Assen Centennial revisited – Following Freddie Spencer

The tricky conditions favour bikes like my old Seeley G50, which is much easier to ride in the wet than GP two-strokes, as you can see as we follow Freddie out of the Assen paddock and on to the streaming track.

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Sadly, just as it was getting interesting the battery died on my recorder. Probably just as well I guess, by the end of that lap Freddie was disappearing into the distance! Legends live on.

Malc Wheeler

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