British fans who have had little to cheer about since the end of Sheene
's career, which made him a household name, still flock in their tens of thousands to the British GP every year and Crutchlow knows what it would mean for them to see a home rider take the race win.
Ewan - on a vintage Manx Norton motorcycle - looked like a sidekick of Marlon Brando's in the famous biker film Wild One when he led racers on to the grid for the Barry Sheene
THE 'Icon Sheene
', one of the fastest and most expensive road motorcycles in the world, will be part of the Gulf Bike Week 2011.
', one of the fastest and most expensive road motorcycles in the world, will be showcased at the upcoming 'Gulf Bike Expo' in Dubai as a tribute to legendary motorcycle racer Barry Sheene
In fact, his unconventional title bid preparation involved a two-week booze and drug bender with his pal, world motorcycling champ Barry Sheene
Smith, 19, was runner up in the FIM 125cc World Championship on his Aspar Aprilia to team-mate Julian Simon but is favourite to take the crown next season and be the first Briton since the late Barry Sheene
to claim a world title.
Reece, 48, ran a company in Newton Abbot, Devon, selling Ferraris to celebs like F1 legend Murray Walker, biker Barry Sheene
and rocker Chris Rea.
The Barry Sheene
Memorial Trophy races turned out to be a real battle of former champions versus modern-day racers; a true clash of the generations.
Army Captain Ben Sheene
spoke in court for Wood, who in the process of leaving the services because of health problems.
Q IN the late-1970s I won a pair of Barry Sheene
's racing gloves and five autographed photos on The Multi-Coloured Swap Shop.
WHEN Barry Sheene
retired from world championship racing he took his famous helmet design to Arai Helmet and developed a special bond with the company.
Publisher HarperCollins has decided to bring forward the publication of the biography of Barry Sheene
following his unfortunate death.