Jeremy Burgess wearing a headset and team colours at a race in the pits

Decoding the Racing World with Jeremy Burgess

Embark on a riveting journey into Jeremy Burgess’s extraordinary life, a motorcycle racing maverick. We unveil the captivating chapters of his illustrious career. Join us for an exhilarating exploration, tracing Jeremy’s trajectory from humble beginnings in Adelaide at age eight to global motorsports prominence.

Jeremy Burgess’ Legendary Collab

Dive into the adrenaline-charged world of 70s Australian motorcycle racing, where Jeremy’s story begins. We recount his journey from a local enthusiast to an international icon. Be immersed in compelling anecdotes of his collaboration with the legendary Randy Mimola. Additionally, explore his pivotal roles with powerhouse teams like Suzuki and Honda.

The influence of Wayne Gardner

Experience the meticulous world of organization through Jeremy’s eyes, exploring the profound influence of Wayne Gardner and the resurgence of motorcycle racing in Australia. As we race towards the finish line, delve into the enthralling universe of champion motorcycle racers, savoring their triumphant celebrations and relishing exclusive insights from Jeremy himself.

Indulge in the joyous reminiscence of victory as Jeremy shares stories with Leigh and Jamie like the development of the thumb break for Valentino Rossi, the sponsorship by an Italian beer company, and the vibrant post-race revelries. Additionally, anticipate the inside scoop on Rossi’s daring transition from Honda to Yamaha and his subsequent move to Ducati.

Buckle up and throttle up for this extraordinary journey through the life of a motorsport legend. Join us as we navigate through the twists and turns of Jeremy’s compelling stories – a ride you won’t want to miss!

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Jeremy Burgess, born on 16 April 1953 in Adelaide Hills, South Australia, is a renowned Australian motorcycle racing chief mechanic. He has worked with three world champions: Wayne Gardner, Mick Doohan, and Valentino Rossi. He was also a mechanic for Freddie Spencer’s team during Spencer’s 1985 500cc World title win.

Burgess has prepared winning machines ranging from Randy Mamola’s Suzukis to the Hondas of Ron Haslam, Freddie Spencer, Wayne Gardner, Mick Doohan, and Valentino Rossi, and Rossi’s Yamaha. Since July 1980, these riders, under his guidance, have won 157 GP/MotoGP races (as of 2 November 2009) and a total of fourteen World Championships. Furthermore, the motorcycles prepared by Burgess or under his supervision as crew chief have achieved over 280 podium finishes.

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