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Howard Grindley

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: 125 Class – “D.M.W.”
Senior – Norton

Age 26, a motor-cycle mechanic from Prees, Salop, Howard Grindley is a successful grass track rider in the Cheshire Centre. He first rode in the Isle of Man in 1948, when he finished nineteenth in the Senior Manx Grand Prix at 73.14 m.p.h. In 1950 he was eleventh in the Senior Manx at 78.28 m.p.h.
He is entered by Hector Dugdale, of Greenbank Garage, Helsby. His Norton is a new model while the 125 "D.M.W."

(Dugdale Motor Works) is basically a 150 c.c. Royal Enfield altered and tuned by Grindley.
(TT Special, 6 June 1951, p.10.)

Competed in

1952 Ultra Lightweight TT81:57:42.0057.71Royal Enfield
1952 Senior TT263:13:00.0082.11Norton
1951 Ultra Lightweight TT81:19:34.6056.9DMW
1951 Senior TTRNorton
1950 Senior MGP112:53:32.0078.28Norton
1948 Senior MGP193:05:45.0073.14Norton


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