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Geoff Duke

Posted by Howard Trott on Friday, October 13, 2017, In : Motorcycle Racers 
The 1950's are considered the Golden Age of motorcycle racing, and one man has a huge role in this – Britain’s Geoff Duke.



From his first Grand Prix race at the 1950 Isle of Man TT, to his final GP at the 1959 Nations Grand Prix at Monza, “The Duke” earned six World Championships, and amassed 33 GP victories.

Sadly, Duke passed away Friday, May 1, 2015, at the Elder Grange Nursing Home on the Isle of Man. Duke was 92-years old.

Duke, who in 1953 was awarded Officer of the Most Excellent ...

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