Isle of Man TT


Isle of Man TT

Trivia

Tony Pond drove a standard production Rover 827 Vitesse during his second bid to be the first person to lap the Isle of Man TT circuit at an average speed of 100 mph (160 km/h) in a four wheeled vehicle. Tony, an Isle of Man resident and one of Britain's most famous rally drivers, almost made it during his attempt in 1988. ["Manx Independent" pp. 18 dated 16 June 1988]

ee also

*Road racing
*Manx Grand Prix

References and sources

;Notes

;Sources
* Barker, Stuart (2007). "100 One Hundred Years of the TT." EMAP ISBN 1-84605235-1
* Duckworth, Mick (2007). "TT 100 - The Authorised History of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Racing." Lily Publications ISBN 1-8996067-4
* Harris, Nick (1991). "Motocourse History of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races 1907-1989" Hazelton Publishing ISBN 0-905138-71-6
* Mac McDiarmid (2004). "The Magic of The TT. A Century of Racing over The Mountain" Haynes Publishing. ISBN 1-84425-002-4
* Noyes, Denis (1999) "50 Years Of Moto Grand Prix." Hazelton Publishing Ltd ISBN 1-87455783-7
* Pidcock, Fred & Snelling, Bill (2007) "History of the Isle of Man Clubman's TT Races 1947 - 1956." Amulree Publications ISBN 1-90150810-9
* Savage, Mike (1997) "TT Heroes." Amulree Publications ISBN 0-95211269-8
* Snelling, Bill (1996). "The Tourist Trophy in Old Photographs Collected by Bill Snelling." Sutton Publishing ISBN 1 8401 505 99
* Stroud, Jon (2007). "The Little Book of the TT." Green Umbrella Publishing ISBN 1-90582824-1
* Wright, David (2007). "100 Years of the Isle of Man TT Races. A Century of Motorcycle Racing." Crowood Press ISBN 1-861269064
* Wright, David (2006). "TT Topics and Tales." Amulree Publications ISBN 10-19015080-99

External links

* [http://www.iomtt.com Isle of Man TT Races]
* [http://www.iomguide.com/tt.php Isle of Man TT]
* [http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=d&saddr=A2%2FGlencrutchery+Rd&daddr=A3+to:Ramsey,+Isle+of+Man+to:A2%2FGlencrutchery+Rd&hl=en&geocode=FcKJOgMduqu7_w%3BFWBDOwMdnk65_w%3B%3BFeCJOgMd-qu7_w&mra=ls&sll=54.302941,-4.394403&sspn=0.007412,0.016565&ie=UTF8&z=11&lci=lmc:wikipedia_en Route of Isle of Man TT] (Google Maps)


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