The most successful World Superbike rider of all time, Carl Fogarty MBE is a motorsport legend who achieved 59 victories and four World Superbike Championships. Characterised for his amazing high corner speed riding styles and combative and competitive demeanour on track, Carl’s relentless hunger for winning made him one of the most driven and determined sporting personalities of the era. A humorous and compelling motorsport speaker, Carl is a joy to have at events and ensures the audience gain an insight into one of the most dangerous forms of sport you can partake in.
Carl first made an impression racing at the Isle of Man TT, winning the 1985 Lightweight Newcomers discipline. In 1992, Fogarty broke the lap record for the course at 18 minutes, 18.8 seconds at an average of 123.6mph. The skill involved to carry such speed on the perilous Isle of Man street course makes Carl one of the most talented racers of his generation. Delivering anecdotal tales of life in the fast lane as a motorsport speaker, Carl entertains guests with the intensity and excitement of motorsport at its most competitive.
However, Carl earned his reputation in World Superbikes with Ducati, beginning his relationship with them in 1993 and going on to win four out of the next seven seasons. Carl enjoyed the two seasons of 1994 and 1995, winning consistently and claiming the title well before the Championship had finished. Carl accounts his success in the period as being fit and hungry for the title, especially after coming so close in 1993. The drive and determination needed to become World Champion is a topic that Carl covers with great detail at events during after-dinner speeches or question and answer sessions.
A charming and modest sports speaker, Carl engages with audiences and relates the attributes needed to succeed in top-flight sport with business and personal environments alike. Delivering insightful tales of his career with motivational aspects of peak performance and achieving goals, Carl has become a highly desirable motorsport speaker for events and private functions.