1981 Austrian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1981 Austrian motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 24–26 April 1981 at the Salzburgring.

Austria  1981 Austrian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 14 races in the
1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Track map for Salzburgring in Austria.svg
DateApril 26 1981
Official nameGroßer Preis von Österreich[1][2][3]
LocationSalzburgring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.246 km (2.638 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider New Zealand Graeme Crosby
Time 1:20.790
Fastest lap
Rider United States Randy Mamola
Time 1:20.740
Podium
First United States Randy Mamola
Second New Zealand Graeme Crosby
Third Japan Hiroyuki Kawasaki
350 cc
Pole position
Rider West Germany Anton Mang
Time 1:24.290
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First France Patrick Fernandez
Second West Germany Anton Mang
Third South Africa Jon Ekerold
250 cc
Pole position
Rider No 250cc race was held
Fastest lap
Rider No 250cc race was held
Podium
First No 250cc race was held
Second No 250cc race was held
Third No 250cc race was held
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
Time 1:32.330
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Spain Ángel Nieto
Second Italy Loris Reggiani
Third Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
50 cc
Pole position
Rider No 50cc was held
Fastest lap
Rider No 50cc was held
Podium
First No 50cc was held
Second No 50cc was held
Third No 50cc was held

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Randy Mamola Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki 48'06.660 15
2   Graeme Crosby Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki +9.890 12
3   Hiroyuki Kawasaki Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki +18.480 10
4   Barry Sheene Yamaha +20.870 8
5   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha +21.810 6
6   Kork Ballington Team Kawasaki Kawasaki +38.100 5
7   Franco Uncini Suzuki +48.560 4
8   Jack Middelburg Racing Westland Suzuki +50.410 3
9   Wil Hartog Riemersma Racing Suzuki +1'17.310 2
10   Gianni Pelletier Morbidelli +1 lap 1
11   Philippe Coulon Suzuki +1 lap
12   Marc Fontan Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha +1 lap
13   Takazumi Katayama Honda International Racing Honda +1 lap
14   Walter Migliorati Suzuki +1 lap
15   Seppo Rossi Suzuki +1 lap
16   Christian Estrosi Suzuki +1 lap
17   Sergio Pellandini Suzuki +1 lap
18   Henk de Vries Henk de Vries Motoren Suzuki +1 lap
19   Josef Hage Dieter Braun Team Yamaha +1 lap
20   Michael Schmid Suzuki +1 lap
21   Alain Rothlisberger Suzuki +1 lap
22   Lennart Bäckström Suzuki +1 lap
Ret   Christian Sarron Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha Retired
Ret   Sadao Asami Yamaha Retired
Ret   Graziano Rossi Morbidelli Morbidelli Retired
Ret   Stuart Avant Ellis Racing Suzuki Retired
Ret   Gustav Reiner Team Solitude Deutschland Solo Retired
Ret   Raffaele Pasqual Yamaha Retired
Ret   Michel Frutschi Elf Motor Racing Team Yamaha Retired
Ret   Graeme Geddes Yamaha Retired
Ret   Kenny Roberts Yamaha Motor Company Yamaha Retired
Ret   Marco Lucchinelli Team Nava Suzuki Suzuki Retired
Ret   Bernard Fau Yamaha Retired
Ret   Patrick Fernandez Bimota-Yamaha Retired
Ret   Jon Ekerold Team Solitude Deutschland Solo Retired
DNS   Raymond Roche Suzuki Did not start
DNS   Stefan Klabacher Saga Racing Yamaha Did not start
DNQ   Fritz Kerschbaumer Triumph Club Wien Yamaha Did not qualify
Sources: [4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alle Grand-Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden, van 1973 (het jaar dat Jack begon met racen) tot heden". Archive.fo. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1981 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Motor Racing Programme Covers". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  4. ^ "1981 Austrian MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1981". Motogp.com. Retrieved 9 July 2018.


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1981 Argentine Grand Prix
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1981 season
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1981 German Grand Prix
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1979 Austrian Grand Prix
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