July 9th

    July 9th, 1972

Borje Jansson of Sweden wins the 125cc East German Grand Prix on a Maico, the first GP win for the marque. He rode with the Maico factory team from 1969-1973, winning three 125cc GP races

    July 9th, 1999

Charles "Pete" Conrad, the third man to set foot on the moon, dies after falling from his motorcycle near Ojai, California.

    July 9th, 2013

The Julian CD Wombat gyrocopter arrived at the helicopter museum in Weston-super-Mare.

The Wombat was built by former speedway rider Chris Julian who rode with a variety of teams in the 1960s and 70s. He is described as a real character.

  1. Borje Jansson
  2. Pete Conrad, Astronaut
  3. Chris Julian