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Eric Cheers

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 31, Eric Cheers is an engineer from Dodlestone, Cheshire. He first rode in the TT in 1955, after Clubman's and MGP experience. He was eighth on a Triumph, in the 1954 Senior Clubman's, 25th in the Junior Manx and 17th in the Senior on his Junior BSA Eric has won awards in local trials, and had ridden at Rhydymwyn, Altcar, Alton Towers, Warminster and on the Ards Circuit in Northern Ireland; in 1952 he was Cheshire Sand Champion. In 1955 he was 1000 cc winner at the Wallasey sand race meeting. He was 35th in the Junior TT, winning a bronze replica. He retired on the second lap of the 1956 Junior TT and did not ride in it last year. He is entered for both this year's races by Victor Horsman Ltd. Hobby: "Making ends meet!"

(TT Special, Wednesday, June 04, 1958 p6)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1993 Senior Classic MGP531:47:21.0084.34Aermacchi
1993 Lightweight Classic MGPRSuzuki
1992 Senior Classic MGP501:52:23.0080.57Aermacchi
1992 Lightweight Classic MGP171:31:36.0074.13Suzuki
1991 Senior Classic MGP441:47:11.0084.48Aermacchi
1991 Lightweight Classic MGP131:50:56.0081.62Suzuki
1990 Junior Classic MGP181:47:26.0084.28Aermacchi
1989 Junior Classic MGP261:49:29.0082.7Aermacchi
1988 Senior Classic MGP281:48:36.0083.37Aermacchi
1988 Junior Classic MGP411:53:28.0079.79Aermacchi
1959 Senior TTRNorton
1959 Junior TT283:01:36.2087.27Norton
1958 Senior TTRBSA
1958 Junior TT343:08:17.0084.17BSA
1956 Junior TTRBSA
1955 Senior TTRMatchless
1955 Junior TT353:13:37.6081.85BSA
1954 Senior MGP173:06:14.0072.94BSA
1954 Junior MGP252:49:52.0079.97BSA
1954 Clubman Senior TT81:50:17.2082.1Triumph
1953 Clubman Senior TTRTriumph
1953 Clubman Junior TT231:59:57.0075.5Norton
1952 Clubman Senior TT492:07:50.0070.84Norton

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