The Cagiva GP500 was a Grand Prix 500cc two-stroke motorcycle manufactured by Cagiva. It was released in various iterations (C587, V593, C594, etc.) throughout the years it was raced. Racing greats including Eddie Lawson,[1] Randy Mamola,[2] John Kocinski,[3] Doug Chandler,[3] Alex Barros and Mat Mladin,[3] all raced versions of the GP500 at one time in their careers.

1987 Cagiva GP500 (C587)
ManufacturerCagiva
Production1987
PredecessorCagiva C10
SuccessorCagiva C588
ClassSport bike
1991 Cagiva GP500 (C591)
ManufacturerCagiva
Production1991
PredecessorCagiva C590
SuccessorCagiva C592
ClassSport bike
1994 Cagiva GP500 (C594)
Cagiva C594 (Varese, 2015).jpg
ManufacturerCagiva
Production1994
PredecessorCagiva C593
ClassSport bike

Eddie Lawson's win in the 1992 Hungarian motorcycle Grand Prix at the Hungaroring was the first 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix victory for the Cagiva GP500.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Interview Eddie Lawson (1993)". SuperbikePlanet.com. Archived from the original on 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2007-10-20.
  2. ^ "The Best Ever Part III". SuperbikePlanet.com. Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2007-10-20.
  3. ^ a b c "Corse official line: No decision has been made on Kocinski". SuperbikePlanet.com. Archived from the original on 2006-12-17. Retrieved 2007-10-20.