HEROIC VESPA: RECORDS AND RALLIES AROUND THE WORLD

The Vespa has enjoyed an important racing career and is the protagonist of many legendary journeys. In the 1950s, Vespa scooters were successful entrants in countless official motorcycling events throughout Europe (speed and cross-country trials). The Vespa was also the star player of other unusual “adventures”. In 1952 Frenchman Georges Monneret built an “amphibian” Vespa for the Paris-London race, with which he successfully crossed the Channel.

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