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Classic Racer archive: Getting a lesson

Nigel Devereux
October 16, 2019


Photograph: Nick Nicholls Collection at Mortons Archive
YEAR: 1969 // LOCATION: Isle of Man

On a day much like any other, one rider gracefully gets out of the way for another coming through on a faster lap.

On this particular day though it was W T Lindsay doing the honourable thing as Hailwood, M, made haste during the 1959 250 TT.

Bet a lesson or two was learned during these fleeting moments – from how to get to the apex to when to apply the power.

Every day is a school day, after all.

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About the Author

Nigel Devereux

Nigel Devereux is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln, working in the School of English and Journalism. He has worked within the print publishing industry for 38 years. Nigel was editor of his hometown newspaper - The Horncastle News - from 1998-2001. Nigel is currently the Production Editor on The Railway Magazine, the UK’s biggest selling magazine for railway enthusiasts. He is also responsible for maintaining and updating several websites across the Mortons portfolio. 01507 529529 | NDevereux@Mortons.co.uk

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