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Motorcycle Track Racing - Late Braking

I've been competing in my local club racing for about a year now, I'm struggling to get to grips (excuse the pun) with late braking. Currently I'm braking very early, getting all the braking done in ...
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What are the motocross championship with worldwide echo?

This question about MXGP find difficult way of reply. So I ask what are the motocross championship that has race and pilots in different continents? MXGP championship 2016 has races and riders from: ...
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Is MXGP the most important circuit for motocross?

Is MXGP the most important circuit for motocross in the world? I do not know any other races in this typology
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Why are curbs used in motorsport?

In many motor sports, there are often curbs placed along the parts of the track where the driving line runs close to the edge of the track. This allows the driver to drift off the track slightly when ...
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How can F1 teams be competitive if they produce engines for each other?

There are several aspects I don't understand about teams who build engines for their competitors. Take for example Mercedes AMG who build engines for other teams like Sahara Force India, Williams ...
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Becoming a pro cyclist late

I've been racing for two seasons now - road, cyclocross and some mtb. I've had some wins and this is how I'd like to make a living, specifically road racing or cyclocross. But I just turned 22 and ...
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How does drifting work?

I have seen drifting in many movies, and, in fact, one of the fast and furious movies was dedicated specifically to drifting (Tokyo drift) How exactly does drifting work? What does the driver ...