Ernie Lyons

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Ernie Lyons
Nationality  Irish
Born (1914-03-05)5 March 1914
Ireland
Died 7 February 2014(2014-02-07) (aged 99)
Kill, County Kildare, Ireland

Ernie Lyons (5 March 1914 – 7 February 2014) was a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Ireland. He and fellow racer Fred Clarke modified Triumph Tiger 100s for some races;[1] one of which, the 1946 Manx Grand Prix, Lyons won.[2] His winning motorcycle would become the prototype for the Triumph Grand Prix in 1948.[3] Lyons, aged 99, died in February 2014 at a nursing home in Kill, County Kildare, Ireland.[4]

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By season[edit]

Season Class Motorcycle Race Win Podium Pole FLap Pts Plcd
1949 350cc Velocette 1 0 1 0 0 8 7th
1949 500cc Velocette 1 0 1 0 0 7 8th
Total 2 0 2 0 0 15

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