An Evening with Freddie Spencer
From humble beginnings in Louisiana, Freddie Spencer rose to the pantheon of greats, to win both the 500cc and 250cc GP World Championship in the same year – an historic achievement over three decades ago which has never been repeated. One of the great racers of the 1980’s, ‘Fast Freddie’ describes the thrill and horror of racing in an era when death was a perennial threat. He recalls in pin-sharp detail the frenetic high-octane racing duels with the ‘King’ Kenny Roberts, but also describes a parallel internal journey as he struggled to make sense of it all. Driven by a search for the personal fulfilment that comes through finding your purpose, Freddie’s story is a universal one. In its message of hope, Feel transcends its genre to offer a story for everyone. Part thriller, part philosophical self-exploration, it is a remarkably insightful account of what it is like to have it all, but wonder why.
We are thrilled to be hosting this event with Freddie the day after publication and look forward to what should be a special evening full of insight. Don’t miss this chance to see and meet this motor cycling legend.
Event Format: Illustrated author talk followed by audience Q&A and book signing.
Date: Friday 21st April – 7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm)
Venue: The Marches School, Morda Road, Oswestry, SY11 2AR
Tickets: £20 plus booking fee if purchasing online. Includes a signed hardback copy of Feel: My Story by Freddie Spencer
Tickets available from the bookshop or purchase online here