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Rex Butcher

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 19, Rex Edward Butcher is a toolmaker (improver) and comes from Croydon, Surrey. He started racing at the beginning of last season on a 175 c.c. Ducati and scored several places within the first dozen at Brands Hatch. This year he bought his Norton (from John Surtees) and finished second in a non-expert race at Brands last Easter, and at a later Brands meeting he won a similar race. He has also competed at Crystal Palace and Snetterton. Hobby: Fishing. (TT Special, 5 September 1961, p.9)

Competed in

1969 Senior TTRSeeley
1969 Production 750 TTRTriumph
1969 Junior TTRSeeley
1968 Senior TT82:24:12.2094.2Matchless
1968 Production 750 TTRTriumph
1968 Lightweight TTRSuzuki
1968 Junior TTRKawasaki
1967 Senior TT112:23:28.0094.69Norton
1967 Production 750 TTRTriumph
1967 Lightweight TTRSuzuki
1967 Junior TTRNorton
1966 Senior TTRNorton
1966 Lightweight TT82:37:14.2086.39Aermacchi
1965 Senior TTRNorton
1965 Lightweight TTRCotton
1965 Junior TT212:33:22.4088.57Norton
1964 Senior MGP42:24:52.0093.77Norton
1964 Lightweight MGP21:46:21.0085.15Aermacchi
1963 Senior MGPRNorton
1963 Junior MGP262:39:01.0085.43Norton
1962 Senior MGP292:49:26.0080.17Norton
1961 Junior MGPRNorton


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