|Birth: ||May 29, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 1993|
1960 & 1968 World Sidecar Champion. German-born Fath began racing BMW sidecar outfits in 1958, and won the Isle of Man TT sidecar race and first won the World Championship 1960. In 1961 at Nurburgring, he was racing for the lead with Swiss rider Fritz Scheidegger when they collided at Rassruck. Fath's passenger Alfred Wohlgemuth was killed whilst Fath was seriously injured almost loosing a foot. He then built his own four-cylinder engine and outfit, named the 'URS' after his village, and returned to the track with passenger Wolfgang Kallaugh to recapture his title in 1968. He was runner up in 1969.
Created by: Paul Narramore
Record added: Jan 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13103937
Thanks for the memories. Rest in peace.|
Added: Apr. 22, 2008
Ein hervorragender Rennfahrer und ein genialer Konstrukteur.R.I.P. |
Added: Mar. 11, 2007
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