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The 1969 Isle of Man TT, the fourth round of the 1969 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season, involved a number of races on the Mountain Course on the Isle of Man. For the second year running Giacomo Agostini won both the Junior and Senior races, completing the six laps of the latter race in 2:09.40.2 to win by almost nine minutes. There were three "production" categories; Malcolm Uphill won the 750 cc, Graham Penny the 500 cc and Mike Rogers the 250 cc. German pairs won both sidecar events; Klaus Enders and Ralf Engelhardt in the 500 cc and Siegfried Schauzu and H.Schneider in the 750 cc. Kel Carruthers won the Lightweight 250 cc race, while Dave Simmonds won the Lightweight 125 cc.

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1969 Isle of Man Production 750 cc TT final standingsEdit

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Malcolm Uphill Triumph 99.99 mph 1.07.55.4
2   Paul Smart Norton 99.37 mph 1.08.21.2
3   Andrew Jolly Triumph 99.66 mph 1.10.16.2
4   Mick Andrew Norton 95.18 mph 1.11.21.8
5   Steve Jolly Triumph 93.19 mph 1.12.53.0
6   Tony Jefferies Triumph 93.13 mph 1.12.56.2
7   Martin Carney Triumph 93.00 mph 1.13.02.0
8   Pat Mohoney BSA 92.39 mph 1.13.30.8
9   Paul Butler Triumph 91.09 mph 1.14.34.0
10   Len Phelps Triumph 90.76 mph 1.14.50.0

1969 Isle of Man Production 500 cc TT final standingsEdit

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Graham Penny Honda 88.18 mph 1.17.01.6
2   Ray Knight Triumph 87.64 mph 1.17.30.4
3   Ron Baylie Triumph 85.90 mph 1.19.04.0
4   Adrian T Cooper Suzuki 85.17 mph 1.19.45.4
5   Hugh Evans BSA 85.17 mph 1.19.45.6
6   Mick Chatterton Triumph 83.97 mph 1.20.53.6
7   Brian Warburton Triumph 82.21 mph 1.22.37.8
8   A.Allen Triumph 74.87 mph 1.30.43.6

1969 Isle of Man Production 250 cc TT final standingsEdit

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Mike Rogers Ducati 88.79 mph 1.21.03.8
2   Frank Whiteway Suzuki 88.29 mph 1.21.33.4
3   Chas Mortimer Ducati 82.01 mph 1.22.49.6
4   George E.Leigh Bultaco 81.26 mph 1.23.35.2
5   Clive Thompsett Ducati 80.18 mph 1.24.43.2
6   Bill G Benson Suzuki 79.21 mph 1.24.45.4
7   T.Holdsworth Suzuki 78.87 mph 1.26.18.6
8   Tom Loughridge Suzuki 76.00 mph 1.26.18.6
9   Charlie Mates Yamaha 75.40 mph 1.30.14.6
10   John Williams Honda 68.60 mph 1.39.35.6

1969 Isle of Man Sidecar 500 cc TT final standingsEdit

3 Laps (113.2 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Klaus Enders/Ralf Engelhardt West Germany BMW 92.48 mph 1:13.27.0 15
2   Siegfried Schauzu/H.Schneider West Germany BMW 90.99 mph 1:14.39.4 12
3   Helmut Fath/W.Kalauch West Germany URS named after Fath's hometown Ursenbach 90.56 mph 1:15.0.0 10
4   Arseneus Butscher/J.Huber West Germany BMW 83.55 mph 1:21.18.0 8
5   F.Linnarz/P.Kuehnmund West Germany BMW 81.96 mph 1:22.52.0 6
6   Dick Hawes/J.Mann United Kingdom Seeley 81.73 mph 1:23.06.6 5
7   Norman Hanks/Rose Hanks United Kingdom BSA 81.00 mph 1:23.51.4 4
8   Bill Copson/Dane Rowe United Kingdom BMW 80.34 mph 1:24.32.8 3
9   Dennis Keen/M.S.Wotherspoon United Kingdom Triumph 78.31 mph 1:26.44.0 2
10   T Harris/B.L.Harris United Kingdom Triumph 78.31 mph 1:26.44.0 1

1969 Isle of Man Sidecar 750 cc TT final standingsEdit

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Siegfried Schauzu/H.Schneider BMW 89.83 mph 1.15.36.8
2   Peter Brown/Mick Casey BSA 85.65 mph 1.19.18.2
3   Bill Currie/F.Kay LWC 81.72 mph 1.23.07.4
4   Mick Boddice/Clive Pollington BSA 81.02 mph 1.23.50.4
5   Derek Plummer/Malcolm Brett Triumph 80.06 mph 1.24.16.2
6   Mick Horsepole/G.J.Horsepole Triumph 80.53 mph 1.24.32.2
7   Gordon Fox/H.Sanderson Triumph 76.89 mph 1.25.01.2
8   Bill Cooper/D B Argent WEC 79.58 mph 1.25.21.0
9   Bob Kewley/D.Tucker BSA 78.61 mph 1.26.24.0
10   Denis Kneen/M.E.Wotherspoon Triumph 78.48 mph 1.26.33.0

1969 Isle of Man Lightweight TT 250 cc final standingsEdit

6 Laps (226.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Kel Carruthers Australia Benelli 95.95 mph 2:21.35.2 15
2   Frank Perris United Kingdom Suzuki 93.69 mph 2:24.59.4 12
3   Santiago Herrero Spain Ossa 92.82 mph 2:26.21.0 10
4   Mick Chatterton United Kingdom Yamaha 91.96 mph 2:29.01.0 8
5   Frank Whiteway United Kingdom Suzuki 90.13 mph 2:30.41.4 6
6   Derek Chatterton United Kingdom Yamaha 89.51 mph 2:31.46.0 5
7   Stan Woods United Kingdom Yamaha 89.22 mph 2:32.15.2 4
8   František Šťastný Czechoslovakia Jawa 89.11 mph 2:32.25.2 3
9   Ian Richards United Kingdom Yamaha 88.08 mph 2:34.13.0 2
10   Gordon Keith United Kingdom Yamaha 88.00 mph 2:34.22.0 1

1969 Isle of Man Lightweight TT 125 cc final standingsEdit

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Dave Simmonds United Kingdom Kawasaki 91.08 mph 1:14.34.6 15
2   Kel Carruthers Australia Aermacchi 84.43 mph 1:20.27.2 12
3   Garry Dickinson United Kingdom Honda 83.67 mph 1:21.10.6 10
4   Steve Murray United Kingdom Honda 83.24 mph 1:21.36.2 8
5   John Kiddie United Kingdom Honda 81.05 mph 1:23.48.0 6
6   Carl Ward United Kingdom Bultaco 80.58 mph 1:24.17.8 5
7   John Shacklady United Kingdom Bultaco 80.27 mph 1:24.37.0 4
8   Charles Garner United Kingdom Bultaco 70.14 mph 1:25.49.6 3
9   J Pasquiet France Bultaco 78.39 mph 1:26.39.2 2
10   Tom Loughridge United Kingdom Bultaco 77.88 mph 1:27.12.8 1

1969 Isle of Man Junior TT 350 cc final standingsEdit

6 Laps (236.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Giacomo Agostini Italy MV Agusta 101.81 mph 2:13.25.4 15
2   Brian Steenson United Kingdom Aermacchi 94.60 mph 2:23.36.4 12
3   Jack Findlay Australia Aermacchi 93.89 mph 2:24.41.2 10
4   Tom Dickie United Kingdom Seeley 92.90 mph 2:26.13.0 8
5   Terry Grotefeld United Kingdom Seeley 92.58 mph 2:26.44.0 6
6   Selwyn Griffiths United Kingdom AJS 90.89 mph 2:29.27.6 5
7   John Findlay United Kingdom Norton 90.87 mph 2:29.29.4 4
8   Billy Guthrie United Kingdom Yamaha 90.65 mph 2:29.51.8 3
9   M.Hatherall United Kingdom Aermacchi 90.63 mph 2:29.53.6 2
10   R.Graham United Kingdom Aermacchi 90.03 mph 2:30.53.0 1

1969 Isle of Man Senior TT 500 cc final standingsEdit

6 Laps (236.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Giacomo Agostini Italy MV Agusta 104.75 mph 2:09.40.2 15
2   Alan Barnett United Kingdom Metisse 98.28 mph 2:18.12.6 12
3   Tom Dickie United Kingdom Seeley 97.92 mph 2:18.44.2 10
4   Derek Woodman United Kingdom Seeley 97.69 mph 2:19.03.4 8
5   John Findlay United Kingdom Norton 96.17 mph 2:21.15.6 6
6   Ron Chandler United Kingdom Seeley 95.87 mph 2:21.42.8 5
7   Steve Jolly United Kingdom Seeley 93.78 mph 2:24.51.8 4
8   Selwyn Griffiths United Kingdom Matchless 93.30 mph 2:25.36.8 3
9   Peter Darvill United Kingdom Norton 93.29 mph 2:25.37.6 2
10   Steve Spencer United Kingdom Metisse 92.98 mph 2:26.06.0 1

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