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Ernie Barrett

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 28, a precision engineer, of Harrow, Middlesex, Ernie Barrett started grass track racing in 1946 at Folkestone, Lyden HIll, Faversham and elsewhere and won the Novice's Cup at the end of the season at Brand's Hatch.
Began road racing in 1947 and competed at Ansty, Abridge and Dunholme. Came into the limelight last year when in the Lightweight "Manx" he finished second on a Guzzi to Dickie Dale.
His 7R A.J.S. has been lent by Kenneth Carter to the Sidcup and District M.C.C., who have entered Barrett for the Junior.
Hobby: Weight-lifting.
(TT Special, 13 June 1949)

Competed in

1957 Senior TT323:35:43.6083.95Norton
1957 Junior TT403:15:04.0081.24Norton
1954 Senior TT512:08:29.0070.48Norton
1954 Lightweight TT171:45:46.0064.22JAP
1954 Junior TTRJAP
1953 Senior TTRJAP
1953 Lightweight TT122:07:23.0071.09JAP
1953 Junior TTRJAP
1952 Senior TT343:17:00.0080.45Norton
1952 Lightweight TT112:02:12.8074.11Guzzi
1951 Senior TTRAJS
1951 Junior TTRAJS
1950 Senior TTRNorton
1950 Junior TT623:49:21.0069.1Norton
1949 Junior TTRNorton
1948 Lightweight MGP23:14:42.0069.77Moto Guzzi
1947 Senior MGPRNorton
1947 Junior MGPRNorton


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