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Dan Shorey

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 23, Dan Shorey is a motor cycle mechanic and comes from Banbury. He has collected first, second and third places at Aintree, Alton Towers, Brand's Hatch, CadwelI Park, Mallory Park, Rhydymwyn, Silverstone, Snetterton, etc. He was a co-winner with Mike Hailwood in the 1958 Thruxton 500 mile race.

He was sixth in the 1958 350 c.c. Clubman's race, and third in the same event in 1959 with fastest lap. He was 31st in the 1958 350 c.c. Snaefell race on a Norton at 75.35 m.p.h. and on the same machine was 29th in the Senior Manx. In 1959, riding Nortons in both Junior and Senior M.G.P.'s, he was 44th in the Junior but retired In the Senior; last year, however, he was ninth in the Senior Manx at 89.81 m.p.h. Last month he won both 125 and 250 c.c. races at Aberdare, and on Whit Monday he won the 125 c.c. race at Thruxton and was second in the 250.

Dan is entered by the Bultaco factory for the 125 c.c. T.T., but is his own entrant for the other three solo races. (TT Special, 16 June 1961, p. 16.)

Competed in

1967 Senior TTRNorton
1967 Junior TT132:29:38.0090.78Norton
1966 Senior TT192:35:34.6087.32Norton
1966 Junior TTRNorton
1965 Senior TT182:45:23.8082.14Norton
1965 Junior TT162:32:11.4089.26Norton
1964 Senior TT172:29:01.0091.16Norton
1964 Junior TT333:37:40.0086.16AJS
1963 Ultra Lightweight TT201:30:56.8074.68Bultaco
1963 Lightweight TT92:47:44.4080.99Bultaco
1963 Junior TT282:54:56.6077.65AJS
1962 Ultra Lightweight TT131:31:56.0073.88Bultaco
1962 Senior TTRNorton
1962 Lightweight TT62:44:29.4082.59Bultaco
1962 Junior TTRNorton
1962 50 TT111:04:49.0069.83Kreidler
1961 Ultra Lightweight TT91:23:02.4081.79Bultaco
1961 Senior TTRNorton
1961 Lightweight TT82:14:19.4084.28NSU
1961 Junior TTRNorton
1960 Senior MGP92:31:15.0089.81Norton
1959 Senior MGPR0Norton
1959 Junior MGP442:49:17.0080.24Norton
1958 Senior MGP292:45:08.0082.25Norton
1958 Junior Snaefell MGP312:00:10.0075.35Norton


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