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Roy Blanning

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 28, Roy Blanning is a dictaphone mechanic and comes from Bristol. He has competed at many short circuit meetings, including Blandford, Brand's Hatch, Castle Combe, Crystal Palace, Kirkby Mallory, Snetterton and Thruxton, his best place so far being third in a non-experts race at Castle Combe. Roy rode in last year's 350 cc. Newcomer's race, finishing 20th on his BSA and qualifiying for a ride in the Junior Manx, in which, unluckily, he retired at Laurel Bank with "defective steering."

(TT Special, Tuesday September 09, 1958, p26)

Competed in

1963 Ultra Lightweight TTRBultaco
1961 Ultra Lightweight TTRMontesa
1958 Senior MGP452:55:04.0077.59BSA
1958 Junior MGP402:51:17.0079.3BSA
1957 Junior Newcomers MGP201:56:53.0077.53BSA
1957 Junior MGPR0BSA


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