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I'm a tyre starter

KEITH FLINT swopped rave tracks for race tracks when he took part in his first motorbike rave - and nearly won!

The Prodigy star lived up to his wildman image, reaching speeds of 160mph on his 1,000cc Ducati superbike at Leicester's Mallory Park on Sunday.

Spiky-haired Keith, who entered under the name John Ketley, put in an incredible performance, finishing an impressive THIRD out of 31. Ducati's Reve Red Bull racing team - who lent the Firestarter star their support - reckon he is good enough to turn professional.

Meeting secretary Brenda Scivyer said: "Keith did absolutely brilliantly. To come third against all those other riders is a great achievement for his first time out.

"He rode like a real professional. He was dead cool and didn't want anyone to know he was famous. To be honest, I didn't have a clue who he was!"

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