Mark Kulczyk’s Images from Silverstone in the early 1970s


The GSX-R of its day: the Norton Commando. Probably not a cooler name for a bike.
The GSX-R of its day: the Norton Commando. Probably not a cooler name for a bike. Mark Kulczyk

Mark Kulczyk went to Silverstone in the early 1970s to see the races and also to get ideas on how to modify his own Yamaha YAS-1. He shot photos of several events, and studied the photos later in order to find a direction in his own garage.

 

While the GP was still held at the IOM TT then, Silverstone saw many of the GP teams attend their races.
While the GP was still held at the IOM TT then, Silverstone saw many of the GP teams attend their races. Mark Kulczyk
The factory MV team raced at Silverstone. Their rider at this event Giacomo Agostini.
The factory MV team raced at Silverstone. Their rider at this event Giacomo Agostini. Mark Kulczyk
Winner of the 'rode it here' at this event was a custom BSA Rocket 3.
Winner of the ‘rode it here’ at this event was a custom BSA Rocket 3. Mark Kulczyk


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