Vic Eastwood (1941-2019)

Former scrambling star Vic Eastwood has died, aged 78. A member of BSA’s works motocross team, he was fourth in the 1965 500cc world championship, while he also won the 1968 British Motocross GP, riding a Husqvarna.

He placed second in the British championship eight times.

Vic Eastwood in action on the BSA in 1965, the year in which he was fourth in the world championship.

During the 1970s he rode for CCM, and then Honda, becoming a Honda main dealer in 1980, a year after his professional racing retirement. He leaves wife Ann and sons Mark and Scott.


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