Author Topic: Peter Hughes, Brian Robson and Andrew Powell.  (Read 764 times)

Spen

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Peter Hughes, Brian Robson and Andrew Powell.
« on: October 02, 2020, 10:24:20 PM »
Does anyone have any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, about the following riders who sadly lost their lives at Oliver’s Mount?

Peter Hughes died in 1965.

Brian Robson died in 1980.

Andrew Powell died in 1995.

Many thanks.....

howard langham

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Re: Peter Hughes, Brian Robson and Andrew Powell.
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2020, 09:28:22 AM »
I witnessed Peter Hughes fatal accident (the first fatality) at the circuit, he was riding a manx norton and lost control approaching the start and finish area. His machine left the circuit on the inside and hit the small grandstand that used to be there. He was killed instantly his body was covered over and the race continued to the end.Fortunately we are now more sensitive than we were fifty five years ago.

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Re: Peter Hughes, Brian Robson and Andrew Powell.
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2020, 11:08:03 AM »
Thanks Howard, that information is very handy.

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Re: Peter Hughes, Brian Robson and Andrew Powell.
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2020, 10:46:59 PM »
Any more?