Stealing Speed: The Biggest Spy Scandal in Motorsport History

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Haynes Publishing UK, Oct 1, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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This is the compelling story of how one of Japan's biggest motorcycle manufacturers stole a Nazi rocket scientist's engine secrets from behind the Iron Curtain to conquer the world.

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Stealing Speed

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I purchased this book for my husband who is an avid motorcyclist as is the author Mat Oxely. My husband was quite enthused when he received it. He has not yet read the entire book but more importantly ... Read full review

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Ive read many books on bike/ car racing but this is the BEST ever well written and even if you have no interest in the sport you will not be able to put it down BRILLIANT.

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About the author (2010)

Mat Oxley is an Isle of Man TT winner and lap record holder. He has been writing about motorcycle racing for magazines and newspapers since the late 1980s, and his books include acclaimed biographies of Valentino Rossi and Mick Doohan, plus the Cold War motorsport spy story Stealing Speed. His contribution to the Official MotoGP Season Review is a typically insightful summary of the season as a whole.

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