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Running on Fumes

Noyes Reflects on Tomizawa and Lenz

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
The past two MotoGP rounds have been marred by the on-track fatalities of Shoya Tomizawa and Peter Lenz. The two young riders (Tomizawa 19, Lenz 13) have reminded racing fans of the lethal risk inherent in motorsport. Motorcycle USA’s own Frank Melling addressed the somber issue in his monthly Single Track Mind column. Veteran journalist and
Shoya Tomizawa claimed the first ever Moto2 victory in GP history.
Shoya Tomizawa, winner of the first-ever Moto2 race, perished from a racing incident at Misano.
SpeedTV.com contributor Dennis Noyes has also penned a personal and eloquent reflection on the most recent incidents. The father of American rider and current Moto2 competitor Kenny Noyes, the elder Noyes brings a first-hand perspective of Grand Prix racing’s ultimate price.

Read MotoGP: Noyes Notebook: Without a Poem
Post Tags: Shoya Tomizawa, Peter Lenz
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