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With support classes covering Period 1 - Veteran (up to December 31st, 1919), Period 2 - Vintage (January 1st, 1920 to December 31st, 1945), Period 3 - Classic (January 1st, 1946 to December 31st, 1962), Period 4 - Post Classic (January 1st, 1963 to December 31st, 1972) and Period 5 - Forgotten Era (January 1st, 1973 to December 31st, 1982), there were forty (40) events interspersed between the four International Challenge races.

I have recorded race images from a variety of solo races in this section to give some idea of the scope of machinery in action throughout the event.

'PERIOD 2 - VINTAGE' IMAGES: This class includes Vintage motorcycles manufactured between 1st January 1920 and 31st December 1945. I have 'digitally aged' some of the images in this class.

#37: KEN LUCAS: 1938 NORTON INTER 600cc (VINTAGE)

#75: TONY HYNES: 1938 VINCENT A SERIES HRD 1,260cc (VINTAGE)

#101: DAVID MORSE: 1935 VELOCETTE MSS SPECIAL 500cc (VINTAGE)

#313: CLIVE HARROP: 1938 ARIEL RED HUNTER 500cc (VINTAGE)

#37: KEN LUCAS: 1938 NORTON INTER 600cc (VINTAGE)

#313: CLIVE HARROP: 1938 ARIEL RED HUNTER 500cc (VINTAGE)

'PERIOD 3 - CLASSIC/500cc' IMAGES: This class includes 500cc motorcycles manufactured between 1st January 1946 and 31st December 1962.

#86: CAMERON DONALD: 1962 NORTON MANX 498cc. (500 CLASSIC)

#11: MICK HONE: 1957 MANX NORTON 500cc. (500 CLASSIC)

#29: LEVI DAY: 1962 HONDA CB72/77 SPECIAL 500cc. (500 CLASSIC)

#32: BRIAN FLEMING: 1962 NORTON/JAP 500cc. (500 CLASSIC)

#70: GRAEME OSBORNE: 1959 MATCHLESS G50 500cc. (500 CLASSIC)

#75: TONY HYNES: 1960 VINCENT VINTON 500cc. (500 CLASSIC)

#127: LAURIE TURNBULL: 1962 NORTON ES2 500cc. (500 CLASSIC)

'PERIOD 3 - CLASSIC/UNLIMITED' IMAGES: This class includes Unlimited Capacity motorcycles manufactured between 1st January 1946 and 31st December 1962.

#24: BOB SAYER: 1962 NORTON ATLAS, 750cc. (UNLIMITED CLASSIC)

#29: DAVID WOOLSEY: 1959 TRITON TARTAN SPEC. (UNLIM'. CLASSIC)

#42: BRIAN MARCH: 1962 NORTON ATLAS, 750cc. (UNLIMITED CLASSIC)

#70: GRAEME OSBORNE: 1961 TRIUMPH T110, 650cc. (UNLIM'. CLASSIC)

#251: LEIGH CORBETT: 1962 TRITON, 700cc. (UNLIMITED CLASSIC)

#942: DAVID BETTERIDGE: 1962 NORTON ATLAS. (UNLIMITED CLASSIC)

'PERIOD 4 - POST CLASSIC/350cc' IMAGES: This class includes 350cc motorcycles manufactured between 1st January 1963 and 31st December 1972.

#3: KEITH CAMPBELL: 1972 HONDA CB350 ( 350 POST CLASSIC)

#32: JOHN KELSEY: 1968 HONDA CYB350 350cc. (350 POST CLASSIC)

#44: CURTIS COLLINS: 1972 BULTACO METRALLA ( 350 POST CLASSIC)

#50: GLENN HINDLE: 1972 MAXTON TR3 350cc. (350 POST CLASSIC)

'PERIOD 4 - POST CLASSIC/UNLIMITED' IMAGES: This class includes Unlimited Capacity motorcycles manufactured between 1st January 1963 and 31st December 1972.

#16: KEN WOOTTON: 1972 HONDA CB750, 1,000cc. (U/POST CLASSIC)

#17: DAVID CRUSSELL: 1970 KAWASAKI H1R 501cc. (U/POST CLASSIC)

#23: MATHEW FYFFE: 1972 HONDA CB750, 1,000cc. (U/POST CLASSIC)

#27: BARRY LEVISTON: 1972 HONDA CB750, 840cc. (U/POST CLASSIC)

#76: JOHN DOWNS: 1972 BMW R75/5, 1,000cc. (U/POST CLASSIC)

#88: DEAN OUGHTRED: 1970 HONDA CR750, 970cc. (U/POST CLASSIC)

'PERIOD 5 - FORGOTTEN ERA/500cc' IMAGES: This class includes 500cc motorcycles manufactured between 1st January 1973 and 31st December 1982.

#31: KERRY WILTON : 1979 McINTOSH YAMAHA TZ, (500 FORG'. ERA)

#52: DENIS BROWN: 1975 SUZUKI TR500. 500cc. (500 FORG'. ERA)

#87: COLIN HEATHER: 1979 HONDA CB/XL500R, 500cc. (500 FORG'. ERA)

#100: STEVEN HARI: 1979 KAWASAKI Z500. 500cc. (500 FORG'. ERA)

'PERIOD 5 - FORGOTTEN ERA/UNLIMITED' IMAGES: This class includes Unlimited Capacity motorcycles manufactured between 1st January 1973 and 31st December 1982. Note that a considerable number of riders and machines in this class also competed in the International Challenge Races.

#16: CAM DONALD: 1981 HARRIS XR69, 1,200cc. (U/FORGOTTEN ERA)

#21: SHANE ZAKELJ: 1975 DUCATI GTS, 950cc. (U/FORGOTTEN ERA)

 #76: SCOTT WEBSTER: 1980 KAWASAKI 1,230cc. (U/FORGOTTEN ERA)

#83: GRAHAM ENGLISH: 1978 KAWASAKI P&M, 1,230cc. (U/FORG'. ERA)

#88: BEAU BEATON: 1982 VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING. (U/FORG'. ERA)

#321: BARRY DITCHBURN: 1976 YAMAHA TZ750, 750cc. (U/FORG'. ERA)

 

MORE INTERNATIONAL ISLAND CLASSIC 2011 COVERAGE: Please continue my 'Island Classic coverage' by selecting from the following pages...

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Copyright 2013   Derek J. Hanbidge,  (aka Deejay51),  all rights reserved.
Revised: August 25, 2013.

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