Grand Prix Racing Celebrates 65th Anniversary at Catalunya

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Grand Prix Racing Celebrates 65th Anniversary at Catalunya

Scenes from the first GP in 1965

Grand Prix Racing 65th Anniversary

This weekend’s Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya marks the 65th anniversary of the first event that counted towards the motorcycle World Championship classification – at the 1949 Isle of Man TT races.

The World Championship series was established by the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) and is now into its 66th year – the oldest motorsports championship in the world.

The Isle of Man TT races were first established as a non-championship event in 1907, and as part of the event on Monday 13th June 1949 the very first race which …read more

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