30th Anniversary of Steve Hislop’s 120mph Lap Coins - Commemorative
30th Anniversary of Steve Hislop’s 120mph Lap Coins - Commemorative for only GBP £16.00
Inspired by watching the 1983 TT Steve Hislop, a 21-year-old from the Border town of Hawick decided to focus his life on mountain course racing. He entered that years Manx Grand Prix, gaining second place in the Junior Newcomers event and was the first rider to push the lap record beyond 120mph on a Honda in 1989. The TT favourite notched his first of 11 wins in the 1987 Formula 2 race and gave Norton its first TT vitctory for 19 years in the breathtaking 1992 Senior.
Steve Hislop died in July 2003 when he was 41.
We are honoured to mark Steve Hislop's incredible acheivements with this set of two coins which have been issued by Isle of Man Treasury to mark 30 years since his record breaking 120mph lap.