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Ralph Seymour

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Junior - Velocette

Age 35, a motor engineer, of High Wycombe, Bucks, Ralph Seymour rode at Brooklands before the war, and has won three Manx Grand Prix replicas - in the Junior in 1947 and in both Senior and Junior in 1948, in which he finished twelfth and fifteenth respectively.

He rode in the 'Manx' again in 1949 on a Velocette in the Junior and a Norton in the Senior. He retired in the former race, but finished twelfth in the Senior at 77.75 m.p.h., just outside replica time.

He is entered by A.W. Harrison and Sons Ltd. for this year's Junior race.
(TT Special, 4 June 1951, p.7.)

Competed in

1952 Junior TT383:25:24.0077.16Velocette
1951 Senior TTRVelocette
1951 Junior TT453:23:06.8078.02Velocette
1949 Senior MGP122:54:44.0077.752Norton
1949 Junior MGPRVelocette
1948 Senior MGP123:00:46.0075.15Norton
1948 Junior MGP153:03:56.0073.86Velocette
1947 Senior MGPRNorton
1947 Junior MGP213:15:00.0069.78Velocette
1946 Senior MGPRNorton
1946 Junior MGP383:53:17.00Velocette


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