Hand­bags at dawn!

A his­tory of racing’s big­gest rider spats

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Sport - By Michael Guy SPORTS EDITOR

In a heated war of words played out in front of live TV cam­eras at Assen last month, Jonathan Rea and Chaz Davies re­vealed their dis­like for each other – and the bat­tle is still rag­ing. Their ar­gu­ment fol­lowed a Su­per­pole in­ci­dent where Rea got in the way of Davies, who was on a fast lap. Whether or not it was a de­lib­er­ate strat­egy by Rea, it makes this week­end’s two WSB races at Imola a mouth-wa­ter­ing propo­si­tion for race fans.

It also got us think­ing about the great­est racing spats over the years. There are so many to choose from, but here are a few of our favourites...

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