Expressway to hell

Expressway to hell editor Simon Strang samples Ducati's MotoGP two-seater, taking a ride around Jerez with former MotoGP racer turned television commentator Randy Mamola

The panic, an unavoidable side effect of excess adrenaline, has already set in. The mind is in momentary shut down and it feels as though a giant iron claw has clenched my ribcage with enough pressure to prevent my diaphragm from activating the lungs.

The messages my eyes are sending my brain have triggered a reflex response and the core muscles have tensed so that for perhaps as little as 0.7 seconds, my body is not mine to control.

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