James Toseland: The Autobiography

James Toseland: The Autobiography

by Ted Macauley (Author), James Toseland (Author)

Synopsis

At 23, James Toseland was the youngest ever winner of the World Superbike Championship and with more racing experience than riders twice his age, has overtaken previous champions Carl Fogarty and Neil Hodgson to become the next biking superstar. Toseland's success has been driven by a lifetime of tragedy. Using racing as a release, he became a fearless daredevil and had moved his way up through the ranks of British Supersport by the time he was sixteen. But, there was even more turmoil to come - a career of dramatic crashes and a collision in Monza, Italy which left James seriously injured and his Honda team-mate dead. This is a story of genius, tragedy and an overwhelming will to succeed.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 268
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Virgin Books
Published: 06 Oct 2005

ISBN 10: 1852272392
ISBN 13: 9781852272395

Author Bio
Ted Macauley was the Daily Mirror's Sports Feature Writer for 35 years specialising in Formula One and Grand Prix Motorbike Racing. He was Mike Hailwood's manager and has written Bobby Charlton's international Football Books and, more recently Grand Prix Men by Andre Deutsch.