Design Engineer - Bit of a Drag!

Tom Vivian was a Dowty Mining Equipment Design Engineer.

Tom Vivian

He used to compete at drag races with a motorbike called Tomfoolery.

Tom Vivian

Tom at Shakey, or Long Marston Raceway as it was known.

Both ran 8 second passes Tom Vivian and ‘Tomfoolery’ a blown 750 Triumph, not much comfort there!

Tom Vivian

Thanks to Keith Harmon who took the pictures at Shakespeare County Raceway near Stratford.

Tom Vivian on Drag Motorcycle “Tomfoolery”

Tom has retired but helps to build race engines in Cheltenham.

Tom Vivian on Drag Motorcycle "Tomfoolery"

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