Werner Haas

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Werner Haas
Werner Haas.jpg
Nationality German
Born (1927-05-30)30 May 1927
Augsburg, Germany
Died 13 November 1956(1956-11-13) (aged 29)
Neuburg an der Donau, West Germany
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 19521954
First race 1952 250cc West German Grand Prix
Last race 1954 250cc West German Grand Prix
First win 1952 250cc West German Grand Prix
Last win 1954 250cc West German Grand Prix
Team(s) NSU
Championships 125cc- 1953
250cc- 1953, 1954
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
21 11 18 N/A 11 115

Werner Haas (30 May 1927 in Augsburg - 13 November 1956 in Neuburg an der Donau) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Germany. He became Germany's first motorcycle world champion when he won the 1953 FIM 125 and 250 World Championship for NSU.[1] The following year, he would repeat as the 250 world champion. Haas was killed in 1956 in a light plane accident in Germany.[2]

Motorcycle Grand Prix results[edit]

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 125cc NSU IOM
-
NED
-
GER
1
ULS
-
NAT
7
ESP
-
8 6th 1
250cc NSU SUI
-
IOM
4
NED
-
BEL
-
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
2
6 7th 0
1953 125cc NSU IOM
2
NED
1
GER
2
ULS
1
NAT
1
ESP
-
30 1st 3
250cc NSU IOM
2
NED
1
GER
1
ULS
2
SUI
6
NAT
2
ESP
-
28 1st 2
1954 125cc NSU IOM
-
ULS
4
NED
5
GER
2
NAT
-
ESP
-
11 5th 0
250cc NSU FRA
1
IOM
1
ULS
1
NED
1
GER
1
SUI
-
NAT
-
32 1st 5

References[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Germany Karl Kling
German Sportsman of the Year
1953
Succeeded by
Germany Heinz Fütterer