1960 German motorcycle Grand Prix

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West Germany  1960 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 7 races in the
1960 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 23–24 July 1960
Location Solitude
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 11.409 km (7.089 mi)
500 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta
Time 4:30.9
Podium
First United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta
Second Italy Remo Venturi MV Agusta
Third Italy Emilio Mendogni MV Agusta
250 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Gary Hocking MV Agusta
Time 4:29.8
Podium
First Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Gary Hocking MV Agusta
Second Italy Carlo Ubbialia MV Agusta
Third Japan Kenjirō Tanaka Honda
Sidecar (B2A)
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider West Germany Helmut Fath BMW
Time 5:10.5
Podium
First West Germany Helmut Fath BMW
Second Switzerland Florian Camathias BMW
Third Switzerland Fritz Scheidegger BMW

The 1960 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth round of the 1960 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 23–24 July 1960 at the Solitude circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta 18 1:22:32.1 8
2 Italy Remo Venturi MV Agusta 18 +18.7 6
3 Italy Emilio Mendogni MV Agusta 18 +1:35.1 4
4 United Kingdom Dickie Dale Norton 18 +2:45.5 3
5 New Zealand John Hempleman Norton 18 +2:56.2 2
6 West Germany Rudolf Gläser Norton 18 +3:29.9 1
7 South Africa Paddy Driver Norton 18
8 West Germany Hans-Günter Jäger BMW 18
9 Austria Bert Schneider Norton 18
10 France Jacques Insermini Norton 17 +1 lap
11 Germany Alois Huber BMW 17 +1 lap
12 Australia Jack Findlay Norton 17 +1 lap
13 United States Allen Krupa Norton 17 +1 lap
14 Belgium Raymond Bogaerdt Norton 17 +1 lap
15 Belgium Raymond Hanset Norton 17 +1 lap
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250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Gary Hocking MV Agusta 13 1:01:07.0 8
2 Italy Carlo Ubbiali MV Agusta 13 +30.4 6
3 Japan Kenjirō Tanaka Honda 13 +50.7 4
4 United Kingdom Dickie Dale MZ 13 +51.8 3
5 Switzerland Luigi Taveri MV Agusta 14 +1:06.5 2
6 Japan Kunimitsu Takahashi Honda 14 +2:37.6 1
7 Japan Yukio Satō Honda 14
8 West Germany Heiner Butz NSU 14
9 West Germany Günter Beer Adler 13 +1 lap
10 United Kingdom Jack Murgatroyd NSU 13 +1 lap
11 West Germany Michael Schneider NSU 13 +1 lap
12 West Germany Walter Reichert NSU 13 +1 lap
13 West Germany Xaver Heiss NSU 13 +1 lap
14 West Germany Fritz Kläger NSU 13 +1 lap
15 West Germany Martin Sicheneder Adler 13 +1 lap
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Sidecar classification[edit]

Pos Rider Passenger Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 West Germany Helmut Fath West Germany Alfred Wohlgemuth BMW 9 47:40.4 8
2 Switzerland Florian Camathias Switzerland Gottfried Rüfenacht BMW 9 +8.6 6
3 Switzerland Fritz Scheidegger West Germany Horst Burkhardt BMW 9 +52.1 4
4 West Germany Max Deubel West Germany Horst Höhler BMW 9 +1:10.8 3
5 West Germany Otto Kölle West Germany Dieter Hess BMW 9 +4:13.8 2
6 West Germany Alwin Ritter West Germany Emil Hörner BMW 9 +4:15.1 1
7 West Germany Arsenius Butscher West Germany Alfred Schmidt BMW 9
8 Australia Ray Foster Australia Estelle Foster Norton 8 +1 lap
9 West Germany August Rohsiepe  ? BMW 8 +1 lap
10 United Kingdom Bill Beevers United Kingdom John Chisnall BMW 8 +1 lap
[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cook, R. A. B. (ed.). Motor Cycling Sports Yearbook 1961. Temple Press Ltd. p. 18. 
  2. ^ "1960 - Sidecars 500cc". Racing Memory (in French). Archived from the original on December 10, 2011. Retrieved December 8, 2011. 


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