Jorge Lorenzo, Valentino Rossi, Marc Márquez, and the rest of the superstars of the MotoGP World Championship are put under the microscope in this NFL-style scouting guide. Inside the SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, the styles, strengths, and weaknesses of the world's most gifted and dedicated Grand Prix racers are broken down in excruciating detail. More
Jorge Lorenzo, Valentino Rossi, Marc Márquez, and the rest of the superstars of the MotoGP World Championship are put under the microscope in this NFL-style scouting guide. Inside the SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, the styles, strengths, and weaknesses of the world's most gifted and dedicated Grand Prix racers are broken down in excruciating detail.
Every ranking and scouting report is based upon information gleaned via exhaustive interviews with a number of foremost MotoGP experts and insiders, including multiple world champions, team managers, and journalists.
SGMGP16 features in-depth analysis of the technique, talent, and tendencies of the sport's titans and would-be kings. Areas of advantage are celebrated and vulnerabilities are exposed.
SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016 includes:
• The SGMGP16 Top 25 and the associated scouting profiles of the riders who made the cut. The technical proficiency, physical traits, and mental characteristics of Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Márquez, Valentino Rossi, Maverick Viñales, Andrea Iannone, Álex Rins, and the rest of the planet's leading Grand Prix heroes are dissected • A special scouting profile of two-time MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner • The 15 skills and traits most likely to determine the outcome in today's hyper-competitive landscape. Which rider is the best off the stripe? Who is the corner-speed king? Who is the most precise? Who has the best racecraft? Who is the best at setting up a bike? • A discussion of a chaotic all-change 2016 season, including consideration of the potential impact of the Michelin spec tires, the standard ECU, the '16 racebikes, and the looming 2017 rider market
Praise for SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTORCYCLE RACING vol. 1 -- SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016:
"Consider this some of the best bench racing ammo you’ll ever find." – Jason Weigandt, Racer X
"It’s not often that I read something in motorcycle racing that I can say is truly unique. That is undoubtedly the case with this new SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016. Author Chris Martin has broken new ground by bringing this type of in-depth rider analysis to supercross racing." – Larry Lawrence, Cycle News Contributing Editor and one of the leading motorcycle racing historians in America
"A really good job by Chris Martin. The book is informative and timely. Every supercross fan should have one at their fingertips." – Paul Carruthers, MotoAmerica Communications Manager and formerly the Editor-in-Chief at Cycle News for more than 20 years
Chris Martin is the Motorcycle Racing Editor for SPEED.com and the author of Shaping the World from the Shadows: The (Open) Secret History of Delta Force, Post-9/11 and Beyond Neptune Spear: The (Open) Secret History of SEAL Team Six, Post-9/11.