NAME: Mervyn John Stratford

D.O.B: 1/4/49

OCCUPATION: Specialist Engineer

HOBBIES: Motorcycle racing, Shooting

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 1st race was at Cadwell Park in September 1968. 18 times VMCC 250cc Champion between 1969 and 2002. Six times VMCC unlimited to 1934 champion between 1988 and 1997. A 3rd and 2nd overall in the Southern 100 pre TT classic (Isle of man) in 1993 and 1994, and a class winner on both occasions, Winner 250cc Singles 2004, 2006 & 2007. 11th in the 2002 & 2003, 8th 2004, 6th 2005, 7th 2006 Lightweight classic Manx GP and first British and Single cylinder machine home. Over 500 race wins.

MACHINES RACED: 250cc Rudge, 500cc Rudge, 500cc Cotton Blackburne (ex-Brooklands), Greeves Silverstone, 250cc Aermacchi Alad'Oro, Mk 7 KTT Velocette, 500cc Cotton Norton, 350cc Velocette KSS, 250cc BSA, Seeley Goldstar Mk3, Seeley G50 Mk2.

CIRCUITS RACED AT: Lydden, Brands Hatch, Crystal Palace (he also raced in the last ever meeting there), Snetterton, Wroughton, Gaydon, Silverstone, Staverton, Mallory Park, Donington Park, Oulton Park, Pembrey,
Anglesey (Ty-croes), Darley Moor, New Brighton, Cadwell Park, Three Sisters, East Fortune, Billown (Isle of Man southern 100), The Mountain Course (Isle of Man TT circuit), and Eastern Creek (Australia).