Walter Zeller (motorcyclist)

Walter Zeller (born 11 September 1927 in Ebersberg; died 4 February 1995) was a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from (Germany) who rode for the BMW factory racing team.[1] His best year was in 1956 when he finished the season second in the 500cc world championship behind John Surtees.[2]

Walter Zeller
BMW, Bj. 1958, Walter Zeller 1979.jpg
Walter Zeller in 1979
NationalityGerman
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years19551957
First race1955 500cc West German Grand Prix
Last race1957 500cc Dutch TT
Team(s)BMW
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
7 0 5 N/A N/A 30

Motorcycle Grand Prix resultsEdit

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 Points Rank Wins
1955 500cc BMW ESP
-
FRA
-
IOM
-
GER
2
BEL
-
NED
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
6 7th 0
1956 500cc BMW IOM
4
NED
2
BEL
2
GER
-
ULS
-
NAT
6
16 2nd 0
1957 500cc BMW GER
3
IOM
-
NED
3
BEL
-
ULS
-
NAT
-
8 6th 0

ReferencesEdit