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Do you own or know the whereabouts of a piece of UK Drag Racing History or just want info on a particular machine.

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 #36143  by ukdrn
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:38 am
Julian Webb knows how much we love this stuff on ukdrn and has very kindly sent me the pictures of something his dad Roy has found after having a bit of a clear up :)

When he first bought it he didn't think that it had been ever been used.
It came with two superchargers mounted on it, one for each cylinder but they found it was
just as quick with only one!
It was ridden for Roy by Sean Cormack-Walsh.
It hasn't seen daylight for about thirty years and needs a good clean although that just how I personally like to see these finds.
The engine turns over and nothing is sized or broken so all being well it will be another one for the
Dragstalgia
If anybody has any more info or pictures then please share or contact me.

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 #36144  by CRR
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:29 am
ukdrn wrote:something his dad Roy has found after having a bit of a clear up
Had he forgotten that he had it? :lol:
 #36145  by ukdrn
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:32 am
CRR wrote:
ukdrn wrote:something his dad Roy has found after having a bit of a clear up
Had he forgotten that he had it? :lol:
Yes Clive :)
Know anything about it?
 #36147  by CRR
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:31 pm
ukdrn wrote: Know anything about it?
Not off the top of my head Jon unfortunately. It will probably take a lot of research to find out its origins.
 #36149  by ukdrn
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:01 pm
Well look at those :) it certainly looks the same Kelvin, what do the others think?
Do you have a year for those shots.
That's Roy in one of the shots 8)
 #36152  by NitroWars
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:28 pm
Kelvin Fagan wrote:is this the same bike?
The race numbers on the leathers appears to be the same as in the pictures originally posted with temporary numbers in the later pictures...
 #36153  by ukdrn
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:31 pm
With Roy himself in the shot I think it quite conclusive.
Well done Kelvin.
Now does anybody know any of it's history?
 #36154  by jaytee
 Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:02 pm
nice bike, Rickman Weslake 8 valve top end on Triumph bottom end, looks like a Stromberg carb instead of the popular SU , looking in a 1976 programme DC134 is Martin Wildash Shindig 750 Tri/Weslake