1985 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1985 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 1985 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 5–7 July 1985 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

Belgium  1985 Belgian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 12 races in the
1985 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date7 July 1985
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 2:28.570
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First United States Freddie Spencer
Second United States Eddie Lawson
Third France Christian Sarron
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First United States Freddie Spencer
Second Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Third West Germany Anton Mang
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Italy Fausto Gresini
Second Switzerland Bruno Kneubühler
Third Belgium Lucio Pietroniro
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   Freddie Spencer Rothmans Team HRC Honda 49'51.800 15
2   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha +5.270 12
3   Christian Sarron Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha Yamaha +36.290 10
4   Wayne Gardner Rothmans Honda Britain Honda +50.510 8
5   Raymond Roche Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha +1'14.370 6
6   Ron Haslam Rothmans Honda Britain Honda +1'25.950 5
7   Didier de Radiguès Honda Benelux Elf Honda +1'36.080 4
8   Takazumi Katayama Rothmans Honda Team Honda +1'38.340 3
9   Boet van Dulmen Shell-Toshiba Racing Team Honda +1'59.560 2
10   Gustav Reiner Zwafink & Wilberts Racing Honda +2'00.660 1
11   Mike Baldwin Honda +2'15.310
12   Thierry Espié Chevallier +2'17.010
13   Franco Uncini HB Suzuki GP Team Suzuki +2'18.420
14   Christian Le Liard Team ROC Honda +2'29.700
15   Sito Pons HB Suzuki GP Team Suzuki +2'33.360
16   Massimo Messere Team Italia Honda +1 lap
17   Armando Errico Team Italia Honda +1 lap
18   Henk van der Mark Stichting Netherlands Racing Team Honda +1 lap
19   Eero Hyvärinen Honda +1 lap
20   Rob Punt Oud Bier Suzuki +1 lap
21   Mile Pajic Stichting Netherlands Racing Team Honda +1 lap
22   Manfred Fischer Honda +1 lap
23   Paul Iddon Suzuki +1 lap
24   Neil Robinson Jim Finlay Racing Suzuki +1 lap
25   Marco Papa Suzuki +1 lap
26   Dietmar Mayer Honda +1 lap
27   Maarten Duyzers Suzuki +1 lap
28   Georg Jung Suzuki +1 lap
Ret   Dave Petersen Kreepy Krauly Racing Honda Retired
Ret   Randy Mamola Rothmans Honda Mamola Honda Accident
Ret   Marco Lucchinelli Cagiva Retired
Ret   Fabio Biliotti Team Italia Honda Retired
Ret   Wolfgang Von Muralt Frankonia-Suzuki Suzuki Retired
Ret   Rob McElnea Skoal Bandit Heron Suzuki Suzuki Retired
Sources: [4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1985". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Motor Racing Programme Covers, 1985 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes Round 3, Hockenheimring, 19/05/1985". Progcovers.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Spa-Francorchamps - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  4. ^ "1985 Belgian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Results and Statistics, Belgium Grand Prix 500cc Race Classification". Motogp. 1985.


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1985 French Grand Prix
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1984 Belgian Grand Prix
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