Dave Molyneux The Racer’s Edge

Memories of an Isle of Man TT Legend

David Molyneux, Mathew Richardson

 
Date Published :
December 2011
Publisher :
Wharncliffe
Language:
English
Illustration :
50 color and b/w illustrations
Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9781845631420
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
$39.95

Overview
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Dave Molyneux is one of the most prolific and determined sidecar racers in British history. His racing career has spanned an incredible thirty-one years. He has dominated the sidecar class at the Isle of Man TT, one of the most demanding road races in the world, with an exceptional tally of 14 wins, making him the most successful sidecar competitor in the history of the event. He has competed in British and European championships, Grand Prix and other races. This book tells, in his own words, his remarkable story. It describes his victories and defeats, the accidents and the other setbacks he has overcome, and reveals what makes him such an accomplished engineer as well as a racer.

Dave Molyneux is the most successful sidecar racer in the history of the TT with 14 wins. He holds the race record for the Sidecar TT at 58 minutes and 59.28 seconds, an average race speed of 115.132 mph over 3 laps, achieved in 2009. As well as dominating the event as a competitor, he has established an exceptional reputation as a sidecar designer and constructor – and as a sometimes outspoken commentator on the sport.

About The Author
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Dave Molyneux is one of the most prolific and determined sidecar racers in British history. His racing career has spanned an incredible thirty-one years.

Matthew Richardson is Curator of Social History at Manx National Heritage. He has put together four highly acclaimed TT exhibitions in recent years, and has previously worked in this area with Dave Molyneux. In addition to his writing on the Isle of Man, he has published many books and articles on military history.

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