Olivier Chevallier

Olivier Chevallier (February 6, 1949 - April 6, 1980) was a French professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.

Olivier Chevallier
Olivier Chevallier (1978).jpg
Olivier Chevallier (1978)
NationalityFrench
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years1972 - 1979
First race1972 250cc Spanish Grand Prix
Last race1980 250cc French Grand Prix
First win1976 350cc Yugoslavian Grand Prix
Last win1976 350cc Yugoslavian Grand Prix
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
54 1 7 1 0 254

Born in Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher, Chevallier's best year was in 1977 when he finished in sixth place in the 350cc world championship. His only Grand Prix victory came at the 1976 350cc Yugoslavian Grand Prix at Opatija.[1] He was killed while competing at the Grand Prix of Le Castellet in 1980.[2] Chevallier raced motorcycles designed and built by his brother Alain Chevallier, using Yamaha engines.

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