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.
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.
Carl Fogarty website
Carl Fogarty on YouTube
Carl Fogarty on Instagram
Carl Fogarty on Facebook
Carl Fogarty on Wikipedia
The World According to Foggy
Foggy – Autobiography
Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Superbike World Championship
Career ending crash in 2000
I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!
Isle of Man TT
British motorcycle Grand Prix
People mentioned in this episode:
Professor Andrew J Carr