The World's #1 TT WebsitePowered by

Countdown to Classic TT 2019

Competitor Profile: K G Meadows

TT Career Summary
Position16
No of times1

Biography

Ken Meadows was an amateur club racer from Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, with a tragically short racing career.

He started competing in 1952 on a new 1952-model Norton International 500cc Clubmans supplied by Miller''s Motorcycles of Wigan. He competed mainly on the northern short circuits, such as Altcar & Rhydymwyn.

He entered the 1952 Clubmans Senior TT, riding as number 67 and finishing 16th.

He was killed in a freak accident at the 1953 Easter Meeting at Esholt Park, Bradford when a rider in front of him crashed, causing a pile-up. He was 26 years of age.

The Norton International 500cc Clubmans motorcycle is still in existence, having been restored in the 1980''s. The engine / frame number is G1145607 and was originally registered as JP9982.

Information supplied by Craig Powers, Wigan who would be interested in tracing the whereabouts of the motorcycle.



March 2006

Photo Gallery

    If you would like to contact us about this database entry please email [email protected]