Details about ISLE OF MAN TT 1990 – STEVE HISLOP – SILKOLENE HONDA RC30 – IoM Tourist TrophySee original listing
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A 595mm x 420mm (A2) approx poster showing STEVE HISLOP rounding Quarter Bridge on his 1989 Senior Tourist Trophy Race, Silkolene Honda RC 30 – a race which he won.
Original and official poster produced to promote the 1990 IoM T.T. races.
1989 was a spectacular year for Hizzy at the TT. Not only did he take the win in the Senior race, but (if you’ll allow me to digress a little)…
Third practice session – Tuesday 30th May
Recorded first sub-nineteen minute / 120mph lap: 18 minutes 43.6 seconds, a speed of 120.89 mph on his third lap of the evening on the F1 Honda.
Sixth practice session – Thursday 1st June
Recorded lap: 18 minutes 33.4 seconds, a speed of 121.99 mph on the F1 Honda.
Fastest practice laps:
1st F1 – 750 Honda, 18:33.4, 121.99mph (33.4s faster than Joey Dunlop’s official F1 lap record, 27.2s faster than Steve Cull’s official outright lap record).
1st Junior – 250 Honda, 19:50.6, 114.08mph (7.2s faster than Joey’s official Junior lap record, first over 114mph).
2nd Production 750 – 750 Honda, 19:55.8, 113.59mph (6.4s faster than Geoff Johnson’s official 750 Production lap record).
1st Supersport 600 – 600 Honda, 20:03.8, 112.83mph (32.8s faster than 1988 Production 600).
Supersport 600 – 1st.
Formula 1 – 1st (new outright lap record: 18m 39.4s, 121.34mph) (new race record: 1h 53m 47.4s, 119.36mph av).
Production 750 – 3rd.
Junior – DNF (off at Quarry Bends).
Senior – 1st (Senior record lap 18m 45.4s, 120.69mph).
Fastest lap awards:
John Williams Trophy – to the rider making the fastest lap in the TT F1 race – 18m 39.4s, 121.34mph.
Norman Brown Trophy – to the rider making the fastest lap in the senior race – 18m 45.4s, 120.69mph.
Jimmy Simpson Trophy – to the rider making the fastest lap in of the meeting – 18m 39.4s, 121.34mph.
Plus there were manufacturer and club team awards he was part of (plus other things I’m sure to have missed out!)
As for the 1990 TT. The winners were…
Carl Fogarty was a start to finish winner in the F1 race. Steve Hislop smashed his own lap record on the final lap, raising it to 122.63mph – machine troubles meant he finished in ninth place though.
Robert Dunlop dominated the three-lap 125 TT leading from start to finish, and setting a new lap record at 104.09mph.
Dave Leach won the inaugural Supersport 400cc race – after a protest that the top eight machines had all been using illegal parts.
Ian Lougher beat Steve Hislop in the Junior race by 1.8 seconds. Lougher smashed the race and lap records, going round on his last lap at 117.80mph – 38 seconds inside the existing record.
Ulstermen locked out the top four places in the Supersport 600 race – Brian Reid won, with Johnny Rea, Steve Cull and Mark Farmer filling the other places.
Foggy completed his TT double when he led the rain-hit Senior from start to finish.
Dave Saville dominated both Sidecar TTs, winning each by over two minutes. In the first race, he achieved his ambition by becoming the first man to lap the TT circuit on a Formula Two outfit at 100mph – not only did he do this, but he and passenger Nick Roche averaged over 100mph for the three laps.
The poster is in good condition in the main, just shows a little storage wear and tear. HOWEVER, the top third of the right hand edge has been crushed at sometime from nothing to approximately 7mm in from the edge at the corner. Never been pinned or stuck up though.
It will be sent in a NEW postal tube (these cost £0.60 each).
If you would like any further information about it please contact me.
One of a few posters I have listed this week – including a few more official TT. Thank you.
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