‘Life on the Wilds Side’ wins the 2023 SAHB ‘Michael Sedgwick Award’ for Automotive Book of the Year!

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Mike’ s autobiography, ‘Life on the Wilds Side’ is now available to buy! One of the most popular and successful of the UK’s racing drivers, Mike Wilds has a story like few others. This book is bulging with photographs and facts, wonderful stories and a driver’s eye view of many circuits. Contributions from Derek Bell and Mark Blundell amongst others make it a riveting, grounded and entertaining read. 400 copies only and a £50 cover price, plus £10 for postage in the UK.

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Mike Wilds is a hugely experienced British Racing Driver who started racing in May 1965 and instructing on track in the early 1970’s. His racing career in the last 50 years includes Formula Ford 1600, European Formula Three, European Formula 5000, World Championship Formula One and the World Sports Car Championship. Mike has won 12 British Championships in Sports, GT and Touring cars including most recently Class 2 of the 2016 Britcar/Dunlop Endurance Championship in a Ferrari 458GTC Evo driving with son Anthony.

Class 2 of the 2016 Britcar_Dunlop Endurance Championship in a Ferrari 458GTC Evo

Plus one World Championship; the 1986 World Group C2 Team World Championship with Ecurie Ecosse.

Mike remains fully committed to his love of racing and now uses his wealth of experience gained at World Class level over the past few decades, to offer Tuition in Performance Driving. 

In 2018, Mike was named Instructor of the Year in the mortosportdays.com PRO-AM awards.

Mike Wilds is a captivating, lively and entertaining After Dinner Speaker who shares his inspirations, challenges and memorable experiences spanning his 50 Year career.


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