to
clinch the Moto2 crown, whilst Albert Arenas, Ai Ogura and John McPhee hotly disputed the
In World Superbikes, Kawasaki's dominance was challenged by Ducati's Scott Redding,
with Jonathan Rea looking to retain his championship title for the sixth successive year, ahead
of the chasing pack including Alavaro Bautista, Chaz Davies and Yamaha's Michael van der
No book covers the motorcycle racing world in as much detail as MOTOCOURSE, which, in
addition to the two major world series covers The World Supersport Championship, The
British Superbike Championship and the AMA USA Superbike series.
Incredible value for money, with 304 large-format pages, bursting with over 450 stunning colour
photographs from the world's finest photographers, MOTOCOURSE covers it all. No wonder
MOTOCOURSE is regarded worldwide as the 'The Bible of Motorcycle Racing'