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Ned Minihan

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 30, Ned Minihan is a factory manager and comes from Hayes, Middlesex. He has had seven years' "good average" racing experience, and in 1956 finished 15th in the Senior Clubman's race. He came into the lime-light in 1957 by winning the 500 c.c. class of the Newcomers' race at 88.90 m.p.h., with record lap at 90.63. In the Senior M.G.P. he lay seventh on the first lap and fifth on the second, only to retire on the third. In 1958 he retired in the fifth lap of the Junior, but finished third on his Norton in the Senior at 91.02 m.p.h. In 1959 he was 13th in the Junior on an A.J.S. and was again third in the Senior on a Matchless, whilst last year he retired on the first lap of the Junior but finished fourth in the Senior, at 92.57 m.p.h. Hobbies: Ornithology and gardening.
(TT Special, 7 September 1961)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1962 Senior TTRNorton
1962 Junior TT162:31:09.4089.87Norton
1961 Senior MGP12:24:59.0093.69Norton
1961 Junior MGPRNorton
1960 Senior MGP42:26:44.0092.75Norton
1960 Junior MGPRAJS
1959 Senior MGP32:27:27.0092.12Matchless
1959 Junior MGP132:37:40.0086.16AJS
1958 Senior MGP32:29:15.0091.02Norton
1958 Junior MGPRNorton
1957 Senior Newcomers MGP11:41:51.0088.9Norton
1957 Senior MGPRNorton
1956 Clubman Senior TT151:26:15.4078.74BSA

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