1983 German motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1983 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth round of the 1983 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 May 1983 at the Hockenheimring.

West Germany  1983 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 12 races in the
1983 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Hockenheimring prior to 2002.svg
Date8 May 1983
Official nameGroßer Preis von Deutschland[1][2][3]
LocationHockenheimring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.418 km (3.367 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Freddie Spencer
Time 2:08.660
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Takazumi Katayama
Time 2:10.480
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts
Second Japan Takazumi Katayama
Third Italy Marco Lucchinelli
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Switzerland Jacques Cornu
Time 2:20.100
Fastest lap
Rider Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Time 2:23.610
Podium
First Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Second France Patrick Fernandez
Third Belgium Didier de Radiguès
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Eugenio Lazzarini
Time 2:27.760
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto
Time 2:26.000
Podium
First Spain Ángel Nieto
Second Italy Eugenio Lazzarini
Third Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
50 cc
Pole position
Rider Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger
Time 2:47.730
Fastest lap
Rider Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger
Time 2:46.050
Podium
First Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger
Second Italy Eugenio Lazzarini
Third West Germany Gerhard Bauer

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos. Rider Team Machine Time/Retired Points
1   Kenny Roberts Marlboro Agostini-Yamaha YZR500 32'54.400 15
2   Takazumi Katayama HRC-Honda NS500 +7.370 12
3   Marco Lucchinelli HRC-Honda NS500 +8.310 10
4   Freddie Spencer HRC-Honda NS500 +14.220 8
5   Franco Uncini HB Gallina-Suzuki RG500 +23.860 6
6   Marc Fontan Sonauto Gauloises-Yamaha YZR500 +24.800 5
7   Raymond Roche Moto Club Paul Ricard NS500 +26.640 4
8   Randy Mamola HB Sinclair-Suzuki RG500 +26.820 3
9   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Agostini Yamaha YZR500 +37.870 2
10   Boet van Dulmen Shell Nederland-Suzuki RG500 +38.450 1
11   Jack Middelburg Stichting Ned-Honda RS500 +40.630
12   Leandro Becheroni RG500 +57.830
13   Gianni Pelletier Hirt Giapauto-Honda RS500 +1'01.060
14   Walter Magliorati Moto Club Carate RG500 +1'18.940
15   Peter Sjöström Jeb’s Helmet Sweden RG500 +1'22.430
16   Gustav Reiner RG500 +1'32.500
17   Keith Huewen Heron-Suzuki RG500 +1'23.620
18   Steve Parrish Mitsui-Yamaha YZR500 +1'37.010
19   Ernst Gschwender MO Motul Racing Team RG500 +1'46.700
20   Andreas Hofmann RG500 +1'47.150
21   Wolfgang von Muralt RG500 +2'06.400
22   Fabio Biliotti Moto Club Condor RS500 +2'10.520
23   Philippe Coulon Marlboro-Suzuki RG500 +2'12.800
24   Henk de Vries Henk de Vries Motoren RG500 +2'17.800
25   Chris Guy RG500 +2'20.590
26   Dave Dean RG500 +2'27.580
27   Wolfgang Schwarz ES Motorradzubeh Racing Team RG500 +2'29.920
28   Corrado Tuzii Beton Bloc Racing RS500 +2'30.960
29   Paolo Ferretti RS500 +3'06.210
30   Stuart Avant RG500 +1 lap
31   Marco Greco RG500 +1 lap
32   Alain Rothlisberger YZR500 +1 lap
33   Peter Huber RG500 +1 lap
34   Dennis Ireland RG500 +1 lap
35   Dieter Klopfer DIKO +2 laps
Ret   Barry Sheene Heron-Suzuki RG500 Retired
Ret   Ron Haslam HRC-Honda NS500 Retired
Ret   Harry Heutmekers RG500 Retired
Ret   Virginio Ferrari Cagiva GP500 Retired
Ret   Sergio Pellandini Carimati-Pezzani Racing RG500 Retired
Ret   Walter Hoffmann Deutsche Tecalemit RG500 Retired
Ret   Gerhard Treusch ES Motorradzubeh Racing Team RG500 Retired
Ret   Alfons Ammerschläger Skoal Bandit Heron Suzuki RG500 Retired
Ret   Klaus Klein Dieter Braun Team RG500 Retired
Ret   Franz Kaserer RG500 Retired
Ret   Jean Lafond RG500 Retired
Ret   Børge Nielsen RG500 Retired
Ret   Glenn Williams YZR500 Retired
DNS   Didier de Radiguès Team Johnson Elf RS500 Did not start
Sources: [4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1983". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1983 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Hockenheimring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  4. ^ "1983 German MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 9 October 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · WEST GERMANY GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1983". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 June 2018.


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