TIFIIE JUNICIQ 11.1.
MANY wonderful races have taken place over the famous island course, but few, if any, will live longer in the memory of those who witnessed it, than the 1930 Junior T.T. Although on rare occasions in the past the first three places have been annexed by one make, there has never been a victory
so complete as the Rudge Whitworth performance of this year. This was no case of...
MOTOR CYCLES IN THE ISLE OF MAN
RENEWED INTEREST IN THE TOURIST TROPHY RACES.
w_ITH the depression in the motor cycle industry and the undoubted supremacy of the Norton machines in last year's races the famous Manx classics seemed almost to be doomed to failure, but this year's series happily showed a revival in every respect.
There were a larger number of starters in'' each race, and firms such...
THE I.O.M. TOURIST TROPHY.
THE JUNIOR RACE
ON last year's form everyone was inclined to expect another Rudge victory in this year's Junior. In the I.O.M., however, victory is not easily gained or held and although this year's Rudge machines were slightly faster than before, the Norton camp have found a great deal more speed in their latest design than their rivals had bargained for.
THE SENIOR RACE
Another Norton 147111 Island Lapped at SO
THF, most arnazin.g performan,ce of the 1931 Tourist Trophy Races was undoubtedly J. H. Simpson's wonderful third lap in 28m. Is. at the alino.-t incredible average of 80.82 m.p.h. Time and again this wond..Tful rider has broken the lap record only to retire, and his luck was still out for at Ballaugh on his fourth lap he braked heavily...
THE B.M.C.R.C.'S " TWENTY-FIRST "
Huge Crowd causes some disorganisation
V course it is simply not done to have anything like a crowd at a B.M.C. R.C. meeting. At least this is what Most of us have thought hitherto, .and unfortunately it is what the Brooklands authorities thought on the 5th of last month. The result was the most extraordinary motorcycle meeting in the history of the track...
THE LIGHTWEIGHT RAC
THIS year the lightweight event, usually a comparatively calm spot in a hectic week of racing, changed its usual character and provided one of the best-fought and most exciting races the island has ever seen.
The entry of over 40 riders ensured that there would be no runaway wins, and that records would go by the board, and the promise was fully carried out. That wonderful...