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Yamaha' 50th Year of GP Celebrations: Yamaha celebrated their 50th Anniversary of World Championship Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing with style at the TT, Ferry Brouwer brought his magnificent collection of Yamaha GP Machines, 'The Yamaha Classic Racing Team',  to the TT and many were ridden in the Yamaha Parade Lap by GP riders including Giacomo Agostini, Steve Baker, Rod Gould and Phil Read MBE.

SOME OF THE FAMOUS PEOPLE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CELEBRATIONS:

GIACOMO AGOSTINI

STEVE BAKER

ROD GOULD

FERRY BROUWER

PHIL READ MBE AND THE 1965 YAMAHA 250cc RD56: I was delighted to meet Phil at the Yamaha Display, this is the original factory 250cc motorcycle that Phil used to win the 1965 250cc World Motorcycle Championship, the machines specifications included a 248.74cc air cooled parallel two stroke twin producing over 50bhp @ 11,000rpm, a dry clutch and a seven speed transmission.

PHIL READ MBE

1965 YAMAHA 250cc RD56

1965 YAMAHA 250cc RD56

1965 YAMAHA 250cc RD56

A SELECTION OF YAMAHA RACE MACHINERY ON DISPLAY:

#1: GIACOMO AGOSTINI'S YAMAHA OW16, 350cc

#5: YAMAHA YZ635, #12: YAMAHA TZ250, #17: YAMAHA RD56F

#32: STEVE BAKER'S YAMAHA OW31, 750cc

50th ANNIVERSARY OF GP RACING PARADE LAP:

YAMAHA CLASSIC RACING TEAM PARTICIPANTS: Note that #25: Pentti Korhonen circulated on a Yamaha R6 in lieu of the TT Official Race Guide stated Yamaha RR08A.

#9: JOS SCHURGERS, RA31A 125cc

#10: TOMMY ROBB, YZ623C 125cc

#5: ROD GOULD, YZ635 250cc

#10: PHIL READ, RD05A 250cc

#12: CHAS MORTIMER, TZ250 250cc

#17: KEL CARRUTHERS, RD56F 250cc

#1: GIACOMO AGOSTINI, OW16 350cc

#3: DIETER BRAUN, YZ634 350cc

#25: PENTTI KORHONEN (RR08A)

#32: STEVE BAKER, 0W31 750cc

#1: DAVE MOLYNEUX/KARL ELLISON, YAMAHA TZ500 OUTFIT 500cc

MORE TT2011 COVERAGE: Please continue my 'TT2011 coverage' by selecting from the following pages...

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I LOVE NEW TECHNOLOGY, TABLETS, LAPTOPS, DIGITAL CAMERAS, MOBILE PHONES/WIRELESS BROADBAND, GPS, ETC.  ALL SO COOL AND 'PORTABLE'......


Copyright 2013   Derek J. Hanbidge,  (aka Deejay51),  all rights reserved.
Revised: August 25, 2013.

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