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John Shakespeare

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age 26, John Terrance Shakespeare is an electrical engineer from Wolverhampton. He first started road racing in 1953, but National Service put an end to this for a couple of years. He has since taken part in a number of trials and rallies and short circuit meetings. He rode a BSA in last year's 350 cc Newcomer's race and finished 11th, qualifiying for a ride in the Junior Manx in which he retired with mechanical trouble.

(TT Special, Thursday, September 11, 1958 p26)

Competed in

1959 Junior TT293:02:11.8087.06Norton
1958 Senior MGP232:40:54.0084.43Norton
1958 Junior MGP182:41:59.0083.86Norton
1957 Junior Newcomers MGP111:53:00.0080.13BSA
1957 Junior MGPR0BSA


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