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John Desmond Hamilton

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 25, John Desmond Hamilton is a company director and comes from Highland, Southampton. He has gained a fair number of successes at Blandford, Castle Combe, Oulton Park, Silverstone etc and was 39th in the 1956 Junior Clubman's. He rode in last year's 350cc Newcomer's race, but retired at Sulby Bridge with engine trouble.
(TT Special, Thursday, September 11, 1958, p.16.)

Sadly died, aged 26, competing in the 1959 Senior MGP. During the opening lap of the race he crashed at the 33rd milestone on the mountain section.

Competed in

1959 Senior MGPRNorton
1957 Junior Newcomers MGPRAJS
1956 Clubman Junior TT391:34:34.0071.82BSA


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