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Vic Preston

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mount: Senior – Norton

Age 28, Vic Preston is an engineer from Nairobi, Kenya, who has not previously ridden in the United Kingdom. He has, however, competed with considerable success in East Africa for the past ten years, and he is the present holder of the East African Motor Cycle Championship. Not content with that, he also takes part in hydroplane and motor car racing!

Entered by himself, he is riding a standard 1956 “Featherbed” Norton as supplied by the factory, with no modifications.
(TT Special, 8 June 1956, p.8.)

Competed in

1956 Senior TT323:12:05.0082.51Norton


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I am Vic’s grandson, and I have a lot of photos and info of his amazing motorsport career. I would be happy to share this, to add to your site. I don’t have much on his TT history other than his bronze rep trophy and a model of his bike, which went to africa after the TT - TREVOR SEAN COOPER Report this