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John Griffiths

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 33, John Griffiths, who describes himself as a "wandering vagabond", comes from Burnham Green, Herts, but is at present living in Birkenhead. He has been riding motor cycles since 1945 and racing them since 1951, his first race being at Wallasey sands on an "alcohol" Black Lightning. Since then he has competed in the Cookstown "100", the Killinchy "150", the I.o.M. Southern "100" and other well-known events, often being "amongst theose present" at the finish.
(TT Special, 7 September 1961)

Competed in

1970 Lightweight MGP21:42:11.0088.63Yamaha
1969 Lightweight MGP21:41:53.0088.89Yamaha
1968 Lightweight MGPRGreeves
1967 Lightweight MGP131:27:53.0077.28Greeves
1963 Junior MGP242:38:29.0085.71AJS
1962 Junior MGP322:49:21.0080.21AJS
1961 Junior MGP193:02:45.0074.33AJS
1960 Senior MGP292:42:18.0083.7Norton
1960 Junior MGP392:48:46.0080.49Norton
1959 Junior MGP402:47:47.0080.96Norton


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