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Hailwood

(ˈheɪlwʊd)
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(Biography) Mike, full name Stanley Michael Bailey Hailwood. 1940–81, English racing motorcyclist: world champion (250 cc.) 1961 and 1966–67; (350 cc.) 1966–67; and (500 cc.) 1962–65
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My best friend Mike Hailwood, the motor bike race legend and multi-champion turned F1 driver, who was given the George Medal, the UK's highest civil award for bravery, for selflessly and heroically rescuing stranded and helplessly trapped rival Clay Regazzoni from his wrecked and blazing car.
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1981: British motorcycle champion - and former grand prix driver - Mike Hailwood died in a car accident near his Birmingham home.
1981: Englishman Mike Hailwood, nine times world motor cycling champion, died two days after a car crash in which his nine-year-old daughter was also killed.
Marquez also became the youngest ever rider to win two consecutive premier-class world championships, taking the record from Mike Hailwood, who was 23 when he won his second 500cc title in 1963.
He is also the youngest rider to win nine races in a row, breaking the 1984 record held previously by the late Englishman Mike Hailwood.
He is also the youngest rider ever to win eight top-category races in a row, taking the record from the late Briton Mike Hailwood who was 24 when he did it in 1964.
ere is a Mini Traveller owned by Lord Mountbatten, Elton John's old Bentley, Keith Floyd's 'woodie' Traveller, a 1961 Jaguar E-Type ' owned by British motorcycle champ Mike Hailwood, a car owned by Winston Churchill and the Iso Grifo from Magical Mystery Tour.
Undeterred by the danger or the lack of finance, Bill raced against the likes of Mike Hailwood, Phil Reed, Giacomo Agostini, Derek Minter, Bill Ivy and Bob McIntyre.
This is the same number of podium finishes Mike Hailwood achieved during his Grand Prix career.
Then after a host of endurance races, in which its drivers included Mike Hailwood, David Hobbs and Brian Redman, it was bought by McQueen's Solar Productions film company.
Clark not only excelled at the highest level, but also worked with some of the greatest motorcycle racers in history, including Hall of Famers Mike Hailwood, Giacomo Agostini and Kenny Roberts.