Home to one of the world's biggest motorcycle races, the Suzuka Circuit is the first full-scale international racing course in Japan. Racers Katsuyuki Nakasuga, Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark share what it's like to pilot a motorcycle around the famous 6km course and how they master the intricate corners to gain a competitive edge.
Ever wonder what goes through a rider's mind while competing in one of the biggest endurance races in the world? We spoke to Katsuyuki Nakasuga, Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark, members of the 2018 Suzuka Yamaha Factory Racing R1, to learn how they pilot their motorbike around the legendary Suzuka Circuit. From navigating the Dunlop Curve to smooth transitions and tight cornering in the Hairpin, these racers describe what it’s like to experience every bend of the race track during the Suzuka 8 Hour race before bringing their tyres over the finish line. Enjoy the ride!
In this episode of Gripping Stories, we’ll dive into the story of Emiliano Malagoli, and how his motorcycle accident changed the course of his life forever and for the better. Learn how his organisation Di.Di., helps disabled motorists enjoy the thrill of racing and educates children about road and tyre safety.
On a bike, you don’t just go from A to B. You float from story to story. There are gems to be found in every mile. Every bend. Every smile. With Gripping Stories, we aim to capture these moments and share them with the world.