Racing events, drivers, cars or anything else from the past.
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PTRACER wrote:What about the German video archive? I can't remember its name, but it's like the German equivalent of British Pathe and it has a fair amount of motor racing material from the 1950s in its database.
Deutsches Filmarchiv in Berlin. There you'll find the following link for a search mask :
A quick search for 'Hockenheim' brings up two matches but both past 1964.
I haven't seen that site before, I just remembered it was called 'Bundesarchiv' and this is it: https://www.filmothek.bundesarchiv.de/s ... hockenheim
It contains footage of Hockenheim from 1948, throughout the 1950s until 1962, then from 1968 onwards
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Andy wrote: Michael Ferner wrote: Andy wrote:
Always a pleasure, mate. Like Roy Moore once said to me when we chatted about the Tommy Robb biography 'From TT to Tokyo' :
"I keep these books too, they are a very good reference"
Oh and in addition to aboves GP 500 post: I`ve ordered the FIM's 2016 red bible to solve those startnumbers unmentioned
Happy weekend everyone, I`m on call
Does that "red bible" really contain this info, and if, where can I order one?
Official MotoGP website shop. It is the only copy available (& released publically) except you find someone of the eligible circle who got it exclusively in previous years.
There you go >>> http://store.motogp.com/en/motogptm-176 ... rsion.html
Hmm. The description sounds like it is just a compilation of "points finishers", not a word about complete results or even starting numbers. Unless you find out it does contain more info I'll pass it up.
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You are right. There ain't startlists.
It contains from 1949 - 2015 mainly :
- Final championship standings
- Top 5 to Top 15 results (depending on year & race)
- Results per rider
- Results per manufacturer
For me it is a good guide through the history of the sport and quite helpful too when I read these old books
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