The 2004 MotoGP season has been one of the most hotly contested motorcycle championships ever, with Valentino Rossi's Yamaha facing intense competition from Honda-mounted rivals like Sete Gibernau and Max Biaggi. Armed with Julian Ryder's best-selling 2004 guide, fans watching the season's thrilling shoot-outs on TV and trackside have had the insdier knowledge on every MotoGP circuit, bike, rider, team and race statistic. And the 2005 season preview will contain even more information.
Table of Contents
Riders: photograph, date of birth, number of wins, poles and fastest laps plus a career review.; Bikes: photos, spec panel, track record, tyres and a briefing on the bike's history/potential.; Teams: who's who behind the scenes.; Events: circuit map, track description, previous winners.; Regulations: timetable of a GP day, wet-weather regulations, flag rules, technical rules.; Stats: past champions, wins by country, personal records, riders' birthdays.
The guide will be written by Julian Ryder, MotoGP TV commentator for British Eurosport and author of several well-received Haynes books including MotoGP Season Review 2004, Carl Fogarty: The complete racer and World Superbikes: The first 15 years. He lives near Crewe, Cheshire.