Raw Speed

Raw Speed My Autobiography

Hardback (19 Sep 2019)

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Synopsis

Following in his late father's footsteps, Tai Woffinden made his name as Britain's most successful speedway rider ever. Known for his speed on the tracks and his quirky tattoos, he is a popular figure within the sport and beyond it. With a vast array of titles to his name, including youngest ever Grand Prix World Champion, achieved at the age of twenty-three, Tai has come a long way from his Scunthorpe roots. His love affair with speedway began when his family emigrated to Australia while he was a child, where he became a local champion while still at school. He has not been without his share of struggles, however. In 2010, he lost his father, the popular speedway rider Rob Woffinden, to cancer, which, combined with issues within his team, resulted in a difficult season. Then, in 2019, during his defence of his World Championship, he crashed heavily during a race in Poland and was badly injured, breaking his back. Such setbacks do not keep true champions down for long, however - Tai will be back, to dazzle his thousands of fans with his unique combination of flamboyant skill and raw courage. Told with his trademark honesty and directness, his autobiography provides an eye-opening insight into the life of one of speedway's greatest talents and most beloved stars. © images; not to be copied or reproduced without permission.

Book information

ISBN: 9781786062789
Publisher: John Blake
Imprint: John Blake Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 796.75092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xvi, 263 , 8 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 482g
Height: 238mm
Width: 161mm
Spine width: 27mm