tt QUIZ number TWO

Just for fun.. the following questions all
relate to locations on the TT Mountain Course

Q1 Where can you see a sculpture of Joey Dunlop sitting astride his Honda?

Q2 The rescue helicopter was first used in 1963 with Tony Godfrey [250cc Yamaha] being airlifted to hospital after an incident at which location on the course?

Q3 It was success and tragedy for German competitors at the 1939, Georg Meier won the Senior, but BMW team mate, Karl Gall lost his life as a result of an accident during practice. A bronze plaque on a gate post commemorates Karl Gall, but where is it to be found?

Q4 In 2003, the 32nd Milestone was renamed as what?

Q5 Which pub is the nearest to the half way point of the TT Mountain Course?

Q6 Sitting on the hillside on the drop to Creg ny Baa is Kate’s Cottage… but this is not its correct name having been mistakenly referred to Kates by a BBC commentator some years ago. .. so, what is its rightful name and what is the name of the public house at the next corner?

Q7 Son flickered [anagram]

Q8 Competitors speed past Coronation Park to their right before negotiating which right hander?

Q9 The left hand sweeping bend on the approach to Sulby Straight has recently been named as what in memory of the local businessman who ran the local village store?

Q10 In the Senior race of 1965 MV Agusta team-mates, Mike Hailwood and Giacomo Agostini both slipped off their machines at which point on the circuit, Hailwood remounting to win the rain affected race?

Q11 The TT moved to the Mountain Course in 1911, with the starting point for the races being located on which stretch of road?

Q12 Birdy bulges [anagram]

Q13 Name the point on the course which takes its name from the rider who crashed there on his AJS during practice for the 1950 TT, breaking a leg

Q14 During practice for the 1991 TT, Czechoslovakian rider Peter Hlavatka crashed, being fatally injured. A memorial was erected at the location of the incident… where?

Q15 The last question is probably the most difficult – Arthur Wheeler, a twice GP winner and a competitor on Manx road racing circuits for fifty years is commemorated by a plaque on a building as competitors approach which point on the Course?



Graham Bean.