MV Agusta 500 four GP racer & Gary Hocking – 1961 IO (05/16/2011)…

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MV Agusta 1100 Grand Prix

MV Agusta 500 four GP racer Hocking 1961 IOM

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A superb and rare photo, from what we believe is the negative, taken during the of Man 500cc Senior T.T. in Shown is one of motorcyclings great Rhodesian Gary Hocking on the 500cc M.V. Agusta cylinder works Grand racer .

Though Gary retire during the race, he to win the 500cc World Championship year on the photographed MV. In 1961 Hocking wrote motorcycling when he won both the 350cc and the World Championships!

Gary Hocking was born on 30, 1937, in the town of Caerleon. Wales (UK). However, he up in Rhodesia. now known as Zimbabwe.

As a he began racing motorcycles on tracks. Before long, he had on to road racing circuits. He Rhodesia to compete in Europe in and made an immediate impact, 3rd behind the works MV Agusta ‘s at the German Nürburgring circuit.

In 1959, he was offered a ride by the German MZ factory and finished 2nd in the championship. MV Agusta offered him factory support for the 1960 and he repaid their confidence by 2nd in the 125cc, 250cc and 350cc Following the retirement from racing by defending champion, Surtees in 1961, Hocking MV Agusta’s top rider and went on to both the World Championships in the and 500cc classes.

Hocking was affected deeply by the of his friend, Tom Phillis at the 1962 of Man TT. After winning the Senior TT, he his retirement from motorcycle and returned to Rhodesia .

We have photos listed on Ebay of MV and brands with various

This is your rare to own this photo that a very interesting and historic of motorcycle and MV ’s history. Therefore it is in a nice large format of ca. 8 x 12 20 x 30 cm ).

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MV Agusta 1100 Grand Prix
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