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Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: 52 years of Island racing

52 years of Island racing
Arthur Wheelers Island career stretches from 1937 (Junior Manx Grand Prix), ending with a ride in the 1989 Classic Manx Grand Prix

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Neil Smith (Norton Gold Star) 1983 Senior Classic Manx Grand Prix

Neil Smith (Norton Gold Star) 1983 Senior Classic Manx Grand Prix

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: 1950 Velocette KSS

1950 Velocette KSS
The three legs badge on the tank of his KSS Velocette did not bring C Arnold any luck - he retired from the 1950 Junior Clubman TT

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Crisp

Crisp
Theres not much for Arturo Magni to salvage from the burnt remains of John Hartles 500 MV after this fire at Governors Bridge in the 1958 Senior TT

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Sidecar Legends - Willi Faust

Sidecar Legends - Willi Faust
The 1955 World Championship-winning pair of Willi Faust and Karl Remmert head up Glencrutcchery Road, The Clypse coourse missed out the Governors Bridge dip

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Sidecar Legends - Cyril Smith

Sidecar Legends - Cyril Smith
Cyril Smith never had any luck in the Island, retiring in all 6 TT races he rode in. He won many Grand Prix and was 1952 World Champion. A 1957 shot with Eric Bliss

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Who put that building there?

Who put that building there?
Ray Amms Proboscis Norton lies crumpled against a barrack wall at Aintree in 1954. Ray escaped unhurst

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: A rapid Velo

A rapid Velo
Cecil Sandford racing Arthur Taylors MOV Velocette at Oulton Parks first meeting in 1953. Cecil was already 125cc world champion, but loved ridig the little bike

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Tarquinios practice mount

Tarquinios practice mount
Tarquinio Provini practising for his first TT, the 1955 Ultra Lightweight TT. Quite why he is riding a road machine is unclear. Provini went on to win four TTs and two world championships

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Fitting the hard candles

Fitting the hard candles
Triple world champion Werner Hs keeps warms as the mechanic fits the race plugs to his NSU. Enrico Lorenzetti (Guzzi) looks on. A 1953 Berne shot

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Ballig Bridge

Ballig Bridge
No location information on this pic, which is from the 1953 Lightweight TT. Fron Purslow (Velocette) leads Ernie Barrett (Phoenix JAP)

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Triumph Travelling Marshal

Triumph Travelling Marshal
The first Triumph used for TM duty was thie 650 Thunderbird used by Peter Crebbin in 1950. It was ridden sans silencers, so the marshals could hear it approaching

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Les Graham and the AJS Porcupine

Les Graham and the AJS Porcupine
Les Graham won the inaugural 500cc World Championship on the AJS Porcupine. He failed to win at the TT when the magneto failed on the last lap whilst leading; he pushed in to finish 10th

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: The Vanwall man

The Vanwall man
Tony Vandervell tests Artie Bells 1948 Senior TT-winning Manx Norton. Vandervell, the pioneer of thin-wall bearings, used four Manx Norton heads on his prototype Thin Wall Special

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Agression

Agression
Tommaso Omobono Tenni at Windy Corner in the 1937 Lightweight TT. A factory Moto Guzzi rider from 1933 to 1948, the 37 Lightweight was his only TT win

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: 1926 George Reynard

1926 George Reynard
George Reynard (Royal Enfield) attracts the attention of a flapper as he rounds the Waterworks in the 1926 Junior TT, with a clear biew of Ramsey Bay behind; much more vegetation has grown in

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: The multi-talented Mr Villa

The multi-talented Mr Villa
Francesco Villa only rode the TT once, retiring from the 1959 Ultra Lightweight TT, but his prowess as engineer and constructor in the Italian motorcycle inudstry lives

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: The Gallarate four

The Gallarate four
John Hartle accelerates past the Grandstand in the 1958 Senior TT. A contemporary and team mate of John Surtees, he rode works Norton and MV

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: The flying ace and the Manx ace

The flying ace and the Manx ace
WWII flying ace Douglas Bader signs an autograph for triple Manx winner Don Crossley. Douglas, who briefly lived on-Island in his youth, was a guest at the 1957 Manx Grand Prix

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Manx heroes - Alan Holmes

Manx heroes - Alan Holmes
Castletown resident Alan Holmes used his local knowledge to good effect to win the Junior/Senior double at the 1957 Manx Grand Prix

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Sidecar Legends - Willhelm Noll

Sidecar Legends - Willhelm Noll
The 1954 and 1956 World Championship-winning pair of Willhelm Noll and (hidden) passenger Fritz Cron at Cronk ny Mona on the Clypse Course

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: 1950 Hillberry hillclimb

1950 Hillberry hillclimb
In the early 1950s, the Peveril Motorcycle and Light Car Club held hillclimbs. This one started from Hillberry, and finished at the Creg. A selection of two and four-wheel competitors await their turn

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: A solo Barrow rider

A solo Barrow rider
Barrow in Furness rider/dealer Bill Maddrick rode this Guzzi in the 1952 Lightweight TT

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Peveril Club trials

Peveril Club trials
Believed to be Langhaghan Lane (just down from the Creg ny Baa), how trials have changed in the past 60+ years

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Matchless

Matchless
The Matchless twin never sparkled in the Clubman TT, but was the chosen mount for Bill Dobbs, seen here at Cronk ny Mona in the 1951 Senior Clubman TT

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Rules are Rules'

Rules are Rules"
Felix Green practices for the 1948 Senior Clubman TT. He was not allowed to start as his Scott was not fitted (as standard) with a primary chaincase

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Hillberry 1920s

Hillberry 1920s
An early 20s shot of Hillberry and the tar-spraying gang, looking back towards Brandish. The racing surface was just rolled and crushed stone until then

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: Governors action

Governors action
An unusual angle, as a 1920s competitor takes Governors Bridge. No tarmac in those days

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: The first mega

The first mega
The flat-twin ABC - " All British (Engine) Company" - was designed by Granville Bradshaw. Reg Lucas machine was the first TT racer to feature megaphone exhausts

Background imageImages Dated 27th October 2019: 1951 Goodwood Saturday

1951 Goodwood Saturday
Only one true motorcycle race meeting was held at Goodwood. In 1951, BEMSEE ran it, it featured Clubman racing. Birmingham MCC member Sam Sweston gave his name to the national sidecar trial


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