44th international six-day trip - 44. Internationale Sechstagefahrt

The 44th International Six-Day Tour was an off-road motorcycle competition that took place from September 15 to 20, 1969 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the Werdenfelser Land . The GDR national team won the trophy classification for the sixth time. The senior national team of Germany won the silver vase award for the third time.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen , start and destination of the individual stages

competition

Organisation

Garmisch-Partenkirchen was the venue for the event for the fifth time after the 16th (1934), 31st (1956), 33rd (1958) and 37th International Six-Day Race (1962).

The host was the Allgemeine Deutsche Automobil-Club eV (ADAC), Gau Südbayern.

325 drivers from 17 FIM motorsport associations were registered for the competition . Teams from eight nations competed for the trophy standings. In addition, 25 silver vase, 34 factory and 28 club teams were at the start.

BRD and GDR took part in the World Trophy as well as with two silver vase teams each. Austria took part in the World Trophy. There were also 14 West German and two GDR club teams as well as four West German, three GDR and three Austrian factory teams at the start. There was only one single driver from Switzerland.

The award ceremony was held in the Bayernhalle.

1. Tag

Of the 325 registered drivers, 321 took up the competition. The route was a circuit to be driven twice over a total of 253.6 km. The weather was mild and sunny for the time of year.

Two special tests had to be completed. The first was a 3 km long mountain test under the Kreuzeckbahn . The second was an acceleration test with noise level measurement over 400 m.

In the World Trophy, the GDR team led, ahead of the ČSSR team and the Austrian team. The team from Germany followed in 4th place.

In the silver vase evaluation, the A-team of the ČSSR led ahead of the A-team of Germany and the B-team of the ČSSR. The B-team of the GDR, the B-team of the FRG and the A-team of the GDR followed in 4th, 5th and 6th place.

23 drivers dropped out of the competition.

2. Tag

As the day before, a circuit had to be driven twice. Total length: 246.4 km. Components were again the driveway under the Kreuzeckbahn and a steep ascent to the Dax chapel at the entrance to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

In the World Trophy the GDR team led, ahead of the FRG team and the ČSSR team. After three driver failures ( Stefan Pachernegg , Siegried Stuhlberger and Walter Leitgeb ) Austria came in 8th and last place for the time being. What all three had in common was damage to the ignition system.

In the silver vase evaluation, the A-team of the ČSSR led ahead of the A-team and the B-team of the FRG. The B and A teams of the GDR took 5th and 13th place respectively.

67 drivers dropped out of the competition, twelve of them did not start anymore.

3. Tag

On the third day, the route from the previous day was driven in the opposite direction. A steep driveway was taken out the evening before, so the route was 3 km shorter. The weather was free of precipitation.

One of the two special tests was a 5 km cross-country test.

In the World Trophy, the GDR team led, ahead of the ČSSR team and the Great Britain team. The FRG team took 4th place after the failure of Heinz Brinkmann , whose motorcycle had sustained a gearbox damage. In the Austrian team, Franz Dworak was the fourth driver to retire , so the team was now in 8th and last place without hope.

In the silver vase evaluation, the A-team of the FRG was ahead of the A-team of the ČSSR and the B-team of the FRG. The B and A teams of the GDR took 8th and 13th place respectively.

Ten drivers dropped out of the competition.

4. Tag

A total of 290.2 km had to be covered. The weather was mild and sunny for the time of year.

One of the two special tests was a 6 km mountain test near Grafenaschau .

In the World Trophy, the GDR team continued to lead, ahead of the ČSSR team and the Great Britain team. The team of the FRG was still on the 4th place.

In the silver vase evaluation, the A-team of the ČSSR led ahead of the A-team and the B-team of the FRG. The B and A teams of the GDR were in 7th and 13th place respectively.

Nine drivers dropped out of the competition.

5. Tag

The route was that of the previous day and had to be traveled in the opposite direction. During the night, heavy thunderstorms had fallen, which sometimes softened the road surface. In places there was fog.

One of the two special stages was a mountain stage, which was shortened from 5.1 to 4.6 km before the start due to the previous rain.

In the World Trophy, the GDR team continued to lead, ahead of the ČSSR team and the Great Britain team. After the disqualification of Andreas Brandl (due to outside help), the team of the FRG took 6th place.

In the silver vase evaluation, the A-team led ahead of the B-team of the FRG and the A-team of the ČSSR. The B and A teams of the GDR were unchanged on the 7th and 13th place.

Two drivers dropped out of the competition.

6. Tag

A distance of 123.5 km had to be covered. The final race was held on a triangular course of around 7 km in length between Ettal , Oberammergau and Linderhof . The classes up to and including 100 cm³ had to complete four laps, all other classes six laps. The first two laps had to be completed as quickly as possible, penalty points were awarded for each lap not driven.

Three drivers dropped out of the competition. Of the 321 drivers who started on the first day, 207 reached the finish.

Final results

Trophy

Tank cap of an MZ with details of Six Days victories up to and including 1969
place Team Penalty points Scoring number
1. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR German Democratic Republic 0 150,7
2. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 12 352,1
3. United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom 311 -
4. SwedenSweden Sweden 500 -
5. ItalyItaly Italy 500 -
6. Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Soviet Union 639 -
7. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany BR Germany 700 -
8. OsterreichAustria Austria 1904 -

Silver vase

The Spaniard Oriol Puig Bultó on a Bultaco Matador
place Team Penalty points Scoring number
1. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany BR Germany (A-Team) 0 226,8
2. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany BR Germany (B-team) 0 302,0
3. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (A team) 0 338,5
4. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (B-team) 0 459,0
5. ItalyItaly Italy (A team) 0 1270,2
6. ItalyItaly Italy (B team) 0 1349,6
7. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR German Democratic Republic (B-Team) 13 842,9
8. SwedenSweden Sweden (senior team) 14 1464,7
9. United StatesUnited States United States (B-Team) 88 2123,0
10. United StatesUnited States United States (A team) 158 1636,1
11. Spain 1945Spain Spain 209 -
12. FinlandFinland Finland (A team) 215 -
13. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR German Democratic Republic (A-Team) 500 -
14. SwedenSweden Sweden (B-team) 501 -
15. Poland 1944Poland Poland 502 -
16. BelgiumBelgium Belgium (B team) 509 -
17. Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Soviet Union (B team) 523 -
18. Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Soviet Union (A team) 536 -
19. United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom (A-Team) 827 -
20. NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands (B team) 860 -
21. NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands (A team) 900 -
22. FinlandFinland Finland (B team) 1088 -
23. BelgiumBelgium Belgium (A team) 1102 -
24. United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom (B team) 1614 -
25. CanadaCanada Canada 1862 -

Club teams

place Team Penalty points Scoring number
1. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Aotomotoclub Prague 0 651,4
2. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR GST II 8 1206,9
3. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Nordrhein 13 1072,5
4. ItalyItaly Motoclub Bergamo 24 1187,4
5. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Northern Bavaria 45 1120,2
6. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Hansa 71 1384,7
7. NetherlandsNetherlands Holland East 108 -
8. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Nordbaden 301 -
9. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Südbayern 405 -
10. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany DMV Hessen I 428 -
11. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Hessen I 530 -
12. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Lower Saxony 597 -
13. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC district Schleswig-Holstein 597 -
14. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR GST I 600 -
15. United KingdomUnited Kingdom Sunbeam MCC 618 -
16. United KingdomUnited Kingdom Kingston & D.M.C.C. 704 -
17. United KingdomUnited Kingdom Army Motor Cycling Association 731 -
18. United KingdomUnited Kingdom Metropolitan Police MC 740 -
19. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Württemberg 815 -
20. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Pfalz 1000 -
21. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Westfalen-West 1013 -
22. SwedenSweden SME 1024 -
23. United StatesUnited States American Cycle Association 1046 -
24. NetherlandsNetherlands Holland West 1100 -
25. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany ADAC Gau Hessen II 1100 -
26. United KingdomUnited Kingdom Southend & D.M.C.C 1143 -
27. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany DMV Hessen II 1243 -
28. United KingdomUnited Kingdom Scottish A.C.U. 1637 -

Factory teams

place Team Penalty points Scoring number
1. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR MZ I 0 0,0
2. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany Zundapp II 0 8,7
3. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Java II 0 137,8
4. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR MZ II 0 150,7
5. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR Simson 0 213,3
6. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany Maico 0 225,9
7. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Jawa III 0 285,5
8. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Jawa IIII 0 346,4
9. ItalyItaly Moto Morini IV 0 750,7
10. ItalyItaly Moto Morini V 0 1020,4
11. ItalyItaly Moto Morini II 0 1077,9
12. ItalyItaly Moto Morini I 0 1106,4
13. BelgiumBelgium Hercules I 9 1346,8
14. CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Jawa I 12 188,8
15. Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR MZ III 13 609,4
16. Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Ijewski Fabrik I 20 976,3
17. Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Kovrov 23 1441,8
18. Spain 1945Spain Bultaco 100 -
19. BelgiumBelgium Hercules II 127 1681,4
20. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany Zundapp I. 300 -
21. OsterreichAustria Puch I 200 -
22. OsterreichAustria Puch II 500 -
23. OsterreichAustria KTM 500 -
24. NetherlandsNetherlands Rond-Sachs 500 -
25. ItalyItaly Moto Morini III 500 -
26. Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Ijewski Fabrik III 500 -
27. United KingdomUnited Kingdom Triumph Home Counties 502 -
28. BelgiumBelgium KTM I 575 -
29. Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Ijewski Fabrik II 639 -
30. United StatesUnited States Bultaco 715 -
31. Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany Zündapp III 800 -
32. BelgiumBelgium KTM II 1065 -
33. Poland 1944Poland WSM 1133 -
34. CanadaCanada Bultaco 1342 -

Individual evaluation

great Starter Gold silver Bronze Failure / disqualification Class winner (motorcycle) Penalty points Points
1. Tag 2. Tag 3. Tag 4. Tag 5. Tag 6. Tag total
50 cm³ 14 0 3 0 2 5 2 2 0 0 11 Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of GermanyHeinz Buder ( Zündapp ) 0 2913,9
75 cm³ 14 9 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany Hans Trinkner (Zündapp) 0 2411,8
100 cm³ 17 7 3 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 6 OsterreichAustriaHeribert Dietrich ( Puch ) 0 2334,1
125 cm³ 80 24 20 10 5 16 2 1 1 1 26 Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany Dieter Kramer (Zündapp) 0 2258,4
175 cm³ 32 16 8 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR Peter Uhlig ( MZ ) 0 2170,1
250 cm³ 96 20 13 21 11 25 3 0 1 2 42 Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR Werner Salevsky (MZ) 0 2110,0
350 cm³ 24 15 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 5 CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Kvetoslav Masita ( Jawa ) 0 2074,3
500 cm³ 32 13 5 3 0 5 2 4 0 0 11 Germany Democratic Republic 1949DDR Fred Willamowski (MZ) 0 2047,6
750 cm³ 12 3 1 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 Germany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of GermanyHeribert Schek ( BMW ) 0 2282,0
total 321 107 57 43 23 67 10 9 2 3 114

literature

  • Eberhard Pester: The sixth trick . In: Allgemeine Deutscher Motorsport-Verband (Ed.): Illustrated Motorsport . 19th year, issue 21. Sportverlag Berlin, 1969, ISSN 0442-3054 , p. 484–493.

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