Search records

Desmond Wolff

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 31, Desmond Douglas Wolff is a plastering contractor and comes from Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. This is his first appearance in the Island, but he has been racing for some years in South Africa. In 1956 he won the Mashomaland 100 Handicap and the following year was first in the 500 cc class of the same event, whilst he has scored various seconds and thirds, including a second in the 500 cc race of this year's Port Elizabeth 200. He is entered by the Southern Rhodesian Motoring Club. Hobby: underwater swimming.

(TT Special, 6 June 1958, p.26.)

Sadly died, aged 31, competing in the 1958 Senior TT.

Competed in

1958 Senior TTRNorton
1958 Junior TTRNorton


Optional, not displayed

Manx National Heritage (MNH) will always put you in control of the information we send you. Read our privacy policy