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Pat Walsh

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age "over 21," P. J. Walsh is an electrical engineer and comes from Edgbaston, Birmingham. He has hart pienty of experience on the Mountain Course, for he has been riding in Manx Grands Prix since 1950 on Nortons and B.S.A. Gold Stars. He has also raced at Blandford, Oulton Park,Silverstone and Thruxton with, as he says, no outstanding successes, but with a sixth place in the 1956 Silverstone Clubman's race.

He competed in the 125 c.c. T.T. of 1959 for the first time, his M.V. being a 1957 model. His luck was out, though, for he had to retire on the first lap. Last year he was 20th in the 125 c.c. race on his M.V., and 17th in the "250" on an M.V.-Villiers. (TT Special, 16 June 1961, p19)

Competed in

1970 Ultra Lightweight TTRBultaco
1970 Lightweight TTRAermacchi
1969 Ultra Lightweight TTRBultaco
1969 Lightweight TTRMV
1968 Ultra Lightweight TT121:26:11.0078.81Honda
1968 Lightweight TTRMV
1967 Lightweight TTRAermacchi
1967 50 TTRHawk
1966 Ultra Lightweight TT271:31:12.0074.48MV
1966 Lightweight TTRAermacchi
1965 Ultra Lightweight TT301:32:31.0073.42MV
1964 Ultra Lightweight TTRMV
1964 Lightweight TTRAriel
1963 Ultra Lightweight TT221:33:52.4072.36MV
1963 Lightweight TTRAriel
1962 Ultra Lightweight TT141:36:45.2070.2MV
1962 Lightweight TTRAriel
1961 Ultra Lightweight TTRMV
1961 Lightweight TTRAriel
1960 Ultra Lightweight TT201:45:36.2064.32MV
1960 Lightweight TT172:46:23.6068.03MV
1959 Ultra Lightweight TTRMV
1956 Senior MGPRBSA
1956 Junior MGP352:51:48.0079.07BSA
1955 Senior MGP503:04:20.0073.69BSA
1955 Junior MGP553:01:44.0074.75Norton
1954 Senior MGP243:17:05.0068.93Norton
1953 Senior MGPRNorton
1952 Senior MGP322:54:02.0078.05Vincent
1952 Clubman Senior TTRTriumph
1951 Senior MGP563:36:26.0062.76Triumph
1951 Clubman Senior TT412:16:28.0066.36Triumph
1950 Junior MGP543:33:04.0063.58Norton


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