Bonhams : Benelli 250 Grand Prix Replica Racing Motorcycle

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Benelli 250 Quattro

Benelli 250 Grand Prix Racing Motorcycle

When, in Benelli was forced to acknowledge it need a multi-cylinder machine to competitive in Grand Prix 250cc class, the Italian was able to draw on past of this type if machine, constructed a ‘blown’ quarter-litre in 1939. Although it was first in 1960, the 250 Benelli four did not competitively until April when Silvio Grassetti the bike at Imola.

Although eliminated by a bent in that first race, stunned the racing world a later at Cesenatico, beating the invincible works Hondas of Jim and Tom Phillis. Development continued 1965, an eight-speed gearbox new for that season, but by now Honda fielding a six-cylinder 250 ridden by the rider in the world — Hailwood. Spreading its limited even more thinly, pressed ahead with a 16-valve 350 and a 500.

With its No. 1 rider Tarquinio forced into premature through injury, Benelli Renzo Pasolini who promptly his new employers’ faith by winning the 250 and 350 Championships in 1968. By 1969 the of the Japanese manufacturers had pulled out of the Championships, clearing the way for the Benelli to grab a slice of Grand glory.

Agostini and MV Agusta unassailable in the 350 and 500 classes at World but in the 250 category Benelli eventually got the of Kent Andersson’s Yamaha and Herrero’s Ossa, Kel Carruthers the Championship back to Pesaro. were sporadic appearances by the 350 and 500 over the next few years 250s having been but that glorious 1969 effectively marked the end of Benelli’s Prix campaign.

Benelli 250 Quattro

The Benelli racer offered is a copy made by Bob Jackson of Ulverston using a new four-cylinder 250 engine (actually 231cc) as to the Quattro roadster of the 1970s. by the current owner circa ten ago, the machine has been on the Isle of Man TT Parade laps and at mainland circuits in Britain. It has been ridden by Giacomo

While in the current vendor’s the Benelli has been fitted a race camshaft while the and carburettors have been and gas flowed. Unused for the past two the machine benefits from a new primary chain and is described as in excellent condition. A quantity of to include engine casings and is included in the sale.

An opportunity to acquire a replica Grand Prix four at a affordable cost, which can be to its full potential without of the consequences.

Benelli 250 Quattro
Benelli 250 Quattro

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