Today in Motorcycle History

Joe Wright

1926 "IT is claimed that a world's record was made by Mr. J. S. Wright, at Brooklands, on the 10th inst., when he rode a twin-cylinder Zenith J.A.P. motor cycle at a speed of 113.45 miles per hour."[1]

1928. Joe Wright later raised the motorcycle speed record to 150.736 mph using his supercharged Zenith-JAP reserve bike, his favoured OEC having succumbed to mechanical problems.

Wright held the lap record at Brooklands from 1925 until 1935.

Notes: 1. The Engineer 16th April 1926

Source: Graces Guide

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