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Alan Horne

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mounts: Junior – Norton
Lightweight – Rudge

Home town, Perth. Occupation, Motor Cycle Agent. During the War used his machine shop for the manufacture of aircraft components for Vickers Armstrong Ltd.

Has twice ridden in the M.G.P. Lightweight class, in 1938 and 1946 but had bad luck on each occasion and did not finish.

His Junior mount is Tommy McEwan’s “Manx” Norton. In the Lightweight he rides a 250 c.c. 2-valve Rudge built by himself after the specification of Roland Pike’s 1939 T.T. job, but using light alloys wherever possible.
(TT Special, 9 June 1947, p.15.)

Competed in

1950 Lightweight TTRRudge
1949 Lightweight TTRRudge
1949 Junior TT643:40:15.0071.96AJS
1948 Lightweight TTRRudge
1947 Lightweight TTRRudge
1947 Junior TT203:42:44.0071.15Norton
1946 Lightweight MGPRRudge
1938 Lightweight MGPROK Supreme


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