Being Frank

Dear CR

The article in issue 195 of the mag about the Suzuki TR250 ridden by Frank Perris reminded me of the first 250 twin raced by Frank Perris a few years before his 1969 rides.

Cadwell Park, September 16 1962, Perris and Hugh Anderson both turned out on the works Suzuki machines.

Anderson rode the 50cc and 125cc singles and Frank Perris rode the RV62 250cc twin. Hugh Anderson won the 50cc race by a country mile but retired with plug trouble in the 125cc race.

Perris riding the 250cc twin won the 250cc race with ease and recorded what I think was that bikes only win that year. The 250cc RV62 twin was very unreliable and prone to seizing.

Terry Birch
Nottingham

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