The 27-year-old gas fitter from Bournemouth who won the Manx Grand Prix, 50 years ago

Fifty years ago this month in 1966 Bob Farmer, a 27 year old gas fitter from Charminster, was one of only a handful of amateur motorcycle riders from the Bournemouth area to win the lightweight Manx Grand Prix on the Isle of Man, the longest and most notorious circuit in the country.

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