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Peter Clifford B.Sc.

Born in London on March 17th 1955

Honours degree in mechanical engineering.

Eighteen years as a journalist and television commentator, including covering the motor cycle World Championship and attending every Grand Prix since 1980. In all attending over 350 Grand Prix.

Live and recorded television commentaries for:-
Independent Television – Britain
Prime Network – USA
The Nashville Network – USA
ABC – Australia
TVNZ - New Zealand
TV3 – Malaysia
SABC - South Africa
Eurosport – Europe

Has tested and raced machines from 125 to 1100cc all over England, the Isle of Man, Ulster, France, Belgium, Australia, America, Japan and New Zealand.

Author of eighteen books on motorcycle racing, including the Kevin Schwantz biography, ‘The World’s Champion’ that he also published.

During the 1990s journalism gradually gave way to ownership and management of the World Championship Motorsports Grand Prix Team created in 1992. The team won four Grand Prix as Red Bull Yamaha and then continued as WCM campaigning their own MotoGP four stroke.

Peter Clifford

April 2006

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