In the 2017 Season Preview issue of MCN Sport, we’ve devoted 60 pages to the 2017 MotoGP season, a year that promises the same explosive ingredients in a different order, plus Maverick Vinales on a factory Yamaha. We meet Dakar winner Sam Sunderland, AKA the hardest man in the world and talk to TT racer Dean Harrison about what it’s like to have phone boxes, walls and telegraph poles whizzing past you on the mountain course at 2000mph.
And of course we’ve got the lowdown on Guy Martin’s move to the Honda racing team to tackle his most serious attempt on the TT of his career.
#46 The world's fastest junkie
This year Valentino Rossi contests his 22nd season of Grand Prix racing. what keeps him going - pure addiction or something else?
"It was really horrible. Really horrible."
On January 14, Sam Sunderland became the first British rider to win the Dakar Rally. Sounds easy? It wasn't. He's been trying for seven years, training like a maniac, and endured two horrific crashes on the way.
"Er, I think I've done a 132..."
Despite being uncertain how fast he is (yes, he has done a 132mph TT lap), Guy Martin seems hyped to be on the new Fireblade. But can he beat his team-mate?