Carl Fogarty – World Superbike Legend

Carl Fogarty (Foggy) is the undisputed king of World Superbike racing.

A freak crash in 2000 forced his retirement, after which Foggy has pursued a number of media and business interests, including a best-selling autobiography, team ownership, a popular chat-show tour and charity work.

Chapters:
00:00 Trailer.
03:54 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
05:57 Brian’s introduction.
06:36 Foggy loves the buzz of London but is rooted in Blackburn.
09:57 No one likes losing, I just liked it a bit less than other people.
16:48 Career highlight winning 1995 Superbike World Championship at Brands Hatch.
19:10 Behaving like a dick.
21:16 The career ending crash in 2000.
24:29 Strangely, it was a relief.
27:20 Contradictory reasons for his massive following.
28:18 Why he turned off the TV and cancelled the newspapers.
31:49 Now a motor biker more than a motorcyclist.
33:10 Why he takes the piss out of footballers, cricketers and the Olympics.
42:13 Snakes, camel penis and other very real challenges of the jungle in I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
56:04 What now replaces his need for challenge, or to win.
56:56 Advice to young men going into the sport now that it has changed technologically since he raced.
58:36 Carl’s views on Trump and decline in the big personalities within politics and sport.
1:01:19 Is it the aspect of danger, putting your life on the line in a race that attracts people to your fan base?
1:02:20 Learning ways to alleviate his frustratingly incomprehensible suffering with anxiety and depression.
1:05:33 Carl disputes reported advice to I’m A Celebrity host Ant McPartlin to “man up” as taken out of context.
1:07:11 Telephone call to the 20-year old Carl Fogarty.
1:09:07 Best advice he ever received.
1:09:51 Success secrets.
1:10:27 Brian’s summing up.

Notes:
Carl Fogarty website

Home


Carl Fogarty on YouTube

Carl Fogarty on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/carlfogarty1/?hl=en
Carl Fogarty on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CarlFogartyOfficial/
Carl Fogarty on Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Fogarty

Books:
The World According to Foggy

Foggy – Autobiography
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Foggy-Explosive-Autobiography-Four-time-Superbike/dp/0002189607/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527236082&sr=1-2&refinements=p_27%3ACarl+Fogarty%3B

Topics discussed:
Blackburn, England
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackburn
Blackburn Rovers Football Club
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackburn_Rovers_F.C.
Superbike World Championship
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superbike_World_Championship
Career ending crash in 2000

Petronas FP1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petronas_FP1
Harley-Davidson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley-Davidson
Flat Tracking
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Track_racing
I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27m_a_Celebrity…Get_Me_Out_of_Here!_(UK_TV_series)
Isle of Man TT
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Man_TT
British motorcycle Grand Prix
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_motorcycle_Grand_Prix

People mentioned in this episode:
Chris Eubank

Chris Eubank – English


Nigel Benn

Nigel Benn – The Dark Destroyer


Professor Andrew J Carr
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_J_Carr
Barry Sheene
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Sheene
Steve Redgrave
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Redgrave
Ian Botham
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Botham
Marc Márquez
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_M%C3%A1rquez
Jonathan Rea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Rea
James Hunt
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hunt
John McEnroe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McEnroe
Frank Bruno

Frank Bruno – British Boxing Legend


Ant McPartlin
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_McPartlin
Niall Mackenzie
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niall_Mackenzie

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