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1949 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Date  17 July 1949
Time  96.3 mph (155.0 km/h)
Rider  Arciso Artesiani
First  Bill Doran
1949 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix
Location  Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Course  Permanent racing facility 14.120 km (8.774 mi)

The 1949 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth round of the 1949 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

British rider Bill Doran won the 500cc race riding his AJS from Arciso Artesiani and Enrico Lorenzetti.

By winning their second race of the 600 cc Sidecar of the season British Norton rider Eric Oliver and his swinger Denis Jenkinson wrapped up the first Sidecar championship before the third and final round to be held at the Nations Grand Prix. In the same race, Belgian sidecar rider Edouard Bruylant and his British swinger known as "Hurst" were killed.

References

1949 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix Wikipedia


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