Still the "ITOM" Years but moving to HONDA
Brands Hatch - 1962
Brands Hatch 19th August 1962
Heading for a win on the ITOM at Brands Hatch 19th August 1962. Charlie's Itom is fitted with the Cow Horn exhaust pipe. You could hear the music outside of the race track. His average time per lap on the GP circuit was 65.34 mph.
Battling for the lead with Dave Simmonds (Tohatsu) Brands Hatch 19th August 1962. Dave was on the single cylinder bike.
Brands Hatch Sunday 23rd Sept. 1962
Head down on the ITOM at Brands Hatch Sunday 23rd Sept. 1962. Dave Simmonds won the race on the Tohatsu with A Dawson hot behind on the Pope Special Charlie made a podium place in third.
Charlie, No, 184 waiting to go to the start line, leans against the fence of the Collecting Ring at Brands Hatch Sunday 23rd Sept. 1962
Phil Horsham catching up on some relaxation with his ITOM - No.170.
Brands Hatch 1963
Brands Hatch Sunday 22nd Sept. 1963
BRANDS HATCH circuit on Sunday 22nd Sept. 1963. Another Brands Hatch scrap, with Charlie Mates (120) this time on the HONDA and Dave Simmonds on the Tohatsu. Dave made the top step with Charlie the second and Ian Plumridge third. The speed for the winner was good when you consider that Hugh Anderson was on a full works Suzuki when he made 71.35 mph.
Brands Hatch Sunday 12th April 1963 / Sunday 13th October 1963
Charlie Mates DNF on the Suzuki Piston broke up and damaged the head and barrel
Charlie came in 5th on the Honda
Brands Hatch Sunday 18th May 1964
Score card putting names to numbers:
75 - C.C.W. Mates 72 - M. W. Manley 79 - R. J. Smith
44 - I. Plumridge 82 - G. F. Ashton 115 - J. Tompsett
Charlie Mates taking the win at Brands Hatch on the CR110 Honda.
BRANDS HATCH REDEX TROPHY MEETING
Sunday 21st March 1965
The Golden Laps Meeting
Sunday 9th May 1965
93 Charlie Mates 53 Dave Simmonds 94 Phil Horsham
135 Brian Gleed 126 R J Smith 153 N E Lee
96 George Ashton 130 A J Abbott 131 R J Webber
Brands Hatch 1965
No.5 Charlie Mates - 50cc HONDA
No.4 George Ashton - 50cc HONDA
Dave Simmonds - 50cc Tohatsu
No.13 Geoff Votier - 50cc Val Knapp HONDA
At the bottom of Paddock Hill Bend now called Hailwoods
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