d'antin

leaning in …

Norifumi Abe (Antena 3 d'Antin-Yamaha YZR500) leading Kenny Roberts Jr. (Telefonica Movistar Suzuki GSV-R), Daijiro Kato (Fortuna Gresini-Honda NSR500) & Sete Gibernau (Telefonica Movistar Suzuki GSV-R) at Donington Park during the 2002 British MotoGP Grand Prix

on the throttle …

Norifumi Abe (Antena 3 d'Antin-Yamaha YZR500) battling it out with Mick Doohan (Repsol HRC-Honda NSR500) at Suzuka during the 1999 Japanese 500cc Grand Prix

Abe fought Doohan in the beginning of the race for 2nd place, eventually Doohan would build up quite a gap on Abe, but in his turn was unable to counter Kenny Roberts Jr. who won the wet race on his Suzuki
this was also Doohan’s last race, the following weekend at Jerez Doohan crashed hard & decided to retire from Grand Prix racing

setting it up …

Norifumi Abe (Antena 3 d'Antin-Yamaha YZR500) leading Daijiro Kato (Fortuna Gresini-Honda NSR500), Sete Gibernau (Telefonica Movistar Suzuki GSV-R), Jeremy McWilliams (Proton KR3), John Hopkins (Red Bull WCM-Yamaha YZR500) & Alex Barros (Gauloises YRT-Yamaha YZR-M1), 2002 British MotoGP Grand Prix, Donington Park