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1981 Swedish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1981 Swedish motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 14–16 August 1981 at the Scandinavian Raceway in Anderstorp, Sweden.

Sweden  1981 Swedish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 14 races in the
1981 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Scandinavian Raceway.svg
Date16 August 1981
Official nameSwedish TT[1][2][3]
LocationScandinavian Raceway
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.031 km (2.505 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Barry Sheene
Time 1:39.542
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Barry Sheene
Time 1:43.000
Podium
First United Kingdom Barry Sheene
Second Netherlands Boet van Dulmen
Third Netherlands Jack Middelburg
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 Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second Switzerland Roland Freymond
Third France Jean-François Baldé
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Spain Ricardo Tormo
Second France Guy Bertin
Third Venezuela Iván Palazzese
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   Barry Sheene Yamaha 55'24.040 15
2   Boet van Dulmen Yamaha +0.821 12
3   Jack Middelburg Racing Westland Suzuki +38.519 10
4   Kork Ballington Team Kawasaki Kawasaki +50.487 8
5   Graeme Crosby Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki +51.287 6
6   Marc Fontan Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha +56.103 5
7   Franco Uncini Suzuki +56.426 4
8   Seppo Rossi Suzuki +57.025 3
9   Marco Lucchinelli Team Nava Suzuki Suzuki +1'20.487 2
10   Bernard Fau Yamaha +1'24.921 1
11   Graziano Rossi Morbidelli Morbidelli +1 lap
12   Lars Johansson Suzuki +1 lap
13   Randy Mamola Ingersoll Herin Team Suzuki Suzuki +1 lap
14   Børge Nielsen Suzuki +1 lap
15   Steve Parrish Team Mitsui Yamaha Yamaha +1 lap
16   Sergio Pellandini Suzuki +1 lap
17   Philippe Coulon Suzuki +1 lap
18   Kimmo Kopra Suzuki +1 lap
19   Ake Grahn Hallman & Eneqvist Motor Yamaha +1 lap
20   Alain Rothlisberger Suzuki +1 lap
21   Peter Sköld Suzuki +1 lap
22   Peter Sjöström Suzuki +1 lap
Ret   Kenny Roberts Yamaha Motor Company Yamaha Retired
Ret   Michel Frutschi Elf Motor Racing Team Yamaha Retired
Ret   Gianni Pelletier Suzuki Retired
Ret   Christian Sarron Team Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha Retired
Ret   Sadao Asami Yamaha Retired
Ret   Guido Paci Yamaha Accident
Ret   Bengt Slydal Suzuki Retired
Ret   Gianni Rolando Lombardini Retired
Sources:[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1981". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1981 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Anderstorp Raceway - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "1981 Swedish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  5. ^ "SWEDISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1981". Motogp.com. Retrieved 10 October 2018.


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