Jacques Cornu

Jacques Cornu (born May 15, 1953) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Switzerland. His best year was in 1988 when he won two races and finished in third place in the 250cc world championship. Cornu won three Grand Prix races during his career.[1] In 1982, he teamed up with Jean Claude Chemarin to win the FIM Endurance World Championship.

Jacques Cornu
Jacques Cornu 1990 Japanese GP.jpg
NationalitySwiss
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years1980 - 1990
First race1980 250cc Spanish Grand Prix
Last race1990 250cc Australian Grand Prix
First win1988 250cc Austrian Grand Prix
Last win1989 250cc Belgian Grand Prix
Team(s)Honda
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
116 3 21 3 3 753

Motorcycle Grand Prix resultsEdit

Points system from 1969 to 1987:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Points 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Points system from 1988 to 1992:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Points 20 17 15 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Points Rank Wins
1980 250cc Yamaha NAT
-
ESP
6
FRA
6
YUG
5
NED
-
BEL
7
FIN
-
GBR
-
CZE
-
GER
5
26 8th 0
350cc Motul-Yamaha NAT
-
FRA
8
NED
6
GBR
-
CZE
4
GER
6
21 7th 0
1981 350cc Yamaha ARG
9
AUT
7
GER
-
NAT
-
YUG
4
NED
-
GBR
-
CZE
5
20 8th 0
1982 250cc Hostettler-Yamaha FRA
5
ESP
-
NAT
9
NED
-
BEL
-
YUG
6
GBR
-
SWE
7
FIN
-
CZE
-
RSM
-
GER
-
17 17th 0
350cc Hostettler-Yamaha ARG
5
AUT
5
FRA
-
NAT
9
NED
-
GBR
-
FIN
-
CZE
3
GER
-
31 7th 0
1983 250cc Hostettler-Yamaha RSA
5
FRA
2
NAT
5
GER
NC
ESP
-
AUT
9
YUG
-
NED
9
BEL
7
GBR
-
SWE
17
32 9th 0
1984 250cc Hostettler-Yamaha RSA
16
NAT
6
ESP
6
AUT
8
GER
8
FRA
NC
YUG
3
NED
2
BEL
13
GBR
9
SWE
3
RSM
3
60 6th 0
1985 250cc Parisienne-Honda RSA
10
ESP
11
GER
19
NAT
7
AUT
13
YUG
9
NED
5
BEL
11
FRA
7
GBR
9
SWE
5
RSM
16
25 10th 0
1986 250cc Parisienne-Honda ESP
5
NAT
6
GER
7
AUT
13
YUG
14
NED
11
BEL
8
FRA
3
GBR
NC
SWE
7
RSM
NC
32 7th 0
1987 250cc Parisienne-Honda JPN
NC
ESP
6
GER
2
NAT
4
AUT
6
YUG
4
NED
7
FRA
NC
GBR
4
SWE
NC
CZE
-
RSM
-
POR
-
BRA
-
ARG
-
50 9th 0
1988 250cc Parisienne-Honda JPN
4
USA
7
ESP
4
EXP
3
NAT
8
GER
21
AUT
1
NED
2
BEL
2
YUG
6
FRA
1
GBR
7
SWE
NC
CZE
7
BRA
10
166 3rd 2
1989 250cc Lucky Strike-Honda JPN
9
AUS
6
USA
6
ESP
NC
NAT
3
GER
5
AUT
2
YUG
3
NED
3
BEL
1
FRA
2
GBR
4
SWE
3
CZE
3
BRA
9
187 3rd 1
1990 250cc Lucky Strike-Honda JPN
5
USA
-
ESP
-
NAT
-
GER
-
AUT
7
YUG
8
NED
NC
BEL
5
FRA
5
GBR
6
SWE
6
CZE
9
HUN
7
AUS
NC
86 9th 0

ReferencesEdit


Preceded by
Jean Lafond
Raymond Roche
Endurance FIM World Champion
1982
With: Jean-Claude Chemarin
Succeeded by
Richard Hubin
Hervé Moineau