1985 Swedish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1985 Swedish motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 1985 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 9–11 August at the Scandinavian Raceway.

Sweden  1985 Swedish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 12 races in the
1985 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Scandinavian Raceway.svg
Date11 August 1985
Official nameSwedish TT[1][2][3]
LocationScandinavian Raceway
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.031 km (2.505 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Freddie Spencer
Time 1:36.460
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First United States Freddie Spencer
Second United States Eddie Lawson
Third United Kingdom Ron Haslam
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Time 1:41.260
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second Venezuela Carlos Lavado
Third Italy Fausto Ricci
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Fausto Gresini
Time 1:44.190
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Austria August Auinger
Second Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
Third Italy Fausto Gresini
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

This was the last victory for the American Freddie Spencer.

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Freddie Spencer Rothmans Team HRC Honda 49'26.730 15
2   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha +22.800 12
3   Ron Haslam Rothmans Honda Britain Honda +37.910 10
4   Christian Sarron Sonauto Gauloises Yamaha Yamaha +52.240 8
5   Randy Mamola Rothmans Honda Mamola Honda +1'06.480 6
6   Didier de Radiguès 'Honda Benelux Elf Honda +1'08.540 5
7   Mike Baldwin Honda +1'09.370 4
8   Raymond Roche Marlboro Team Agostini Yamaha +1'31.700 3
9   Thierry Espié Chevallier +1 lap 2
10   Massimo Messere Team Italia Honda +1 lap 1
11   Eero Hyvärinen Honda +1 lap
12   Dave Petersen Kreepy Krauly Racing Honda +1 lap
13   Peter Linden Honda +1 lap
14   Boet van Dulmen Shell-Toshiba Racing Team Honda +1 lap
15   Rob Punt Oud Bier Suzuki +1 lap
16   Esko Kuparinen Suzuki +1 lap
17   Simon Buckmaster Sid Griffiths Racing Suzuki +2 laps
18   Maarten Duyzers Suzuki +2 laps
19   Geir Hestman Team Italia Honda +2 laps
20   David Griffith Suzuki +2 laps
21   Andreas Leuthe Honda +3 laps
22   Fabio Biliotti Team Italia Honda +4 laps
23   Christian Le Liard Team ROC Honda +11 laps
24   Lars Johansson Suzuki +13 laps
Ret   Wayne Gardner Rothmans Honda Britain Honda Retired
Ret   Rob McElnea Skoal Bandit Heron Suzuki Suzuki Accident
Ret   Franco Uncini HB Suzuki GP Team Suzuki Accident
Ret   Kjeld Sorensen Suzuki Retired
Ret   Michael Jansberg Suzuki Retired
Ret   Armando Errico Team Italia Honda Retired
Ret   Wolfgang Von Muralt Frankonia-Suzuki Suzuki Retired
Ret   Peter Sköld Bakker-Honda Retired
Ret   Gustav Reiner Zwafink & Wilberts Racing Honda Accident
Ret   Sito Pons HB Suzuki GP Team Suzuki Retired
DNS   Claus Wulff Suzuki Did not start
DNS   Neil Robinson Jim Finlay Racing Suzuki Did not start
DNS   Gunnar Bruhn Suzuki Did not start
DNQ   Helmut Schütz Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Erich Sanders 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. "Anderstorp Raceway - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. ^ "1985 Swedish MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · SWEDISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1985". www.motogp.com.


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1985 British Grand Prix
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1985 San Marino Grand Prix
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1984 Swedish Grand Prix
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1986 Swedish Grand Prix