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1987 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1987 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 1987 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 1–2 August 1987 at Donington Park.

United Kingdom  1987 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 15 races in the
1987 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date2 August 1987
Official nameShell Oils British Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationDonington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.020 km (2.498 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Wayne Gardner
Time 1:38.290
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First United States Eddie Lawson
Second Australia Wayne Gardner
Third United States Randy Mamola
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Patrick Igoa
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First West Germany Anton Mang
Second Italy Loris Reggiani
Third West Germany Martin Wimmer
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Bruno Casanova
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Italy Fausto Gresini
Second Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
Third France Jean-Claude Selini
80 cc
Pole position
Rider Unknown
Fastest lap
Rider Unknown
Podium
First Spain Jorge Martínez
Second United Kingdom Ian McConnachie
Third West Germany Gerhard Waibel

ClassificationEdit

500 ccEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Yamaha Team Agostini Yamaha 50'09.770 15
2   Wayne Gardner Rothmans Honda Team Honda +4.610 12
3   Randy Mamola Team Lucky Strike Roberts Yamaha +14.920 10
4   Christian Sarron Sonauto Gauloises Jack Germain Yamaha +21.440 8
5   Niall Mackenzie Team HRC Honda +24.640 6
6   Didier de Radiguès Cagiva-Bastos-Alstare Cagiva +31.540 5
7   Ron Haslam Team ROC Elf Honda Honda +31.930 4
8   Tadahiko Taira Marlboro Yamaha Team Agostini Yamaha +32.970 3
9   Roger Burnett Rothmans Honda Team Honda +35.960 2
10   Kenny Irons Heron Suzuki GB Suzuki +52.140 1
11   Shunji Yatsushiro Rothmans Honda Team Honda +1'07.580
12   Pierfrancesco Chili HB Honda Gallina Team Honda +1'15.960
13   Richard Scott Team Lucky Strike Roberts Yamaha +1'21.440
14   Marco Gentile Fior Fior +1'23.430
15   Fabio Biliotti Honda +1'24.120
16   Wolfgang Von Muralt Suzuki +1 lap
17   Bruno Kneubühler Honda +1 lap
18   Hervé Guilleux Fior +1 lap
19   Alessandro Valesi Honda +1 lap
20   Joey Dunlop Honda +1 lap
21   Louis-Luc Maisto Honda +1 lap
22   Alan Irwin Honda +1 lap
23   Maarten Duyzers Honda +1 lap
24   Fabio Barchitta Honda +1 lap
25   Silvo Habat Honda +2 laps
26   Hennie Boerman Racing Team Docshop Honda +2 laps
Ret   Rob McElnea Marlboro Yamaha Team Agostini Yamaha Retired
Ret   Simon Buckmaster Honda Retired
Ret   Roger Marshall Suzuki Retired
Ret   Gustav Reiner Team Hein Gericke Honda Accident
Ret   Andy McGladdery Honda Retired
Ret   Mark Phillips Suzuki Retired
Ret   Steve Henshaw Honda Retired
Ret   Manfred Fischer Team Hein Gericke Honda Retired
Ret   Ray Swann Honda Retired
Ret   Freddie Spencer Team HRC Honda Retired
DNQ   Alan Jeffery Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Andreas Leuthe Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Ian Pratt Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Dennis Ireland Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Larry Moreno Vacondio Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Josef Doppler Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Steve Manley Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Claus Wulff Suzuki Did not qualify
Sources: [4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1987". Archive.li. Retrieved 2018-05-26.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1987 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "1987 British MotoGP". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · BRITISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1987". www.motogp.com.


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