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Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: 1964 Lightweight Manx winners

1964 Lightweight Manx winners
Last held in 1948, a Lightweight rce was reintroduced for the 1964 Manx. The winner was Gordon Keith (Greeves, 64). Runnner-up was Rex Butcher (17) with Terry Grotefeld third (both Aermacchi)

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Clive Brown (Norton) 1963 Junior Manx Grand Prix

Clive Brown (Norton) 1963 Junior Manx Grand Prix

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Graham Walker

Graham Walker
TT winner, Editor of Motorcycling, first curator of the Beaulieu Motor Museum, Graham Walker prepares for the first Vintage Motor Cycle Club TT Rally

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Two Velo Fellows

Two Velo Fellows
Both TT winners on Veloce machinery; Stanley Woods won his first victory for Hall Green in the 1938 Junior TT; Neil Kelly took a Thruxton to victory in the 1967 500cc Production race

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Hall Green

Hall Green
Stanley Woods looks on as his 500 Velocette is fettled at Hall Green, the home of Veloce Ltd. The factory looked the same when it closed in the 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Ramsey Town Hall - twice removed

Ramsey Town Hall - twice removed
More a social history pic than just a picture of Ernie Thomas (Velocette). The wonderful Victorian Ramsey Town Hall and fire station, built in 1895

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Ted Frend - AJS Porcupine

Ted Frend - AJS Porcupine
Ted Frend, team-mate of Les Graham, takes his AJS through Braddan Bridge in the 1950 Senior TT, Originally designed by Joe Craig with supercharger

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Startline 1930 Ulster Grand Prix

Startline 1930 Ulster Grand Prix
Stanley Woods (Norton, 63) lines up to start the 1930 Ulster Grand Prix on the Clady circuit. Jimmy Simpson (62) set the fastest lap but blew up, leaving Stanley to win the fist UGP for Norton

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Bob Geesons REG

Bob Geesons REG
The REG

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Joey s

Joey s
In 2002, the 26th Milestone on the TT course was renamed Joey s, in honour of the 26-times TT winer. Joey is shown at Quarter Bridge on the John Harris-sponsored CB600 in the 1991 Supersport 600 TT

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Hailwoods Heights and Hailwoods Rise

Hailwoods Heights and Hailwoods Rise
In 1981, the Isle of Man honoured Mike Hailwood by naming the right-hander before Brandywell. Mike is shown at Signpost Corner in the 1958 Junior TT; one of four replica-winnng rides of his maiden

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Big Laverda

Big Laverda
Norwegian newcomer Hakon Thorstensen rode this 1140cc Harris Laverdain the 2010 Pre-TT classic

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: The Keen Kneen Boys

The Keen Kneen Boys
Broke it Bruv?" Winner of the 1980 Junior Manx and later tracelling marshal Mike Kneen chats to is younger brother Phil, a retiree from the 1983 Juniro Manx

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: 9-wheel formation flying

9-wheel formation flying
A trio of Triumph powered projectiles dice in the 1969 Southern 100 Sidecar Championship. P D Crossley leads B Chatterton and M F Ward

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend: John Crasher White

Manx Legend: John Crasher White
The Mountain Course used to abound with bridges and jumps. This is John Crasher White making a front-wheel landing on the railway bridge at Union Mills in the 1934 Senior Manx

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: A Mugen prototype

A Mugen prototype
Former F1 GP driver Kuniomi Nagamatsu rode this MRV 1000 Mugen in the 2010 Parade Lap. Hirotoshi Honda, son of Sichiro, founded the Mugen company in 1973

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Breath man - BREATH

Breath man - BREATH
Terry Folwell looks overwhelmed by the Nursey Bends on the Clypse Course, practicing for the 1959 Sidecar TT

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: The First Manx

The First Manx
September 20, 1923; 31 staretsr prepare for the first Manx Amatuer Road Race Championship (M.A.R.R.C.). Ken Twemlow started No. 1

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: The pedigree of Richard Barks

The pedigree of Richard Barks
Bonneville record holder Richard Barks

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: The Jota Meister

The Jota Meister
Pete Davies on the Roger Slater Laverda in the 1978 Formula One TT. None were braver than PK at hustling the big Italian triple round race circuits

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend; Phil Haslam

Manx Legend; Phil Haslam
Phil Haslam (Pharaoh Yamaha) becae the first MGP rider to lap the Mountain course at oer 100 mph. His lap rcord of 103.45 was a full 48 seconds faster than the Senior lap record

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Gileras TT return

Gileras TT return
Geoff Duke leaves the start line after giving his Scuderia Duke rider John Hartle final words of encouragement. Geoff arranged to run the 1957 championship winning bikes for the 1963 season;

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: The Mechanical Marvel

The Mechanical Marvel
Syd Gleave gave the Excelsior Mechanical Marvel its sole Island win in the 1933 Lightweight TT, beating runner-uo Charlie Dodson (New Imperial) by two munites and twenty seconds

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Molyneux s

Molyneux s
The right-hand kink at the end of the Cronk y Voddy straight has been named Molyneux s; a worthy and lasting tribute to the 17-times TT winner

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: The two sides of Robin Daykin

The two sides of Robin Daykin
In 1957, aged 20, he rode this AJS 7R to 40th in the Junior Manx. Fifty four years later, aided and assisted by wife Annette, he rode and finished the 2011 Sidecar TT

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Jenny Tinmouth - fastest TT female

Jenny Tinmouth - fastest TT female
Jenny Tinmouth set the fastest female TT lapp at 119.945 at TT 2010

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Local Talent - Debbie Barron

Local Talent - Debbie Barron
Local lass Debbie Barron was the first female Manx resident to pilot a sidecar at the TT. Debbie (together with side kick Robert Lunt)

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Hondas boss at play

Hondas boss at play
Bob McMillan, former General Manager for Honda Uks motorcycle division, takes the big 1500cc flat-six Valkyrie round Stella Maris in the 1998 Honda Parade Lap

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend; Bob Heath

Manx Legend; Bob Heath
In the 1990s, Bob Heath was virtually unbeatable in the Classic Manx races, taking 11 victories. Bob is shown winning his last Classic Manx, the 1999 Junior Classic

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend; Mike Seward (Fowler Yamaha) 1986 Senior Manx Grand Prix

Manx Legend; Mike Seward (Fowler Yamaha) 1986 Senior Manx Grand Prix
A slow first lap in the 1986 Senior Manx left Mike Seward (Fowler Yamaha) playing catch up to Grant Goodings (Suzuki). Mike failed to take victory by just 3.4 seconds

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend; Danny Shimmin

Manx Legend; Danny Shimmin
Manx Legend and local hero. Danny Shimmin first rode the Manx in 1965, before finally winning the 1976 Lightweight Manx. He was in the running for the 1976 Senior Manx

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: John Penton

John Penton
Being BMW agent, it was natural for American John Penton to ride one of their bikes in the 1965 ISDT, seen here in the Cornaa river

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Irish ace

Irish ace
Brain Steenson raced a works BSA Triple in the 1970 Production TT, retiring when holding second place

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Percys quick 500

Percys quick 500
Percy Tait did not feature on the 500 Triumph in the TT, but it proved its worth by finishing second to Ago in the 1969 Belgium GP, lapping at 116 mph

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Mama Mia - isa broke MV

Mama Mia - isa broke MV
Almost unheard of - Giacomo Agostinis MV-3 broke down in the 1971 Junior TT, allowing Tony Jefferiesto take the win on his a Yamsel. Ago surveys his stricken MV

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: The Noisy End

The Noisy End
I would not like to be standing there when they start Mike Hailwoods fabulous Honda 6 up

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Mike the Bikes 1961 TT; 3 wins out of 4

Mike the Bikes 1961 TT; 3 wins out of 4
Chronicling Mike Hailwoods 1961 TT

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: A meeting of two minds

A meeting of two minds
With his trade-mark Tyrolian hat, Allan Jefferies chats with Bill Lomas; the MV team were testing the bikes at the Creg. Both Bill

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend; Bob McIntyre

Manx Legend; Bob McIntyre
After winning the 1952 Junir Manx, Bob McIntyre took the same AJS 7R to the runner-up spot in the Senior Manx that year

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: A pair of slidecar masters

A pair of slidecar masters
Eric Oiver (protecting his goggles) and Cyril Smith discuss tactics at Berne 1953. Probably working out ways to keep the pesky MWs behind

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Stirling Moss

Stirling Moss
Striling Moss drove the Islands race race course in his early days. Seen here at theManx Arms in a C-type Jaguar in 1953

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend; Dennis Parkinson

Manx Legend; Dennis Parkinson
Wakefields Dennis Parkinson rode the Manx from 1932-1953. His five wins ranged from1936 to 1953. He took a hat-trick of Lightweight MGP wins 1936-38

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Manx Legend: Harold Rowell

Manx Legend: Harold Rowell
Manxman Harold Rowell gets the wind knocked out of him as he hits the bottom of Bray Hill in the 1946 Senior Manx Grand Prix

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Happy 90th Geoff

Happy 90th Geoff
Geoff Duke celbrated his 90th birthday in 2013. This shows Geoff in practice on his International Norton for the 1949 Senior Clubman TT, his first TT victory

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: A pair of winners

A pair of winners
This time-worn pictures pays tribute to Kelly Swanston, seen here congratulating Harold Daniell (on bike) in winning the 1933 Senior Manx Grand Prix

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Mavro

Mavro
Noel Mavrogordato at Parliament Square in the 1929 Amateur TT - the fore-runner of the Manx Grand Prix. Mavro always rode two-strokes in the Island, from his first ride in 1926

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: 1922 Private Norton owners camp

1922 Private Norton owners camp
Graham Walker (fifth from left) with a group of Norton riders from the 1922 Senior TT. Although a works rider, Graham always took a keen interst with the amatuer riders

Background imageImages Dated 17th October 2019: Smokin

Smokin
If thqattyre grips, your finger won t stop it! Doc Moran at the Ramsey Sprint



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