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1st motorcycle race in Surrey, England (1897)

1st motorcycle race in Surrey, England (1897)

In 1897 was the world’s first 2-wheeled motorcycle race, which was held on an oval track at Sheen House, Richmond, England. The race distance was over one mile and was won by Charles Jarrot in a time of 2 mins 8 seconds riding a Fournier.

Activity Ideas:

  • Find out more about motorcycling by exploring Brooklands Museum – here
  • Watch a Grand Prix motorcycling film – here
  • Print and enjoy our Motorsports activity book – here
  • Or our Bertha Benz Happy at Home pack – here