Norman White joined Norton-AJS in 1969 and worked on projects such as noise and emissions, component mileage proving, tyre development and performance testing. Later, he prepared the engine components and undertook track testing for the popular NVPS 'Yellow Peril' production racers. In late 1971, Norman was responsible for the preparation and maintenance of the new racing machines designed by Peter Williams for Norton and he partnered top racer Rex Butcher in the prestigious Thruxton 500 mile race in 1973 - which they won. Norman then joined Honda, where he controlled the preparation of the Honda Britain machines and he partnered Neil Tuxworth on a works Honda in the Spanish round of the World Championship 24 hour race. Norman started his own business 'Norman White Norton' in 1981, specialising in maintaining and improving all aspects of Norton Commando.