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Fay Taylour: Queen of Speedway

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Fay Taylour was the most successful woman speedway rider ever. Her short but meteoric career spanned just a few years in the late 1920s until women were banned from the Speedway in 1930. In these few years, Fay made a name for herself first in Trials riding, in which she won several Gold Medals, and then in Speedway, one of the toughest of all sports on a motorcycle. Fay competed against, and beat, most of the well known male speedway riders in the UK, Australia and New Zealand and became something of a legend - the Queen of Speedway! This book is a biography of Fay and especially her motorcycle years in trials and speedway. It is a fascinating account of a truly remarkable woman and the early years of speedway in England, Australia and New Zealand.
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Foreword, by Reg Fearman. Introduction; A Taste for Speed; The Big Bang of Speedway; Loves Labours; Cinder-Revver; Dirt-Track Queen; To Australia; Super Sig; Fay v Sig; Aussie Odyssey; And so to England; Wheels on Fire; Haere Mai Wahine Wehi; The Empire Strikes Back; Conclusion. Appendix: Fay Taylour -- Major Achievements; Bibliography; Notes.

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