1976 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1976 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth and final round of the 1976 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 19 September 1976 at the Circuito del Montjuïc.

Spain  1976 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 12 races in the
1976 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Montjuïc circuit.svg
Date19 September 1976
Official nameGran Premio de España
LocationCircuito del Montjuïc
Course
  • Public roads
  • 3.791 km (2.356 mi)
350 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Time 1:42.41
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Franco Uncini Yamaha
Time 1:42.3
Podium
First South Africa Kork Ballington Yamaha
Second Spain Víctor Palomo Yamaha
Third Italy Franco Uncini Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider South Africa Alan North Yamaha
Time 1:46.13
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Time 1:43.0
Podium
First Italy Gianfranco Bonera Harley Davidson
Second Italy Walter Villa Harley Davidson
Third South Africa Alan North Yamaha
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 1:49.81
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli
Time 1:48.8
Podium
First Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli
Second Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Third Netherlands Henk van Kessel AGV Condor
50 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 1:57.27
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 1:57.0
Podium
First Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Second Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler
Third Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Kreidler

350 cc classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 7   Kork Ballington Yamaha 30 52:17.43 10 15
2 8   Víctor Palomo Yamaha 30 +1.71 4 12
3 23   Franco Uncini Yamaha 30 +2.53 2 10
4 1   Johnny Cecotto Yamaha 30 +19.78 3 8
5 15   Bruno Kneubühler Yamaha 30 +23.42 8 6
6 9   Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 30 +36.63 1 5
7 10   Alan North Yamaha 30 +54.50 6 4
8 39   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha 30 +54.64 11 3
9 4   Tom Herron Yamaha 30 +1:35.95 16 2
10 5   Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 30 +1:37.39 14 1
11 25   Roland Freymond Yamaha 29 +1 lap 17
12 32   Anton Mang Yamaha 29 +1 lap
13 27   Rogelio Cardozo Yamaha 29 +1 lap 20
14 30   George Fogarty Yamaha 29 +1 lap
15 28   Markku Matikainen Yamaha 29 +1 lap
16 18   Bernd Tügenthal Yamaha 29 +1 lap
17 24   Francini Vanes Yamaha 29 +1 lap
18 17   Franz Meier Yamaha 29 +1 lap 18
19 22   Edmar Ferreira Yamaha 28 +2 laps
Ret   Chas Mortimer Yamaha 5
Ret   Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 7
Ret   Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 9
Ret   Gianfranco Bonera Harley-Davidson 12
Ret   Jaime Samaranch Yamaha 13
Ret   Franz Kunz Yamaha 15
Ret   John Dodds Yamaha 19
29 starters in total
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250 cc classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 16   Gianfranco Bonera Harley-Davidson 30 53:25.99 2 15
2 1   Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 30 +0.19 4 12
3 32   Alan North Yamaha 30 +14.52 1 10
4 31   Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 13 +17.04 6 8
5 9   Víctor Palomo Yamaha 30 +25.50 5 6
6 24   Franco Uncini Yamaha 30 +40.98 3 5
7 44   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha 30 +46.56 9 4
8 22   Kork Ballington Yamaha 30 +1:06.52 10 3
9 15   Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 30 +1:06.68 8 2
10 14   Henk van Kessel Yamaha 30 +1:12.89 14 1
11 7   Bruno Kneubühler Yamaha 30 +1:14.73 7
12 43   Chas Mortimer Yamaha 30 +1:22.09 11
13 3   Tom Herron Yamaha 30 +1:39.40 15
14 18   John Dodds Yamaha 30 +1:45.19
15 12   Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli 30 +1:59.18 16
16 35   Franz Kunz Yamaha 29 +1 lap
17 10   Harald Bartol Yamaha 29 +1 lap
18 30   Rogelio Cardozo Yamaha 29 +1 lap 19
19 2   Bernd Tügenthal Yamaha 29 +1 lap
20 19   Franz Meier Yamaha 28 +2 laps
21 27   Juan Bardons Yamaha 28 +2 laps
22 33   Hans Stadelmann Yamaha 28 +2 laps
Ret   Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 12
Ret   Jaime Samaranch Yamaha 13
Ret   Mauricio Aschl Yamaha 17
Ret   Pierluigi Conforti Morbidelli 18
Ret   Leif Gustafsson Yamaha 20
28 starters in total
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125 cc classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 2   Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli 27 49:56.04 2 15
2 4   Ángel Nieto Bultaco 27 +25.54 1 12
3 5   Henk van Kessel AGV Condor 27 +1:03.20 4 10
4 26   Anton Mang Morbidelli 27 +1:03.82 6 8
5 35   Jean-Louis Guignabodet Morbidelli 26 +1 lap 7 6
6 18   Julien van Zeebroeck Morbidelli 26 +1 lap 8 5
7 8   Pierluigi Conforti Morbidelli 26 +1 lap 13 4
8 3   Eugenio Lazzarini Morbidelli 26 +1 lap 11 3
9 16   Ermanno Giuliano LGM-Daspa 26 +1 lap 15 2
10 15   Cees van Dongen Morbidelli 26 +1 lap 16 1
11 9   Hans Müller Yamaha 25 +2 laps 17
12 17   Ulrich Graf Yamaha 25 +2 laps 20
13 36   Enrico Cereda Morbidelli 25 +2 laps
14 25   Pentti Salonen Yamaha 24 +3 laps
Ret   Claudio Lusuardi Bridgestone 3
Ret   Gert Bender Bender 5
Ret   Harald Bartol Morbidelli 9
Ret   Peter Frohnmeyer DRS 10
Ret   Patrick Plisson Morbidelli 12
Ret   Per-Edward Carlson Morbidelli 14
Ret   Ernst Stammbach Malanca 18
Ret   Rolf Blatter Maico 19
27 starters in total
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50 cc classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 1   Ángel Nieto Bultaco 17 34:01.51 1 15
2 5   Herbert Rittberger Kreidler 17 +12.97 2 12
3 2   Eugenio Lazzarini Kreidler 17 +28.49 4 10
4 16   Rolf Blatter Kreidler 17 +40.93 5 8
5 3   Julien van Zeebroeck Kreidler 17 +56.72 6
6 37   Ricardo Tormo Kreidler 17 +57.26 9 5
7 10   Claudio Lusuardi Villa 17 +58.75 11 4
8 19   Günter Schirnhofer Kreidler 17 +1:19.38 7 3
9 11   Aldo Pero Kreidler 17 +1:26.09 15 2
10 9   Hans Hummel Kreidler 17 +1:39.58 14 1
11 29   Joaquin Gali Derbi 17 +2:07.02 16
12 15   Ramon Gali Derbi 16 +1 lap 19
13 32   Arthur Benitah Scrab 16 +1 lap 20
14 27   Jorge Navarrete Derbi 16 +1 lap
15 31   Ernst Stammbach Kreidler 16 +1 lap
16 30   Kai Lindstrom Tunturi-Puch 15 +2 laps
17 38   Hans Hofer Hosta 14 +3 laps
18 36   Engelbert Kip Kreidler 13 +4 laps 13
19 22   Javier Mira Derbi 11 +6 laps
Ret   Ulrich Graf Kreidler 3
Ret   Ermanno Giuliano LGM Daspa 6
Ret   Theo Timmer Kreidler 8
Ret   Nico Polane Kreidler 10
Ret   Cees van Dongen Kreidler 12
Ret   Patrick de Wulf Kreidler 17
Ret   Benjamin Laurent Kreidler 18
29 starters in total
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Carter, Chris (ed.). Motocourse 1976-1977. Hazleton Securities Ltd. p. 133. ISBN 0-905138-02-3.


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