Records tum­ble


Motorcycle News (UK) - - TT 2017 PREVIEW -

Fred­die Frith be­came the first man to break the 90mph bar­rier on his way to win­ning the Se­nior TT on his Nor­ton. Jim­mie Guthrie took the Junior and Ital­ian Omobono Tenni be­came the first for­eigner to win a TT on his Moto Guzzi in the Light­weight (250cc) race. Guthrie re­tired in the Se­nior race at the Cut­ting and after he died later that year at the Ger­man GP a memorial was built there. That part of the cir­cuit is now known as Guthrie’s.

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