Guy Martin: My Autobiography

This book is the Phenomenal Sunday Times No1 Bestseller. ‘It was the beginning of the third lap of the 2010 Senior TT, the final race of the fortnight. The final probability to get a TT win for another 12 months, and I was pushing hard. Ballagarey. The type of corner that makes me continue road racing. A proper man’s corner. You go through the right-hander at something like 170mph, leant proper over, eyes fixed as far down the highway as I can see. However this time one thing occurred.

This time the front end tucked …’ Guy Martin, international road-racing legend, maverick star of the Isle of Man TT, truck mechanic and TV presenter, lives on the edge, addicted to speed, completely exhilarated by hazard. In this book we’ll get inside his head as he stares death in the face, and risks his life in quest of the next high. We’ll uncover what it feels like to survive a 170mph fireball on the TT in 2010, and come again to do it all once more.

He’ll sweep us up in a gritty form of glory as he slogs it out for a spot on the rostrum, however we’ll additionally see him battle with the flip aspect of fame. We’ll meet his associates and foes, his household, his group mates and executives and we’ll uncover what motivates him, and the place his strengths and weaknesses lie. For the primary time, right here is the total story in Man’s personal phrases. From the boy who realized to prep bikes along with his dad, to the spirited group mechanic, paying his method by gathering beer glasses in pubs, to the younger racer at first of his first race and the thrill he is been chasing ever since.

This thrilling autobiography is an intense and dramatic trip.

Book Details

  • Publication Date: 21/05/2015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • Author: Guy Martin


  • Attention to Detail9/10
  • Writing Style8/10
  • Good entertainment factor10/10
  • Value9/10
  • Readability9/10
  • 9/10


    Guy is the real deal. Genuine down to earth person who has written an honest and interesting account of his life. he has thrown himself into all sorts over the years - often at great speeds! Worth a read.


Guy Martin is a British motorcycle racer and mechanic, and in his spare time he presents TV programmes. Born in 1981, he followed in his father's footsteps by racing bikes, and in 2011 starred in the BAFTA nominated cult documentary film TT: Closer to the Edge about the Isle of Man TT. Guy has previously made documentary series' with North One Television - one for the BBC, called The Boat that Guy Built and How Britain Worked for Channel 4 and now Speed, which combines his passions for engineering and racing very, very fast.

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