Guy Martin  born 4 November 1981 is a British former motorcycle racer  

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He has a total of 17 podium finishes at TT events over several years 

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Martin returned to road racing in May 2019 at the Tandragee 100 in Northern Ireland 

Martin had shown an interest in working on trucks as early as age 12 

As a child he was fascinated by engines, and would take apart lawnmowers to try to make them go faster. 

He also worked for his father, who at the time was self-employed, running a truck maintenance business

Martin decided to take up racing after a crash on public roads at age 18 

He moved to Ireland to join Team Racing. In 2004 he moved to the Uel Duncan Racing team, staying with them until 2005 

Martin was prepared to retire had TAS not chosen to switch to BMW, believing he had raced the Suzuki as hard as he could. 

Martin suffered a serious crash in the Dundrod 150 Superbike event, part of the Ulster Grand Prix races in August 2015