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Grand Prix Motorcycle history book released

Grand Prix Motorcycle history book released

A book covering the official technical history of the machinery used in the premier class of the MotoGP World Championship, entitled ‘The Grand Prix Motorcycle’, is now available for purchase.

A new book entitled ‘The Grand Prix Motorcycle - The Official Technical History’, written by Kevin Cameron and with a foreword by MotoGP Legend Kenny Roberts Sr., is now on sale.

The publication is an authoritative technical analysis of Grand Prix bikes, looking at the motorcycles used right from the beginning of the FIM MotoGP World Championship in 1949 to the end of the 2008 season.

Written by one of the foremost experts on the subject, the text is packed with factual detail, insightful perspective and thought-provoking judgement, all supported by illustrations of each of the World Champion motorcycles from 60 years of the premier class.

Features also include:
- Technical developments in each of the 60 seasons described in detail.
- Coverage of 14 major eras, each with a special body-off illustration of the landmark motorcycle design of the period.
- Full data on each of the 60 champion bikes, covering title-winning marques AJS, Ducati, Gilera, Honda, Manx Norton, MV Agusta, Suzuki and Yamaha.

The new title is a latest release from Haynes Publishing and forms part of an extensive range of officially licensed MotoGP books. For more details visit

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