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The World's Most Dangerous Motorcycle Road Race-Macau GP

1 month ago   |   By Motorcyclist

Lee Johnston hurtles a short distance from the dreaded Armco barriers, with the city in the background. Macau, China. Luxurious hotels, casinos, and nightclubs merge with gray buildings, European remains, and Taoist temples, in a city full of ideogram signs, and unmistakable smells and sounds. Between all this, a tiny strip of tarmac stretches for 3.7 miles, surrounded by walls and black-and-yellow barriers, creating one of the most fascinating and dangerous circuits in the world.
John McGuinness between the walls and the barriers at the Melco Hairpin. “Macau is like a labyrinth, a real...
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