Martin Lampkin

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Birthday
28, 1950
Birthplace
West Yorkshire, England
Death Date
Apr 2, 2016 (65)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1950
Birthplace
West Yorkshire, England
Death Date
Apr 2, 2016 (65)

About

Former off-road motorcycle racer known for being part of the Lampkin racing dynasty. He was the sport's first trials world champion in 1975.

Before Fame

He followed his older brothers into the sport and was signed to the Bultaco trials team in the early 1970s.

Trivia

By the time he retired, he'd won the European and World Championships, the Scott Trial, British Trials, and Scottish Six Days Trial.

Family Life

His son Dougie also became a champion motorcycle racer. He died of cancer in 2016.

Associated With

He and Sammy Miller both won the Scottish Six Days Trial.