Walter Zeller (motorcyclist)

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Walter Zeller
Nationality Germany German
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1955 - 1957
First race 1955 500cc West German Grand Prix
Last race 1957 500cc Dutch TT
Team(s) BMW
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
7 0 5 N/A N/A 30

Walter Zeller (c. 1928 – 1995) was a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Germany who rode for the BMW factory racing team.[1] His best year was in 1956 when he finished the season second in the 500cc world championship behind John Surtees.[2]

Motorcycle Grand Prix results[edit]

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 8 6 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 Points Rank Wins
1955 500cc BMW ESP
-
FRA
-
IOM
-
GER
2
BEL
-
NED
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
6 7th 0
1956 500cc BMW IOM
4
NED
2
BEL
2
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
6
16 2nd 0
1957 500cc BMW GER
3
IOM
-
NED
3
BEL
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
8 6th 0

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