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...

Mortons Archive

Over a century of motorcycle memories offers literally millions of images and documents relating to Motor Cycle and Motor Cycling which are available for commercial and private use. Tel 0044 (0) 1507 529423 529280 Email jskayman mortons.co.uk www.mortonsarchive.com Everyone involved knows racing is a tough game but those at the sharp end put the risks firmly to the back of their minds. Graham Lawlor talks to Phil Armes about a successful career cut short by injury and life after racing JMaasa...

Classic Racer People

The following year, after Lcugher had decided to ride for another sponsor, Ray was keen to win another T and recruited Robert Dunlop to ride the 1991 Junior. Three weeks prior to the event Robert broke his collarbone in a crash when competing iri a round of the British 125 Championship, but Ray didn't give up on him. He stuck with Robert and he won the TT with his collarbone pinned together and the clip-on handlebars turned upside down in an attempt to ease the pain, completing the course in a...

Cadwell Park 2526 September 2010

BHR's champonships reached their climax at Cadwell Park with a mixed bag of weather. Graham Lawlor dodged the storms to bring us all the action. Words Graham Lawlor Photograph Russell Lee Saturday's glorious weather gave way to torrential rain ano a long oil delay, meaning that only three ojt of the scheduled four championship rounds could be held for each class. Proving that fairy tales really do come true, Peter Tibbitts clinched the Albany Bantams title in a photo finish from Ian Scutt and...

Working Class

But, unlike today's star teams, Raymond's reputation and his achievements weren't accompanied with expensive sunglasses, colossal motor-horres and fancy tackle. Ray's approach to racing was very much make-do-and mend, as his Ifelong friend and racing prot g Selwyi Griffiths explains, ' It was all done from this place, says Selwyn, standing behind the counter in Ray Cowles Motorcycles in Pontyoool, which he has managed since Ray's death in 2007, It was all done on a shoestring. His 'make do 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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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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