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Roy Hesketh Circuit Races and Results

Inaugural Meeting 1953

 

 

 

 

 

Inaugural Meeting 26th December 1953

Junior Solo Handicap 15 laps

1st

J.H.Stander

Velocette

250cc

-

26m45s

56.07mph

2nd

R.N.Belford

Matchless

350cc

-

-

-

3rd

G.Neaves

Triumph

350cc

-

-

-

Senior Solo Handicap 25 miles

1st

M.L.Venter

Triumph

650cc

-

23m44s

63.20mph

2nd

B.van Zyl

Norton

500cc

-

-

-

3rd

J.Gray

GP Triumph

500cc

-

-

-

Sidecar Handicap 15 miles

1st

D.Carrick

Norton-Jap

500cc

-

20m04s

44.85mph

2nd

J.Rowlands

Norton

500cc

-

-

-

3rd

R.L.Young

Vincent

500cc

-

-

-

All Star Solo Handicap 15 miles

1st

R.Millbank

GP Triumph

500cc

-

15m48s

56.56mph

2nd

A.H.Millea

AMS

500cc

-

-

-

3rd

J.H.Stander

Velocette

250cc

-

-

-

Sidecar Handicap

1st

D.Carrick

Norton-Jap

500cc

-

-

-

2nd

J.Rowlands

Norton

500cc

-

-

-

3rd

R.T.Bergstrom

Norton

500cc

-

-

-

Doug Carrick awarded Roy Hesketh floating bowl for Best Performance of the Meeting.

NOTE: The meeting was abandoned early because of melting tar this was also the reason for the main motorcycle handicap being reduced to 15 miles.

Junior Car Handicap 25 miles

1st

A.Zeiler

Austin Special

747ccsv

-

26m20s

56.96mph

2nd

R.Wright

Austin Special

747ccsv

-

-

-

3rd

D.Cockerell

Austin Special

747ccsv

-

-

-

Senior Car Handicap 25 miles

1st

C.L.Rushby

Cooper-Jap

500cc

-

25m29s

58.86mph

2nd

F.J.Campbell

MG Special

1250cc

-

-

-

3rd

A.J.Malan

Austin Special

1200cc

-

-

-

All Star Car Handicap 25 miles

1st

D.Cockerell

Austin Special

747ccsv

-

31m15s

47.99mph

2nd

C.L.Rushby

Cooper-Jap

500cc

-

-

-

3rd

W.Gilbert

Austin Special

747ccsv

-

-

-

 

 

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