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How the world's fastest road racer is helping Britain's motorcycling future

Britain has dominated motorcycle racing for three decades, but its representation at the top table is in decline. Looking to provide fresh energy and opportunity in the junior ranks, the world's fastest road racer Peter Hickman may have found a solution

Wherever you look these days, industries that are the backbone of Britain are being hammered by the seemingly relentless COVID-19 pandemic and the ineptitude of Brexit: fishermen have been hit particularly hard since 1 January, while the country's thriving touring music scene looks next to lose out, among a slew of others as the long-forecasted reality sets in.

That's especially tragic when you consider how the music industry was shaped was in no small part down to great British bands making it big across the globe and inspiring generations of musicians to go on to pursue the same stratospheric levels of stardom as the likes of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath did in the 1960s and 1970s.

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