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 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...