Joey Dunlop at Quarterbridge

at the time I wrote: People didn't crowd or push like a concert the y they do at Le Mans- and there's no BANG at he start with billions of pistons howling to Allah the way they seem to do at Le Mans either. You need to PAY ATTENTION to the radio and see what is developing- there were only three points on the course where the radio coverage was FROM - so you'd wait for a bit after they went by, and soon they'd be at Glen Helen. Later at Ramsey. (the little town at the other end of the island, and halfway through the course)

It was hot, and the race goes by so fast that you end up furiously studying the list on entratnts, who go by very quickly, and the subsequent discussion of who that last man was....

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