Jan Huberts

Jan Huberts (12 October 1937 – 19 November 2016) was a Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from the Netherlands. He had his best year in 1962 when he won two Grand Prix races and finished the season in third place behind Ernst Degner and Hans-Georg Anscheidt.[1]

Jan Huberts
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NationalityDutch
Born(1937-10-12)12 October 1937
Delfzijl, Netherlands
Died19 November 2016(2016-11-19) (aged 79)
Rijswijk, Netherlands
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years1960 - 1962, 1968 - 1969, 1971 - 1975, 1977, 1979
First race1960 50cc Dutch TT
Last race1979 125cc Belgian Grand Prix
First win1962 50cc French Grand Prix
Last win1962 50cc East German Grand Prix
Team(s)Kreidler
Championships0
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
37 2 5 0 3 138

He is holder of the official world speed record for 50cc motorcycles.[2]

Huberts owned and managed a motorcycle racing team. His team contested the 500cc world championship between 1999 and 2001 using Honda NSR500V bikes.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jan Huberts career statistics at MotoGP.com
  2. ^ Jan Huberts at motorracehistorie.nl. (in Dutch)