Remembering Tony Godfrey


With reference to the July edition of The Classic MotorCycle,page 98, ‘Godfrey’s last ride,’ I was sorry to hear of the sad passing of Tony Godfrey.

As we know, Tony did make a racing comeback after his crash in the 1963 TT. I have two photographs in my archive from the Avon Trophy meeting at Castle Combe Circuit onJuly 25, 1964.

Tony (above) is warming up the 250cc Yamaha before the race and above right, Tony is working on the Yamaha in the paddock.

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Pair of pictures from Mike Newbury of Tony Godfrey on his return to racing.

Tony won the 250cc race on that day at the record-breaking speed of 86.26 mph.

Mike Newbury,
Lacock, Wilts.

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