Race Achievements
Wins at Mallory Park, Donington, Oulton Park, Aintree, Cadwell Park, Silverstone, Croft, Wellesbourne and Staverton.


  • Midland MCRC 1977/78/79.
  • Aintree WDMCC 1977/78/79.
  • Waterloo and District 1977/78/79.
  • Aintree 1977/78/79.
  • The Midland Motorcycle Racing Club 1977/78/79.
  • Overall winner of 1000cc four-stroke 1979.
  • The Sids Place Championship 1981 – won all three rounds.
  • The Kentucky Fried Chicken Championship 1982 – won all three rounds.

Other events:

  • Race record set at Aintree 1977.
  • Won £1100 Silver Lion Trophy.
  • 1982 seen Isle Of Man TT success with Ali picking up the Joe Craig Trophy for finishing highest British bike in two races – fastest laps – 103 mph average on a 3cylinder BSA, 101mph average on 250cc Yamaha.
  • Ali’s most successful race was the Formula 1 TT Race 1984 in which he finished 9th. In the Classic a broken con-rod forced early retirement near Sarah’s Cottage.
  • Ali passengered Roy Hanks in 2 TT races and a few mainland races with some success. Finished second in the Formula 2 sidecar race 1986.