TAG : John Surtees

Motorcycling Loses a Giant: RIP, John Surtees

John Surtees on his way to winning his first Isle of Man Senior TT in 1956.Photo courtesy Alan CathcartJohn Surtees, the only man ever to win World championships on both two wheels and four, with seven motorcycle World titles for MV Agusta between 1956 and 1960 before winning the 1964 Formula 1 ...

John Surtees’ 1956 MV Agusta

1956 MV AgustaCountry: ItalyEngine: Air-cooled, transverse 4-cylinder, 4-strokeIgnition: Lucas racing magnetoPower Rating: 56bhp @ 10,500rpmBore x Stroke: 53x56.4mmDisplacement: 496.5ccValves: Gear-driven twin overhead camsFuel System: Four Dell'Orto 28mm carbsTransmission: 5-speedSuspension: ...

John Surtees Races at 2006 Barber Vintage Festival

 John Surtees in the Barber Museum workshop with one of the MV Agustas he rode to successive world championships in 1958-1960. John Surtees, the only man ever to win world championships on two wheels and four, has been named Grand Marshal for the 6th Annual Barber Vintage Festival. No ...

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