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Ian

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Itsme

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Re: RIP Phil
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2022, 05:22:30 AM »
As always it is sad to lose one of the old characters. I think he was a little controversial at times, but can't deny the man had talent. I met him once at Cadwell and he seemed alright to me.

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Re: RIP Phil
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2022, 09:18:33 AM »
Yes, he was a great rider but suffered being a contemporary of the great Mike Hailwood and I think that soured his attitude to some extent especially as Mike was such a warm character.
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Re: RIP Phil
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2022, 03:15:16 PM »
Read was a RACER and a SHOWMAN, if you aren't top dog, then you are going to be TOP DOG, come hell or high water.

Sad that the man died in penury.  :'(

RIP Phil Read.

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