Though many enthusiasts most readily associate Norton with overhead camshaft and overhead valve models, the firm’s early sporting successes came with sidevalve engines – and that valve configuration was a favourite, too...

In a dominant display Brian Stonebridge, on his Matchless singles, won both Junior (350cc) and Senior (500cc) classes, in what was described as a “decisive manner”

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