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Syd Jensen on his Triumph GP Motorcycle, racing past his parents house (HW Jensen) on the Kairanga-Bunnythorpe Road. Syd Jensen was a very successful pilot, aircraft builder, businessman, engineer, racing driver and motorcyclist. He started racing motorbikes in the 1940's competing very successfully in New Zealand, UK and Europe. By the 1950's he had started to race cars. As a business man he ran a bike shop in Palmerston north, and then owned a car sales and BMW import company. The Jensen family owned property of the Kairanga road with an airstrip and hangar. Syd had a pilot licence by 1947. See A175/ 387

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2012G_ELMAR-3_006250
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Syd Jensen
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CA: Elmar Negative Collection Notebook 2: F712
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Palmerston North
Date
1940s

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