Hugh Anderson (motorcyclist)

Hugh Anderson ( born January 18, 1936 in Auckland, North Island (New Zealand), New Zealand ) is a former New Zealand motorcycle racer.

Anderson was in his career at Suzuki are four times world motorcycle champion and twice the legendary Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man win.

In 1995 he was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame New Zealand.


Hugh Anderson began his career in the New Zealand Cup, which he in the class up to 350 cc and 500 cc for years dominated and won a total of 19 times.

In the motorcycle world championship in 1960 Anderson debuted at the Ulster Grand Prix in the 350 cc class on AJ. During his first race, he was able to prove at first to third place. His first victory succeeded in 1962 at the Grand Prix of Argentina in the 50 cc class at Suzuki.

In the season 1963 Hugh Anderson dominated then both the 50 - cm ³ - and the 125 - cc class and was able to win in both the World Cup. In 1964, he was even able to defend his 50s title.

In the 1965 season, the New Zealander won with seven wins from nine races contested his second 125cc world title. At the end of the season in 1966 He finished his active career.

Overall, Hugh Anderson denied in his career 68 motorcycle Grand Prix, of which he won 25 and landed 48 times on the podium.



Isle-of -Man TT victories

In the World Motorcycle Championship