1981 Nations motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1981 Nations motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth race of the 1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 8–10 May 1981 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

Italy  1981 Nations Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 12 races in the
1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Monza 1976.jpg
Date10 May 1981
Official nameGran Premio delle Nazioni[1]
LocationAutodromo Nazionale Monza
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.800 km (3.604 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Lucchinelli
Time 1:53.960
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Lucchinelli
Time 2:06.900
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts
Second New Zealand Graeme Crosby
Third United Kingdom Barry Sheene
350 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First South Africa Jon Ekerold
Second West Germany Anton Mang
Third Italy Massimo Matteoni
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First France Éric Saul
Second Italy Maurizio Massimiani
Third West Germany Anton Mang
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First France Guy Bertin
Second Italy Loris Reggiani
Third France Jacques Bolle
50 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Spain Ricardo Tormo
Second Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger
Third West Germany Hagen Klein

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Kenny Roberts Yamaha Motor Company Yamaha 52'02.100 15
2   Graeme Crosby Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki +4.650 12
3   Barry Sheene Yamaha +8.150 10
4   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha +33.480 8
5   Marco Lucchinelli Team Nava Suzuki Suzuki +36.170 6
6   Guido Paci Yamaha +37.120 5
7   Jack Middelburg Racing Westland Suzuki +1'21.650 4
8   Franco Uncini Suzuki +1'26.220 3
9   Christian Sarron Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha +1'36.480 2
10   Sergio Pellandini Suzuki +1'52.070 1
11   Leandro Becheroni Suzuki +1'55.910
12   Gianni Rolando Lombardini +1 lap
13   Walter Migliorati Suzuki +1 lap
14   Sadao Asami Yamaha +1 lap
15   Raymond Roche Suzuki +1 lap
16   Seppo Rossi Suzuki +1 lap
17   Keith Huewen Heron Suzuki GB Suzuki +1 lap
18   Alain Rothlisberger Suzuki +2 laps
19   Stuart Avant Ellis Racing Suzuki +2 laps
20   Marco Papa Suzuki +2 laps
21   Peter Sjöström Suzuki +2 laps
Ret   Takazumi Katayama Honda International Racing Honda Retired
Ret   Marc Fontan Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha Retired
Ret   Fabio Biliotti Suzuki Retired
Ret   Christian Estrosi Suzuki Retired
Ret   Virginio Ferrari Cagiva Corse Cagiva Retired
Ret   Philippe Coulon Suzuki Retired
Ret   Graziano Rossi Morbidelli Morbidelli Retired
Ret   Gianni Pelletier Suzuki Retired
Ret   Kork Ballington Team Kawasaki Kawasaki Retired
Ret   Gustav Reiner Team Solitude Deutschland Solo Retired
Ret   Dave Potter Yamaha Retired
Ret   Randy Mamola Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki Retired
Ret   Adelio Faccioli Suzuki Retired
Ret   Hiroyuki Kawasaki Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki Retired
DNS   Steve Parrish Team Mitsui Yamaha Yamaha Did not start
DNS   Carlo Perugini Moto Sanvenero Sanvenero Did not start
DNQ   Franck Gross Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Jon Ekerold Team Solitude Deutschland Solo Did not qualify
DNQ   Josef Hage Dieter Braun Team Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ   Michael Schmid Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Roberto Pietri Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Marco Greco Yamaha Did not qualify
Sources:[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alle Grand-Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden, van 1973 (het jaar dat Jack begon met racen) tot heden". Archive.fo. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  2. ^ "1981 Nations MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · NATIONS GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1981". Motogp.com. Retrieved 10 July 2018.


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