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Brian Richards

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 23. Brian Richards is an industrial tractor demonstrator and comes from Newland, near Ulverston, Lancs. He has had four years of trials and scrambles, but this is his first season's road racing, and his best to date is seventh place in the 500 c.c. scratch class of the recent Cookstown "100." His bike is the 1959 model which Jack Bullock rode in last year's Senior T.T., finishing 16th at 93.39 m.p.h. The machine belongs to Eddie Crooks, and Brian writes: "I would like to say how grateful I am to Eddie for all the help I have had from him, both financially and morally, over the last few months."
(TT Special, 7 September 1961, p.12).

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1968 Ultra Lightweight TTRBultaco
1968 Production 250 TT41:21:14.0083.61Bultaco
1967 Ultra Lightweight TT151:24:54.2080Bultaco
1967 Lightweight TT112:42:26.0083.63Bultaco
1966 Ultra Lightweight TT151:22:59.4081.84Honda
1966 Lightweight TT102:37:24.8086.3Bultaco
1965 Ultra Lightweight TT321:34:02.8072.23Honda
1965 Lightweight TTRDMW
1964 Ultra Lightweight TT141:24:58.8077.93Honda
1963 Ultra Lightweight TTRBultaco
1963 Lightweight TTRBultaco
1962 Junior MGP202:45:10.0082.24AJS
1961 Senior MGP502:47:28.0081.12Matchless

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