Tom Loughridge's Race Days

Isle of Man TT - page 5

scan3s.jpg (44724 bytes) The Crooks Suzuki T500 at scrutineering 1974.  Finished in 6th place 500 production race.
  • 1975 TT:
    10 lap two rider production race fastest through speed trap -138mph. Partnered by Ian Richards 5th with a new lap record of 95.45 mph set up by Ian. A misfire caused by a loose condensor wire dropped us back from leading to 5th placed 500 at the finish.
  • 1976 TT:
    Production - another 10 lap two rider race again partnered by Ian Richards who retired at the bottom of Bray Hill with a split petrol tank.
    Senior 500 - retired (repaired petrol tank weeping).
    1000cc classic - non starter (no fuel tank no race).
  • 1977 TT:
    The production race was discontinued.
    Formula 1000cc retired.
    500 senior 35th.
    1000cc classic 30th
    1000cc Schweppes Jubilee retired.

 

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