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Pat Helsham

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mount – Velocette

Age 27, Pat Helsham is a Terminal foreman, of Kolonnawa, Ceylon. He started motor cycle racing after the war and has had many successes in his own country.

In 1949, for example, he was second in the unlimited class at the Ratmalana Circuit on a KSS Velocette, and later in the year, on the same course, won the Junior championship and put up the fastest time.

Hobbies: amateur radio and preparing and tuning racing motor cycles.
(TT Special, 5 June 1950, p.14.)

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Competed in

1950 Junior TT573:35:16.0073.62Velocette


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