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Robert H. Hansen


Last updated 2/28/2013 at Noon

Robert H. Hansen

Robert H. Hansen, 93, resident of Fallbrook, Calif., passed away on Feb. 17, 2013. Bob was born on Oct. 15, 1919, in Racine, Wis., and moved to California in 1969.

Bob was a legend in motorcycles and motorcycle racing, and best known for founding Team Hansen, a leading force in motorcycle racing in the 60s and 70s. He was also a senior executive at Honda and Kawasaki during that period. He was inducted into the American Motorcycle Association’s Hall of Fame in 1999.

Bob was a bomber pilot in WWII, and retired from the Air Force Reserve as a lieutenant colonel in 1979.

He is survived by...

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