Drag Racing: Dean Shaw silenced? Part 4 (Final)

May 26th, 2015

It is my view that Dean Shaw is misunderstood. He has an uncanny propensity to stir a massive pot of trouble, thanks to myriad rather reckless remarks or comments that he has made over time.  But he is an accomplished racer who has has

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Drag Racing: Dean Shaw silenced? Part 3

May 26th, 2015

Thanks to Apple’s device which is smarter than I am, I had the opportunity to capture both the visual and audio components of the historic encounter which unfolded on NDRC’s chosen surface to settle speed-disputes, the concrete at Vernamfield. The significance of the bout was

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Drag Racing: Dean Shaw silenced? Part 2

May 24th, 2015

For unfathomable reasons I was at the ‘entrance-end’ of the track, close to the main road. A few minutes earlier, when I was at the announcer’s tent, I overheard someone being informed that Adrian said it would take him some time to get ready.

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Drag Racing: Dean Shaw silenced? Part 1

May 23rd, 2015

BadBreed Racecraft was offered a chance to assimilate. But, they were young, independent- minded, insolent and extremely stubborn. I can recall standing and hearing remarks being made to the effect that all they had to do was “check mi” and their irascible donkey would

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MotoGP: Lorenzo brutal, but Marquez…

May 20th, 2015

France is revered by motorsports fans worldwide simply because it retains the home address, for arguably the greatest spectacle on planet Earth – the 24 hours of Le Mans! Legends are born at that famous race, careers are launched, reputations built and hopeful seeds

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Drag Racing: Concrete will buckle this Sunday!

May 14th, 2015

There was a time when life was rather simple and straightforward. Words did not require a university-based education to decipher their correct meaning. But, technology and the creatures it creates, have conspired and a new, advanced language has arrived. And if you are

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