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1985 500cc British Grand Prix, Farleigh Castle

Low quality video of Thorpe's amazing ride from last to first in 4 laps at the British 500cc GP at Farleigh Castle, 1985. Still to this day the most amazing piece of riding I have ever seen.

I saw David crash in the first turn and thought to myself that his championship was in trouble. I was in about 14th place when he passed me halfway round the first lap. I couldn't believe it!

There is an even better quality video here:

(Cut & paste the link into your browser. It's a full 40 minutes long so it will take a while to load).

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