Helmut Kassner

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This article is about the former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. For the German Wehrmacht officer, see Helmut Kassner (military officer).
Helmut Kassner
Nationality German
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 19731977
First race 1976 500cc Isle of Man TT
Last race 1989 500cc Czechoslovakian Grand Prix
First win 1974 500cc West German Grand Prix
Last win 1974 500cc West German Grand Prix
Team(s) Suzuki, Yamaha
Championships 0
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
8 1 1 0 0 35

Helmut Kassner (born 26 December 1946) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. His best season was in 1974 when he won the 500cc German Grand Prix.[1] The German round was boycotted by the top racers over safety concerns due to a lack of hay bales at the Nürburgring race circuit.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Helmut Kassner career statistics at MotoGP
  2. ^ Noyes, Dennis; Scott, Michael (1999), Motocourse: 50 Years Of Moto Grand Prix, Hazleton Publishing Ltd, ISBN 1-874557-83-7