Jim Redman

Six Times World Motorcycle Champion - The Autobiography - New Edition

Jim Redman Six Times World Motorcycle Champion - The Autobiography - New Edition
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From humble beginnings in 1930s London, to winning six world titles, Jim Redman MBE is one of GPs most extraordinary characters, and a true legend of motorcycle racing.

After migrating to South Africa, he started his racing career in the mid-fifties, and was awarded an MBE in 1964--a year that also saw him win three World Championships in a single day, a feat, to this day, matched only by Mike Hailwood.

Jim Redman is Redman’s own account of his life and racing career. The story spans decades, from his first races in the 30’s, to his career ending accident, and subsequent shift to business ventures.

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Jim Redman is one GP racing's true legends. From humble beginnings in Hampstead Heath, he emigrated to South Africa, where he began his racing career, going on win six World Championships. In 1964 he was awarded an MBE, but his racing career was cut short following a crash during the '66 Belgian GP. After a range of business ventures, including supporting his two sons' own sports careers, he once again took up racing, in the form of Classic Racing, in 2004.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 304 Pages
ISBN: 9781787110441
Illustrations: 125 b-w & color photos
Size: 6 in x 8.9 in / 152.4 mm x 226.06 mm
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