1981 Finnish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1981 Finnish motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 7–9 August 1981 at the Imatra Circuit.

Finland  1981 Finnish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 14 races in the
1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Imatra circuit map.png
Date9 August 1981
Official nameFinnish GP[1]
LocationImatra Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.950 km (3.076 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Lucchinelli
Time 1:53.800
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Lucchinelli
Time 1:54.000
Podium
First Italy Marco Lucchinelli
Second United States Randy Mamola
Third South Africa Kork Ballington
350 cc
Pole position
Rider No 350cc race was held
Fastest lap
Rider No 350cc race was held
Podium
First No 350cc race was held
Second No 350cc race was held
Third No 350cc race was held
250 cc
Pole position
Rider West Germany Anton Mang
Time 2.00.700
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second France Jean-François Baldé
Third France Jean-Louis Guignabodet
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
Time 2:08.800
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Spain Ángel Nieto
Second France Jacques Bolle
Third Italy Maurizio Vitali
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 Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Marco Lucchinelli Team Nava Suzuki Suzuki 48'05.700 15
2   Randy Mamola Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki +19.500 12
3   Kork Ballington Team Kawasaki Kawasaki +19.800 10
4   Jack Middelburg Racing Westland Suzuki +20.000 8
5   Graeme Crosby Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki +33.700 6
6   Marc Fontan Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha +35.300 5
7   Kenny Roberts Yamaha Motor Company Yamaha +39.000 4
8   Seppo Rossi Suzuki +50.200 3
9   Franck Gross Suzuki +1'48.100 2
10   Steve Parrish Team Mitsui Yamaha Yamaha +1'55.200 1
11   Michel Frutschi Elf Motor Racing Team Yamaha +1'57.900
12   Gianni Rolando Lombardini +1 lap
13   Timo Pohjola Suzuki +1 lap
14   Børge Nielsen Suzuki +1 lap
15   Philippe Coulon Suzuki +5 laps
Ret   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha Retired
Ret   Franco Uncini Suzuki Retired
Ret   Guido Paci Yamaha Retired
Ret   Gianni Pelletier Suzuki Retired
Ret   Bernard Fau Yamaha Retired
Ret   Sergio Pellandini Suzuki Retired
Ret   Barry Sheene Yamaha Retired
Ret   Graziano Rossi Morbidelli Morbidelli Retired
Ret   Christian Sarron Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha Retired
Ret   Sadao Asami Yamaha Retired
Ret   Peter Sjöström Suzuki Retired
Ret   Carlo Perugini Moto Sanvenero Sanvenero Retired
Ret   Ikujiro Takai Yamaha Retired
Ret   Kimmo Kopra Suzuki Retired
Ret   Seppo Korhonen Suzuki Retired
Sources:[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1981". Archive.fo. Archived from the original on 2015-07-25. Retrieved 2018-07-11.
  2. ^ "1981 Finnish MotoGP". 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · FINLAND GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1981". www.motogp.com.


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