Swiss motorcycle Grand Prix

United Kingdom Italy Norton Motorcycle Company
Swiss Grand Prix
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Grand Prix motorcycle racing
VenueCircuit Bremgarten (1949, 1951–1954)
Geneva (1950)
First race1949
Last race1954
Most wins (rider)Fergus Anderson, Leslie Graham (4)
Most wins (manufacturer)Moto Guzzi (5)

The Swiss motorcycle Grand Prix was a motorcycling event that was part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season from 1949 to 1954.

Official names and sponsors

Winners of the Swiss motorcycle Grand Prix

Multiple winners (riders)

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
4 United Kingdom Leslie Graham 500 cc 1949, 1950
350 cc 1950, 1951
United Kingdom Fergus Anderson 500 cc 1951
350 cc 1953, 1954
250 cc 1952
3 United Kingdom Geoff Duke 500 cc 1953, 1954
350 cc 1952
2 Italy Dario Ambrosini 250 cc 1950, 1951

Multiple winners (manufacturers)

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
5 Italy Moto Guzzi 500 cc 1951
350 cc 1953, 1954
250 cc 1949, 1952
4 United Kingdom AJS 500 cc 1949, 1950, 1952
350 cc 1950
2 United Kingdom Velocette 350 cc 1949, 1951
Italy Benelli 250 cc 1950, 1951
Italy Gilera 500 cc 1953, 1954
Germany NSU 250 cc 1953, 1954

By year

A pink background indicates an event that was not part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing championship.

Year Track 125 cc 175 cc 250 cc 350 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1954 Bremgarten Austria Rupert Hollaus NSU United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Geoff Duke Gilera Report
1953 Bremgarten Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong NSU United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Geoff Duke Gilera Report
1952 Bremgarten United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS Report
1951 Bremgarten Italy Dario Ambrosini Benelli United Kingdom Leslie Graham Velocette United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi Report
1950 Geneva Italy Dario Ambrosini Benelli United Kingdom Leslie Graham AJS United Kingdom Leslie Graham AJS Report
1949 Bremgarten Italy Nello Pagani Mondial Italy Bruno Ruffo Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Freddie Frith Velocette United Kingdom Leslie Graham AJS Report
1948 Geneva Italy Dario Ambrosini Benelli United Kingdom Artie Bell Norton United Kingdom Harold Daniell Norton Report
1947 Bremgarten Italy Bruno Francisci Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Velocette Italy Omobono Tenni Moto Guzzi Report
1946 Geneva Italy Celeste Cavaciuti Moto Guzzi Switzerland Walther Hess Velocette Italy Nello Pagani Gilera Report
1938 Geneva Germany Ewald Kluge DKW United Kingdom Harold Daniell Norton United Kingdom Harold Daniell Norton Report
1937 Bremgarten Italy Omobono Tenni Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton Report
1936 Bremgarten Italy Omobono Tenni Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton Report
1935 Bremgarten Germany Walfried Winkler DKW United Kingdom Walter Rusk Norton United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton Report
1934 Bremgarten Italy Amilcare Moretti Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson Norton United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson Norton Report
1933 Bremgarten Italy Carlo Fumagalli Miller United Kingdom Wal Handley Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Tim Hunt Norton Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Report
1932 Bremgarten Switzerland H. Schorr Zehnder Italy Carlo Baschieri Benelli Italy Carlo Fumagalli Moto Guzzi Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Report
1931 Bremgarten Switzerland A. Liechti Zehnder Italy Carlo Baschieri Benelli Italy Terzo Bandini Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Tim Hunt Norton Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Report
1930 Lugano Switzerland A. Liechti Zehnder Italy Raffaele Alberti Ancora/Villiers Italy Felice Nazzaro Moto Guzzi Switzerland Ernst Haenni Condor Switzerland "Gugoltz" Sunbeam Report
1929 Meyrin Switzerland "Crotti" Zehnder Switzerland Georges Trezza Allegro Switzerland Otto Zehnder Zehnder France François Gaussorgues Monet-Goyon Switzerland Emil Frey Radco Report
1928 Meyrin Switzerland Paul Lehmann Moser Italy Alfredo Panella Ladetto-Blatto United Kingdom Cecil Ashby OK-Supreme United Kingdom Wal Handley Motosacoche United Kingdom Wal Handley Motosacoche Report
1927 Meyrin Switzerland O. Graf Zehnder France Alexandre Hommaire Monet-Goyon Italy Licinio Lasagni Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson AJS Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Report
Year Track 250 cc 350 cc 500 cc 1000 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1924 Meyrin Switzerland Léon Divorne Condor United Kingdom Tommy de la Haye Sunbeam United Kingdom Graham Walker Sunbeam Report
1923 Meyrin Switzerland Paul Dinkel Condor Italy Isacco Mariani Garelli France Paul Péan Peugeot Report
1922 Lac de Joux Switzerland Georges Trezza Moser Switzerland Alfred Heusser Condor France "Lavanchy" Douglas Switzerland "Borsetti" Harley-Davidson Report

References

  1. ^ "1949 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  2. ^ "1951 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ "1950 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "1952 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  5. ^ "1953 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  6. ^ "1954 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.