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Joey Dunlop. Record 26 race wins at the Isle of Man TT, including three hat-tricks. Winnner of the 2000 Formula One race at 48 years of age. 24 victories at the Ulster Grand Prix, 13 victories at the North West 200. Five consecutive TT Formula One world titles. Awarded the MBE in 1986 for services to the sport, awarded the OBE in 1996 for his humanitarian work for children in Romanian orphanages. Died in Estonia in 2000 while leading a 125cc race (already having won the 750cc and 600cc…

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Real skinheads are not racist!! It originated with the reggae (of the Jamaican immigrants) fusion with mod (working class kids) in 60s uk. Many early skins were Jamaican, and many skins world wide are of every race and culture under the sun.

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Driving off into the #sunset #f1

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Burt Munroe (with his famous World's Fastest Indian). What an amazing guy Bert was..... and a brilliant motorcycle! #BurtMunroe #FastestIndian

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from Mail Online

Nelson Mandela dead: A symbol of resistance

RIP Nelson Mandela, pictured at his South African home in 2010, 'triumphed as a symbol of national reconciliation between South Africa's races'

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 18 June 2010

Bugatti Veyron Diamond Word's Most Expensive Car: on sale for £ 2 million – 2x as much as the real thing. Liverpool-based designer Stuart Hughes took two months to create the intricate 1:18 scale model in partnership with Swiss luxury model car maker Robert Gulpen. Weighing in at 7kg, it has been created with platinum, solid 24ct gold, and a 7.2ct single cut flawless diamond on its front grill. The 10 inch car also boats functional steering and a highly detailed engine. Limited edition of…

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*The world's highest ranked thoroughbred racehorse Frankel, in his new box at Juddmonte Farms Banstead Manor Stud.

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from Mail Online

Brian Moore and Dickie Davies - recession-beating brilliance when ITV sport gave you more than just mints and German cars

Dickie Davies and world of sport. 1970s wrestling ...

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from Telegraph.co.uk

World's most expensive Ferraris: in pictures

why are old cars so much more beautiful than new ones?

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The last British world champion and the only motorcycle racer to have achieved the status and fame of a rock star, Barry Sheene was the flamboyant two-wheeled idol of the 1970s.

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