Mal Uphill lapped at 100.02 and was set to get second in the Senior chasing Hailwood on the Honda 4. A valve snapped off and the bike seized and ended his run and Bearts who conceded the Singles day was done. After many years as the ultimate Norton Manx tuner, he parked them and they were never seen to be competitive again in the big class on the Island.
Jerry McGovern rode his H.D. 45 Enduro to victory over 298 riders from 18 States. The top twenty were made up of Matchless, AJS, BSA, Triumph, Indians and other Harleys. Known for it's challenging 500 mile course, this bikes pull handles indicate that there is a lot of pulling and heaving involved in finishing.