|Birth Name:||Michael Karl Rutter|
|Birth Place:||Wordsley, West Midlands, UK|
|Date of Birth:||18/05/1972|
|Age:||49 years old|
Michael Karl Rutter in short Michael Rutter is a British born motorcycle racer. During 2005 he raced in the National Superstock 1000 Championship. He has a reputation of performing his best in wet conditions. He considers Oulton Park as his best circuit.
Michael is the son of 7 times Isle of Man TT winner and 4-times world champion in the TT Formula two series Tonny Rutter. Tonny was also the British Motorcycle Champion in the 350cc class in 1971.
Also nicknamed “The Blade“, Michael’s first year of racing was in 1989. Rutter has inserted his hand from short circuit racing to road racing, British Superbikes to Grand Prix, he has done it all. Not only that he has also been pretty successful in whatever he’s turned his hand to.
Michael Rutter’s net worth must be pretty high as he has been active in the racing industry for quite some time now. Looking at his total numbers of wins in all the competitions he has taken part in we can clearly assume Rutter must have a high net worth.
Michael Rutter celebrating his 5th TT Win.
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Rutter has won the Isle of Man TT and Classic TT for 5 and 2 times respectively. The rider who comes out victorious in the races takes home a huge sum of money. The winner of Isle of Man TT bags about $24,025 (£18,000) and as Rutter has won it 5 times he must have taken a load.
Not only the winners but also the participants who are able to complete the race get a chance to take some amount of money.
Prize Pool of the Isle of Man TT races.
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Here’s a table representing who takes what amount of money on the basis of their standings.
Aside from his bike racing career, Rutter also own a company named “Michael Rutter Limited” whose net worth is estimated to be around $25279 (£18,939) as of 2016.
Considered as one of the most dangerous competitions around the world it is mandatory for racers to have an insurance, whether it be for their bike or of their life. The insurance of TT riders is covered by Bennets however the sum of money is not disclosed. Although the accidents occurring between the section of Ramsey Hairpin to Creg-Ny-baa is not covered by insurance.
The 5-time Isle of TT winner Michael made his TT racing debut in 1994 and the year after that he finished 8th in the Senior and 18th in the Junior division. Only in 1996, Michael reached his first podium as he finished 3rd in the TT Formula 1.
It was not until 2013, only at that year Michael managed to record his first ever TT win. In 2017 Isle of Man TT Races, Michael won his fifth in total TT Races.
— Michael Rutter (@michaelrutter_) August 22, 2017
15 Times in total, Rutter has managed to reach the podium in Isle of Man TT and 4 times in total in Classic TT securing 1st position twice.
Besides the Isle of Man, Rutter has also won Macau GP, North West 200 for a number of times.
Being a bike racer it is only a matter of time when one suffers a fatal crash and injures oneself. Michael has been in such cases for a number of times.
During 2013 Michael suffered a broken leg bone during a pre-season shakedown. It took him a couple of months to heal and recover and get back to his racing business.
Michael Rutter’s girlfriend’s name is Suzi. Since Michael doesn’t like to share about his personal life a lot, further details about his girlfriend are yet to be known.