FoTTofinder Bikesport Photo Archives - "37 and three quarter miles of memories"

Isle of Man racing photographs from 1947 to date, plus a small selection pre-WWII photos


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TTFrom 1907 to date, FoTTofinder Bikesport Photo Archives can provide an unrivalled catalogue of photographs of the TT, Manx Grand Prix, Southern 100 and Andreas Racing Club races. In addition we have Ulster GP (1947 to 1959), and selected UK short circuit meetings (1949 to 1958)
Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238.
Our photographs, totalling around a quarter of a million negatives, include the Island Photographics collection, the Steve Colvin Collection plus many others.
Please note: not all the negatives in our collections are perfect, some have suffered with over 50 years of storage.
Prices (current as of March 2014):
4" x 6" - £3.75 / 6" x 8" - £7.00 / 10" x 8" - £9.70 / A4 - £10.25 / 12" x 16" - £17.25 / A3 - £17.25 / 20" x 16" - £23.00
Other sizes available, contact for details.
Postage:
£3.50 per order (UK)
£5.00 per order (RoW)
TT 2014Again, four wins for Michael Dunlop, including Superbike, Superstock and Senior on the BMW and the Supersport 2 (Honda). Other winners were Gary Johnson (Supersport 1), John McGuinness (TT Zero), Dave Molyneux (Sidecar B) and a unique family double; Conrad Harrison & Mike Aylott winning the Sidecar A race, with son Dean Harrison taking the Lightweight race.
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TT 2013Four wins for Michael Dunlop, but the big one, the Senior TT, was taken by John McGuinness. Sidecar victors were shared by Tim Reeves and Ben Birchall, Michael Rutter took the TT Zero race, and James Hiller took the Lightweight race.
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TT 2012John McGuinness took two wins, but the Senior race was abandoned due to the weather. There were also wins for Michael Dunlop, Michael Rutter, Ryan Farquhar and a sidecar double for Dave Molyneux / Patrick Farrance
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TT 2011John McGuinness took his customary Superbike/Senior double, and there were single wins for Gary Johnson, Michael Dunlop, Bruce Anstey, Klaus Klaffenbock and John Holden.
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TT 2010Five rides, five wins for Ian Hutchinson, the only solo event he didn't win was the Zero TT (he did not enter!). This was won by American Mark Miller; Klaus Klaffenbock and Dan Sayle won both Sidecar races.
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TT 2009Following the broken chain to John McGuinness' HM Plant Honda, Steve Plater won the Senior TT. John had already won the Superbike TT. There were wins for Ian Hutchinson, Michael Dunlop, Rob Barber and Dave Molyneux/Dan Sayle
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TT 2008Cameron Donald won Superbike and Superstock races. with single wins for John McGuinness, Bruce Anstey and Steve Plater. Nick Crowe and Mark Cox took the sidecar double.
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TT 2007Solo wins for Bruce Anstey, Ian Hutchinson and John McGuinness, and a double sidecar victory for Dave Molyneux and Rick Long
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TT 2006
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TT 2005
TT 2004
TT 2003
TT 2002
TT 2000
TT 1999
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TT 1998
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TT 1997
TT 1996
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TT 1984
TT 1983
TT 1977With the loss of GP status, the TT entered a new era; the Formula races were born with wins for Phil Read, Alan Jackson and John Kidson, the sidecar victors were George O'Dell and Mac Hosbon, with solo victories going to Charlie Williams, Mick Grant, Phil Read and the first of his 26 wins for Joey Dunlop.
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TT 1976The last year that Grand Prix racing was held on the Isle of Man. There were wins for Tom Herron (Senior & Lightweight), Bill Simpson and Chas Mortimer (Production) Rolf Steinhausen and Mac Hobson shared the sidecar honours. Chas Mortimer won the Junior and John Williams the Senior. 1976 saw the first Island races for Joey Dunlop.
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TT 1975Slippery Sam again won the Production TT, ridden by Alex George and Dave Croxford; Schauzu and Steainhausen shared the sidecar victories. The main solo clases were won by Chas Mortimer, Charlie Williams, Mick Grant and John Williams
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TT 1974There were wins for Clive Horton, Charlie Williams, Tony Rutter and Phil Carpenter and Chas Mortimer, plus Sidecar wins for Luthringhauser and Schauzu. The Production classes were won by Mick Grant (Slippery Sam), Keith Martin and Martyn Sharpe.
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TT 1973Plenty of firsts at TT 1973. It featured debut wins for Tommy Robb, Charlie Williams, Jack Findlay, and a 500/750 Sidecar double for Klaus Enders and Ralf Engelhardt.
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TT 1972Another double for Ago, Read (Lightweight) and Chas Mortimer (Ultra Lightweight). Production class winners were Ray Pickrell, Stan Woods and John Williams.
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TT 1971Ago won the Senior, but a mechanical failure on the Junior MV allowed Tony Jefferies through to win
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TT 1970Ago won the big races, Kel Carruthers the Junior and Dieter Braun the Ultra Lightweight. Ray Pickrell, Frank Whiteway and Chas Motimer won the Production races, Klaus Enders (500) and Siegfried Schauzu (750) were the sidecar aces.
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TT 1969TT 1969 saw double wins for Ago, Kel Carruthers won the Lightweight with Dave Simmonds clinching the Ultra Lightweight. Enders and Scahuzu shared the sidecar spoils, and the Production races were won by Malcolm Uphill, Graham Penny and Mike Rogers
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TT 1968There were Junior/Senior double for Ago, plus wins for Read and Ivy; Barry Smith won the last 50cc TT. Schauzu won the 500 Sidecar and Terry Vincombe the 750 winner. The Production class winners were Ray Pickrell, Ray Knight and Trevor Burgess.
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TT 1967The TT's Diamond Jubilee saw the introduction of the Production TT
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TT 1966Senior/Lightweight double for Mike Hailwood; Ago won the Junior, and a win apiece for Bryans, Ivy and Scheidgger
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TT 1965Wins for Mike Hailwood (Senior) and Junior/Lightweight double for Jim Redman, plus wins for Taveri and Deubel
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TT 1964
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TT 1963
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TT 1962TT 1962 saw victories for Ernst Degner, Luigi Taveri, Mike Hailwood, Gary Hocking and Chris Vincent
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TT 1961
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TT 1960
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TT 1959
TT 1958
TT 1957Bob McIntyre did the Senior / Junior double, plus setting the first ton lap of the Mountain circuit
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TT 1956
TT 1955
TT 1954
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TT 1951
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Manx Grand PrixFrom 1923 to date, FoTTofinder Bikesport Photo Archives can provide an unrivalled catalogue of photographs of the MGP races. Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238
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MGP 2000 - 2013


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1 files, last one added on Dec 06, 2013

2008 Senior Manx Grand Prix


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8 files, last one added on Aug 09, 2009

2008 Junior Classic Manx Grand Prix


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10 files, last one added on Aug 09, 2009

2009 Manx Grand Prix


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11 files, last one added on Jan 22, 2014

4 albums on 1 page(s)

Manx Grand Prix 1947 to 1961The Manx Grand Prix of 1946 was the first race meeting after WWII. 1961 saw the last un-faired Manx. We have photos of most years from 1946 to 1961. Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238
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Southern 100Held on the 4.5 mile Billown circuit near Castletown, the Southern 100 meeting has provided shorter-circuit road racing on the Isle of Man, from the first meeting in 1955 through to date. Our collection include the Pre-TT Classic and Steam Packet meetings. Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238
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Southern 100 1950 and 60s


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10 files, last one added on Aug 09, 2009

Southern 100 1970s


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8 files, last one added on Aug 09, 2009

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Southern 100 1971 - 2000FoTTofinder Bikesport Photo Archives can provide an unrivalled catalogue of photographs of the Southern 100 races 1971 - 2000. Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238
Southern 100 2001 - dateFoTTofinder Bikesport Photo Archives can provide an unrivalled catalogue of photographs of the Southern 100 races. Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238
Andreas Racing AssociationThe Andreas racing Association holds race meetings on the Jurby South road circuit and on Jurby Airfield. Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238.
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Andreas Racing 1960s & 70s


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10 files, last one added on Aug 09, 2009

Andreas Racing 2000s



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Andreas Racing 1980s


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1 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2013

Andreas Racing 1990s



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4 albums on 1 page(s)

UK short-circuit racing 1946 - 1958From 1949 to 1959, FoTTofinder Bikesport Photo Archives can provide an unrivalled catalogue of photographs of selected UK short-circuit races. In addition we have shots from the very first UK road race meeting held after WWII, a two-day meeting at Cadwell Park.
Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238
1946 Cadwell ParkThe first road race meeting held on the UK mainland after WWII was this two-day meeting at Cadwell Park, on Good Friday and Easter Monday
1950 Silverstone
1951 GoodwoodThis was the only race meeting held at Goodwood; the story was that so many people entered through the hedges that Lord March refused to have another bike meeting there!
1952 Silverstone
1952 Thruxton
1953 Oulton ParkBelieved to be the first motorcycle meeting at the Cheshire circuit.
1953 Silverstone
1953 Thruxton
1954 Aintree
1954 Scarborough
1954 Silverstone
1955 Scarborough
1955 Silverstone
1956 Silverstone
Ulster Grand Prix 1949 - 1959From 1949 to 1959, FoTTofinder Bikesport Photo Archives can provide an unrivalled catalogue of photographs of the Ulster Grand Prix races. Contact us at FoTTofinders amulree@mcb.net, by post to FoTTofinders, Lossan y Twoaie, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man or by phone +44 (0) 1624 862238
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