Ten years of sensational MotoGP racing from the last years
of 500cc two-strokes through the 990cc four-strokes to the 800cc years and the
emergence of Ducati and Casey Stoner as a force to be reckoned with.
There are so
many great moments included on these official reviews that it is heard to pick
any out from the rest but here are a few little samples: Valentino Rossi’s
amazing back-to-back wins on Honda and Yamaha bikes in ’03 and ’04, the
incredible, nail-biting finale to the 2006 season which saw Nicky Hayden and
Rossi in a battle for the title at Valencia, and Ducati breaking the 30 year
drought of European manufacturers winning the premier class title.
also saw some notable rivalries – all with the almost invincible Rossi at their
There was Biaggi vs Rossi, Gibernau vs Rossi, Stoner vs Rossi and
finally Lorenzo vs Rossi – whether they were genuine or whether the media
whipped them up to sell papers it makes watching the seasons back even more
exciting and thrilling. A brilliant and necessary part of any collection.