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Derek Pilling

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 30. Derek Pilling is an electrician, and comes from Accrington. This is his fourth season's racing, and he has competed at Aintree, Charterhall, Kirkby Mallory, Oulton Park and Thruxton. He rode in the 1958 350 c.c. Snaefell race, and finished 46th at 72.18 m.p.h., whilst in 1959 he finished 61st in the Junior. Last year he went up quite a number of places — he was 43rd in the Junior at 79.01 m.p.h. Hobbies: Fishing and swimming.
(TT Special, 7 September, p.10).

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1963 Junior MGP582:52:32.0078.73AJS
1962 Junior MGPRAJS
1961 Junior MGPRNorton
1960 Junior MGP432:51:55.0079.01AJS
1959 Junior MGP612:56:31.0076.95AJS
1958 Junior Snaefell MGP462:05:27.0072.18AJS

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