The Richards Match­less

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Fur­ther to my story on Peter Richards in OBA 41, Alan Wal­lis ap­proached me to add fur­ther in­for­ma­tion in that Peter’s tweaked but nonethe­less age­ing G80S Matchy was the only-ever 500cc sin­gle cylin­der ma­chine to have de­feated the Car­ruthers 250 Honda 4 in a Se­nior ‘A’ grade event at Malalla. To con­firm this I rang Peter who in­formed me that on that same driz­zly wet day Ron Robin­son on his 500 Manx on the fi­nal lap had edged slightly away to even­tu­ally take the win in that Se­nior event while Peter fi­nally

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