June 29, 2009

1961 Photos of Motorcycle Racing World Champions

Vintage ad published in 1962.

All Four World’s Championships won on Avon and in all, 38 classic events in 1961.

Motorcyclists shown:

G. Hocking – Senior (500cc) and Junior (350cc) World Champion. Winner of German, French, Belgian, East German. Ulster and Swedish Grands Prix, and Dutch TT (500cc), East German, Ulster and Italian Grand Prix, and Dutch TT (350cc).

T. Phillis – Ultra Lightweight (125cc) World Champion. Winner of Argentine, French and Spanish Grands Prix, and Dutch TT (125cc).

M. Hailwood – Lightweight (250cc) World Champion. Winner of East German and Swedish Grands Prix, Dutch TT and Isle of Man TT (250cc).

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