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Champion motorcyclist & truck racer, television presenter, practical joker or just plain survivor Steve Parrish has been called them all.
Steve raced at the highest level of motorcycling racing becoming British Champion in 1976 and then 5th in the 1977 500cc World Championship, as team mate to that years champion Barry Sheene. Barry who met Steve in 1975 is quoted as saying If he was to set up his bike as well as his victims and had put as much effort into the bike as he did the intricate pranks he pulled on people he would certainly of been a World Champion.
After retiring in 1986 Steve managed a successful Yamaha factory team to three British Superbike Championship titles. He started a truck racer career where he won five European Truck racing titles.
Steve was the BBC commentator for Moto GP and is now a pundit for Eurosports World Superbike and British Superbike coverage, TT & Classic TT.
Enjoy the life and times of Steve Parrish (Stavros) which provide a completely different, colourful, humorous and, at times, daring portrayal of this man's career. Steve raced as team mate to Barry Sheene who met Steve in 1975 and is quoted as saying 'if he was to set up his bike as well as his victims and had put as much effort into the bike as he did the intricate pranks he pulled on people he would certainly have been a World Champion'.
See Steve Parrish tour dates
- 64 High Street
- DD11 1AW