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Battling for a TT title on a Ducati, aged 85

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At the age of 85, Ted Fenwick would far rather slip on his leathers than his slippers.

The grandfather of three from York has been racing motorbikes for six decades and is a four-time winner at the Isle of Man's Pre TT Classic races, most recently in 2011, aged 83.

Last year the retired engineer was narrowly beaten into second place in his favourite 250cc class, having won the event for three consecutive years, regularly finishing ahead of competitors a fraction of his age.

"I love to give the youngsters a run for their money," he said. "You can't put a price on experience."

He discovered his love of motorbikes as a teenager and raced all over the UK for 20 years before taking a break to raise his family....

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