Legendary RR-pilot Teuvo "Tepi" Länsivuori from Iisalmi

Teuvo "Tepi" Länsivuori (born December 9, 1945 in Iisalmi, Finland) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He had his most successful years in 1973 when he finished in second place behind Giacomo Agostini in the 350cc World Championship, second in the 250 championship to Dieter Braun, and in 1976 when he finished second to his Suzuki team-mate Barry Sheene, in the 500cc world championship.

During his active years (1969 - 1978) he took part in 74 Grand Prix races, gained eight wins, 27 podium finishes, seven pole positions and 12 fasted laps.

Exhibition is set up in the market hall of Iisalmi, Kauppakatu 14, open daily 9.00 - 17.00 (mon-fri; 9.00 - 14.00 sat), free of charge. Cafe, souvenir shop and town tourist info situated in the same building.

More info
tourism@iisalmi.fi
 

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