Category: Sports Stories


Trackside Tuesday: The Face of a Champion

Max Biaggi claimed his sixth world title at Magny Cours on Sunday, which reminded me of meeting the Roman Emperor at Miller last year. It was quite an experience! Click here to read it on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Casey Stoner: Elbow Down a Great Success

We are pleased to announce that all available copies of Casey Stoner: Elbow Down have been shipped and the edition is now SOLD OUT. We regret that we were not able to supply a copy to everyone who requested one. Limiting the edition to 27 copies as a tribute to Casey Stoner meant that unfortunately, […]

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A Requiem for Better Days

We could write a long list of what those involved in the Valentino Rossi-Ducati partnership have lost. Money, reputation, time, all have been lost in large quantities and on behalf of some of the most important people in motorbike racing. Smaller losses of various kinds have been incurred by many more people whose livelihoods are […]

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Get a Custom Signature from Nicky Hayden on your next PHOTO.GP print!

A Unique Opportunity from PHOTO.GP PHOTO.GP has come to an agreement with factory Ducati rider Nicky Hayden to do a handful of custom signed images, each one personalized for our most dedicated fans. At Laguna Seca, Scott will meet with Nicky to present a small number of custom prints made from images in the PHOTO.GP […]

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PHOTO.GP Seminar at S.F. D-Store

Hello, friends! I’m pleased to announce that I will be leading an information-packed photography seminar for avid amateur photographers who want to create better motor sports images at the San Francisco Dainese store on Sunday, July 15th. I will be sharing as much of my motor sports photography experience as I can cram into three […]

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How Soon We Forget

All last season, and for the first three races of 2012, when I’ve walked past the Ducati garage and looked in at Rossi’s side, watching for an interesting moment to photograph, I’ve seen pretty much the same thing, immensely talented people looking immensely frustrated. I stand there for a moment and think, I’ve already taken […]

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CRT Heroes

This, race fans, is Danilo Petrucci, one of the brave souls trying his luck on the future of MotoGP hardware, in his case the doggedly underpowered Came IodaRacing Project machine. Not on a (relatively) zippy Aprilia ART, or a Honda-powered FTR, Petrucci qualifies on the same grid as Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo, and brings […]

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Jerez MotoGP Thursday

Here are a few iPhone photos from the area. Last night we went for a walk in downtown Jerez as the light was fading. It wasn’t as colorful to the naked eye as this photo, which went a bit overboard with the digital tricks, but the setting is quaint and charming. Out at the circuit […]

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Voices of MotoGP

When I entered the media center at Losail a few weeks ago, I happened to be thinking about how many people contribute to our enjoyment of MotoGP. From the journalists who write the background stories and race reports, to photographers who show us things we can’t see on video, to the large number of people […]

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Che Spettacolo, Redux?

Ladies and gentlemen, this may be Italy’s best chance to replace Valentino Rossi. Romano Fenati was at the heart of an amazing story in Qatar. The Italian Motorcycle Federation brought a last-minute effort to the Moto3 race with no sponsorship and a rider unknown to practically all but themselves. (Once the buzz started, I asked […]

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