Chris Carter At Large: Stories From A Lifetime In Motorcycle Racing by Chris CarterChris Carter At Large: Stories From A Lifetime In Motorcycle Racing by Chris Carter

Chris Carter At Large: Stories From A Lifetime In Motorcycle Racing

byChris Carter, Richard Skelton

Paperback | December 14, 2015

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Few people have been as deeply involved in motorcycle sport as Chris Carter, a larger than life character and raconteur who was for a great number of years a journalist, commentator and broadcaster at the very top level of motorcycle sport. This memoir is a funny, fascinating and unique insider view of professional motorcycling over more than six decades. From scrambling in the 1960s, to four decades of international road racing - including Daytona and Macau - and on to trials and speedway. Packed with remarkable stories and amusing anecdotes, as well as interesting reflections and astute observations, it is a light-hearted, highly readable autobiography which lifts the lid on an extraordinary world. In past times, racing paddocks were open and friendly, and Chris felt part of a big, happy family. He lived cheek by jowl with the very top riders and shared their triumphs and tragedies; to many, he was a friend and confidante. Honest, frank and direct, Chris tells things exactly as they were, and provides insights into a fast disappearing world.

Chris Carterhas been a motorcycle broadcaster, commentator and journalist for more than 60 years. Few people have been as deeply involved in motorcycle sport. While still a boy, Chris found a niche as a precocious young circuit commentator and club reporter. In the 1960s, he was Motorcycle News' motocross correspondent, and for nearly ...
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Title:Chris Carter At Large: Stories From A Lifetime In Motorcycle RacingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:December 14, 2015Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845840917

ISBN - 13:9781845840914

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"Sometimes cutting, often funny, always truthful ... a truly enjoyable, informative and fascinating read." - Nacelle