An Evening with James Whitham

Welcome to this special episode of the MoreBikes Podcast. Today we would like to present to you an exclusive interview with the racing legend, James Whitham.



James Whitham raced in both British and International championships, winning the British Championship twice. The Huddersfield-born racer won the 1986 British 80cc Championship and the 1988 1300cc Production British Championship. That’s not all though as he also competed at the Isle of Man TT between 1986 to 1989.


The following was an exclusive interview with James that focused on the highs and lows of his career, his upbringing and very eccentric father and much more. Bertie Simmonds, editor of Classic Motorcycle Mechanics, conducted the interview as part of an evening with James Whitham. There is the use of some colourful language in this episode so this content is recommended for adults only.


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