OCT 19th 2016

Doug Nye: Rudge – you're only as old as you feel

What a headline! ’83-year-old wins at Goodwood’. That’s quite a line, indeed. And I was quite disappointed not to see it more widely used after last month’s Goodwood Revival Meeting as motor-cycling duo Charlie Williams and Mike Farrall rodeo-rode their 83-year old 1933 Rudge TTR home to win the rain-swept first part of the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy race. On the Sunday they then finished third overall in the dry to end up third overall in the aggregate results, against much, much more modern postwar opposition…


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