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John Horne

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mount: Lightweight—Horne-Rudge

Age 19, Jack Horne is a motorcycle mechanic and comes from Ferth, Scotland.

He won the 1951 Scottish Featherweight Championship, and was runner-up in 1952. His machine for the 1953 Lightweight T.T. was originally the blue Rudge raced in the Island for many years by his father, A. G. Horne, brought up to date with a duplex frame, all-alloy engine, AL-FIN hubs, alloy tanks, A.M.C. forks and swinging arm rear suspension with Woodhead Monroe units, etc. He finished in 15th place, averaging 68.12 m.p.h.

He is entered by Horne Bros.
(TT Special, 16 June 1954, p.17.)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1961 Lightweight TT162:27:32.0076.73Ariel
1957 Lightweight TT131:36:55.6066.79NSU
1954 Lightweight TT101:29:48.0075.64Rudge
1953 Lightweight TT152:12:57.0068.12Rudge

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