Wayne Rainey: His Own Story

Wayne Rainey: His Own Story

by Michael Scott

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ISBN-13: 9781844258628
Publisher: Haynes Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2010
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael Scott writes brilliantly about people, most recently in the well-reviewed Barry Sheene: Motorcycle racing's jet-set superstar. He is the long-time editor of Motocourse, and lives in London.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Foreword by three times World Champion Kenny Roberts 8

Prologue 9

Chapter l The house that Po-Po built 21

Chapter 2 Outlaws on the loose 32

Chapter 3 The kid from Norway 44

Chapter 4 The Barnstormers 57

Chapter 5 Learner-winner 67

Chapter 6 To the Championship - and beyond 78

Chapter 7 The year of living uncomfortably 85

Chapter 8 From a Jack to a King - Champion again 99

Chapter 9 Oh lucky man 114

Chapter 10 Knock, knock, knocking on heaven's door 126

Colour A Racer's Album 129

Chapter l1 Double act, but just one winner 168

Chapter 12 Heir apparent to the Evil Empire 178

Chapter 13 Racing against a ghost 190

Chapter 14 Countdown to catastrophe 209

Chapter 15 Going home broken 228

Chapter 16 Chair-borne warrior 242

Epilogue 256

Grand Prix and US Championship road-racing results, 1982-1993 262

Index 279

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