XR1200 Owners Group banner
1701 - 1720 of 1760 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
367 Posts
Videos Just Because - F1 driver Schumacher on a ride along ? On the back of a Moto GP bike ? !


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLLvzguIBss

I cut and pasted the above link twice , still can't click to play ??
just cut and paste yourself in your browser window ......


this was in 2006 , about 15 years after Mamola stopped racing GP


he sure seems right at home still


I loved him :rolleyes: , a terrific competitor , often not on the best equipment


never won a 500 GP championship ( that surprised me ! ), but finished 2nd 4 times



meanwhile re. Schumacher -


The racer has not made a public appearance in more than seven years, after he had to make an abrupt retirement from Formula One seven years ago, following a severe brain injury he sustained on a skiing trip to the Swiss alps. The seven-time world champion has not appeared in public since.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
861 Posts
Re: Videos Just Because - F1 driver Schumacher on a ride along ? On the back of a Moto GP bike ? !


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLLvzguIBss

I cut and pasted the above link twice , still can't click to play ??
just cut and paste yourself in your browser window ......


this was in 2006 , about 15 years after Mamola stopped racing GP


he sure seems right at home still


I loved him :rolleyes: , a terrific competitor , often not on the best equipment


never won a 500 GP championship ( that surprised me ! ), but finished 2nd 4 times



meanwhile re. Schumacher -


The racer has not made a public appearance in more than seven years, after he had to make an abrupt retirement from Formula One seven years ago, following a severe brain injury he sustained on a skiing trip to the Swiss alps. The seven-time world champion has not appeared in public since.

 

·
Administrator
Joined
·
8,483 Posts
Just glancing at a couple of videos on you tube, and came across this one... really nothing special about it...until...about the 39 second part of the video
There is a picture of one of our members and his XR1200 in the background
Springer, Rest in Peace brother!!

Regards
Roy

 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,351 Posts
First motorcycle is an XR1200? Must be nice. :rolleyes:
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,351 Posts
Racing my 85 GPz550 at Thunderhill Raceway in 2013, and it threw a rod. The rest is history. Pulled way off course in turn 2 just to be nice, but the workers at Turn 1 couldn’t get there in time. Camera melted, but the memory card obviously survived.


Before:

247918




During:

247919



After:

247920


Yes, there is a first place trophy on the melted seat, because I had won the Vintage Race just before this one. When things don’t sound right, pull off track instead of trying to nurse it back to the pits.
 
1701 - 1720 of 1760 Posts
Top