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Gary Hocking
Birth: Sep. 30, 1937
Newport, Wales
Death: Dec. 21, 1962
eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sportsman. Born in Caerleon, Newport, Wales, and as a small boy his family immigrated to Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). He won the 1961 350cc and 500cc World Motorcycle Championships when he rode for MV Agusta. The death of his good friend Tom Phillis (Honda) on the Isle of Man upset him a lot and he retired from motorcycle racing. The following year he began racing cars and at the Westmead Circuit, Durban, South Africa, died after his Lotus-Climax 18/21 went out of control and left the road at high speed. It was believed not to be driver error but may have been as the result of kidney colic or the effects of the heat.. (bio by: Paul Narramore) 
Christchurch Cemetery
Newport, Wales
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Originally Created by: Paul Narramore
Record added: Jan 02, 2006
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Gary Hocking
Added by: Paul Narramore
Gary Hocking
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Gary Hocking
Added by: Paul Narramore
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 Added: Mar. 10, 2017
Thinking of you as Autumn comes and your birthday in September. And all the other greats, Bob Mac, Mike H, Tom, The Mint, John Hartle, Jarno and Renzo......Living on in our hearts....
- Clive Davies
 Added: Aug. 27, 2015
Remembering Meteoric Gary today, fifty two years since his fatal accident.His light still burns as brightly now as in his last SeniorGod Bless.
- Clive Davies
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
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