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Tom Walker

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 29, Tom Walker is a fitter and comes from Scunthorpe, Lincs. He has had 5 years' road racing experience and rode in the 350 c.c. Newcomers Race in 1957, finishing 47th at 69.41 m.p.h. He rode again in the 1958 350 c.c. Snaefell race, but was a non-finisher. In 1959 he finished 59th in the Junior on a B.S.A., but last year he retired on the second lap of the Senior.

His machine for this year's Senior is a 1958 Manx Norton which, he says, was originally tuned by F. Beart. Hobby: "Making Fans for Fan Dancers." (TT Special, 7 September 1961, p.13)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1968 Senior TTRTriumph
1968 Production 500 TT91:30:15.0075.26Triumph
1968 Junior TTRNorton
1967 Senior TTRBSA
1967 Junior TTRBSA
1963 Senior TTRNorton
1963 Junior TT252:53:04.4078.49BSA
1962 Senior MGPRNorton
1961 Senior MGPRNorton
1960 Senior MGPRNorton
1959 Junior MGP592:55:32.0077.39BSA
1958 Junior Snaefell MGPRBSA
1957 Junior Newcomers MGP472:10:27.0069.41BSA

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