1923 Manx Amateur Road Races

The 1923 Manx Amataeur Road Races a forerunner of the Manx Grand Prix were held on 20 September 1923.[1] The first winner was Les Randles riding a 500c Sunbeam motor-cycle.[2]

During an early morning practice session, the Isle of Man competitor Ned Brew crashed fatally in an accident at the Hillbery Corner.[3]

ResultsEdit

1923 Manx Amateur Road RaceEdit

Thursday 20 September 1923 – 5 laps (188.75 miles) Isle of Man TT Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Les Randles Sunbeam 52.77 mph 3:34.32.0
2   Kenneth Twemlow New Imperial 52.46 mph 3:35.49.0
3   Arthur J.Marsden Douglas 51.74 mph 3:38.18.0
4   W.H.Houghton Sunbeam 51.01 mph 3:42.03.0
5   C.Waterhouse Sunbeam 50.69 mph 3:43.19.0
6   J.W.Bezzant Norton 47.67 mph 3:57.09.0
7   Edwin Twemlow 350cc Sunbeam
8   H.V.Prescott Scott
9   N.Owen Norton
10   V.F.Crosthwaite Beadmore Precision

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ The Guardian page 5 Friday 21 September 1923
  2. ^ Peel City Guardian page 3 Saturday 22 September 1923
  3. ^ Monas Herald page 5 Wednesday 15 September 1923

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