Raring to Go!

Subtitle Star-studded stories from high-flying reporter and sports journalist Ted Macauley

Ted Macauley
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Description Description Raring to Go! is the autobiography of Ted Macauley, award-winning newspaper reporter, columnist, and sports journalist. It is a story filled with the excitement of the sports that he covered, tales of some enviable assignments, and a host of celebrity friends and sporting superstars, including Mike Hailwood, George Best, Barry Sheene, Ringo Starr and many more.

Ted Macauley has written three books about the incredible career of his best friend Mike Hailwood, whose life is soon to be immortalised in a major Hollywood film. He has now turned the focus on his own life, and the glamorous lifestyle as he travelled to exotic locations, and rubbed shoulders with sporting heroes and Hollywood stars alike.

With many original photos from Ted’s private collection to accompany the text, this autobiography is a fascinating glimpse into the life of a top sports journalist.
Ted Macauley
Ted Macauley is currently the Formula One reporter for the Daily Star Sunday, London, and weekly F1 columnist for Gulf News, in Dubai, UAE. He is also a regular car reviewer for five monthly magazines for Surrey Hills Publishing, and the Lifestyle Editor. He was the Daily Mirror's Chief Sports Feature writer, F1 and MotoGP reporter, until his retirement from the paper in 1997. Ted met Mike Hailwood at the Isle of Man TT in 1961 when Mike rode all four solo classes and became the first rider to win three races in a week. He was just 21. Their friendship flourished from then until Mike Hailwood’s tragic death in 1981. Ted has written three books about Mike Hailwood’s life and career, in addition to his own autobiography, Raring to Go! Ted was educated at Houldsworth School, Reddish, Cheshire, read English language and literature at Stockport College, and then studied Economics and Economic history at the College of Commerce in Manchester.
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