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Works of Art (continued)

The performer of Timur in the pre-war Soviet movie “Timur and his team” Shchipachev Lev (Liviy) Stepanovich (1926-2001) became neither a motor racer nor a film actor. After the war, he graduated from the Surikovsky School and became an artist.
But he didn’t forget about motorcycles.
One of his works is dedicated to the winter motocross in Kovrov on Shirinaya Gora.

source: Andrey Spitsyn

Leonid Konstantinovich Samsonov

Leonid Konstantinovich Samsonov.

He is from Moscow. USSR Master of Sports. National champion in SHKGM with sidecars in class 750 cm3, and winner in classes 500 and 350 cm3. Armed forces championship winner and medalist. He also performed in motocross.
As a sidecar driver, he performed in crews with Oleg Chesnokov and Valery Alfeev.

source: USSR Sportsbikes

Historical Photos

One hundred and five years ago, Olimpiada Nikolaevna Zikeeva was born.
She lived and worked in Moscow. She was Master of Sports of the USSR.
Repeated record holder, champion and prize-winner of competitions in highway-ring, linear motorcycle racing and cross-country. Including on motorcycles with sidecars over 600 cm3 (pictured).
Since 1943, she trained motorcycle racers of the Labor Reserves.
Honored Coach of the RSFSR.
source: USSR Sportsbikes, Andrey Spitsyn, Serpukhov

MEANING IS NOT IN THE ETERNAL…
MEANING IS IN MOMENTS…
AMAZING, SPONTANEOUS, UNEXPECTED, JOYFUL, COZY, EFFECTIVE, WHEN THE HEART FALLS, YOKA AND BEAT FAST FAST ….
MOMENTS THAT YOU REMEMBER ALL LIFE..,
– Лина Гизатулина, Moldova

Boris Ilyich Lebedev

Boris Ilyich Lebedev celebrated his birthday recently.
He is from the Moscow suburbs of Lyuberets.
Master of Sports in the USSR.
Motor racer of Soviet times, mechanic, trainer, organizer of competitions.
Three sons and three grandchildren – all are moto riders.

source: Andrey Spitsyn

ARNIS REIMANIS

At age 84. ARNIS REIMANIS celebrates his birthday.
Masters of the Sports of the USSR.
During his career in motorsports, he represented Ventspils JTO and Ventspils Fisherman Kolhoz “Red Lighthouse” teams.
He was the leader of the Fisherman Kolhoz “Red Lighthouse” team.
Won the Baltic Moto Day Master Competition in the Sidewalk Class.
He won awarded places in the Baltic and Latvian Championships in Motocross and Motocross in the Sidewalks class.
Hello to you! Long may you live!

sources: Rimants Mironovičs, Motosporta arhīvs

Fyodor Asaturovich Seropov

The ashes of Fyodor Asaturovich Seropov (08/02/1952 – 05/03/2022) were reburied in the Ukrainian town of Irpen.

Irpin (Ukrainian: Ірпі́нь) is a Hero City of Ukraine located on the Irpin River in Kyiv Oblast (province) right next to the city of Kyiv in northern Ukraine.

Seropov was born in Leningrad, he relocated and lived and worked in Irpin, he died in the territorial defense.

He was a Master of Sports of the USSR of international class.
Multiple champion and prize-winner of the USSR in highway-circular motorcycle racing on motorcycles with sidecars. Winner of the Championship of the USSR Armed Forces and stages of the Friendship Cup of the socialist countries.
He acted as a sidecar passenger with his older brother Alexander and as a pilot in a crew with Sergei Antonyuk.
He also successfully competed in motocross.
He was an accomplished Engineer – designer of sports ringracing and motocross motorcycles.

He was much more than a motorcycle hero. Rest in Peace Fyodor Asaturovich Seropov.

Historical Photos

Ukrainian SSR. Kharkov city. 9 May, 1947 Competition in complex driving on a motorcycle. Comrade Uvarov (since the 1950s he became a member of the Labor Reserves Society of Kharkov under the leadership of E.O. Lorent).

source: АвтоБюро (AutoBureau)