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Dennis Lashmar

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mounts: Junior—B.S.A.
125 c.c. —L.E.F.
Senior—B.S.A.

Age 26, company director Dennis Lashmar, of Stanmore, Middlesex, has become well-known at short circuit events since the war, especially for his spectacular riding “Soaking Silverstone Saturday” he of Vincent big-twins. At the 1950 put up the fastest lap at 71.13 m.p.h.

In the Island he won the 1949 Clubman’s 1,000 c.c. T.T., and he finished thirteenth in the Junior “Manx” the same year after crashing at Governor’s Bridge on the last lap when lying sixth.

In 1951 he won a second-class replica in the Senior T.T. by riding into thirteenth place at a speed of 83.21 m.p.h. He was 30th, on a Norton, in the 1952 Senior, but was an “absentee” from last year’s series.

Using a 500 c.c. B.S.A. he has been well in the running in this year’s short circuit meetings, scoring successes at Brand’s Hatch, Crystal Palace and Snetterton.

Hobbies: Tennis, squash and P.T.

He is entered by Geoff Duke Ltd.
(TT Special, 16 June 1954, p.19.)

Mounts: Junior – Norton
Lightweight – L.E.F.
Senior – Norton

Age 23, a West End theatre ticket agent, Dennis Lashmar lives at Stanmore, Middlesex. He has become well-known at short circuit events since the war, especially for his spectacular riding of Vincent big-twins. At the 1950 “Soaking Silverstone Saturday” he put up the fastest lap at 71.13 m.p.h.

In the Island he won the 1949 1,000 c.c. Clubman’s T.T. and in the Junior “Manx” the same year finished thirteenth after a crash at Governor’s Bridge on the last lap, when lying sixth.

Hobbies: Tennis, squash and P.T., but also “drinking beer.”

He is entered by Harold Daniell in the Junior and Senior on new models and in the Lightweight by Lewis, Ellis and Foster, of Watford, constructors of the well-known L.E.F., the engine of which is basically a Triumph twin.
(TT Special, 6 June 1951, p.10.)

Age 21; theatre ticket agent, of Stanmore, Middlesex; has ridden at Dunholme, Haddenham and Blandford; hobies, all sports, mainly squash and cross-country running. Machine: 1,000 c.c. Vincent H.R.D.
(TT Special, 15 June 1949)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1954 Ultra Lightweight TTRLEF
1954 Senior TT211:55:52.0078.16BSA
1954 Junior TT322:17:43.0082.2BSA
1952 Senior TT303:14:51.0081.34Norton
1951 Senior TT133:10:28.0083.21Norton
1951 Lightweight TTRLEF
1951 Junior TTRNorton
1949 Junior MGP132:58:43.0076.014AJS
1949 Clubman 1000 TT11:29:01.4076.3Vincent

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