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Eric Pantlin

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mounts: Junior - B.S.A.
Senior - Norton

Age 34, Eric Pantlin is a furnisher, and comes from Iver, Bucks. and turned to short circuit races in 1951, competing at Boreham, Silverstone, Thruxton, etc.

He has ridden in ten races over the T.T. course in the last four years - three Clubman's T.T.'s, three MGP's and four T.T.'s - and has finished in them all. His first was the 1951 Senior Clubman's, in which he finished 29th on a Norton at 70.79, whilst the following September he was 38th in the Junior Manx on an A.J.S.

Ini 1952 he had four 'go's', with the following results: Junior Manx (A.J.S.) 18th at 78.67 mph; Senior Manx (Norton) 20th, at 81.46. He won replicas in both the Manx races.

Next year he added two silver replicas to his score by finishing 29th in the Junior T.T. and 17th in the Senior while his 1954 record was: Junior, 51st, Senior, 33rd.

He is his own entrant for this year's T.T. races.
(TT Special, 8 June 1955, p.12.)

Competed in

1957 Ultra Lightweight TTRLEF
1955 Senior TT273:04:35.0085.86Norton
1955 Junior TT403:16:34.0080.62AJS
1954 Senior TT332:00:04.0075.43Norton
1954 Junior TT512:26:25.0077.31Velocette
1953 Senior TT173:09:51.8083.47Norton
1953 Junior TT293:16:56.0080.47Norton
1952 Senior MGP202:46:45.0081.46Norton
1952 Junior MGP182:52:40.0078.67AJS
1952 Clubman Senior TT221:59:47.0075.6Norton
1952 Clubman Junior TT502:10:10.0069.57AJS
1951 Junior MGP383:14:41.0069.78AJS
1951 Clubman Senior TT302:07:56.0070.79Norton


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