Flyers on the flyer

Just looking at the flyer for the April Stafford Show and would like to know where the picture is, it looks like a mass start of a road race but where?

J Hoskison

It is, indeed, a road race, the most famous of them all! As the Stafford Show celebrated 100 years of the Isle of Man TT, there’s a clue there, although you could be a little confused by the fact that the TT is a time trial, where riders leave the start line separately, and not as a massed start.

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However, various races were run on the Clypse Course, and these did have a mass start, and this is the case with the picture in question, with the bikes shown just about to tip into the right hander at St Ninians church, rather than head down Bray Hill – Ed.

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