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Tommy Wood

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Junior - Velocette
Lightweight - Guzzi

Aged 34, a motor-cycle engineer, of Dibden, Perlieu, nr Southampton, who proclaims his hobby (other than motor-cycling) is gardening! The crowds idol at Caldwell Park, Tommy Wood won 42 races last year, and in his first appearance in T.T. finished eighth in the Junior and eleventh in the Senior, gaining a first class replica in each.

His Velocette is a new standard Mk. VIII model, and is entered in the Junior by A. R. Taylor Garages Ltd., of Shipton-on-Stour. His Guzzi is also a new standard model, his entrant in the Lightweight being Capt. Wilkins of “Keswick” fame.
(TT Special, 11 June 1948, p.15.)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1953 Lightweight TT62:01:02.0074.82Guzzi
1951 Senior TT143:14:14.8081.59Norton
1951 Lightweight TT11:51:15.8081.39Guzzi
1951 Junior TT313:18:06.0080Velocette
1950 Lightweight TTRGuzzi
1950 Junior TTRVelocette
1949 Lightweight TT23:23:25.2077.91Guzzi
1949 Junior TT173:22:12.6078.37Velocette
1948 Lightweight TTRGuzzi
1948 Junior TTRVelocette
1947 Senior TT113:30:21.6075.33Velocette
1947 Junior TT83:36:16.0073.28Velocette
1937 Junior MGPRVelocette

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