Tom Phillis, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Tom Phillis

Australian motorcycle racer

Date of Birth: 09-Apr-1934

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Death: 06-Jun-1962

Profession: motorcycle racer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Tom Phillis

  • Thomas Edward Phillis (9 April 1934 – 6 June 1962) was an Australian professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
  • He won the 1961 125cc motorcycle road racing World Championship and was the first person to lap the TT mountain circuit at over 100 mph on a pushrod engined motorcycle.
  • He was also the first person to win a World Championship motorcycle race on a Japanese machine.

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