Guthrie's Memorial & TT Mountain Course, Isle of Man - July 31, 2017
Guthrie's Memorial erected in 1939 in memory of the Scottish TT Motor Cycle Rider Jimmy Guthrie who was killed at the Sachsenring near Hohenstein-Ernstthal in Germany during the 1937 German Grand Prix. The memorial stands beside the TT Mountain Course at a point where Guthrie retired on lap 5 of the TT Senior Race in 1937. The town of Ramsey can be seen in the background.
The plaque reads " James Guthrie 1897–1937
Erected to the memory of Jimmy Guthrie, of Hawick, a brilliant motor cycle rider, famous on the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Course for his wonderful riding and great sportsmanship. He won the race six times, beat many world's records and was first in numerous foreign races. He died while upholding the honour of his country in the German Grand Prix, August, 1937"
Another memorial to James Guthrie exists at the Sachsenring race track in Germany.