How much do you know about Moto Guzzi's racing bikes?

Moto Guzzi has not only revolutionised the motorcycle world but has also left an indelible mark on the world of high-speed racing. Amongst the many titles that Moto Guzzi has won, there are 14 world speed titles and 11 Tourist Trophy titles.

But are you really sure that you know all there is to know about the “Made in Mandello” racing motorcycles? We have put together a little test designed to find out just how much you actually know. Don’t forget to leave us a message in the comments section telling us how many answers you got right.

True or False?

  1. Moto Guzzi’s first ever win was in the 500cc class of the 1935 Tourist Trophy race. The rider on the day was Stanley Woods.
  2. The “Gambalunghino 250” model is the result of modifications made to the “Albatros”.
  3. It was Omobono Tenni who debuted the 500 Twin in 1933.
  4. In its first year of racing the 250 “Compressore” won 16 races at the Monza racetrack.
  5. On May 9th, 1954 the 4 Cylinder established the new lap record of 198.7 km/h.
  6. The C 4 V won its last race in 1932, ridden by Carlo Fumagalli.
  7. The 500 Twin was used as the basis for the development of the “Dondolino” model.
  8. The Eight Cylinder raced in the World Championships from 1945 to 1952.
  9. The 500 “Bialbero” could reach a top speed of 240 km/h.
  10. Moto Guzzi withdrew from competitive racing in 1957.

Are you sure that you gave all the correct answers? If you need any tips, please read the article: “The Moto Guzzis that made racing history”

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