1984 South African motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1984 South African motorcycle Grand Prix was the first round of the 1984 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 22–24 March 1984 at the Kyalami circuit.

South Africa  1984 South African Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 12 races in the
1984 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Kyalami 1968layout.svg
Date24 March 1984
Official nameTechnics Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationKyalami
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.104 km (2.550 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Freddie Spencer
Time 1:24.200
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First United States Eddie Lawson
Second France Raymond Roche
Third United Kingdom Barry Sheene
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First France Patrick Fernandez
Second France Christian Sarron
Third Spain Sito Pons
125 cc
Pole position
Rider No 125cc was held
Fastest lap
Rider No 125cc was held
Podium
First No 125cc was held
Second No 125cc was held
Third No 125cc was held
80 cc
Pole position
Rider No 80cc was held
Fastest lap
Rider No 80cc was held
Podium
First No 80cc was held
Second No 80cc was held
Third No 80cc was held

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha 53'22.400 15
2   Raymond Roche Honda Total Honda +12.600 12
3   Barry Sheene Heron Team Suzuki Suzuki +12.900 10
4   Didier de Radiguès Team Elf Chevallier Johnson Chevallier-Honda +35.800 8
5   Sergio Pellandini Honda +1'03.800 6
6   Massimo Broccoli Honda +1'29.600 5
7   Boet van Dulmen Suzuki +1 lap 4
8   Christian Le Liard Team Elf Chevallier Johnson Chevallier-Honda +1 lap 3
9   Christophe Guyot Honda +1 lap 2
10   Brett Hudson Romer Racing Suisse Honda +2 laps 1
11   Reinhold Roth Romer Racing Suisse Honda +4 laps
12   Dimitris Papandreou Yamaha +6 laps
13   Klaus Klein Dieter Braun Team Suzuki +7 laps
Ret   Marco Lucchinelli Cagiva Motor Italia Cagiva Retired
Ret   Ron Haslam Honda Racing Corporation Honda Accident
Ret   Franco Uncini HB Suzuki GP Team Suzuki Retired
Ret   Virginio Ferrari Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha Retired
Ret   Gustav Reiner Olymp-Hemden Racing Honda Retired
DNS   Freddie Spencer Honda Racing Corporation Honda Did not start
Sources: [4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1984". 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1984 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Kyalami - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "1984 South African MotoGP". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · SOUTH AFRICAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1984". www.motogp.com.


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1984 Nations Grand Prix
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