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Geoff Duke

British motorcycle racer
Duke in July 1951.

Geoffrey Ernest "Geoff" Duke OBE (29 March 1923 – 1 May 2015) was a British multiple motorcycle Grand Prix road racing world champion. In the 1950s, he won six world championships and six Isle of Man TT races.

Duke was born in St. Helens, Lancashire. His son, Peter, is a businessman and founded Duke Video.

Duke died after a long illness 1 May 2015 at his home on the Isle of Man. He was 92.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Grand Prix and TT legend Geoff Duke has died". bikesportnews.com. 2 May 2015. Retrieved 2 May 2015.