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    The 1930s was a decade which the TT Races became the predominant motor-cycling event in the racing calendar and perhaps seen as the classic-era of racing in the Isle of Man. A number of changes occurred to the Mountain Course during the 1930s with extensive road widening on the A18 Mountain Road and the removal of the hump-back bridge at Ballig for the 1935 racing season in the Isle of Man
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      The 1930s produced a number of changes for the Isle of Man TT Races in which the event became more commercialized. The George Formby film No Limit (1936 film) used the 1935 Isle of Man TT races as a backdrop for filming. Also, the 1930s was increasingly used by the motor-cycle manufacturers to show-case their products by racing at the Isle of Man TT Races.
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        As a result, the 1930s produced an increased pace of motor-cycle development with the introduction of over-head camshaft engines, plunger rear-suspension and telescopic front-forks.[14] These technological improvements were played-out by the different British motor-cycle manufacturers such as AJS, Rudge, Sunbeam and Velocette gradually being eclipsed by the pre-eminence of the works Nortons.
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          Increasing interest by foreign manufacturers in the 1930s produced works entries from BMW, DKW, NSU, Bianchi and Moto Guzzi at the Isle of Man TT Races. Increased professionalism by the TT riders during the 1930s was the reason for Stanley Woods parting with Norton motor-cycles, despite the winning of four TT Races in 2 years, over the issue of prize money and joined Husqvarna and later riding for Moto Guzzi and Velocette.
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            The 1930 Senior TT Race was won by Rudge with Wal Handley becoming the first TT rider to win in all three major TT Race classes and the first lap under 30 minutes of the Mountain Course. The 1931 TT Race meeting was again dominated by the battle between Rudge and Norton motor-cycles. The 1931 Senior TT Race provided Tim Hunt with a popular Junior/Senior double win and also produced the first 80 mph lap by Jimmy Simpson on a Norton motor-cycle.
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              Motorcycle racing did not return to the Isle of Man and the Mountain Course until September 1946 with the first post-war event the 1946 Manx Grand Prix. For the 1947 Isle of Man TT Races a number of changes occurred to the race schedule with the inclusion of a Clubmans TT Races for Lightweight, Junior and Senior production motor-cycles.
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                From 1947 to 1959 there occurred a number of course changes and improvements. Road widening occurred between the 33rd Milestone and Keppel Gate for the 1947 season and further major changes for the 1954 Isle of Man TT Races with significant alterations to Ballaugh Bridge, Creg-ny-Baa, Signpost Corner and Governor's Bridge.[16] Also the 1954 Isle of Man TT Races was the first year of the Clypse Course, the re-introduction of the Sidecar TT Race and the first ever female in Inge Stoll, to compete at an Isle of Man TT Race.
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                  The 1950's may be seen as a decade when the course and race changes the Isle of Man TT Races evolved into the motor-cycle event that occurs today.
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                    Perhaps seen as the 'golden-era,' the 1950's for the Isle of Man TT Races mirrored changes in the motor-cycling industry and motor-cycling technology and the increasing globalisation of not only of motor-cycle racing, but also of the motor-cycle industry.
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                      As with the 1930's, the period from 1947 to 1959 the dominance of the British motor-cycle industry was gradually eroded by increased European competition. Again throughout the 1950's this was played-out through increased technological change
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