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Richie Welsh rider # 48


Richie is a 29 year old electrician from Hull and has been racing in the UK for 8 years ,a three times national supersport 400 champion Richie has also raced in the New Zealand National Champoinship with some success . In 2006 richie took to racing on the Irish roads for the first time and competed in the prestigious North West 200 , narrowly missing the podium but still winning the best overall newcomer for an event which saw more than 350 riders from over 20 countries take part .


In 2007 Richie moved up motorcycle size and took part in Triumph Triple Challenge , after scoring several podiums on his Triumph 675 he suffered a near career ending injury which resulted in three operations to save his left leg .


Back on a bike in August 2008 , 11 months after his accident , Richie contested the last 4 rounds of the Derby Phoenix 11 round national Formula 400 Championship back on his trusted Yamaha fzr 400 rrsp taking sevaral hard fought podiums and a double win at his favourite track Oulton Park in Chesire , finishing 7th in the overall standings .


With his injury demons behind him Richie will contest the full Derby Phoenix Formula 400 Championship in 2009 and starts as one of the favorites for the title.


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Good luck Richie and as others have said awesome photo :mrgreen:


I am really new to watching racing and have only really watched moto gp is this on the tv at all :?

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