Driven by self-determination and his own high standards, Dick Mann has worked to improve everything in motorcycling, from frames to racing rules to the political structure of organizations. Even though Mann has survived terrible race track injuries, the collapse of famous motorcycle brands, and life-threatening illness he remains active today as one of the most influential and respected men in motorcycling throughout the world.
You'll love reading about Dick Mann's impressive racing accomplishments: How he garnered Top Ten wins in Grand National Championship for 16 years, was the first man ever to win every category of AMA Grand National competition, and twice made AMA Grand National Champion. The accounts of how he won the Daytona 200 twice are especially good reads as well.
His racing accomplishments are just the beginning. He really begins to shine as a representative elected by his peers, pioneering race track safety and influencing major political changes within the AMA. Youngblood has done an exhaustive research to tell the remarkable and inspiring story of Dick Mann.