Víctor Palomo

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Víctor Palomo
Nationality Spain Spanish
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1972 - 1977, 1979, 1982
First race 1972 250cc Spanish Grand Prix
Last race 1982 500cc Spanish Grand Prix
First win 1974 350cc Spanish Grand Prix
Last win 1974 350cc Spanish Grand Prix
Team(s) Yamaha
Championships 1976 Formula 750
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
34 1 8 1 0 202

Víctor Palomo (26 May 1948 in Barcelona – 11 February 1985 in Girona) was a former world champion water skier and Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.

In 1969 he won the water skiing slalom world championship at the age of 21, but Palomo's interest soon turned towards motorcycle racing.[1] His best year was in 1976, when he finished in sixth place in the 350cc world championship, and won the Formula 750 world championship riding a Yamaha.[2] Palomo won his only Grand Prix at the 1974 350cc Spanish Grand Prix at the Montjuich Circuit in Barcelona, the only Spaniard win in this class. He died in 1985 due to complications from diabetes.