Guthrie, Jimmie

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Name
Guthrie, Jimmie Gender: M
Andrew James Guthrie
born on 23 May 1897 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Hawick, Scotland, 55n25, 2w47
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°55' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°29 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 09°51'



Jimmie Guthrie (Memorial plaque in Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick, Scotland)
photo: Walter Baxter, license cc-by-sa-2.0

Biography

Scottish motorcycle racer famous for 19 motorcycle Grand Prix wins, 3 victories in the North West 200 and 6 wins at the Isle of Man TT races.

He died on 8 August 1937, aged 40, when motorcycle racing in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany. His friend and rival, Stanley Woods, who saw the accident happen, alleges that Guthrie was the victim of foul riding and was taken out on a bend on the last lap by a German rider.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Accident 8 August 1937 in Hohenstein-Ernstthal (Age 40)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield forwarded birth registry entry. Paul Wright quotes the same data (Wilton, Hawick)

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Accidental
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes (Motorcycle)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (19 motorcycle Grand Prix wins)