1980 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1980 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 1980 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 8–10 August 1980 at the Silverstone Circuit.

United Kingdom  1980 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 10 races in the
1980 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Silverstone 1952.jpg
Date10 August 1980
Official nameMarlboro British Grand Prix[1][2]
LocationSilverstone Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.710 km (2.927 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Roberts
Time 1:30.710
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kenny Roberts
Time 1:30.700
Podium
First United States Randy Mamola
Second United States Kenny Roberts
Third Italy Marco Lucchinelli
350 cc
Pole position
Rider West Germany Anton Mang
Time 1:32.780
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second South Africa Jon Ekerold
Third France Éric Saul
250 cc
Pole position
Rider West Germany Anton Mang
Time 1:35.190
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First South Africa Kork Ballington
Second West Germany Anton Mang
Third France Thierry Espié
125 cc
Pole position
Rider France Guy Bertin
Time 1:41.230
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Italy Loris Reggiani
Second Switzerland Bruno Kneubühler
Third Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
50 cc
Pole position
Rider No 50cc race was held
Fastest lap
Rider No 50cc race was held
Podium
First No 50cc race was held
Second No 50cc race was held
Third No 50cc race was held

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Randy Mamola Suzuki 42'52.710 15
2   Kenny Roberts Yamaha Motor Company +11.150 12
3   Marco Lucchinelli Team Nava Olio Fiat +26.390 10
4   Graziano Rossi Team Nava Olio Fiat +26.510 8
5   Johnny Cecotto Venemotos Racing Team +46.210 6
6   Franco Uncini Suzuki +49.780 5
7   Kork Ballington Team Kawasaki +56.020 4
8   Philippe Coulon Marlboro Nava Frankonia +1'03.500 3
9   Jack Middelburg Yamaha IMN +1'10.670 2
10   Dave Potter Yamaha IMN +1'16.230 1
11   Dale Singleton Beaulieu Racing +1'16.420
12   John Newbold Team Appleby Glade +1'18.570
13   Graeme Crosby Texaco Heron Team Suzuki +1'19.910
14   Raymond Roche Team Sonauto Gauloises +1'39.160
15   Takazumi Katayama Suzuki +1 lap
16   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha Motor Company +1 lap
17   Steve Parrish Steve Parrish Racing +1 lap
18   Roger Marshall George Beale Team Castrol +1 lap
19   Willem Zoet Stimorol Racing +1 lap
20   Peter Sjöström Suzuki +1 lap
21   Phil Henderson Suzuki +1 lap
22   Gustav Reiner Nava Kucera Racing Team +1 lap
23   Werner Nenning Mobel Nenning Racing Team +1 lap
24   Gerhard Vogt Suzuki +1 lap
25   Henk de Vries Suzuki +1 lap
Ret   Carlo Perugini Suzuki Retired
Ret   Wil Hartog Riemersma Racing Retired
Ret   Graham Wood Yamaha Retired
Ret   Barry Sheene Yamaha Motor Company Retired
Ret   Gianni Rolando Suzuki Retired
Ret   Steve Manship Yamaha Retired
Ret   Bernard Fau GME Motul GPA Retired
Ret   Hubert Rigal Moto Club de Monaco Retired
Ret   Michel Frutschi Elf Motor Racing Team Retired
Ret   Jeff Sayle George Beale Team Castrol Retired
Ret   Seppo Rossi Suzuki Retired
Ret   Sadao Asami Yamaha Motor Company Retired
Ret   Stuart Avant Dieter Braun Team Retired
Ret   Patrick Pons Team Sonauto Gauloises Fatal accident
Ret   Michel Rougerie Ecurie Ste Pernod Retired
DNS   Ron Haslam Yamaha Motor Company Did not start
Sources:[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1980". Archive.today. 5 September 2012. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Silverstone Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  3. ^ "1980 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · BRITISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1980". Motogp.com. Retrieved 14 July 2018.


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