1985 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1985 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 1985 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 2–4 August 1985 at the Silverstone Circuit.

United Kingdom  1985 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 12 races in the
1985 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Silverstone 1952.jpg
Date4 August 1985
Official nameMarlboro British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationSilverstone Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.710 km (2.927 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Freddie Spencer
Time 1:28.420
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First United States Freddie Spencer
Second United States Eddie Lawson
Third France Christian Sarron
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Time 1:32.780
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second West Germany Reinhold Roth
Third West Germany Manfred Herweh
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Ezio Gianola
Time 1:39.600
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Austria August Auinger
Second Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
Third France Jean-Claude Selini
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 49'20.170 15
2   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha +8.320 12
3   Christian Sarron Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha Yamaha +32.480 10
4   Didier de Radiguès Honda Benelux Elf Honda +1'07.210 8
5   Randy Mamola Rothmans Honda Mamola Honda +1'16.110 6
6   Raymond Roche Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha +1'18.720 5
7   Boet van Dulmen Shell-Toshiba Racing Team Honda +1 lap 4
8   Roger Burnett Rothmans Honda Britain Honda +1 lap 3
9   Neil Robinson Jim Finlay Racing Suzuki +1 lap 2
10   Paul Lewis Skoal Bandit Heron Suzuki Suzuki +1 lap 1
11   Dave Petersen Kreepy Krauly Racing Honda +1 lap
12   Chris Martin Suzuki +1 lap
13   Rob Punt Oud Bier Suzuki +1 lap
14   Ron Haslam Rothmans Honda Britain Honda +1 lap
15   Wolfgang Von Muralt Frankonia-Suzuki Suzuki +1 lap
16   Christian Le Liard Team ROC Honda +1 lap
17   Steve Parrish Yamaha +1 lap
18   Franco Uncini HB Suzuki GP Team Suzuki +1 lap
19   Fabio Biliotti Team Italia Honda +1 lap
20   Ray Swann Suzuki +2 laps
21   Paul Iddon Suzuki +2 laps
22   Trevor Nation Suzuki +2 laps
23   Maarten Duyzers Suzuki +2 laps
24   Massimo Messere Team Italia Honda +2 laps
25   Barry Woodland Suzuki +3 laps
26   Simon Buckmaster Sid Griffiths Racing Suzuki +3 laps
27   Karl Truchsess Honda +3 laps
28   Mark Ordridge Suzuki +5 laps
Ret   Thierry Espié Chevallier Retired
Ret   Mark Salle Suzuki Retired
Ret   Armando Errico Team Italia Honda Retired
Ret   Sito Pons HB Suzuki GP Team Suzuki Retired
Ret   Gustav Reiner Zwafink & Wilberts Racing Honda Accident
Ret   Gary Lingham Suzuki Retired
Ret   Keith Huewen Honda Retired
Ret   Alan Jeffrey Suzuki Retired
Ret   Rob McElnea Skoal Bandit Heron Suzuki Suzuki Retired
Ret   Wayne Gardner Rothmans Honda Britain Honda Retired
Ret   Eero Hyvärinen Honda Retired
Ret   Roger Marshall Rothmans Honda Britain Honda Retired
DNQ   Toni Moran Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Marco Papa Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Des Barry Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ   Carlos Morante Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   David Griffith Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Peter Lemstra Suzuki Did not qualify
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 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1985 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Silverstone Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. ^ "1985 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · BRITISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1985". www.motogp.com.


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