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  This information has been collected from many different sources. If anybody has details of any other race results involving Dunstall machinery, then please let me know.

Please select the year you are interested in from the table below:

YEAR
              1957 1958 1959
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971               1979
1980 1981                


1957 Season

Paul Dunstall was racing on a modified 600cc Norton Dominator 99.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
Mar Ret. Thruxton Novice Race P. Dunstall 600cc Norton Dominator 1
Jul Ret. Brands Hatch Novice Race P. Dunstall 600cc Norton Dominator 2
Jul 1st Brands Hatch Novice Race P. Dunstall 600cc Norton Dominator 3
24th Aug 5th Brands Hatch 1,000cc Race P. Dunstall 600cc Norton Dominator 4
Notes
  1. Motor Cycle News. Retired when his ignition system packed up when he was lying third.
  2. Motor Cycle News
  3. Motor Cycle News
  4. Motor Cycle News


1958 Season

Paul Dunstall was racing on a modified 600cc Norton Dominator 99.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
             
Notes


1959 Season

Dunstall sponsored Fred Neville on the modified 600cc Norton Dominator 99.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
             
Notes


1960 Season

Dunstall sponsored Fred Neville on the modified 600cc Norton Dominator 99.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
             
Notes


1961 Season

Dunstall sponsored Fred Neville on the modified 600cc Norton Dominator 99 until he was fatally injured in a crash while leading the Senior Manx Grand Prix of 1961.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
20th Aug 1st Brands Hatch   F. Neville 600cc Dunstall Dominator  
21th Aug 1st Silverstone Unlimited Race F. Neville 600cc Dunstall Dominator  
  Ret Isle of Man Senior TT F. Neville 600cc Dunstall Dominator  


1962 Season

Dunstall sponsored Derek Minter on the modified Norton Dominator 99.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
             


1963 Season

Tom Philips rode for the Dunstall Team for a while and then Paul signed Dave Downer at the end of 1962. Dave unfortuantely met his death at Brands Hatch whilst duelling for the lead in the 1,000cc Race. Following the accident, manxman Syd Mizen took over in August 1963.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
14th Apr   Snetterton   D. Downer 500cc Domiracer  
May 3rd Brands Hatch Redex Trophy D. Downer 500cc Domiracer  


1964 Season

Dunstall sponsored Syd Mizen riding the 500cc and 650cc Domiracers and Colin Seeley handling a sidecar powered by a 650cc and 750cc Dunstall motor. Dave Degans joined halfway through the season after Syd Mizen was killed in in a 500cc race at Le Mans on Sunday April 3rd 1964. In collaboration with the AMC factory, a foray was made to Daytona for the 200-mile race, but mechanical troubles plagued the team.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
  Ret Isle of Man TT Syd Mizen 500cc Dunstall Domiracer 1
  7th Brands Hatch 1,000cc Race John Blanchard 500cc Dunstall Domiracer 1
3rd Apr Ret Le Mans 500cc Race Syd Mizen 500cc Dunstall Domiracer 2
Notes
  1. Motorcyclist Illustrated, April 1965. Front brake seized on at Quarter Bridge on the first lap resulting in a spill.
  2. Killed during race.


1965 Season

Dunstall sponsored Dave Degens on the 500cc and 650cc Dominracers and Colin Seeley continued with the 650cc and 750cc engines in his sidecar. Degens racked up an impressive list of wins.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
7th Mar 6th Mallory Park 500cc Final D.F. Degans 500cc Dunstall Domiracer 1
Notes
  1. Motor Cycling, 13th March 1965


1966 Season

Dunstall sponsored Griff Jenkins and Rex Butcher on the 500, 650 and 750cc Domiracers. Griff also raced the 750cc Dunstall Metisse.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
11th Mar 2nd Brands Hatch 500cc Race G.A. Jenkins 500cc Dunstall Domiracer 1
11th Mar 1st
5th
Brands Hatch 1,000cc Race R.E. Butcher
G.A. Jenkins
645cc Dunstall Dominator
500cc Dunstall Dominator
1
2
12th Apr 2nd Mallory Park 500cc Race G.A. Jenkins 500cc Dunstall Domiracer 3
15th Apr 2nd Brands Hatch 500cc Race G.A. Jenkins 500cc Dunstall Domiracer 4
15th Apr Ret
Ret
Brands Hatch King of Brands G.A. Jenkins
R. Butcher
747cc Dunstall Metisse
650cc Dunstall Domiracer
5
6
15th Apr 2nd Brands Hatch 1,000cc Race G.A. Jenkins 747cc Dunstall Metisse 7
May 4th Brands Hatch Thruxton 500 Miler D. Dixon
G.A. Jenkins
745cc Dominator  
Notes
  1. Motor Cycle, 17th March 1966.
  2. Motor Cycle, 17th March 1966. Fastest lap was set by G.A. Jenkins at 88.66 mph.
  3. Motr Cycle News, 20April April 1966
  4. Motor Cycling, 16th April 1966. Fastest lap was set by G.A. Jenkins and J.H. Cooper at 1m 54.2s, 87.04 mph.
  5. Motor Cycling, 16th April 1966.
  6. Motor Cycling, 16th April 1966. Jenkins improved after a slow start and looked as though he might get up the field to challenge the leaders when he was forced out with fading brakes.
  7. Motor Cycling, 16th April 1966. Butcher shot into the grass at South Bank when his rear brake locked on.


1967 Season

Dunstall sponsored Rex Butcher on the 750 Dunstall Domiracer. Paul Smart, Griff Jenkins and Jacques du Pont rode Dunstall Domiracers in the Isle of Man TT.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
24th Mar 3rd Brands Hatch King of Brands R. Butcher 745cc Dunstall Norton 1
24th Mar 3rd Brands Hatch 750cc Race R. Butcher 745cc Dunstall Norton 2
26th Mar 2nd Mallory Park Handicap Race R. Butcher 745cc Dunstall Norton 3
27th Mar 2nd Oulton Park 750cc Race R. Butcher 745cc Dunstall Norton 4
    Brands Hatch   P. Smart 745cc Dominator  
10th Jun 2nd
6th
11th
Isle of Man 750cc Production TT P. Smart
A.M. Godfrey
G.A. Jenkins
745cc Dominator
647cc Dominator
745cc Dominator
5
Notes
  1. Motor Cycle, 30th March 1967.
  2. Motor Cycle, 30th March 1967.
  3. Motor Cycle, 30th March 1967.
  4. Motor Cycle, 30th March 1967. Fastest Lap R. Butcher 87.96 mph
  5. Motor Cycle, 15th June 1967. Paul Smart completed the race at an average Speed 94.60 mph. Tony Godfrey completed at an average speed of 87.79 mph. Griff Jenkins went out with clutch trouble, though he coasted and pushed in to finish last at an average speed of 78.58 mph. He was 4th fastest in the practise sessions.


1968 Season

Dunstall sponsored Ray Pickrell on the 750 Dunstall Domiracer. He was partnered by Dave Croxford. Tony Godfrey raced the 650 Dunstall Dominator.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
3rd Mar 1st Mallory Park 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator 1
10th Mar 1st Brands Hatch King of Brands R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator  
17th Mar Ret Snetterton 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Norton 2
15th Apr 1st Oulton Park   R. Pickrell    
21st Apr 5th Thruxton 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Norton 3
12th May Ret Brands Hatch Thruxton 500 Miler R. Pickrell
D. Croxford
745cc Dominator 4
19th May 1st Cadwell Park Production Race R. Pickrell    
2nd Jun 1st Mallory Park Production Race R. Pickrell
D.L. Croxford
745cc Dunstall Domiracer 5
3rd Jun 1st Brands Hatch 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dunstall Domiracer 6
12th Jun 1st
6th
Isle of Man 750cc Production TT R. Pickrell
A.M. Godfrey
745cc Dominator
645cc Dominator
7
30th Jun 1st Brands Hatch   R. Pickrell    
30th Jun 1st Brands Hatch Production Race R. Pickrell    
27th Jul 1st Thruxton Production Race R. Pickrell    
27th Jul 1st Thruxton 1,000cc Race R .Pickrell   8
2rd Sep 1st Crystal Palace Production Race R. Pickrell   9
2rd Sep 1st Crystal Palace 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell    
8th Sep 1st Brands Hatch   R. Pickrell    
  1st   Hutchinson 100 Production R. Pickrell   10
  1st   Evening News International R. Pickrell   10
Notes
  1. Motorcyclist Illustrated, April 1968. Average speed 84.79 mph
  2. Motorcyclist Illustrated, April 1968.
  3. Motorcyclist Illustrated, July 1968.
  4. Motorcycle Sport, July 1968. Set fastest practice lap of 1 min 55 secs. Led from lap one and won Caslake Award (5) for leading the race after the second and third hours. Retired about 4pm with broken primary chain.
  5. Motor Cyclist Illustrated, July 1968. Ray Pickrell broke existing lap record on second lap and set new lap record of 99.39 mph on last lap. Completed the race at an average speed of 98.13 mph. Tony Godfrey came in sixth with no brakes and at an average speed of 85.92 mph. His primary chaincase was empty of oil and the tyre was well lubricated. Jacques Dupont loaned his machine to Tony Godfrey.
  6. Motorcyclist Illustrated, July 1968. Average speed of 87.31 mph.
  7. Motorcyclist Illustrated, July 1968.
  8. New Lap Record (un-official)
  9. New Lap Record
  10. Extracted from Dunstall publications, but races not identified yet.


1969 Season

Dunstall sponsored Ray Pickrell on the 750 Dunstall Domiracer.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
2th Mar 1st Brands Hatch   R. Pickrell    
9th Mar 1st Snetterton Snetterton 500 R. Pickrell 500cc Dominator  
9th Mar 1st Snetterton Snetterton 1,000 R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator  
4th Apr 1st Brands Hatch 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator  
Apr 3rd Mallory Park Master Of Mallory R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator 1
7th Apr 1st Crystal Palace 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator 2
13th Apr 1st Thruxton 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator 3
21st Apr 5th Thruxton 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Norton 4
26th May 1st   Evening News International     5
3rd Jun 1st Brands Hatch 1,000cc Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dunstall Domiracer 6
Aug 4th Brands Hatch   R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator  
11th Oct 1st Elvington Sprint Meeting R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator 7
28th Dec 1st Brands Hatch Christmas Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator 8
Notes
  1. This was the first time the new Dunstall spline frame had been used.
  2. New Lap record
  3. New race record
  4. Lap record equalled
  5. National flying quarter mile record 144.69 mph
  6. Motor Cyclist Illustrated, July 1968.
  7. Motor Cyclist Illustrated, July 1968. Average speed 87.31 mph.
  8. Motor Cycle, 31st December 1969. Fastest lap R. Prickrell 58.8s, 75.92 mph.


1970 Season

Initially Dunstall sponsored Ray Pickrell and then Ken Redfern.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
    Thruxton Thruxton 500 Miles R. Pickrell 745cc Dominator 1
Apr 3rd Snetterton Snetterton 1,000 K. Redfern 745cc Dominator  
  3rd Isle of Man Production TT R. Pickrell 745cc Commando  
Sept 1st Crystal Palace Production Race R. Pickrell 745cc Dominato 2
Notes
  1. Retired.
  2. Won the first race but fell off in the second.


1971 Season

Dunstall stopped racing in 1971 to concentrate on developing the new Commando range.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
             


1979 Season

Paul Dunstall ran the Heron Suzuki Formula 1 team using Yoshimura tuned GS900 Racers.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
  2nd Oulton Park   Barry Sheene Dunstall Suzuki GS 1000  


1980 Season

Paul Dunstall ran the Heron Suzuki Formula 1 team using Yoshimura tuned GS900 Racers.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
             


1981 Season

Paul Dunstall ran the Heron Suzuki Formula 1 team using Yoshimura tuned GS900 Racers.

Date Pos Circuit Race Rider Bike Ref
             


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