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Sep. 09, 1955 - Split Second picture at the Manx Grand Prix. Oil patch ends a rider's chances: Photo shows a split second on the spot picture taken during the Manx Senior Grand Prix yesterday as a skid, started by an oil patch beats machine on its side and he himself on the verge at Quarter Bridge, Luckily he was unhurt but afterwards he wanted to know why flag marshals failed to warm him of the oil patch which was caused by an earlier pile - up. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/