Brian Crutcher: The Authorised Biography

Brian Crutcher: The Authorised Biography

by Tom Wareham

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780752445830
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Tom Wareham is Brian Crutcher's nephew and has worked closely with him on this book, as well securing contributions from other riders. He is based in south-east London.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 6

Preface 7

Introduction 11

1 A Speedway is Born 19

2 Birth of a Legend 26

3 The Nipper 42

4 The Rising Star 62

5 World Championship qualifier 83

6 The Transfer Controversy 95

7 The Randfontein Ace 112

8 So Close - The 1954 World Championship 125

9 The Night I Should Have Won the World Final 141

10 Lion Brian 158

11 The New Saint 178

12 Broken Bones and Golden Helmets 189

13 Rumour Upon Rumour 204

14 The Final Farewell 218

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