Stamps on Motor Sports in Isle of Man -1988

Stamps on Motor Sports in Isle of Man -1988

A set of Four stamps on Motor sports in Isle of Man was issued on 10 Feb 1988. The first motor sport trials were held in 1904 in Isle of Man.1988 marks the 25th anniversary of Manx International Rally.

The details are

13p – Vauxhall Opel & Russel Brookes – The first Manx Rally was held in 1963. Russel Brookes of Britain won Manx rally in 1979 & 1985.

26p – Ford Escort & Ari Vatanen – Manx Rally gained international status and in 1976 ace Finnish Driver Ari Vatanen won the Manx rally and he later went on to become World Champion.

31p – Repco March 761 & Terry Smith – The hill Climb race on TT course is an annual event since 1973. Terry Smith from Avon set a record of 61.35 seconds in 1980 features on the stamp.

34p –Williams Honda & Nigel Mansell – Nigel Mansell British Formula I driver made Isle of  Man his second home. He won the 1985 and 1987 British Formula I Grand Prix with the Williams Honda team and nine Grand Prix wins and Constructors Championships for Williams Honda in 1986 was highlight of  Mansell’s career.

FDC IOM MOTOR SPORTS 1988
FDC IOM MOTOR SPORTS 1988

 

International Motor Show Germany – Special Cover 1981.

International Motor Show Germany – Special Cover 1981.

The International Motor Show Germany or International Motor Show known in German as Internationale Automobil Ausstellung (IAA- International Automobile Exhibition) is the World’s  largest Motor show. It is held annually with Passenger vehicles including some motorcycles being displayed in odd numbered years in Frankfurt am main and commercial vehicles in even numbered years in Hanover.Till 1991 it was held only in Frankfurt. The First show was held in Bristol Hotel Berlin in 1897 with eight motor vehicles on display. It is organised by VDA(Association of German Automotive Industry)

A Special cover was released on 17 Sep 1981 for the 1981 edition of Motor show. A Berlin miniature sheet of 1971 issued to mark 50th Anniversary Avus Car race has been used for the special cover.The cover also shows Flags of some participating countries.

GERMANY MS CARS RACING
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW GERMANY 1981 -SPECIAL COVER

 

Stamps on Motorcycle -Malaysia 2003

Stamps on Motorcycle -Malaysia 2003

Malaysia issued a stamp on Malaysian made Motorcycles and Scooters  on 27 Sep 2003. The 30 sen stamp features Modenas Kriss 2. It is a four stroke undertone 110 cc motorcycle built by Malaysian manufacturer Modenas. Kris is actually a traditional Malay weapon.

MALAYSIA MC
MALAYSIA MOTORCYCLE -MODENAS KRISS 2 -2003

100th Anniversary of Motorcycle races in Poland -2003

100th Anniversary of Motorcycle races in Poland -2003

Poland issued a set of three stamps on 20 Oct 2003 to Commemorate 100 years of Motor Cycle races in Poland.

POLAND MOTORCYCLES
STAMPS OF POLAND 2003 -100 YEARS OF MOTORCYCLE RACES

Tourist Trophy Motorcycle Races -Stamps of Isle of Man

Tourist Trophy Motorcycle Races -Stamps of Isle of Man

Isle of Man issued four stamps on 28 May 1975.It features the Winners of Tourist Trophy Motorcycle races with their machines.

5.5p – Tom Sheard 1923 Senior Winner and 4.97 hp ‘Douglas’ Motorcycle.

7p – Walter L Handley -winner 1925 Junior TT and 3.48 hp ‘Rex Acme’ motorcycle.

10p- Geoff Duke -Winner 1955 Senior TT and 500 cc ‘Gilera’ Motorcycle.

12p – Peter Williams -Winner 1973 International Formula Race & 748 cc ‘Norton’ motorcycle.

FDC IOM MOTORCYCLES
FDC ISLE OF MAN -TOURIST TROPHY RACES AND MOTORCYCLES -1975