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James Rispoli: Don’t Hold Back

Setbacks and major scenery changes characterize the career of James Rispoli, one...

The Greatest Show on Dirt!

What's the most fun you can have with your helmet on? Hooligan racing! Michael...

The Temptation

Our Poet of Packed Earth, Michael Lawless, reflects on taking big chances and...

Will the Rain Never Stop?

There are faces I won't see in the pits anymore. Some are gone forever. I don't think about the wreck that took them, but about the wreckage left behind. Would they want me to stop? Cory Texler, #65. [Jodi Johnson]Olive keeps hounding me. Daddy, you keep breaking bones. Why won't you stop? My ex coyly asks if she's still on my life insurance plan. I appreciate her humor. Death is easy, but being paralyzed or badly broken is not. All I know is, I walk taller after a race. Cali Kid, #49. [Jodi Johnson]Racing is always somewhere in my mind....

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The Coal Miner’s Son

Michael Lawless takes us somewhere we've never been on The Vintagent: into a...

Words with the King

Sometimes raw talent, discipline, dedication, and a measure of humility comes in...

What the Racer Fears

Michael Lawless is that obnoxious reporter when you just want to rest. But only...

‘SpeedisExpensive’: the Australian Shoot Road Trip

When Philip Vincent-Day discovered a trove of 1950s films from his grandfather...

The Bilbao TT: 1932

Few remember that Bilbao, Spain, had a TT of its own in 1932, with serious...

The Privateer Struggles

Davis Fisher is the sweet-faced tiger who's made it into the Top 10 in his...

Top 100 Most Expensive Motorcycles

Our Top 100 World's Most Expensive Motorcycles is the only accurate list of the...

2019 Velocette OC Summer Rally

Meandering through the summer wilds of far Northern California for a week, with...

Montlhéry Ghosts

Prosper Keating sends a letter describing this year's Cafe Racer Festival at the...

Blue Junior Flying Scooter Display Team

You've heard of motorcycle display teams, but the Japanese Air Force has a very...