Handbags at dawn!
A history of racing’s biggest rider spats
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...