Bill Lomas

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Bill Lomas
Nationality British
Born (1928-03-08)8 March 1928
Milford, Derbyshire, England [1]
Died 14 August 2007(2007-08-14) (aged 79)
Mansfield, England
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1950 - 1956
First race 1950 350cc Isle of Man Junior TT
Last race 1956 350cc Ulster Grand Prix
First win 1955 350cc Isle of Man Junior TT
Last win 1956 350cc Ulster Grand Prix
Team(s) Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta
Championships 350cc - 1955, 1956
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
27 9 16 0 14 120

Bill Lomas (March 8, 1928 - August 14, 2007) was an English former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He was a two-time World Champion[2] and a two-time Isle of Man TT winner.[3] He won the 1955 and 1956 350cc world championship as a member of the Moto Guzzi factory racing team. In the 1956 season, he rode the famous V8 Moto Guzzi Grand Prix race bike. Lomas was also an accomplished trials rider.

He died in Mansfield, England on August 14, 2007 from complications following a heart attack.[4]

Motorcycle Grand Prix results[edit]

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 8 6 4 3 2 1

(Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Points Rank Wins
1950 350cc Velocette IOM
NC
BEL
4
NED
3
SUI
-
ULS
-
NAT
5
9 7th 0
1951 250cc Velocette SUI
-
IOM
-
FRA
5
ULS
-
NAT
-
2 12th 0
350cc Velocette ESP
-
SUI
-
IOM
5
BEL
3
NED
-
FRA
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
6 11th 0
1952 125cc MV Agusta IOM
-
NED
-
GER
-
ULS
2
NAT
-
ESP
-
6 8th 0
250cc Velocette SUI
-
IOM
NC
NED
-
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
0 - 0
350cc AJS SUI
-
IOM
4
NED
-
BEL
5
GER
3
ULS
-
NAT
-
ESP
-
9 7th 0
500cc MV Agusta SUI
-
IOM
5
NED
-
BEL
-
GER
-
ULS
3
NAT
-
ESP
-
6 13th 0
1954 250cc MV Agusta FRA
-
IOM
NC
ULS
-
NED
-
GER
-
SUI
-
NAT
-
0 - 0
350cc MV Agusta FRA
-
IOM
7
ULS
-
BEL
-
NED
-
GER
-
SUI
-
NAT
-
ESP
-
0 - 0
500cc MV Agusta FRA
-
IOM
NC
ULS
-
BEL
-
NED
-
GER
-
SUI
-
NAT
-
ESP
-
0 - 0
1955 125cc MV Agusta ESP
-
FRA
-
IOM
4
GER
-
NED
-
NAT
-
3 9th 0
250cc Moto Guzzi IOM
1
GER
-
NED
-
ULS
4
NAT
5
13 2nd 1
350cc Moto Guzzi FRA
-
IOM
1
GER
1
BEL
1
NED
2
ULS
1
NAT
2
32 1st 4
500cc Moto Guzzi ESP
-
FRA
-
IOM
7
GER
-
BEL
-
NED
-
ULS
1
NAT
-
8 6th 1
1956 350cc Moto Guzzi IOM
NC
NED
1
BEL
-
GER
1
ULS
1
NAT
-
24 1st 3
500cc Moto Guzzi IOM
5
NED
-
BEL
-
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
2 16th 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lomas, Bill (2004). Bill Lomas: World Champion Road Racer. Redline Books. p. 8. ISBN 095313119X. 
  2. ^ Bill Lomas career statistics at MotoGP.com
  3. ^ Bill Lomas Isle of Man career summary at IOMTT.com
  4. ^ Racing legend Bill Lomas passes away from Motorcycle News August 15, 2007

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