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John McGuinness: TT Legend

Stephen Davison

Publisher: Blackstaff Press

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‘‘I’m forty now, stronger than ever, and I’m still winning races. Joey had won fourteen by the time he was my age, but age is just a number as he proved when he won three TTs when he was forty-eight. I’ve still got my health and the desire to win – it’s not over yet.’ John McGuinness
 

 
 
In this unmissable new book, legendary Isle of Man TT rider John McGuinness tells his own story in his own words for the first time. Featuring over 150 of Stephen Davison’s stunning photographs, the book charts every part of McGuinnness’s TT career, from his first trips to the Island as a teenager when he stowed away on the ferry from Heysham on his BMX bike, to the heady days when he stood alongside his childhood hero Joey Dunlop on the podium, his subsequent wins and lap records, and his involvement in the Honda TT Legends team. John McGuinness: Isle of Man TT Legend is a unique opportunity to share in the highs and lows of McGuinness’s record-breaking career, to discover the behind-the-scenes story of the much-loved Morecambe missile and to experience the magic of real road racing in the company of one of the world’s most exciting motorbike riders.
 

 
 
If you enjoyed this book, you might also enjoy Stephen Davison’s Beautiful Danger: 101 Great Road Racing Photographs, Between the Hedges: A Celebration of Road Racing from the 1960s to the Present, Flying Finn: A Tribute to Irish motorbike legend Martin Finnegan and Road Racers: Get under the skin of the world’s best motorbike riders.

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