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Ewald Kluge’s greatest victory

Ewald Kluge’s greatest victory
Starting the race of his life: In June 1938 DKW works rider Ewald Kluge (No. 24) became the first German to win the Isle of Man TT, the world’s toughest motorcycle road race.
  • 75 years ago the DKW rider was the first German to win the world’s most hazardous motorcycle race on the Isle of Man
  • Audi Tradition is at the Classic TT with Ralf Waldmann, twice world championship runner-up, riding a DKW SS 250

Every year in the first week of June this small island in the Irish Sea is transformed into a place that motorcycle fans simply must visit. The Tourist Trophy, the toughest motorcycle race in the world, has been held on the Isle of Man since 1907. For 30 years only British riders on British machines won this race, but 75 years ago Ewald Kluge became the first German to break the spell. In his memory, Audi Tradition is taking part in the Classic TT on the Isle of Man from August 23 to 26.

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