The Racer's Edge: Memories of an Isle of Man TT Legend

The Racer's Edge: Memories of an Isle of Man TT Legend

By: Mathew Richardson (author), David Molyneux (author)Hardback

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Dave Molyneux is one of the most prolific and determined sidecar racers in British history. His racing career has spanned an incredible thirty-one years. He has dominated the sidecar class at the Isle of Man TT, the most demanding road races in the world, with an exceptional tally of 14 wins, making him the most successful sidecar competitor in the history of the event. He has competed in British and European championships, Grands Prix and other races. This book tells, in his own words, his remarkable story. It describes his victories and defeats, the accidents and the other setbacks he has overcome, and reveals what makes him such an accomplished engineer as well as a racer. Dave Molyneux is the most successful sidecar racer in the history of the TT with 14 wins. He holds the race record for the Sidecar TT at 58 minutes and 59.28 seconds, an average race speed of 115.132 mph over 3 laps, achieved in 2009. As well as dominating the event as a competitor, he has established an exceptional reputation as a sidecar designer and constructor - and as a sometimes outspoken commentator on the sport.Every rider knows that each race might be his or her last. Riders push themselves up to and beyond their limits in their bid to become King of the Mountain". - A new TT documentary release in the cinema takes us 'Closer to the Edge of these world-famous race's' - TT3D"

About Author

Dave Molyneux is one of the most prolific and determined sidecar racers in British history. His racing career has spanned an incredible thirty-one years. Matthew Richardson is Curator of Social History at Manx National Heritage. He has put together four highly acclaimed TT exhibitions in recent years, and has previously worked in this area with Dave Molyneux. In addition to his writing on the Isle of Man, he has published many books and articles on military history.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845631420
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781845631420
  • ISBN10: 1845631420

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