Yugoslav motorcycle Grand Prix

The Yugoslav motorcycle Grand Prix was a motorcycling event forming part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season from 1969 to 1990.

Yugoslav Grand Prix
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Grand Prix motorcycle racing
VenueAutomotodrom Grobnik (1978–1990)
Opatija Circuit (1969–1970, 1972–1977)
First race1969
Last race1990
Most wins (rider)Dieter Braun (6)
Most wins (manufacturer)Yamaha (20)
1989 race on a Yugoslavian stamp

Official names and sponsorsEdit

  • 1969–1970: Velika nagrada Jadrana/Adriatic Grand Prix/Grand-Prix de l'Adriatique[1]
  • 1972–1974, 1977: Velika Nagrada Jugoslavije/Grand Prix de Yougoslavie (no official sponsor)[2][3][4]
  • 1975–1976, 1978–1980: Velika Nagrada Jugoslavije (no official sponsor)[4][5][6]
  • 1981, 1983–1989: Yu Grand Prix (no official sponsor)[7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]
  • 1982: Yu Grand (no official sponsor)[15]
  • 1990: Yu Grand Prix/Velika Nagrada Jugoslavije (no official sponsor)[16]

Winners of the Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand PrixEdit

Multiple winners (riders)Edit

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
6   Dieter Braun 250 cc 1973, 1975, 1976
125 cc 1969, 1970, 1975
5   Ángel Nieto 125 cc 1978, 1979
50 cc 1970, 1975, 1977
4   Jorge Martínez 125 cc 1988
50 cc 1986, 1987, 1988
3   Giacomo Agostini 500 cc 1970
350 cc 1970, 1974
  Kent Andersson 125 cc 1972, 1973, 1974
  Ricardo Tormo 50 cc 1978, 1980, 1981
  Eugenio Lazzarini 125 cc 1982
50 cc 1979, 1982
  Freddie Spencer 500 cc 1983, 1984
250 cc 1985
  Stefan Dörflinger 80 cc 1984, 1985
50 cc 1983
  Sito Pons 250 cc 1986, 1988, 1989
2   János Drapál 350 cc 1972, 1973
  Pier Paolo Bianchi 125 cc 1976, 1977
  Gregg Hansford 350 cc 1978
250 cc 1978
  Anton Mang 350 cc 1981
250 cc 1980
  Eddie Lawson 500 cc 1985, 1986
  Carlos Lavado 250 cc 1983, 1987
  Wayne Gardner 500 cc 1987, 1988

Multiple winners (manufacturers)Edit

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
20   Yamaha 500 cc 1979, 1985, 1986, 1990
350 cc 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
250 cc 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1987
125 cc 1972, 1973, 1974
10   Honda 500 cc 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988,
250 cc 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990
125 cc 1990
6   Kreidler 50 cc 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980
  Morbidelli 250 cc 1977, 1979
125 cc 1975, 1976, 1977, 1983
5   Kawasaki 350 cc 1978, 1979, 1981
250 cc 1978, 1980
  Derbi 125 cc 1988
80 cc 1986, 1987, 1988
50 cc 1970
  Suzuki 500 cc 1981, 1982, 1989
125 cc 1969, 1970
3   MV Agusta 500 cc 1970, 1972
350 cc 1970
  Bultaco 50 cc 1977, 1978, 1981
  Minarelli 125 cc 1978, 1979, 1981
  Krauser 80 cc 1985, 1989
50 cc 1983
2   Garelli 125 cc 1982
50 cc 1982

By yearEdit

Year Track 80 cc 125 cc 250 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1990 Rijeka   Stefan Prein Honda   Carlos Cardús Honda   Wayne Rainey Yamaha Report
1989 Rijeka   Peter Öttl Krauser   Sito Pons Honda   Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Report
1988 Rijeka   Jorge Martínez Derbi   Jorge Martínez Derbi   Sito Pons Honda   Wayne Gardner Honda Report
1987 Rijeka   Jorge Martínez Derbi   Carlos Lavado Yamaha   Wayne Gardner Honda Report
1986 Rijeka   Jorge Martínez Derbi   Sito Pons Honda   Eddie Lawson Yamaha Report
1985 Rijeka   Stefan Dörflinger Krauser   Freddie Spencer Honda   Eddie Lawson Yamaha Report
1984 Rijeka   Stefan Dörflinger Zündapp   Manfred Herweh Real-Rotax   Freddie Spencer Honda Report
Year Track 50 cc 125 cc 250 cc 350 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1983 Rijeka   Stefan Dörflinger Krauser   Bruno Kneubühler MBA   Carlos Lavado Yamaha   Freddie Spencer Honda Report
1982 Rijeka   Eugenio Lazzarini Garelli   Eugenio Lazzarini Garelli   Didier de Radiguès Yamaha   Franco Uncini Suzuki Report
1981 Rijeka   Ricardo Tormo Bultaco   Loris Reggiani Minarelli   Anton Mang Kawasaki   Randy Mamola Suzuki Report
1980 Rijeka   Ricardo Tormo Kreidler   Guy Bertin Motobécane   Anton Mang Kawasaki Report
1979 Rijeka   Eugenio Lazzarini Kreidler   Ángel Nieto Minarelli   Graziano Rossi Morbidelli   Kork Ballington Kawasaki   Kenny Roberts Yamaha Report
1978 Rijeka   Ricardo Tormo Bultaco   Ángel Nieto Minarelli   Gregg Hansford Kawasaki   Gregg Hansford Kawasaki Report
1977 Opatija   Ángel Nieto Bultaco   Pier Paolo Bianchi Morbidelli   Mario Lega Morbidelli   Takazumi Katayama Yamaha Report
1976 Opatija   Ulrich Graf Kreidler   Pier Paolo Bianchi Morbidelli   Dieter Braun Yamaha   Olivier Chevallier Yamaha Report
1975 Opatija   Ángel Nieto Kreidler   Dieter Braun Morbidelli   Dieter Braun Yamaha   Pentti Korhonen Yamaha Report
1974 Opatija   Henk van Kessel Van Veen Kreidler   Kent Andersson Yamaha   Chas Mortimer Yamaha   Giacomo Agostini Yamaha Report
1973 Opatija   Jan de Vries Kreidler   Kent Andersson Yamaha   Dieter Braun Yamaha   János Drapál Yamaha   Kim Newcombe König Report
1972 Opatija   Jan Bruins Kreidler   Kent Andersson Yamaha   Renzo Pasolini Aermacchi   János Drapál Yamaha   Alberto Pagani MV Agusta Report
1970 Opatija   Ángel Nieto Derbi   Dieter Braun Suzuki   Santiago Herrero Ossa   Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta   Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1969 Opatija   Paul Lodewijkx Jamathi   Dieter Braun Suzuki   Kelvin Carruthers Benelli   Silvio Grassetti Jawa   Godfrey Nash Norton Report

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://racingmemo.free.fr/M%20GRAND%20PRIX/MGP-PALM-YOU.htm
  2. ^ http://racingmemo.free.fr/M%20GRAND%20PRIX/MGP-PALM-YOU.htm
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  5. ^ "Grobnik | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  6. ^ "1979 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  7. ^ "1981 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  8. ^ "1983 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  9. ^ "1984 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  10. ^ "1985 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  11. ^ "1986 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  12. ^ "1987 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  13. ^ "1988 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  14. ^ "1989 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  15. ^ "1982 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  16. ^ "1990 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.

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