Werner Giger

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Werner Giger
Nationality Switzerland Swiss
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1973 - 1974
First race 1973 250cc Austrian Grand Prix
Last race 1974 500cc Finnish Grand Prix
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
15 0 2 0 0 72

Werner Giger (April 17, 1949 - July 31, 1974) was a Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Switzerland. His best year was in 1973 when he finished in fourth place in the 500cc world championship.[1] Giger was killed in 1974 during practice for a race in Hämeenlinna, Finland.[2]

Grand Prix motorcycle racing results[edit]

Points system from 1969 onwards:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Points 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Points Rank Wins
1973 250cc Yamaha FRA
-
AUT
10
GER
-
IOM
-
YUG
-
NED
-
BEL
-
CZE
-
SWE
-
FIN
-
ESP
5
7 27th 0
500cc Yamaha FRA
-
AUT
6
GER
2
IOM
-
YUG
5
NED
6
BEL
-
CZE
-
SWE
5
FIN
7
ESP
3
44 4th 0
1974 350cc Yamaha FRA
-
GER
-
AUT
-
NAT
8
IOM
-
NED
-
SWE
-
FIN
6
YUG
-
ESP
-
8 27th 0
500cc Yamaha FRA
-
GER
-
AUT
-
NAT
7
IOM
-
NED
9
BEL
-
SWE
7
FIN
8
CZE
-
13 17th 0

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