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Den Jarman

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 28, Den Jarman is an electrician and comes from Waltham Abbey, Essex. He made his Manx Grand Prix debut in 1955 finishing in both races on his 348 c.c. A.J.S. - a 1953 model previously owned by Bennie Rood. Den has been placed third in a,non-experts' race at Castle Combe, and other venues at which he has appeared include Silverstone, Thruxton, Blandford, Oulton Park, Snetterton, Crystal Palace, etc.

He was out of luck in September 1956 when he retired in both Junior and Senior MGP's. His Norton for the 1957 Manx races was the 1957 348 model ridden by Bernard Codd in June. He finished 11th on it in the Junior, winning a Replica, but retired towards the end of the Senior race. He rode an A.J.S. in last year's Junior TT, but retired on the fourth lap.

(TT Special, 8 June 1959, p.22)

Competed in

1961 Senior TT292:34:41.0087.82AJS
1961 Junior TT332:38:00.0085.97AJS
1960 Senior TTRMatchless
1960 Junior TT242:33:57.8088.23AJS
1959 Senior TTRNorton
1959 Junior TT423:13:45.4081.79AJS
1959 Formula 1 500 TT111:17:19.0087.85Norton
1958 Junior TTRAJS
1957 Senior MGPR0Norton
1957 Junior MGP112:40:57.0084.39Norton
1956 Senior MGPR0AJS
1956 Junior MGPR0AJS
1955 Senior MGP372:57:08.0076.69AJS
1955 Junior MGP603:04:18.0073.71Norton


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