Gary Hocking bigraphy, stories - Rhodesian motorcycle racer

Gary Hocking : biography

30 September 1937 - 21 December 1962

Gary Stuart Hocking (30 September 1937 – 21 December 1962) was a Grand Prix motorcycle racing world champion from Rhodesia who raced in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Motorcycle Grand Prix results

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 8 6 4 3 2 1

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Points Rank Wins
1958 500cc Norton IOM- NED6 BEL- GER3 SWE4 ULS- NAT- 8 6th 0
1959 125cc MZ IOM- GER- NED- BEL- SWE- ULS2 7 9th 0
MV Agusta NAT6
250cc MZ IOM- GER- NED- BEL- SWE1 ULS1 NAT- 16 2nd 2
350cc Norton FRA2 IOM12 GER2 SWE- ULS- NAT- 12 4th 0
500cc Norton FRA3 IOM- GER- NED- BEL2 ULS- NAT- 10 5th 0
1960 125cc MV Agusta IOM2 NED2 BEL5 ULS2 NAT5 18 2nd 0
250cc MV Agusta IOM1 NED2 BEL2 GER1 ULS- NAT- 28 2nd 2
350cc MV Agusta FRA1 IOM- NED2 ULS- NAT1 22 2nd 2
1961 250cc MV Agusta ESP1 GER- FRA- IOMNC NED- BEL- DDR- ULS- NAT- SWE- ARG- 8 8th 1
350cc MV Agusta GER- IOM2 NED1 DDR1 ULS1 NAT1 SWE- 32 1st 4
500cc MV Agusta GER1 FRA1 IOMNC NED1 BEL1 DDR1 ULS1 NAT- SWE1 ARG- 48 1st 7
1962 350cc MV Agusta IOM2 NED- ULS- DDR- NAT- FIN- 6 8th 0
500cc MV Agusta IOM1 NED- BEL- ULS- DDR- NAT- FIN- ARG- 8 5th 1
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