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Saturday, 21 January 2017

Motorcycles at Redgate Corner

This is the first corner of the first lap of the Lansdowne Classic Series race at the SeeRed meeting at Donington Park in September 2007.
The ones with visible race numbers are:
4     Vernon Glashier 1962 500cc Manx Norton
25   Mark Sharrock 1961 500cc Matchless G50
67   Gordon Russell 1961 500cc Manx Norton
85   Chris Swallow 1962 500cc Manx Norton
68   Mike Russell 1962 500cc Manx Norton
9     Tim Jackson 1958 500cc Matchless G50
6     Malcolm Clark 1962 500cc Matchless G50
50   Nick Roberts 1962 500cc Manx Norton
171 Patrick Walker 1960 500cc Manx Norton
8     Mick Hemmings 1962 500cc McIntyre G50
5     Mike Attrill 1963 350cc Aermacchi Ala d'Oro
77   Cliff Ransley 1961 500cc Manx Norton
30   Roger Ashby 1956 350cc AJS 7R
21   Andy Reynolds 1963 500cc Manx Norton
117 Andy Molnar 1961 350cc Manx Norton
56   Mike Dryden-Holt 1962 350cc Manx Norton
20   Jamie Donaldson 1960 350cc Manx Norton

The programme note about the race reads:

'The Lansdowne Classic Series is dedicated to preserving the sights and sounds of yesteryear, presenting a taste of Grand Prix motorcycle racing as it was in the 1950s and early 1960s when British and continental four-stroke machines ruled the roost. Evocative names such as Norton, Matchless, AJS, Moto-Guzzi and Aermacchi once more line up, with riders having to push start their Machines.'

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