1988 French motorcycle Grand Prix
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500 cc race report 
Christian Sarron’s 5th pole in a row, and his last ever in 500 GP.
Niall Mackenzie gets the start, and through the Mistral Straight for the first time it’s Wayne Gardner, Kevin Schwantz, Mackenzie, Wayne Rainey, et al. At the start of the 2nd lap it’s Gardner, Sarron, Schwantz, Rainey, ….
Shunji Yatsushiro and Patrick Igoa collide and crash out.
Sarron moves to the front, Eddie Lawson to 4th.
The quartet of Gardner, Lawson, Sarron and Schwantz leave Rainey behind.
Going into the last lap, it seems Lawson has made a mistake, because Gardner has a gap and looks certain to take the win, but he has a breakdown and struggles home to a 4th place.
500cc classification 
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