1981 Dutch TT

The 1981 Dutch TT was the eighth round of the 1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 26–27 June 1981 at the TT Circuit Assen located in Assen, Netherlands.

Netherlands  1981 Dutch TT
Race details
Race 8 of 14 races in the
1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date27 June 1981
Official nameDutch TT Assen[1][2][3]
LocationTT Circuit Assen
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 6.049 km (3.759 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Lucchinelli
Time 2:51.400
Fastest lap
Rider South Africa Kork Ballington
Time 3:04.370
Podium
First Italy Marco Lucchinelli
Second Netherlands Boet van Dulmen
Third South Africa Kork Ballington
350 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Third France Jean-François Baldé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Third France Patrick Fernandez
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Spain Ángel Nieto
Second Italy Loris Reggiani
Third Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
50 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Spain Ricardo Tormo
Second Netherlands Henk van Kessel
Third Switzerland Rolf Blatter

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Marco Lucchinelli Team Nava Suzuki Suzuki 50'16.050 15
2   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha +32.890 12
3   Kork Ballington Team Kawasaki Kawasaki +37.950 10
4   Willem Zoet Stimorol Racing Suzuki +42.330 8
5   Jack Middelburg Racing Westland Suzuki +1'14.620 6
6   Dave Potter Yamaha +1'21.340 5
7   Bernard Fau Yamaha +1'38.280 4
8   Sergio Pellandini Suzuki +1'41.620 3
9   Guido Paci Yamaha +2'14.340 2
10   Sadao Asami Yamaha +2'28.620 1
11   Seppo Rossi Suzuki +2'31.490
12   Dick Alblas Hollande Isolatie Suzuki +2'36.790
13   Marc Fontan Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha +2'37.430
14   Gregg Hansford Team Kawasaki Australia Kawasaki +2'37.890
15   Philippe Coulon Suzuki +2'39.260
16   Michel Frutschi Elf Motor Racing Team Yamaha +1 lap
17   Christian Sarron Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha +1 lap
18   Steve Parrish Team Mitsui Yamaha Yamaha +1 lap
19   Stuart Avant Ellis Racing Suzuki +1 lap
20   Kimmo Kopra Suzuki +1 lap
Ret   Takazumi Katayama Honda International Racing Honda Retired
Ret   Gianni Pelletier Morbidelli Retired
Ret   Christian Estrosi Suzuki Retired
Ret   Dale Singleton Beaulieu Racing Suzuki Retired
Ret   Randy Mamola Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki Accident
Ret   Franco Uncini Suzuki Retired
Ret   Graziano Rossi Morbidelli Morbidelli Retired
Ret   Graeme Crosby Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki Accident
Ret   Barry Sheene Yamaha Retired
DNS   Kenny Roberts Yamaha Motor Company Yamaha Did not start
DNQ   Carlo Perugini Moto Sanvenero Sanvenero Did not qualify
DNQ   Keith Huewen Heron Suzuki GB Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Virginio Ferrari Cagiva Corse Cagiva Did not qualify
DNQ   Josef Hage Dieter Braun Team Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ   Henk de Vries Henk de Vries Motoren Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Rob Punt Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Franck Gross Suzuki 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 11 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. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "TT Circuit Assen - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  4. ^ "1981 Dutch TT MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  5. ^ "DUTCH TT · 500cc Race Classification 1981". Motogp.com. Retrieved 11 July 2018.


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