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'987 saw Dhil continuing with the Yamaha and the 3ame local bike dealer who had supplied him with the VF500, PFK Lings, came up with a CBR600 for the new Honda CBR Cup series. He took the CBR to the Island for the 600 Production TT where his '05.31 mph record lap put hin at the top of the final practice standings, ahead of Car Fogarty, Joey Dunlop, Nick Jefferies, Ray Swann and a certain Male Wheelar. I expect they'd all claim that they would have gone quicker in the race -Male definitely would...

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Back In Civvy Street

Phil left the Navy in 1985 and settled down in Norwich bjt not before he had used his influence as competitions secretary ot the HN Motorcycle Club to correct the anomaly that meant that road racing was an approved sport in the Army and RAF but not the Royal Navy. That may sound like seman ics except it meant that Royal Navy personnel were theDretically open to disciplinary proceedirgs for sef-inflicted injury if they hurt themselves road racing. I had the opportunity to ake this jp with Sir...

Beautiful Speed

And to think I thought that Valentino Rossi's mum was the prettiest girl on the Dlanet Page 63 of issue 146 proves me wrong (the boy is not that ugly either). My first Classic Racer is autumn 1985, but I do have a few missing until my real collection starts in summer 1992, how can I fill the void John Clay Scunthorpe Via email I couldn't agree more with your comments John about Sophie, although I'm not sure a bout Tony. Thanks for being such a loyal reader. We still have a reasonable stock of...

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Stuart lived up to Cnarlie's word and soaked up evsrything Tony told him, declarng, at the end of the session, that he'd like to become a tuner himself. Since then he has, in Tony's opinion, become one of the f nest in the country and is now running a busy tjning business in Yorkshire and working for the likes of Rizla Suzuki. So, are we any closer to being able to categorise Tony Scott Probably not. Tony is due to be included in the next edition of The Gjinness Bcok of Records, for tuning the...

Champions Reunited

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Dedication

Looking back on what he sees as his halcyon days, Tony recalls happy hours spent in the company of some of the best riders of the time, the majori y of whom became friends as well as customers. Riders such as Joey and Robert Dunlop, Nick Jeffenes, Hhillip McCallum, Jim Moody, Acrian Archibald and many othe's who all supped tea in Marjory's kitchen, and a good few who slept on the so a while waiting for an engine to be completed. However, whatTcny doesn't emphasse, in his typically understatec...

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Exhausting Work

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Hack On Track

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Inset Honda race boss NeilTuxworth on his way to Classic Manx Grand Prix victory on a Cowles Matchless. Inset Honda race boss NeilTuxworth on his way to Classic Manx Grand Prix victory on a Cowles Matchless. Main Robert Dunlop, centre, continued the Cowles winning ways on aTZYamaha. Left is Phillip McCallen and right Steve Haslett. Above Welsh ace, Clive Watts, gave Ray a double at the Manx Grand Prix.

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Introduction

In a kindly attempt to drag Tony from his malaise, family friend Eddie Whittle started driving him to motorcycle race meetings, mostly at Oulton Park and Aintree, and it was at Aintree that Tony was introduced to up-and-coming National class rider Keith Nichols. Keith was campaigning a 350 TZ Yamaha at the time, winning more times than not, so, when Keith announced his intention to do the Manx in '984, Tony offered to prepare the engine for him. Having worked on two-stroke outboard motors Tony...

Irish Action

Issue 146 of Classic Racer is really superb, with much paddock nev s. My congratulations to Marc McCloskey for his Classics Return to Dundrod report and thanks to Noel Johnston for this decision. The brilliant photo at Munster of Irish Road Race Champion Bi ly Lyle is, to my mind, one of the most vivid ac ion shots I've seen in your magnificen publication. Billy is a very quiet individual who never seeks publicity but deserves it very much. I hope that veteran rider Gerry O'Sullivan will soon...

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New Era For Manx Grand Prix

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October 2010

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Queen And Country Come First

He told me there's three religions in northern irelaho two are f * dangerous and the other one's road racing Below Ail ready for the 1987 season with theTZ again and the brand new CBR600 Honda. As a young boy Ph I had learned how to ride a bike at Lyng, Norfolk, where the Viking MCC organised many of ts off-road events, but what really got him going was the Garelli Record 50cc that Colin bought hin at 16 so he could practice on the Silverstone GP tarmac before he went on the road. Mick Patrick,...

R Grand Prix 2010

From the moment Kiwi Graeme Crosby arrived in the UK in 1979 he became an instant fans' favourite, with his hard charging style on the high bar Moriwaki. In just four years Croz went from unknown to tw< times World Champion and added TT, Imola 200 Daytona 200, and Suzuka 8 Hour wins to his impressive CV. At long last the unassuming Croz has recorded his rise to fame, and the grounding on the street circuits of New Zealand that prepared him to take on Europe tfSEHR B and the rest of the world....

Race On

When the flag fell on the 'Daytona of Europe', as the first major European race for the America-derived Fcrmula 750 class was termed, Agostini showed how unworthy those thoughts had been, even if, as Paul Smart noted later, he might have had a bit of an advartage. 'Ago was riding a shaft-driven works MV,' said Paul, and though there were lots of smiles, he was taking it very seriously, ust as he always did, especially being on home ground, where I suppose it must have been the first time ne...

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Regular Paddock 30ssip

The Ducati panels, signed by Cart Fogarty, and sold by Ian Smith on eBay to boost the Rob Vine Fund (see page 12, issue 145) raised 700. Ace Caf , the increasingly popular North London venue, has just announced another packed calendar for 2011. Full details are on www.ace-cafe-london.com or www.acecafeevents.com Thanks to the continued generosity ofTom Nixon the following top placed IHR02 riders benefited Jarno Jonker gets 125, Paul De Doncker 75 and Hans DeWitt 50. Human dynamo Sammy Miller...

Regular Paddock Gossip

Above Martyn Perry had flown back from Dubai just for the Friday Evening with Eddie dinner, and flew back out again the next morning. Above (inset) As popular as ever the Classic Racer Grand Prix Paddock kept the large crowd entertained. Right Andrew Ferry looks delighted to got his Kawasaki signed by his hero. Far right Despite the best efforts of Bonhams' Malcolm Barber. Eddie resisted buying, although he was drawn to an original and unrestored Ariel.

Second Crmc Acu Championship

After a successful inaugural ACU 500cc Classic Championship, organised by the Classic Racing Motorcycle Club, the club have been granted permission to add a second series for Post Classic macnines up to 350cc. The 500cc class carried the largest prize fund in classic racing and it is expected the Post Classic class, which will run at seme of the UK's best circuits, will follow the same successful formula. Further detai s are available from John Davidson on 01142 873885, or Roger Bryant on 01522...

September

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Steve Baker Stars At Stafford

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Words Male Wheeler Photograph Mortons Archive The intense rivalry between Barry By the Austrian GP, three rounds in, Sheene and Kenny Roberts is the Roberts was settling to racing life in Europe stuff of legend and yet the pair, and took his first victory and went on to win pictured here at the Venezuelan the next two in Paul Richard and Mugello. A round of the World Championship in 1978, look huge accident in the Isle cf Man TT ended comfortable enough in each other's company. Hennen's...

The Heart Of The Evoluzione

After the Evoluzione Imola racer came into Team Obsolete's possession Roberto Gallina's rien rebuilt the ligitly modified roadster-based engine. Like the GP racers it was derived from, this had central gear drive to the twin overhead camshafts, but unlike them featured a one-piece cylinder block mounted on die-cast production crankcases, topped by a similarly-made cylinder head fitted with special race camshafts. Although street MVs of the era had their cylinders cast separately. F750 rules...

Them In

Eddie picked theTZ he would most like to take home on theTZ Club's stand and presented Nick Crocker the award for his Miller Racing 500. Left Even legends like Eddie Lawson have heroes, and at Stafford he met two of his, Phil Read and John Cooper, who he insisted join him on stage. Left inset Howard McLeod was the deserved winner of the Best Race Machine with his lovely littleTohatsu. Eddie managed to find a screen on Barry Mead's stand for the Italjet he is restoring.The tiny racer was Eddie's...

They Were The Worst Conditions I Have Ever Raced Ih There Was Stahdihg Water All Rouhd The Track

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Tony

From clubman racers to world champions, Tony Scott has weaved his magic on their engines and made a name for himself in motorcycle racing, but who is the man behind the legend Tim Oliver endeavours to find out. Blm Mkm & Fsi ra Map tetorMI Words Tim Oliver Photographs Tony Scott collect on and Mortons Media Archive fRsta& a QlmSMm & FMtMagj, JtapdtatoM)

Two Wheels Impress

It was pretty daunting for those guys. this was part of the show for the weekend the fastest on two wheels and the fastest on four Left TheArmco lined Long Beach circuit, with its lack of runoff area was an eye opener even to the local US racers. Above and below Kawasaki's US team, headed by Gary Nixon (9) got behind the Long Beach event from day one. motorcycles He said then, today he says, Yeah, I'd never had before a race track with concrete walls around it. It's what you had to do back in...

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Different Battleground

Some of the international stars along with americans steve raker, pat hennen, and kenny roberts, were absent' Rising Grand Prix star and potential 1 5cc World Champion Barry Sheene's other road race experience was his well documented foray intoTT racing. With Sheene getting serious about his racing an assault was made on the 1971 World Championship, with an ex-factory 125 Suzuki, and at that time the Isle of Man was a World Champiorship round. As well as the little Suzuki, Barry rode a 250...

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Cadwell Park 2526 September 2010

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Working Class

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50 years at the top in British, European and world championship racirg. How can one team be so successful in so many kinds of racing Steve Rose attempts to get under the skin of Padgetts. I've been standing here for 35 minutes. A couple of feet from Padgetts' counter. Listening. The deal was done about 33 minutes ago. Proud dac with gangly teenage son, buying a pipe and an airbox for his Honda CBR600RR race bike. The first step on the ladder - wide eyed, enthusiastic, raw as they corre. And...

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Cadwell Park 910 October 2010

CRMC's Cadwell Park finale saw two championship rounds and a longer 'Race of the Year' for each class, plus several extra events en the Sunday. Graham Lawlor enjoyed the packed programme and shares the experience. Words Graham Lawlor Photograph Rjssell Lee Andrew Taylor cane straight from Saturday's Lansdowne round at Oulton to win the magnificent Colin Breeze Trophy, which this year was for 350cc machines. Mike Cooper (Djnnell Manx) was seemingly cruising to victory until hitting problems late...

Drixton Honda

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Rob North Frame

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JM sa WlmSMm amp Fitoi fcfeip ta to M Left Ray Cowles shares the spoils with Sheelagh and John Hartle, as John receives the Fred CranerTrophy for the best placed British rider, on a British machine, in the 1967World Championship. Hartle finished third on the Cowles Matchless. Above Before turning his hand to helping others Ray was a handy rider. amid the chaos ofthe fume,filled paddock. raymond was readhy distin- dishadle dy the pon- ent aroma of his holland hoose todacco One of British...

Season Starts Here

gt gt SIXTH ROAD RACING LEGENDS This year's hugely popular Racing Legends, held at the Wynnstay Hotel, Oswestry, on 11 February 2011, will donate some of the charity money raised on the night to support young Manxman Conor Cummins, who was badly injured in the 2010TT Stars in attendance this year are BSB aces Chris Walker and John Reynolds, and WSB star Neil Hodgson. The MC on the right will be the charity's patron James Whitham. The event starts with a charity auction from 3 to 5.30pm,...

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Ignition

All this might not have mattered so much if the bike had handled as well as its 350cc and 500cc stablemates, but it didn't. The four wide-set, gently tapering exhausts gave the F7EJ0 MV Agusta a bulky impression that was reirforced by sitting on it. The Imola MV felt as big anc brutal as its CR750 Honda rival of the day, and handled about as well, which was - not very It seemed a bike full of cont'adictions it felt big, vet cramped. Ago's quite a bit shorter than me. but the controls and...

Imola Mv Reborn And Ridden

Among the fleet o factory MV Agusta racers acquired by New York's Team Obsolete from Gruppo Agusta, in the autumn of 1986, was none other than Agostini's F750 Imola bike. It became the first of the mere than a dozen machines, forming the subject of the two-wheeled sale of the century, to be restored by Italian 500 GP team owner Robe'to Gallina and his men to pristine, track-ready condition on behalf of its American owners. It had been interded that the bike should be raced by Team Obsolete's...

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Bob Keeler

Originally a technical journal st from Ruislip, Middlesex, Bob seemed to appear suddenly from relative obscurity to race winning form in 1953, rode works Nortons in 1954, and then jjst as suddenly, he disappeared from the racing scene after 1955. He started racing at the Silverstone Saturday mee-.ing in 1052, winning the Clubman's race on a Triumph Thunderbird, and then went on o race a tuned Triumph T100, on short circuits. GK Rae of Chiswick sponsored him on a 7R and Norton in 1953 He made...

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