1969 Isle of Man TT

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The 1969 Isle of Man TT, the fourth round of the 1969 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season, involved a number of races on the Mountain Course on the Isle of Man. For the second year running Giacomo Agostini won both the Junior and Senior races, completing the six laps of the latter race in 2:09.40.2 to win by almost nine minutes. There were three "production" categories; Malcolm Uphill won the 750 cc, Graham Penny the 500 cc and Mike Rogers the 250 cc. German pairs won both sidecar events; Klaus Enders and Ralf Engelhardt in the 500 cc and Siegfried Schauzu and H.Schneider in the 750 cc. Kel Carruthers won the Lightweight 250 cc race, while Dave Simmonds won the Lightweight 125 cc.

1969 Isle of Man Production 750 cc TT final standings[edit]

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 Wales Malcolm Uphill Triumph 99.99 mph 1.07.55.4
2 United Kingdom Paul Smart Norton 99.37 mph 1.08.21.2
3 United Kingdom Andrew Jolly Triumph 99.66 mph 1.10.16.2
4 United Kingdom Mick Andrew Norton 95.18 mph 1.11.21.8
5 United Kingdom Steve Jolly Triumph 93.19 mph 1.12.53.0
6 United Kingdom Tony Jefferies Triumph 93.13 mph 1.12.56.2
7 United Kingdom Martin Carney Triumph 93.00 mph 1.13.02.0
8 United Kingdom Pat Mohoney BSA 92.39 mph 1.13.30.8
9 United Kingdom Paul Butler Triumph 91.09 mph 1.14.34.0
10 United Kingdom Len Phelps Triumph 90.76 mph 1.14.50.0

1969 Isle of Man Production 500 cc TT final standings[edit]

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 United Kingdom Graham Penny Honda 88.18 mph 1.17.01.6
2 United Kingdom Ray Knight Triumph 87.64 mph 1.17.30.4
3 United Kingdom Ron Baylie Triumph 85.90 mph 1.19.04.0
4 United Kingdom Adrian T Cooper Suzuki 85.17 mph 1.19.45.4
5 United Kingdom Hugh Evans BSA 85.17 mph 1.19.45.6
6 United Kingdom Mick Chatterton Triumph 83.97 mph 1.20.53.6
7 United Kingdom Brian Warburton Triumph 82.21 mph 1.22.37.8
8 United Kingdom A.Allen Triumph 74.87 mph 1.30.43.6

1969 Isle of Man Production 250 cc TT final standings[edit]

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 United Kingdom Mike Rogers Ducati 83.79 mph 1.21.03.8
2 United Kingdom Frank Whiteway Suzuki 88.29 mph 1.21.33.4
3 United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Ducati 82.01 mph 1.22.49.6
4 United Kingdom George E.Leigh Bultaco 81.26 mph 1.23.35.2
5 United Kingdom Clive Thompsett Ducati 80.18 mph 1.24.43.2
6 United Kingdom Bill G Benson Suzuki 79.21 mph 1.24.45.4
7 United Kingdom T.Holdsworth Suzuki 78.87 mph 1.26.18.6
8 United Kingdom Tom Loughridge Suzuki 76.00 mph 1.26.18.6
9 United Kingdom Charlie Mates Yamaha 75.40 mph 1.30.14.6
10 United Kingdom John Williams Honda 68.60 mph 1.39.35.6

1969 Isle of Man Sidecar 500 cc TT final standings[edit]

3 Laps (113.2 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1 West Germany Klaus Enders/Ralf Engelhardt West Germany BMW 92.48 mph 1:13.27.0 15
2 West Germany Siegfried Schauzu/H.Schneider West Germany BMW 90.99 mph 1:14.39.4 12
3 West Germany Helmut Fath/W.Kalauch West Germany URS named after Fath's hometown Ursenbach 90.56 mph 1:15.0.0 10
4 West Germany Arseneus Butscher/J.Huber West Germany BMW 83.55 mph 1:21.18.0 8
5 West Germany F.Linnarz/P.Kuehnmund West Germany BMW 81.96 mph 1:22.52.0 6
6 United Kingdom Dick Hawes/J.Mann United Kingdom Seeley 81.73 mph 1:23.06.6 5
7 United Kingdom Norman Hanks/Rose Hanks United Kingdom BSA 81.00 mph 1:23.51.4 4
8 United Kingdom Bill Copson/Dane Rowe United Kingdom BMW 80.34 mph 1:24.32.8 3
9 United Kingdom Dennis Keen/M.S.Wotherspoon United Kingdom Triumph 78.31 mph 1:26.44.0 2
10 United Kingdom T Harris/B.L.Harris United Kingdom Triumph 78.31 mph 1:26.44.0 1

1969 Isle of Man Sidecar 750 cc TT final standings[edit]

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 West Germany Siegfried Schauzu/H.Schneider BMW 89.83 mph 1.15.36.8
2 United Kingdom Peter Brown/Mick Casey BSA 85.65 mph 1.19.18.2
3 United Kingdom Bill Currie/F.Kay LWC 81.72 mph 1.23.07.4
4 United Kingdom Mick Boddice/Clive Pollington BSA 81.02 mph 1.23.50.4
5 United Kingdom Derek Plummer/Malcolm Brett Triumph 80.06 mph 1.24.16.2
6 United Kingdom Mick Horsepole/G.J.Horsepole Triumph 80.53 mph 1.24.32.2
7 United Kingdom Gordon Fox/H.Sanderson Triumph 76.89 mph 1.25.01.2
8 United Kingdom Bill Cooper/D B Argent WEC 79.58 mph 1.25.21.0
9 United Kingdom Bob Kewley/D.Tucker BSA 78.61 mph 1.26.24.0
10 United Kingdom Denis Kneen/M.E.Wotherspoon Triumph 78.48 mph 1.26.33.0

1969 Isle of Man Lightweight TT 250 cc final standings[edit]

6 Laps (226.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1 Australia Kel Carruthers Australia Benelli 95.95 mph 2:21.35.2 15
2 United Kingdom Frank Perris United Kingdom Suzuki 93.69 mph 2:24.59.4 12
3 Spain Santiago Herrero Spain Ossa 92.82 mph 2:26.21.0 10
4 United Kingdom Mick Chatterton United Kingdom Yamaha 91.96 mph 2:29.01.0 8
5 United Kingdom Frank Whiteway United Kingdom Suzuki 90.13 mph 2:30.41.4 6
6 United Kingdom Derek Chatterton United Kingdom Yamaha 89.51 mph 2:31.46.0 5
7 United Kingdom Stan Woods United Kingdom Yamaha 89.22 mph 2:32.15.2 4
8 Czechoslovakia František Šťastný Czechoslovakia Jawa 89.11 mph 2:32.25.2 3
9 United Kingdom Ian Richards United Kingdom Yamaha 88.08 mph 2:34.13.0 2
10 United Kingdom Gordon Keith United Kingdom Yamaha 88.00 mph 2:34.22.0 1

1969 Isle of Man Lightweight TT 125 cc final standings[edit]

3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1 United Kingdom Dave Simmonds United Kingdom Kawasaki 91.08 mph 1:14.34.6 15
2 Australia Kel Carruthers Australia Aermacchi 84.43 mph 1:20.27.2 12
3 United Kingdom Garry Dickinson United Kingdom Honda 83.67 mph 1:21.10.6 10
4 United Kingdom Steve Murray United Kingdom Honda 83.24 mph 1:21.36.2 8
5 United Kingdom John Kiddie United Kingdom Honda 81.05 mph 1:23.48.0 6
6 United Kingdom Carl Ward United Kingdom Bultaco 80.58 mph 1:24.17.8 5
7 United Kingdom John Shacklady United Kingdom Bultaco 80.27 mph 1:24.37.0 4
8 United Kingdom Charles Garner United Kingdom Bultaco 70.14 mph 1:25.49.6 3
9 France J Pasquiet France Bultaco 78.39 mph 1:26.39.2 2
10 United Kingdom Tom Loughridge United Kingdom Bultaco 77.88 mph 1:27.12.8 1

1969 Isle of Man Junior TT 350 cc final standings[edit]

6 Laps (236.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1 Italy Giacomo Agostini Italy MV Agusta 101.81 mph 2:13.25.4 15
2 Northern Ireland Brian Steenson United Kingdom Aermacchi 94.60 mph 2:23.36.4 12
3 Australia Jack Findlay Australia Aermacchi 93.89 mph 2:24.41.2 10
4 United Kingdom Tom Dickie United Kingdom Seeley 92.90 mph 2:26.13.0 8
5 United Kingdom Terry Grotefeld United Kingdom Seeley 92.58 mph 2:26.44.0 6
6 Wales Selwyn Griffiths United Kingdom AJS 90.89 mph 2:29.27.6 5
7 United Kingdom John Findlay United Kingdom Norton 90.87 mph 2:29.29.4 4
8 Scotland Billy Guthrie United Kingdom Yamaha 90.65 mph 2:29.51.8 3
9 United Kingdom M.Hatherall United Kingdom Aermacchi 90.63 mph 2:29.53.6 2
10 United Kingdom R.Graham United Kingdom Aermacchi 90.03 mph 2:30.53.0 1

1969 Isle of Man Senior TT 500 cc final standings[edit]

6 Laps (236.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1 Italy Giacomo Agostini Italy MV Agusta 104.75 mph 2:09.40.2 15
2 United Kingdom Alan Barnett United Kingdom Metisse 98.28 mph 2:18.12.6 12
3 United Kingdom Tom Dickie United Kingdom Seeley 97.92 mph 2:18.44.2 10
4 United Kingdom Derek Woodman United Kingdom Seeley 97.69 mph 2:19.03.4 8
5 United Kingdom John Findlay United Kingdom Norton 96.17 mph 2:21.15.6 6
6 United Kingdom Ron Chandler United Kingdom Seeley 95.87 mph 2:21.42.8 5
7 United Kingdom Steve Jolly United Kingdom Seeley 93.78 mph 2:24.51.8 4
8 Wales Selwyn Griffiths United Kingdom Matchless 93.30 mph 2:25.36.8 3
9 United Kingdom Peter Darvill United Kingdom Norton 93.29 mph 2:25.37.6 2
10 United Kingdom Steve Spencer United Kingdom Metisse 92.98 mph 2:26.06.0 1

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