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Charles Watson

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 32, Charles Watson is an engineer and comes from Doncaster. He has ridden at many short circuit meetings and has usually reached the " finals." In the 1958 I.o.M. Southern "100" he was 13th In the 350 c.c. and in last year's race he finished 9th in the 350 c.c. class and 11th in the "500" class on a 350 c.c. machine. He entered for the 350 c.c. Snaefell race in 1958, but came off in practice and was a non-starter in the race itself. He was unlucky again in 1959, retiring on the first lap of the Junior. Last year, however, he was 35th in the Junior, at 81.54 m.p.h. Hobbies: "All-round sportsman." (TT Special, 7 September 1961, p.18)

Competed in

1962 Senior MGP302:50:11.0079.82Norton
1961 Junior MGPRAJS
1960 Junior MGP352:46:36.0081.54Norton
1959 Senior MGPR0BSA
1959 Junior MGPRNorton
1958 Senior MGPR0Triumph
1956 Senior MGP252:50:52.0079.49WRS Special
1955 Senior MGPR0Norton
1954 Senior MGP113:01:46.0074.73Norton


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