Hear the story of motorcycle racing legend Mike Hailwood from the man himself in this extraordinary piece of Isle of Man TT history.
Recorded at Mike the Bike's London flat in 1968, this chat with Peter Arnold chronicles a decade of racing at the TT, and 12 amazing race wins. The ever-popular Hailwood re-lives the highs and lows of ten years racing in the Isle of Man, fom fresh-faced teenager to his apparent retirement in 1967.
Hailwood: My First Ten TT Years recalls the exhilarating battles, frustrations and tremendous triumphs - it is a thrilling opportunity to discover how Hailwood managed to stamp his authority on the event, and offers revealing insight and first-hand accounts of some of the most memorable races ever. The soundtrack to the interview is provided by the Hondas, MV Agustas and other glorious machines that dominated the TT during Hailwood's heyday, plus race commentary from such luminaries as Murray Walker.
This gem from the Stanley Schofield archives, which has been digitally remastered, is an essential record of a golden era in TT history and a true hero.
'From Duke comes a treat for the lugs and a guarantee never to be bored in the car or on a plane again. Hailwood - My First 10 TT Years is a digitally re-mastered version of the original Stanley Schofield Sound Stories interview, recorded in Mike's flat, by Peter Arnold. The chat is backed by period recordings of the bikes that Mike used on his way to the victories, with commentary from the likes of Murray Walker enough to raise the hair on the back of the neck' Classic Racer