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1988 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1988 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 1988 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 15–17 July 1988 at the Rijeka circuit.[4]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia  1988 Yugoslavian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 15 races in the
1988 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date17 July 1988
Official nameYu Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationAutomotodrom Rijeka
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.168 km (2.590 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider France Christian Sarron Yamaha
Fastest lap
Rider France Christian Sarron Yamaha
Podium
First Australia Wayne Gardner Honda
Second France Christian Sarron Yamaha
Third United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Sito Pons Honda
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha
Podium
First Spain Sito Pons Honda
Second Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha
Third France Dominique Sarron Honda
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Corrado Catalano Aprilia
Podium
First Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi
Second Italy Ezio Gianola Honda
Third Belgium Lucio Pietroniro Honda
80 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi
Podium
First Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi
Second Germany Peter Öttl Krauser
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé Derbi

500 cc race reportEdit

Eddie Lawson dislocates his shoulder in practice, but starts the race against doctor’s orders. He’s 34 points ahead of Wayne Gardner.

Christian Sarron gets his 4th pole in a row, but Wayne Rainey gets the start from Gardner, Kevin Magee, et al.

Gardner through to 1st, then it’s Rainey, Sarron, Magee and Niall Mackenzie.

Gardner and Sarron get a gap to Rainey and Magee, with Randy Mamola in a close 5th.

Gardner's 3rd win in a row, and he's now 20 points from Lawson.

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Wayne Gardner Rothmans Honda Team Honda +45'44.146 20
2   Christian Sarron Sonauto Gauloises Blondes Yamaha Mobil 1 Yamaha +7.740 17
3   Wayne Rainey Team Lucky Strike Roberts Yamaha +21.340 15
4   Randy Mamola Cagiva Corse Cagiva +23.620 13
5   Kevin Magee Team Lucky Strike Roberts Yamaha +23.850 11
6   Didier de Radiguès Marlboro Yamaha Team Agostini Yamaha +58.290 10
7   Shunji Yatsushiro Rothmans Honda Team Honda +1'02.260 9
8   Rob McElnea Suzuki Pepsi Cola Suzuki +1'02.430 8
9   Ron Haslam Team ROC Elf Honda Elf Honda +1'05.830 7
10   Eddie Lawson Marlboro Yamaha Team Agostini Yamaha +1'19.750 6
11   Pierfrancesco Chili HB Honda Gallina Team Honda +1'46.300 5
12   Patrick Igoa Sonauto Gauloises Blondes Yamaha Mobil 1 Yamaha +1 Lap 4
13   Donnie McLeod Racing Team Katayama Honda +1 Lap 3
14   Mike Baldwin Racing Team Katayama Honda +1 Lap 2
15   Bruno Kneubühler Romer Racing Suisse Honda +1 Lap 1
16   Fabio Barchitta Racing Team Katayama Honda +1 Lap
17   Fabio Biliotti Team Amoranto Honda +1 Lap
18   Karl Truchsess Shell +1 Lap
19   Daniel Amatriain Ducados Lotus Guarz Honda +1 Lap
20   Eddie Laycock Millar Racing Honda +1 Lap
21   Andreas Leuthe Suzuki +1 Lap
22   Silvo Habat Fego Racing Team Honda +2 Laps
23   Wolfgang von Muralt Suzuki +2 Laps
24   Jean Luc Demierre Suzuki +2 Laps
25   Georg Robert Jung Weigl Telefix Racing Team Honda +2 Laps
26   Helmut Schutz Rallye Sport Honda +2 Laps
Ret   Maarten Duyzers HDJ International Honda Retirement
Ret   Marco Gentile Fior Marlboro Fior Retirement
Ret   Niall Mackenzie Team HRC Honda Retirement
Ret   Michael Rudroff Honda Retirement
Ret   Alessandro Valesi Team Iberia Honda Retirement
Ret   Malcolm Campbell Team ROC Elf Honda Elf Honda Retirement
Ret   Raymond Roche Cagiva Corse Cagiva Retirement
Ret   Ari Ramo Honda Retirement
Ret   Marco Papa Team Greco Honda Retirement
Ret   Pavol Dekanek Wernberger Konservenfabrik Honda Retirement
DNQ   Nicholas Schmassman FMS Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Steve Manley Gateford Motors Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Larry Moreno Vacondio Suzuki Did not qualify
DNQ   Josef Doppler MRC Grieskirchen Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Franz Schopf MRC Grieskirchen Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Vincenzo Cascino Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Michael Kaplan Honda Did not qualify
Sources:[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alle Grand-Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden, van 1973 (het jaar dat Jack begon met racen) tot heden". archive.li\accessdate=17 September 2018. Archived from the original on 2015-07-25.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1988 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Motor Racing Programme Covers". Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  4. ^ "Moto GP statistics". Moto GP. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
  5. ^ "1988 Yugoslavian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  6. ^ "YUGOSLAVIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1988". Motogp.com. Retrieved 17 September 2018.


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