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Stan Cooper

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 37, Stan Cooper is a motor cycle agent and comes from Boston, Lincs. He started racing in 1946 at Cadwell Park and has had successes there and at Alton Towers, Castle Combe, Charterhall and Silverstone.
He rode a Douglas in the Junior Clubman's T.T. over the Mountain Course in 1950, finishing 23rd, and in the same race with the same machine the next year he finished seventh — first "Duggie rider" home. He rode in the Junior Manx of 1951 and both Junior and Senior in 1952, collecting a replica in the latter. He won a bronze medallion in the 1959 I.o.M. Scooter Rally! Three months later he rode in both M.G.P.'s. coming home 28th in the Junior, with a Replica, and 38th in the Senior.
Last year he rode his Ariel in the Lightweight T.T. and a 350 c.c. Norton in the Junior and Senior, but his luck was out for he retired in all three races. Hobby: Photography. (TT Special, 12 June 1961, p.22)

Age 26; electrical engineer and publican, of Witham Bank East, Boston, Lincs. Has had four years racing experience at Cadwell and elsewhere, and various successes on the grass. Machine, Douglas 90 Plus. Hobbies: Tuning motorcycles and serving pints of wollop!

Entered by Banovallum M.C.C.
(TT Special, 7 June 1950, p.18.)

Competed in

1970 Lightweight TTRSuzuki
1969 Lightweight TTRGreeves
1960 Senior TTRNorton
1960 Lightweight TTRAriel
1960 Junior TTRNorton
1959 Senior MGP382:44:47.0082.43Norton
1959 Junior MGP292:43:36.0083.03Norton
1954 Junior TTRAJS
1953 Junior TTRAJS
1952 Senior MGP242:48:03.0080.83Norton
1952 Junior TTRAJS
1952 Junior MGP363:00:11.0075.39Norton
1951 Junior MGP393:15:05.0069.63Norton
1951 Clubman Junior TT72:04:59.8072.45Douglas
1950 Senior MGP413:09:54.0071.54AJS
1950 Clubman Junior TT302:12:50.0068.19Douglas


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