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Air-cooled engines rely on the circulation of air directly over hot parts of the engine to cool them.
Aktiengesellschaft (abbreviated AG) is a German word for a corporation limited by share ownership (i.e. one which is owned by its shareholders) and may be traded on a stock market.
Arthur Frederick Wheeler (5 August 1916 – 16 June 2001) was an English professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles.
The Audi 100 and Audi 200 are four-door, front-engine, front- or all-wheel drive full-size/executive sedans manufactured and marketed by the Audi division of the Volkswagen Group for model years 1968 through 1994 — across four generations (C1-C4), with a two-door model available in the first and second generation (C1-2) and a five-door wagon available in the third (C3) generation.
The Audi A6 is an executive car made by the German automaker Audi, now in its fifth generation.
The Audi A8 is a four-door, full-size, luxury sedan manufactured and marketed by the German automaker Audi since 1994.
The Audi R8 is a mid-engine, 2-seater sports car, which uses Audi's trademark quattro permanent all-wheel drive system.
Auto motor und sport, often abbreviated to AMS or AMuS, is a leading German automobile magazine.
Auto Union AG, Chemnitz, was an amalgamation of four German automobile manufacturers, founded in 1932 and established in 1936 in Chemnitz, Saxony, during the Great Depression.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.
Bielefeld is a city in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe Region in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Bill Lomas (8 March 1928 – 14 August 2007) was an English former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
Robert James Brown (born 27 December 1944) is a former Australian politician, medical doctor, and environmentalist who is a former Senator, and former Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens.
The Bonneville Salt Flats is a densely packed salt pan in Tooele County in northwestern Utah.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group since 1976, founded in 1919 by French industrialist André-Gustave Citroën (1878–1935).
The GS is a small family car manufactured and marketed by Citroën for model years 1970-1986 in saloon and estate bodystyles (1970-1980), over a single generation.
The Company Comotor SA was a joint venture between NSU and Citroën, created in Luxembourg in April 1967.
The Danube or Donau (known by various names in other languages) is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga.
The Deutsches Zweirad- und NSU-Museum in Neckarsulm, Germany has a collection of historic motorcycles and bicycles in a five-story split-level building dating to 13th Century.
A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.
In fluid dynamics, the drag coefficient (commonly denoted as: \scriptstyle C_\mathrm d\,, \scriptstyle C_\mathrm x\, or \scriptstyle C_\mathrm w\) is a dimensionless quantity that is used to quantify the drag or resistance of an object in a fluid environment, such as air or water.
Dresdner Bank AG was one of Germany's largest banking corporations and was based in Frankfurt.
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. is the motorcycle-manufacturing division of Italian company Ducati, headquartered in Bologna, Italy.
Dudley Noble, who started at the Rover Company in 1911 as a motorcycle tester and competition rider, became one of the British automobile industry’s pioneering publicists.
Ferdinand Porsche (3 September 1875 – 30 January 1951) was an automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company.
Fiat Automobiles S.p.A. (originally FIAT, lit) is the largest automobile manufacturer in Italy, a subsidiary of FCA Italy S.p.A., which is part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (previously Fiat S.p.A.). Fiat Automobiles was formed in January 2007 when Fiat reorganized its automobile business, and traces its history back to 1899 when the first Fiat automobile, the Fiat 4 HP, was produced.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
Florian Camathias (23 March 1924 – 10 October 1965) was a Swiss professional Grand Prix motorcycle and sidecar racer.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
A four-stroke (also four-cycle) engine is an internal combustion (IC) engine in which the piston completes four separate strokes while turning the crankshaft.
Geoffrey Ernest Duke (29 March 1923 – 1 May 2015) was a British multiple motorcycle Grand Prix road racing world champion.
Georg Braun (born 2 September 1918 in Hechingen, Province of Hohenzollern) was a German Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
A half-track is a civilian or military vehicle with regular wheels at the front for steering and continuous tracks at the back to propel the vehicle and carry most of the load.
Hans Baltisberger (born September 16, 1924, - August 26, 1956 Brno) was a German professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Hechingen is a town in central Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Helmut Hallmeier (1933 – 26 June 1976) was a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from the Germany.
Hermann Paul Müller (born in Bielefeld, 21 November 1909 - died in Ingolstadt, 30 December 1975) was a German sidecar, motorcycle, and race car driver.
Horst Kassner was a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Germany.
Independent suspension is a broad term for any automobile suspension system that allows each wheel on the same axle to move vertically (i.e. reacting to a bump in the road) independently of the others.
Ingolstadt (Austro-Bavarian) is a city in the Free State of Bavaria, in the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
The International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) races are an annual motorcycle sport event run on the Isle of Man in May/June of most years since its inaugural race in 1907, and is often called one of the most dangerous racing events in the world.
John Surtees, (11 February 1934 – 10 March 2017) was an English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver.
Karobes Limited was a leading British supplier of car accessories in the 1950s–1970s.
A knitting machine is a device used to create knitted fabrics in a semi or fully automated fashion.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
A lawn mower (mower) is a machine utilizing one or more revolving blades to cut a grass surface to an even height.
Germany is a federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe.
Louis Meznarie (January 14, 1930) is a former French engine expert and a team owner entrant to 24 Hours of Le Mans.
, commonly referred to as simply Mazda, is a Japanese multinational automaker based in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
The Mazda Cosmo is a grand touring coupé that was produced by Mazda from 1967 to 1995.
The Mazda Wankel engines are a family of Wankel rotary combustion car engines produced by Mazda.
Stanley Michael Bailey Hailwood,, (2 April 1940 – 23 March 1981) was a British Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
A moped is a small motorcycle, generally having a less stringent licensing requirement than motorcycles or automobiles because mopeds typically travel about the same speed as bicycles on public roads.
A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.
The motorcycle land-speed record is the fastest speed achieved by a motorcycle on land.
MV Agusta, originally Meccanica Verghera Agusta, is a motorcycle manufacturer founded on 12 February 1945 near Milan in Cascina Costa, Italy.
NSU-Fiat was a German automobile manufacturer which produced Fiat vehicles under license at a plant acquired from NSU in Heilbronn from 1929 to 1957.
Neckarsulm is a city in northern Baden-Württemberg, Germany, near Stuttgart, and part of the district of Heilbronn.
The Norton Motorcycle Company (formerly Norton Motors, Ltd.) is a British motorcycle marque, originally from Birmingham, UK.
The NSU Prinz (Prince) is an automobile which was produced in West Germany by the NSU Motorenwerke AG from 1958 to 1973.
The NSU Quick 50 was a light motorcycle manufactured by NSU Motorenwerke AG from 1963 to 1965.
The NSU Quickly was a moped manufactured by NSU Motorenwerke AG of Germany from 1953 to 1963.
The NSU Ro 80 is a four-door, front-engine sedan manufactured and marketed by the West German firm NSU from 1967 until 1977.
The NSU Spider is an automobile which was produced by NSU Motorenwerke AG from 1964 to 1967.
The NSU Sulmobil was a three-wheeled car built by Neckarsulmer Fahrzeugwerke Aktiengesellschaft (NSU) in the years 1905 to 1909.
The NSU Typ 110 was a small car first presented at the 1965 Frankfurt Motor Show, widening NSU’s range in the process.
The NSU pipe 15/24 PS was a car which NSU built in the years 1906 to 1910 under license of the Belgian automobile manufacturer Pipe.
The NSU Pipe 25/40 PS was a car intended for upper class customers, which NSU built in the years 1908 and 1909 under the license of the Belgian automobile manufacturer Pipe.
Opel (Opel) is a German automobile manufacturer, subsidiary of French automaker Groupe PSA since August 2017.
The Opel Olympia is a compact car produced by the German automaker Opel from 1935 to 1940, from 1947 to 1953 and again from 1967 to 1970.
Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union, which started on Sunday, 22 June 1941, during World War II.
Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.
Paton is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer.
The penny-farthing, also known as a high wheel, high wheeler and ordinary, was the first machine to be called a "bicycle".
Pipe was a Belgian automobile manufacturer founded by the brothers Alfred and Victor Goldschmidt.
The Porsche 924 is a sports car produced by Porsche AG of Germany from 1976 to 1988.
The Porsche 944 is a sports car built by Porsche from 1982 to 1991.
The Province of Hohenzollern (Provinz Hohenzollern) or the Hohenzollern Lands (Hohenzollernsche Lande) was a de facto province of the Kingdom of Prussia.
Reginald Armstrong (1 September 1928 Liverpool – November 1979 Brighton) was an Irish professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Riedlingen is a town in the district (Kreis) of Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, in the south-west of Germany.
Rudolf Thalhammer (born February 1, 1935) was a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Austria.
Rudolf Karl Augstein (5 November 1923 – 7 November 2002) was one of the most influential German journalists, founder and part-owner of Der Spiegel magazine.
Rupert Hollaus (4 September 1931 in Traisen – 11 September 1954) was an Austrian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer who competed for the NSU factory racing team.
Samuel Hamilton "Sammy" Miller, MBE (born 11 November 1933 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a championship winning motorcycle racer, in both road racing and trials.
The SdKfz 2, better known as the Kleines Kettenkraftrad HK 101 or Kettenkrad for short (plural Kettenkräder; where Ketten means "chains" or "tracks" and krad is the military abbreviation of the German word Kraftrad, the administrative German term for motorcycle), started its life as a light tractor for airborne troops.
A sidecar is a one-wheeled device attached to the side of a motorcycle, scooter, or bicycle, producing a three-wheeled vehicle.
A small engine is the general term for a wide range of small-displacement, low-powered internal combustion engines used to power lawn mowers, generators, concrete mixers and many other machines that require independent power sources.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
St Helens is a large town in Merseyside, England.
Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Tommy Robb (born 14 October 1934) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Northern Ireland.
Traisen (pronunciation in local German dialect) is a town in the district of Lilienfeld in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.
A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.
Triumph Engineering Co Ltd was a British motorcycle manufacturing company, based originally in Coventry and then in Solihull at Meriden.
A two-stroke (or two-cycle) engine is a type of internal combustion engine which completes a power cycle with two strokes (up and down movements) of the piston during only one crankshaft revolution.
Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.
Umberto Masetti (4 May 1926 - 28 May 2006 Maranello) was an Italian two-time World Champion Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.
Volkswagen AG, known internationally as the Volkswagen Group, is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
The Volkswagen K70 is a four-door, front engine, front wheel drive sedan developed by NSU and marketed from 1970–1975 by Volkswagen — after its 1969 acquisition of NSU.
The Wankel engine is a type of internal combustion engine using an eccentric rotary design to convert pressure into rotating motion.
Wilhelm Herz (18 January 1912, Lampertheim, Grand Duchy of Hesse – 5 January 1998) was a motorbike racer and land speed racer.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zédel was a Swiss automobile manufacturer established in 1901 by Ernest Zürcher and Herman Lüthi.
ZF Sachs AG was a German manufacturer of automotive parts, producing powertrain and suspension components.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.