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H.P. Müller motorcycle world champion for NSU

H.P. Müller 1955: motorcycle world champion in the 250 cc class for NSU
  • 1955 title winner as a privateer
  • Runner-up in European Grand Prix championship as early as 1939

In these next few days it will be the 50th anniversary of Hermann Paul Müller’s World Motorcycle Championship title for NSU. Müller, who answered to the name “Renntiger” (race tiger), was the first privateer to win the World Championship in the 250 cc class. He recorded over 200 victories – not just on two wheels – and was one of the German motor racers who were prevented from enjoying a truly great career by the Second World War.

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