Prepared by Honda dealers Nettleton Motorcycles with a frame built by Dave Kerby ( Metalfab ) this is the actual bike raced by motorcycle legend ‘Rocket Ron’ Haslam during his 1980 season in which he won the F3 World Title and competed in the Isle of Man finishing 3rd, the bike was also raced in the Ulster GP. It was comprehensively restored in the late 1990’s with the help of the original engine builder Graham Barlow, the engine has a right hand gear change and has ‘ works ‘ pistons and barrels and ‘Italian’ cam, it has also been fitted with a starter motor. Remaining in absolutely excellent condition throughout the bike has been used for a few parade laps and been exhibited at a number of shows. It is suppled with a number of photos of it in action and the F3 TT laurell.
It is believed that just a handful of these bike were built by dave Kerby to house the 400cc motor, this is certainly the most successful and with undoubtably the finest history attached. A fantastic opportunity to acquire a genuine F3 / IOM race bike once ridden by the great ‘Rocket Ron’ Haslam.