WSBK » Ex-racer Laconi relishing new challenges

Former racer Regis Laconi reflects on life after World Superbikes two years on from the injury that forced him to retire.

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mono - Unregistered

December 24, 2011 3:06 AM

Always a class act. Who can forget him cradling a fallen Bayliss during race 1 at Imola back in 2001? It was Troy's mistake that led to Regis crashing out but instead of throwing a tantrum or prancing around in disgust, he immediately went to check on the condition of the fallen Bayliss.


December 24, 2011 10:46 AM

Road cycling is very tough but it does actually imrpove physical fitness a lot. That said, it's not safer (if not more dangerous) than racing motorbikes. Especially racing downhill over what - 80-90-100 ? kph- with only lycra, half gloves and a polystyrene helmet. But the joy is undebatable, and he has found something in it to fill the void, and since no one can tell us what we can do with our life or not...

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