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1908 Isle of Man TT Races

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1908 TT Race. Results table.

See Isle of Man TT Races

Held 22nd September 1907

The use of pedals was banned, fuel regulations were changed and volunteers were introduced as course marshals. 36 motorcycles started the race, 15 singles and 21 twins.

'The motor race meeting in the Isle of Man opens today with the 158 miles race for Auto-cycle Tourist Trophy presented by the Marquis Mouzilly St. Mars. The course is a circular one, nearly 16 miles in length, starting at St. John's, through Ballacraine, Glen Helen, Kirkmichael, over the Devil’s Elbow, St. Germains, Peel, and back to St. John’s. This circuit has to be covered ten times. In all, there are 37 entries, 15 of which have entered for the single-cylinder class, and 27 for the multi-cylinder class'[1]

Single Cylinder Race

Twin Cylinder Race

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Sources of Information

  1. Sporting Life - Tuesday 22 September 1908
  • Wikipedia
  • London Daily News - Wednesday 23 September 1908