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Racing helmet worn by Lowry Burton

Date made: c.1986

Description: An FM racing helmet used by Lowry Burton. White & metallic blue with stone chips & scuffs. Signed in black marker pen by Lowry Burton.

Burton won the Sidecar Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) twice, in 1986 and 1987 with passenger Pat Cushnahan. He also finished third twice and second once. His entire TT career was raced on Yamaha machines. Aged 49 he was the oldest rider ever to win a TT race.

Materials: metal: plated, iron, chrome, plastic: GRP, polyester, polystyrene, polycarbonate, polyurethane foam, other

Object name: helmet

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 2018-0037

Subject tags : #TT&MOTORSPORT


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