1951 Swiss motorcycle Grand Prix

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Switzerland  1951 Swiss Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 8 races in the
1951 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Bremgarten.png
Date 27 May 1951
Location Circuit Bremgarten
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 7.280 km (4.524 mi)
500 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton
Time 3:02.0
Podium
First United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi
Second Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong AJS
Third Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi
350 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong AJS
Time 3:11.9
Podium
First United Kingdom Leslie Graham Velocette
Second United Kingdom Cecil Sandford Velocette
Third Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong AJS
250 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Dario Ambrosini Benelli
Time 3:29.9
Podium
First Italy Dario Ambrosini Benelli
Second Italy Bruno Ruffo Moto Guzzi
Third Italy Gianni Leoni Moto Guzzi
Sidecar (B2A)
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Eric Oliver Norton
Time 3:38.9
Podium
First Italy Ercole Frigerio Gilera
Second Italy Albino Milani Gilera
Third Italy Ernesto Merlo Gilera

The 1951 Swiss motorcycle Grand Prix was the second race of the 1951 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 27 May 1951 at the Bremgarten circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi 28 1:34:44.2 8
2 Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong AJS 28 +1:47.9 6
3 Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi 28 +2:07.5 4
4 Italy Carlo Bandirola MV Agusta 3
5 Switzerland Benoît Musy Moto Guzzi 2
6 Switzerland Willy Lips Norton 1
7 West Germany Hans Baltisberger Norton
8 Switzerland Max Forster Gilera
9 Finland Väinö Hollming Moto Guzzi
10 United Kingdom Sid Mason Norton
11 United Kingdom Tommy Wood Norton
12 Austria Alexander Mayer Norton
[1]

350 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Leslie Graham Velocette 22 1:10:48.5 8
2 United Kingdom Cecil Sandford Velocette 22 +1:18.6 6
3 Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong AJS 22 +1:48.6 4
4 Switzerland Paul Fuhrer Velocette 3
5 United Kingdom Sid Mason Velocette 2
6 Austria Leonhardt Faßl AJS 1
7 West Germany Hans Baltisberger AJS
8 West Germany Werner Mazanec AJS
9 Switzerland Herbert Laederach AJS
10 Switzerland Edmund Laederach Norton
11 Finland Väinö Hollming Velocette
12 Austria Helmut Volzwinkler Norton
13 Switzerland Heinrich Stamm Velocette
14 United Kingdom Denis Jenkinson Norton
[1]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 Italy Dario Ambrosini Benelli 18 1:05:32.1 8
2 Italy Bruno Ruffo Moto Guzzi 18 +1:10.8 6
3 Italy Gianni Leoni Moto Guzzi 18 +3:00.3 4
4 Switzerland Benoît Musy Moto Guzzi 3
5 United Kingdom Cecil Sandford Velocette 2
6 Italy Nino Grieco Parilla 1
7 Switzerland H. Steffan Parilla
8 Italy Alano Montanari Moto Guzzi
9 Switzerland Hans Haldemann Parilla
10 Italy Carlo Bellotti Moto Guzzi
11 R. Thiery Monet-Goyon
12 West Germany Heinrich Thorn-Prikker Moto Guzzi
[1]

Sidecar classification[edit]

Pos Rider Passenger Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 Italy Ercole Frigerio Italy Ezio Ricotti Gilera 16 1:01:27.6 8
2 Italy Albino Milani Italy Giuseppe Pizzocri Gilera 16 +2:03.6 6
3 Italy Ernesto Merlo Italy Dino Magri Gilera 16 +2:56.4 4
4 Belgium Marcel Masuy United Kingdom Denis Jenkinson Norton 3
5 United Kingdom Eric Oliver Italy Lorenzo Dobelli Norton 2
6 Italy Giovanni Carru Italy Carlo Musso Carru 1
7 Switzerland Jakob Keller Switzerland Gianfranco Zanzi Eigenbau
8 Italy Luigi Marcelli  ? Gilera
9 Switzerland Henri Meuwly  ? Gilera
10 Switzerland Heinrich Stamm  ? Norton
11 Italy Renato Prati Italy Marino Saguato Moto Guzzi
12 F. Vaasen  ? Norton
13 C. Vittone  ? Carru
[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Chamberlain, Peter (ed.). Motor Cycling Sports Yearbook 1952. Temple Press Ltd. p. 112.


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