Randy Mamola and the art of the save

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randy-mamola.jpgIn 1985, Grand Prix racing was strictly dominated by Japanese 2-strokes, Ducati had one foot in the grave, and traction control was the subtle adjustment of a racer’s wrist. Randy Mamola, the most successful racer to never win a championship, was caught on film while racing for Rothman’s Honda in Misano on the infamous NSR500. Luckily, we get to watch him pulling off one of the best highside saves ever witnessed.

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  • http://setthemfree.tumblr.com Sasha Pave

    Un-freakin’ real! Back when GP bikes were temperamental.