1977 Czechoslovak motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1977 Czechoslovak motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 1977 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 7 August 1977 at the Brno circuit.

Czechoslovakia  1977 Czechoslovak Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 13 races in the
1977 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date7 August 1977
Official nameGrand Prix ČSSR[1][2][3]
LocationBrno Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 10.920 km (6.785 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Time 3:29.710
Fastest lap
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Time 3:29.690
Podium
First Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Second Italy Giacomo Agostini
Third France Michel Rougerie
350 cc
Pole position
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Time 3:40.360
Fastest lap
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Time 3:39.900
Podium
First Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Second United Kingdom Tom Herron
Third France Christian Sarron
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Franco Uncini
Time 3:50.970
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Walter Villa
Time 3:46.890
Podium
First Italy Franco Uncini
Second Italy Walter Villa
Third Italy Mario Lega
Sidecar (B2A)
Pole position
Rider West Germany Werner Schwärzel
Time 3:51.300
Fastest lap
Rider West Germany Werner Schwärzel
Time 3:50.960
Podium
First West Germany Rolf Steinhausen
Second West Germany Siegfreid Schauzu
Third United Kingdom George O'Dell

500cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 11   Johnny Cecotto Team Venemotos Yamaha 53'21.530 15
2 1   Giacomo Agostini Team API Marlboro Yamaha +25.680 12
3 49   Michel Rougerie Suzuki +47.850 10
4 3   Pat Hennen Texaco Heron Team Suzuki Suzuki +54.690 8
5 26   Gianfranco Bonera Team Nava Olio Fiat Suzuki +1'34.180 6
6 2   Teuvo Länsivuori Life Racing Team Suzuki +1'51.740 5
7 24   Steve Parrish Texaco Heron Team Suzuki Suzuki +2'03.470 4
8 16   Max Wiener MSC Rottenberg Suzuki +2'37.910 3
9 43   Franz Rau Suzuki +3'11.860 2
10 18   Helmut Kassner Boeri Giudici Racing Team Suzuki +3'13.140 1
11 14   Alex George Hermetite Racing International Suzuki +3'33.160
12 20   Børge Nielsen Suzuki +3'45.630
13 29   Franz Heller Bromme GMHH Suzuki Racing Suzuki +1 lap
14 21   Roland Freymond Yamaha +1 lap
15 17   Jean-Marc Toffolo Yamaha +1 lap
16 40   Adelio Faccioli Yamaha +1 lap
17 45   Hans Braumandl Team Nava Olio Fiat Yamaha +1 lap
18 19   Giorgio Gatti Yamaha +2 laps
19 28   Michael Schmid Racing Team Albatros Suzuki +2 laps
Ret 41   Wil Hartog Riemersma Racing Suzuki Retired
Ret 9   John Williams Team Appleby Glade Suzuki Retired
Ret 18   Boet van Dulmen Pullshaw Suzuki Retired
Ret ??   Werner Nenning Suzuki Retired
Ret 26   Armando Toracca MC della Robbia Suzuki Retired
Ret 20   Giovanni Rolando Suzuki Retired
Ret 25   Steve Baker Yamaha Motor Company Yamaha Retired
Ret 4   Marco Lucchinelli Life Racing Team Suzuki Retired
Ret ??   Giuseppe Consalvi Yamaha Retired
Ret 27   Bo Granath Suzuki Retired
Ret 8   Jack Findlay Hermetite Racing International Suzuki Retired
Ret 11   Karl Auer MSC Rottenberg Yamaha Retired
Ret 18   Virginio Ferrari Team Nava Olio Fiat Suzuki Retired
Ret 30   Jean-Philippe Orban Jean-Philippe Orban Racing Team Suzuki Retired
Ret 48   Harald Merkl Nava Kucera Racing Team Suzuki Retired
Ret 43   Ron Kirkham Yamaha Retired
Ret 43   Odd Arne Lände Suzuki Retired
Ret 35   Hans-Otto Buteneth Yamaha Retired
Ret 35   Bohumil Stasa Yamaha Retired
Sources: [4][5][6]

350 cc classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 2   Johnny Cecotto Yamaha 14 51:51.38 1 15
2 4   Tom Herron Yamaha 14 +54.72 4 12
3 22   Christian Sarron Yamaha 14 +1:05.52 5 10
4 14   Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 14 +1:10.00 14 8
5 6   Víctor Palomo Yamaha 14 +1:13.36 11 6
6 32   Vic Soussan Yamaha 14 +1:13.86 13 5
7 12   Kork Ballington Yamaha 14 +1:38.32 7 4
8 28   Michel Rougerie Yamaha 14 +1:41.58 2 3
9 23   Jon Ekerold Yamaha 14 +1:50.01 2
10 16   Giacomo Agostini Yamaha 14 +1:53.54 12 1
11 9   Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 14 +1:57.94 15
12 34   Jean-Claude Hogrel Yamaha 14 +1:59.51
13 47   Peter Balaz Yamaha 14 +3:09.06 17
14 46   Alex George Yamaha 14 +3:10.24
15 33   Børge Nielsen Yamaha 14 +3:31.89
16 43   Jack Findlay Yamaha 14 +3:50.54
17 26   Bo Granath Yamaha 14 +3:51.07
18 36   Grund Hartmann Yamaha 13 +1 lap
19 11   Franz Rau Yamaha 13 +1 lap
20 24   Franz Meier Yamaha 13 +1 lap
21 39   Georg Gatti Yamaha 13 +1 lap
  Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 3
  Franco Uncini Harley-Davidson 6
  Jean-François Baldé Yamaha 8
  Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 9
  Patrick Pons Yamaha 10
  Alan North Yamaha 16
45 starters in total
[4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 21   Franco Uncini Harley-Davidson 13 49:58.89 1 15
2 1   Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 13 +0.41 2 12
3 29   Mario Lega Morbidelli 13 +23.84 3 10
4 15   Kork Ballington Yamaha 13 +25.45 4 8
5 5   Tom Herron Yamaha 13 +25.91 19 6
6 22   Alan North Yamaha 13 +56.98 7 5
7 16   Jon Ekerold Yamaha 13 +1:01.50 15 4
8 12   Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 13 +1:03.46 17 3
9 9   Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 13 +1:04.12 16 2
10 40   Guy Bertin Yamaha 13 +1:04.81 12 1
11 41   János Drapál Yamaha 13 +1:13.22 11
12 34   Aldo Nannini Yamaha 13 +1:19.57 5
13 11   John Dodds Yamaha 13 +1:24.75
14 8   Peter Balaz Jawa 13 +1:30.78 14
15 18   Jean-François Baldé Yamaha 13 +1:45.99 13
16 33   Ken Nemoto Yamaha 13 +1:46.63
17 25   Sauro Pazzaglia Yamaha 13 +3:10.10
18 42   István Holmár Yamaha 13 +3:10.94
19 43   János Vlaszati Yamaha 13 +3:19.70
20 28   Edi Stöllinger Yamaha 13 +3:46.86
21 44   Ryszard Mankiewitz Yamaha 13 +4:11.19
22 50   Oldrich Kába Jawa 12 +1 lap
23 45   Ondrej Szymanski Yamaha 12 +1 lap
  Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 6
  Vic Soussan Yamaha 8
  Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 9
  Mick Grant Kawasaki 10
  Patrick Pons Yamaha 18
43 starters in total
[4]

Sidecar classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Passenger Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 1   Rolf Steinhausen   Wolfgang Kalauch Busch-Yamaha 12 48:01.58 4 15
2 5   Siegfried Schauzu   Lorenzo Puzo Yamaha 12 +45.13 5 12
3 8   George O'Dell   Cliff Holland Windle-Yamaha 12 +46.14 9 10
4 4   Rolf Biland   Kenny Williams Schmid-Yamaha 12 +1:29.20 7 8
5 12   Mac Hobson   Stu Collins Suzuki 12 +1:56.57 6
6 7   Dick Greasley   Mick Skeels Chell-Yamaha 12 +1:56.82 11 5
7 6   Helmut Schilling   Rainer Gundel Aro 12 +2:46.24 3 4
8 17   Amedeo Zini   Andreas Fornaro König 12 +3:17.30 3
9 21   Heinz Luthringshauser   Helmut Hahn MKM 11 +1 lap 2
10 15   Gustav Pape   Franz Kallenberg König 11 +1 lap 1
11 27   Herbert Prügl   Hans Kussberger Rotax 11 +1 lap
12 32   Ernst Trachsel   "Agner" Yamaha 11 +1 lap
13 18   Hans-Peter Hubacher   Pudu Dudach Yamaha 11 +1 lap
14 33   Heinz Thevissen   Erich Schmitz König 8 +4 laps
15 3   Hermann Schmid   Kenny Arthur Schmid-Yamaha 7 +5 laps 2
  Werner Schwärzel   Andreas Huber Aro 1
  Alain Michel   Gérard Lecorre Yamaha 6
  Göte Brodin   Bengt Forsberg Windle-Yamaha 8
  Bruno Holzer   "Tschunko" LCR-Yamaha 10
  Cees Smit   Jan Smit König 12
26 starters in total
[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alle Grand-Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden, van 1973 (het jaar dat Jack begon met racen) tot heden". Archive.li. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  2. ^ "1977 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Brno Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d Carter, Chris (ed.). Motocourse 1977-1978. Hazleton Securities Ltd. p. 117. ISBN 0-905138-04-X.
  5. ^ "1977 Czechoslovakian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motor Sport Magazine. 3 April 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  6. ^ "CZECH REPUBLIC GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1977". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 December 2018.


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