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Hiroshi Hasegawa

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Hiroshi Hasegawa

Hiroshi Hasegawa


Born: 1-Jan-34

Born January 1934. On his first attempt, finished 4th in the 1963 Isle of Man 250 TT. Ranked 14th in the 250 class in the same year, and subsequently raced in Grand Prix events and in Southeast Asia. In 1966, vanquished Phil Read, also on a Yamaha, to achieve victory in the Japan GP at the Fuji Speedway. After retiring from racing, opened a motorcycle store and passed on his skills to a new generation of riders, managing a team that raced in the All Japan Road Race Championship.

Tourist Trophy in 1963

Tourist Trophy in 1963

Racing career

YearClassResult & Pole positionMachine
1963 250cc 14th PP: 0 1st: 0 2nd: 0 3rd: 0 RD56
1964 250cc 14th PP: 0 1st: 0 2nd: 0 3rd: 1 RD56
1965 250cc 24th PP: 0 1st: 0 2nd: 0 3rd: 0 RD05
1966 250cc 10th PP: 0 1st: 1 2nd: 0 3rd: 0 RD05

*Results for years with a Yamaha factory team, riding a Yamaha factory machine or ranked 5th or higher riding a Yamaha production racer (World GP, World F750)


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