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Jack Gow

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 20, Jack Gow is a motor cycle mechanic, and comes from Dundee. He tells us that he has ridden at all Scottish circuits with various firsts, seconds, thirds, fourths and fifths. He rode a Ducati in, last year's 125 c.c. T.T. and finished 21st at 64.04 m.p.h.with a Finishers' Award. Last April he was third in the 200 c.c. race at Charterhall. Jack's machine for this year's Lightweight (250) race is a 175 c.c. model. Hobbies! "Motor cycling and swimming". (TT Special, 12 June 1961, p. 26).

Sadly Jack Gow lost his life during practice for the 1996 Junior Classic MGP after he came off his 350cc Petty Manx Norton at the 32nd Milestone.

Competed in

1995 Senior Classic MGPRNorton
1994 Senior Classic MGP41:29:45.00100.88Wardrope Norton
1994 Junior Classic MGPRRichards Seeley
1993 Senior Classic MGPRNorton
1993 Junior Classic MGP31:34:39.0095.66AJS
1992 Senior Classic MGP41:30:30.00100.05Norton
1992 Junior Classic MGP91:18:54.0086.06AJS
1991 Senior Classic MGP151:36:14.0094.09Norton
1990 Senior Classic MGPRTriumph Weslake
1984 Production 1500 TT51:05:51.80103.11Kawasaki
1984 Historic 350 TTRAermacchi
1983 Junior Classic MGP61:17:19.0087.82Aermacchi
1965 Senior TTRNorton
1965 Junior TTRAJS
1964 Lightweight TTRNSU
1964 Junior TT252:35:30.4087.36Norton
1963 Senior TTRTriumph
1963 Junior TTRNorton
1962 Senior TTRTriumph
1961 Ultra Lightweight TTRDucati
1961 Lightweight TTRDucati
1960 Ultra Lightweight TT211:46:03.8064.04Ducati


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