Superbike icon Carl Fogarty to visit Edinburgh shop

Carl Fogarty is the most successful World Superbikes rider of all time. Picture: WHSmith
Carl Fogarty is the most successful World Superbikes rider of all time. Picture: WHSmith
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Iconic superbike rider Carl Fogarty is to visit a shop in the Capital where he will sign copies of his new book.

Fogarty - also known as Foggy and the most successful World Superbike racer of all time in terms of the number of championships and race wins - will be at the WHSmith in Edinburgh’s Gyle shopping centre on April 15.

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He will sign copies of The World According to Foggy, which explores the life and achievements of the sporting icon.

The 51-year-old is the most successful World Superbikes rider in the history of the sport, winning four World Championship titles - in 1994, 1995, 1998 and 1999 - before suffering serious injury in 2000.

Forming a partnership with the Ducati team and also riding for Honda, Fogarty won 59 races in 12 seasons and in the process carved himself a seat at motor sport’s top table.

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He also enjoyed huge success in the Isle of Man TT.

The signing event, which is ticketed, begins at 2pm on April 15. For more information, visit www.universe.com/carlfogartyedinburgh.

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