RECORD SPEEDS IN ULSTER.

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RECORD SPEEDS IN ULSTER.

There is more. in the success of G. W. Walker (RudgeWhitworth) in the Ulster Grand Prix than is at first apparent. Walker won at 80.o8 m.p.h.—an absolutely record speed for any motor-cycle road race—and he made the record lap on his last lap of a gruelling 210 mile event. Rudge-Whitworths also finished third and fourth and secured the Team Prize. It is interesting to note that Walker was also the first man to average over 70 m.p.h. in a road race, which he did in the same event some years ago, on another machine. The Ulster Grand Prix, like the T.T., enforces the use of standard fuels, and the fact that these terrific speeds were achieved on an ordinary petrol-benzole mixture indicates the great strides which have been made in motor-cycle designiduring the past twelve

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