Ray Pickrell

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Ray Pickrell
Born 16 March 1938
Harrow Weald, Middlesex
Died 20 February 2006
Occupation retoucher, racing motorcyclist, driver
Known for Isle of Man TT winner

Ray Pickrell (16 March 1938 – 20 February 2006) was a British short-circuit motorcycle road racer who won four Isle of Man TT motorcycle races.[1] As a member of the Triumph factory racing team, he rode the famous racing motorcycle named Slippery Sam to victories at the 1971 and 1972 Isle of Man TT races.[2] Pickrell teamed with Percy Tait to win the 1971 Bol d'Or 24-hour endurance race. He died on 20 February 2006.[2]


  1. ^ "Ray Pickrell Isle of Man TT results". iomtt.com. Retrieved 6 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Ray Pickrell". The Daily Telegraph (London: TMG). 2006-05-01. ISSN 0307-1235. OCLC 49632006. Retrieved 19 May 2012.