Roberto Colombo (motorcyclist)

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Roberto Colombo
Nationality Italy Italian
Born (1927-01-05)January 5, 1927
Casatenovo, Italy
Died July 6, 1957(1957-07-06) (aged 30)
Francorchamps, Belgium
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1952, 1954 - 1957
First race 1952 250cc Nations Grand Prix
Last race 1957 125cc Dutch TT
Team(s) Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
22 0 8 0 0 54

Roberto Colombo (January 5, 1927, in Casatenovo - July 6, 1957, in Francorchamps) was an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer who competed for the MV Agusta factory racing team. His best seasons were 1956 and 1957 when he finished fourth in the 250cc world championship. Colombo was killed during practice for the 1957 Belgian Grand Prix.[1][2]

Motorcycle Grand Prix results [3][4][edit]

Points system from 1950 to 1968:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 8 6 4 3 2 1

(Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Points Rank Wins
1952 250cc NSU SUI
-
IOM
-
NED
-
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
5
ESP
-
2 16th 0
1954 125cc MV Agusta IOM
-
ULS
-
NED
-
GER
-
NAT
-
ESP
2
6 9th 0
250cc Moto Guzzi FRA
-
IOM
-
ULS
-
NED
-
GER
-
SUI
5
NAT
4
5 8th 0
1955 350cc Moto Guzzi FRA
3
IOM
-
GER
-
BEL
5
NED
-
ULS
-
NAT
6
7 10th 0
1956 125cc MV Agusta IOM
NC
NED
-
BEL
-
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
0 - 0
250cc MV Agusta IOM
2
NED
4
BEL
-
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
9 4th 0
350cc MV Agusta IOM
-
NED
-
BEL
-
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
3
4 11th 0
1957 125cc MV Agusta GER
3
IOM
6
NED
2
BEL
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
11 5th 0
250cc MV Agusta GER
2
IOM
3
NED
-
BEL
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
10 4th 0

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