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JIMMIE G. – THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE AND TRAGIC DEATH OF A SCOTTISH MOTORCYCLE RACING CHAMPION
WRITTEN BY PAUL W. GUTHRIE

On the 8th of August 1937, Jimmie Guthrie was on track to win his third successive German Motorcycle Grand Prix, when he tragically crashed on the last lap. He died shortly afterwards in hospital and was mourned by racing fans all over the world.

CONTENTS :
1. Jimmie Guthrie’s early life and business in Hawick
2. Jimmie Guthrie – a portrait of the man
3. British and Irish Free State motorcycle road racing in the 1930s
4. Norton Motors Ltd.
5. Nazi Germany and motorsport
6. German motorcycle road racing between 1933 and 1939
7. Jimmie Guthrie’s racing career between 1921 and 1937
8. The history of the Hohenstein-Ernstthal and Sachsenring races
9. The 8th August 1937 German Motorcycle Grand Prix at Hohenstein-Ernstthal
10. Jimmie Guthrie’s crash – facts and hypotheses
11. Further investigations and making sense of the evidence
12. Laying Hawick’s hero to rest and his legacy
Conclusion
Appendix : Jimmie Guthrie’s motorcycle racing achievements between 1921 and 1937

The book is new, hard cover, 333 pages, English text.

ISBN : 978-3-9820872-0-7

INFORMATIE

Vintage Motor Cyclebooks