Wayne Gardner was one of the most charismatic riders of the Motorcycle World Championship. An authentic personality of the world of two wheels recognized as MotoGP Legend. In his palmares highlights a world title of 500cc, achieved in 1987, which marked a before and after in the history books: was the first Australian to be crowned champion of the premier class, opening a path followed by Mick Doohan and Casey Stoner.
Beyond that championship, Wayne Gardner is remembered for memorable performances. He won 18 Grands Prix and, among them, highlights the 1990 triumph at Phillip Island, beating Mick Doohan, Eddie Lawson and Kevin Schwantz with the fairing of his Honda NSR500 loose. However, by winning the previous year, in the first edition of the Australian Grand Prix, he confirmed his status as a legend in his home country. Two moments of glory that reflects this film, essential for lovers of 500 cc.
The film, which will hit theaters in Australia on September 6, covers the entire career of Wayne: from his beginnings in the dirt track with a $5 motorcycle to the achievement of his successes in the Motorcycle World Championship.
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This documentary directed by Jeremy Sims also delves into the most personal aspect of the Wollongong rider, reflecting the importance of his partner, Donna Forbes, in fulfilling his objectives. And, of course, it has the testimony of its great rivals: Schwantz, Rainey, Doohan … Do not miss the trailer and enjoy these images without traction control and with the smell of 2-stroke oil: