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Still the "ITOM" Years but moving to HONDA
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 the race track. His average time per lap was 65.34 mph.
Battling for the lead with Dave Simmonds (Tohatsu) Brands Hatch 19th August 1962. Dave was on the single cylinder bike.
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. Venue is the same Sunday meeting as Charlie
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 circuit on the 18th May 1964
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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
BRANDS HATCH-The Golden Laps Meeting Sunday 9th May 1965
To anyone who can help - I need a photo of Charlie for this race
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 Geof Vortier -
At the bottom of Paddock Hill Bend now called Hailwoods