How IRTA’s Mike Trimby Made MotoGP A Show, In November

How IRTA’s Mike Trimby Made MotoGP A Show, In November

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Featured In the November 2020 issue of Roadracing World: 

        Former racer Mike Trimby has worked in the MotoGP paddock since the early 1980s and is largely responsible for the four cornerstones of the spectacle that we all know and love: Improving circuit safety, putting the races on TV, organizing the teams, and making sure everyone gets paid. 

       Trimby started out as a revolutionary—going after the cigar-chomping, blazer-wearing members of the racing establishment who treated the riders like performing animals. The first battles he fought were for better safety, better paddock conditions, and better money.

—MotoGP Analysis: Mike Trimby: The Man Who Made MotoGP A Show, By Mat Oxley

When you sit down to watch a MotoGP race you need to thank one man more than anyone else for the show. MotoGP Editor Mat Oxley profiles that man, IRTA Chief Executive Officer Mike Trimby, in the November issue of Roadracing World. Read the fascinating story of a racer who spent a career battling not his fellow racers, but on behalf of racers everywhere.

 

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