1983 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1983 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 1983 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 1–3 July 1983 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

Belgium  1983 Belgian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 12 races in the
1983 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date3 July 1983
Official nameJohnson GP of Belgium[1][2][3]
LocationCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 6.940 km (4.312 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Freddie Spencer
Time 2:32.700
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kenny Roberts
Time 2:32.420
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts
Second United States Freddie Spencer
Third United States Randy Mamola
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Belgium Didier de Radiguès
Time 2:40.720
Fastest lap
Rider France Christian Sarron
Time 2:40.860
Podium
First Belgium Didier de Radiguès
Second France Christian Sarron
Third Venezuela Carlos Lavado
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
Time 2:45.670
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Eugenio Lazzarini
Time 2:47.560
Podium
First Italy Eugenio Lazzarini
Second Spain Ángel Nieto
Third Spain Ricardo Tormo
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 Machine Time/Retired Points
1   Kenny Roberts Marlboro Agostini-Yamaha YZR500 51'20.880 15
2   Freddie Spencer HRC-Honda NS500 +13.900 12
3   Randy Mamola HB Sinclair-Suzuki RG500 +35.130 10
4   Takazumi Katayama HRC-Honda NS500 +37.620 8
5   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Agostini Yamaha YZR500 +45.500 6
6   Marc Fontan Sonauto Gauloises-Yamaha YZR500 +1'07.730 5
7   Marco Lucchinelli HRC-Honda NS500 +1'13.430 4
8   Ron Haslam HRC-Honda NS500 +1'29.490 3
9   Boet van Dulmen Shell Nederland-Suzuki RG500 +1'40.550 2
10   Sergio Pellandini Carimati-Pezzani Racing RG500 +1'46.900 1
11   Keith Huewen Heron-Suzuki RG500 +2'14.630
12   Mark Salle RG500 +2'22.930
13   Eero Hyvärinen RG500 +2'23.170
14   Franck Gross RS500 +1 lap
15   Wolfgang von Muralt RG500 +1 lap
16   Stuart Avant RG500 +1 lap
17   Ernst Gschwender MO Motul Racing Team RG500 +1 lap
18   Rob Punt M Woestenburg RG500 +1 lap
19   Peter Huber RG500 +1 lap
20   Børge Nielsen RG500 +1 lap
21   Dennis Ireland RG500 +1 lap
22   Johan van Eijk RG500 +2 laps
23   Jean-Philippe Delers YZR500 +2 laps
Ret   Con Law RG500 Retired
Ret   Philippe Coulon Marlboro-Suzuki RG500 Retired
Ret   Chris Guy RG500 Retired
Ret   Peter Sjöström Jeb’s Helmet Sweden RG500 Retired
Ret   Jack Middelburg Stichting Ned-Honda RS500 Retired
Ret   Beni Slydal RG500 Retired
Ret   Franz Kaserer RG500 Retired
Ret   Bernard Denis RG500 Retired
Ret   Didier de Radiguès Team Johnson Elf RS500 Retired
DNS   Barry Sheene Heron-Suzuki RG500 Did not start
DNS   Norman Brown Hector Neill Racing RG500 Did not start
DNS   Fabio Biliotti Moto Club Condor RS500 Did not start
DNS   Raymond Roche Moto Club Paul Ricard NS500 Did not start
DNS   Markus Ober RG500 Did not start
DNS   Jean Lafond RS500 Did not start
DNS   Steve Parrish Mitsui-Yamaha YZR500 Did not start
Sources: [4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1983". 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1983 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Spa-Francorchamps - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "1983 Belgian MotoGP". 9 October 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · BELGIUM GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1983". www.motogp.com.


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1983 British Grand Prix
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