Headline has acquired a new book by seven-time motorcycle racing world champion Carl Fogarty, his first for 14 years.
The deal was struck by consultant sports publisher Jonathan Taylor with Fogarty’s agent Neil Bramwell.
According to Headline, The World According to Foggy will give readers insight into the "quirky hero of the track". Fogarty, also known as Foggy, won world titles in 1994, 1995, 1998 and 1999, in addition to wins at the Isle of Man TT, until injury called time on his career in 2000. He also was in the media spotlight as the winner of "I'm a Celebrity" in 2014.
Taylor said: "Foggy is an ocean-going, fur-lined, five-star icon of motor sport, and a national treasure to boot, particularly since being crowned 'I’m a Celebrity'’s 'King of the Jungle' in 2014. His brilliant new book will reveal what makes this great man tick and explain his enduring popularity.”
Fogarty said: “Writing this book was so much fun. I wanted people to see the real me – not the man I used to be when I was hell-bent on winning bike races. Hopefully the fun-loving Foggy shines through loud and clear.”
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the Superbike World Championship and Headline will publish The World According to Foggy on 19th April.
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