Soup’s “This Week’s Greatest Photo Ever Taken…” for October 29, 2018: A Serious Case of Track Ass


Gene Romero's underwear after a high speed fall and slide on his buttocks.
Gene Romero’s underwear after a high speed fall and slide on his buttocks. Jerry Lawrence

Frenchman Johnny Zarco doing an unexpected “ass pack” on Marc Marquez yesterday at the Island, and Zarco’s sore butt afterward remind us of the time that National Champion and Daytona winner Gene Romero took a high speed crash mostly on his posterior, and the resulting photo.  Others have suffered this fate, including WSBK champion Ben Spies–and have the scars to prove it.

Cue the Josh Hayes/Brian J Nelson “bloody-ass cross-country van ride” story ….


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