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Prewar Rudge competition manager F A ‘Rowley’ Rowlandson (listed in some reports as S A Rowlandson) had been promoted from Temporary LT to Acting Captain. In 1914, he won a sidecar handicap race at Brooklands and raced in the IoM, and participated

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