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Dick Thomson

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mounts: Junior – A.J.S.
Senior – Matchless

Age 26, Dick Thomson is a cycle mechanic. He was entered for the 1954 race, but crashed at Zandoort, Holland, before practising for the Island started, and was unlucky enough to break his leg. He was however, fit again later in the season and was placed fourth in the Junior event at Marseilles.

Last year he finished 45th in the Junior T.T., but retired on the fourth lap of the Senior race. He is entered by the Motor Cycle Racing Club of New South Wales.
(TT Special, 8 June 1956, p.12.)

Nationality: Australian

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1958 Senior TTRNorton
1958 Junior TTRAJS
1957 Senior TTRMatchless
1957 Junior TT343:13:33.4081.88AJS
1956 Senior TT303:10:11.8083.32Matchless
1956 Junior TT343:26:31.8076.73AJS
1955 Senior TTRMatchless
1955 Junior TT453:22:45.0078.17AJS

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