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Tony McAlpine

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mounts: Junior – A.J.S.
Senior – Gilera

Age 38, a company director from Maroubra, New South Wales. Tony McAlpine has become famous in his own country for his spectacular riding, which recently has been on big twin Vincent machines. Since 1938, he has won no fewer than 31 events, putting up record laps and race times at every one.

Hobbies: Boxing, cricket, and Rugby League – played against the English Rugby League team on their first post-war visit to Australia.

He is one of the official Australian representatives, entered by the A.C.U. of Australia.

His A.J.S. is a new model and his Gilera, a “Saturno” single cylinder machine which is fairly common on the Continent, is making a first appearance on the Island.
(TT Special, 6 June 1951, p.13.)

Nationality: Australian

Competed in

1953 Senior TTRNorton
1953 Junior TT203:13:50.6081.7Norton
1952 Senior TT133:05:29.2085.44Norton
1952 Junior TT233:18:47.0079.73Norton
1951 Senior TTRGilera
1951 Junior TT133:09:07.4083.8AJS


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