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1910-1919

1911, date unknown – Turin GP
We have no results.

1911, date unknown – Milan-Lecco-Aprica-Milan race (Italian championship)
We have no results.

1911, date unknown
There may have been a GP de la Champagne at Reims, or the source material may be wrong by one year. Can anybody confirm that this event took place?

9 June 1912 – GP de l’Autocycle Club de France
Listed as a fixture, but we cannot trace any results. Can anybody confirm that this event took place, and at which circuit?

13 April 1913 – Berlin track races
There were a series of short races and an international 100km race won by Hoffmann (Indian). We are only interested in this race, but we do not know if there were any other finishers.

20 September 1913 – Giro delle Tre Province
The winners were: 500cc – Paolo Feliciani (Ariel), 350cc – Mario Acerboni (Frera). We have no details of any other finishers.

28 September 1913 – Circuito Umbro-Toscano, Perugia
Bindo Tofanari (Triumph) won the private owners class and Abrogio Zan (Triumph) won the trade class. We do not know if there were any more finishers.

5 October 1913 – GP de Marseilles
We have no results.

29 March 1914 – GP de la Champagne at Reims
Can anybody confirm that this event took place?

5 July 1914 – Circuito Valle Ticino, Varese
We have the 500cc result. Felice Baj-Badino (Rudge) won the 350cc race, but we do not know if there were any other finishers.

12 July 1914 – Spanish TT, Bilbao
Can anybody confirm that this event took place?

12 July 1914 – Circuito del Alpennine Emiliano, Bologna
We have the 500cc result. Musso (Della Ferrera) won the 350cc race. The second and third finishers rode Douglas machines, but we do not know their names.

1914, date unknown – Australian TT, Yarra
Harry Jenkins (Indian) won. We have no further details about this event.

August 1915 – Australian TT, Yarra
J. Mellor (Matchless) won. We have no further details about this event.

1916 – Death of Oliver Godfrey
Oliver Godfrey, the 1911 Senior TT winner, was killed in action in 1916 while serving in the Royal Flying Corps. Does anyone know the exact date and location?
This question has now been resolved, by Andy Marlow, see below.

1919, date unknown. Australian TT, Yarra
We have no results.

2 comments

  1. Dear Mr Hammond- 2nd Lieutenant Oliver Cyril Godfrey of 27th Squadron,Royal Flying Corps was killed in France on September 23rd 1916 aged 28 years.His memorial is at Point-du jour military cemetery,Athies.
    Source-www.cwgc.org
    As a long standing motercycle racing supporter i applaud your efforts to establish a definitive history of the sport-something that has been lacking for so long. Do you have any idea when your work will be published. Andy Marlow.


  2. Milan-Lecco-Aprica-Milan race: Carlo Pusterla (Triumph) winner in 500cc (43,5 km/h) and Mario Acerboni (Frera) winner (40,4 km/h) in 334cc (1/3 of liter) category.



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