1955 Ulster Grand Prix

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Ulster  1955 Ulster Grand Prix
Race details
Race 7 of 8 races in the
1955 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Dundrod Circuit 1953-1964.svg
Date11–13 August 1955
LocationDundrod Circuit
Course
  • Public roads
  • 11.934 km (7.415 mi)
500 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Bill Lomas Moto Guzzi
Time 4:43
Podium
First United Kingdom Bill Lomas Moto Guzzi
Second United Kingdom John Hartle Norton
Third United Kingdom Dickie Dale Moto Guzzi
350 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Bill Lomas Moto Guzzi
Time 4:54
Podium
First United Kingdom Bill Lomas Moto Guzzi
Second United Kingdom John Hartle Norton
Third United Kingdom John Surtees Norton
250 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom John Surtees NSU
Time 5:00
Podium
First United Kingdom John Surtees NSU
Second United Kingdom Sammy Miller NSU
Third Italy Umberto Masetti MV Agusta

The 1955 Ulster Grand Prix was the seventh round of the 1955 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 11–13 August 1955 at the Dundrod Circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Bill Lomas Moto Guzzi 25 2:00:31 8
2 United Kingdom John Hartle Norton 25 +0:06 6
3 United Kingdom Dickie Dale Moto Guzzi 25 +3:13 4
4 United Kingdom Bob McIntyre Norton 3
5 New Zealand Peter Murphy Matchless 2
6 United Kingdom John Clark Matchless 1
7 United Kingdom Eric Jones Norton
8 United Kingdom Percy Tait Norton
9 New Zealand Bill Collett Matchless
10 New Zealand Morrie Low BSA
11 United Kingdom Bob Matthews Velocette
12 United Kingdom Malcolm Templeton Matchless
13 United Kingdom Ken Tostevin Matchless
14 A. F. J. D. Martin Norton
15 F. H. Turner Norton
16 United Kingdom Ralph Rensen Norton
17 United Kingdom Ernie Oliver Norton
18 R. Knox Norton
19 R. H. King Norton
20 K. W. Swallow Matchless
21 J. Hayes AJS
22 W. R. Evans Matchless
[1]

350 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Bill Lomas Moto Guzzi 20 1:39:38 8
2 United Kingdom John Hartle Norton 20 +0:14 6
3 United Kingdom John Surtees Norton 20 +1:13 4
4 United Kingdom Cecil Sandford Moto Guzzi 3
5 United Kingdom Bob McIntyre Norton 2
6 New Zealand Peter Murphy AJS 1
7 United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS
8 United Kingdom Derek Powell Norton
9 United Kingdom John Clark AJS
10 United Kingdom Frank Perris AJS
11 New Zealand Bill Aislabie AJS
12 United Kingdom Percy Tait AJS
13 United Kingdom Sammy Miller Norton
14 United Kingdom Arthur Wheeler AJS
15 United Kingdom Ralph Rensen Norton
16 New Zealand Barry Stormont BSA
17 United Kingdom Bob Matthews Velocette
18 New Zealand Bill Collett AJS
19 R. Ferguson AJS
20 New Zealand Fred Cook AJS
21 United Kingdom Robin Fitton Velocette
22 A. F. J. D. Martin AJS
23 United Kingdom Malcolm Templeton AJS
24 W. Ferguson AJS
25 United Kingdom Austin Carson BSA
26 J. W. Parkinson Norton
27 S. Murray Norton
28 H. Plews AJS
29 United Kingdom Tom Turner Norton
30 R. Wijesinghe Norton
31 K. W. Swallow AJS
32 G. J. Canning BSA
33 P. McGarrity BSA
34 R. Dean Norton
35 N. Crossett AJS
36 W. R. Evans AJS
37 L. Rice AJS
38 N. Ellwood Velocette
39 S. McAvoy AJS
40 H. O'Reilly Norton
41 New Zealand Morrie Low BSA
[1]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom John Surtees NSU 13 1:06:00.4 8
2 United Kingdom Sammy Miller NSU 13 +24.0 6
3 Italy Umberto Masetti MV Agusta 13 +1:16.6 4
4 United Kingdom Bill Lomas MV Agusta 3
5 United Kingdom Cecil Sandford Moto Guzzi 2
6 West Germany Hermann Paul Müller NSU 1
7 United Kingdom Arthur Wheeler Moto Guzzi
8 United Kingdom Percy Tait Velocette
9 United Kingdom Jimmy Herron Norton
10 United Kingdom Harold Kirby Velocette
11 Switzerland Hans Haldemann Moto Guzzi
12 S. Hodgkins Excelsior
13 United Kingdom David Andrews Excelsior
[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cook, R. A. B. (ed.). Motor Cycling Sports Yearbook 1956. Temple Press Ltd. pp. 177, 184.


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