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Eric Jones

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mounts: Junior—Norton
Lightweight—Velocette
Senior—Norton

Age 22, Eric Jones, a plumber in civilian life, comes from Wythenshawe, Manchester. Recently serving with the Manchester Regt. In Malaya, Eric only came back to this country at the end of May, coming straight over to the Island on his arrival in order to begin practicing.

He finished tenth in the 1952 Junior Clubman’s T.T., on a B.S.A., and collected a replica for 19th place in the 1952 Senior M.G.P., in which he rode a Triumph. In addition, he was awarded the Red Rose Challenge for the fastest time of the day at Altcar, and gained other successes at Brough in 1951 and 1952.

His entrant for this year’s races is Reg Dearden of Manchester.
(TT Special, 16 June 1954, p.18.)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1955 Senior TT82:54:45.2090.68Norton
1955 Junior TTRNorton
1954 Senior TT422:02:11.0074.12Norton
1954 Lightweight TTRVelocette
1954 Junior TT182:13:49.4084.58Norton
1952 Senior MGP192:45:24.0082.13Triumph
1952 Clubman Junior TT101:59:06.0076.04BSA

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