Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Belgian Grand Prix
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Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Venue Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps (1921-1922, 1924-1935, 1937-1939, 1947-1979, 1981-1990)
Dinant-Feschaux (1923)
Floreffe (1936)
Circuit Zolder (1980)
First race 1921
Last race 1990
Most wins (rider) Giacomo Agostini (8)
Most wins (manufacturer) MV Agusta (26)

The Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix is a motorcycling event that was part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season from 1949 to 1990.

Winners of the Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix[edit]

Multiple winners (riders)[edit]

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
8 Italy Giacomo Agostini 500 cc 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
6 United Kingdom John Surtees 500 cc 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960
350 cc 1956, 1958
Spain Ángel Nieto 125 cc 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1980
50 cc 1972
5 United Kingdom Wal Handley 500 cc 1934
350 cc 1925, 1929
250 cc 1923, 1933
United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie 500 cc 1935, 1936, 1937
350 cc 1931, 1933
United Kingdom Mike Hailwood 500 cc 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
350 cc 1966
4 United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson 500 cc 1926
350 cc 1927, 1932, 1934
Germany Arthur Geiß 250 cc 1935, 1936
175 cc 1927, 1928
United Kingdom Ted Mellors 350 cc 1936, 1939
250 cc 1931, 1932
United Kingdom Geoff Duke 500 cc 1951, 1954
350 cc 1951, 1952
Italy Carlo Ubbiali 250 cc 1956, 1960
125 cc 1956, 1959
United States Freddie Spencer 500 cc 1982, 1984, 1985
250 cc 1985
3 United Kingdom Jock Porter 250 cc 1925, 1926, 1929
United Kingdom Syd Crabtree 250 cc 1927, 1928, 1930
Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods 500 cc 1927, 1931, 1932
Belgium Yvan Goor 175 cc 1930, 1933, 1934
United Kingdom John White 350 cc 1935, 1937, 1938
Italy Umberto Masetti 500 cc 1950, 1952, 1953
Germany Ernst Degner 125 cc 1960
50 cc 1962, 1965
United Kingdom Phil Read 500 cc 1974, 1975
250 cc 1968
Germany Anton Mang 250 cc 1980, 1981, 1982
Spain Ricardo Tormo 125 cc 1982
50 cc 1978, 1981
2 United Kingdom Geoff Davison 250 cc 1922
175 cc 1924
United Kingdom Alec Bennett 500 cc 1924, 1925
United Kingdom Charlie Dodson 500 cc 1928, 1929
United Kingdom Eric Fernihough 175 cc 1931, 1932
Republic of Ireland Henry Tyrell-Smith 500 cc 1930
250 cc 1934
Germany Ewald Kluge 250 cc 1938, 1939
Germany Georg Meier 500 cc 1938, 1939
United Kingdom Bob Foster 350 cc 1948, 1950
Switzerland Luigi Taveri 125 cc 1961, 1962
Rhodesia Jim Redman 350 cc 1961, 1965
Germany Hans Georg Anscheidt 50 cc 1967, 1968
Netherlands Jan de Vries 50 cc 1971, 1973
United Kingdom Barry Sheene 500 cc 1977
125 cc 1971
Italy Walter Villa 250 cc 1976, 1977
Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi 125 cc 1977, 1978
Italy Paolo Pileri 250 cc 1978
125 cc 1975
Australia Barry Smith 125 cc 1979
50 cc 1969
Italy Eugenio Lazzarini 125 cc 1983
50 cc 1977
Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger 80 cc 1984
50 cc 1980
United States Randy Mamola 500 cc 1980, 1986
Spain Sito Pons 250 cc 1986, 1988
Netherlands Hans Spaan 125 cc 1989, 1990

Multiple winners (manufacturers)[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
26 Italy MV Agusta 500 cc 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975
350 cc 1956, 1958
250 cc 1956, 1957, 1960
125 cc 1956, 1959
24 United Kingdom Norton 500 cc 1921, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1947, 1948, 1951
350 cc 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1947, 1951, 1952
16 Japan Honda 500 cc 1982, 1984, 1985
250 cc 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989
125 cc 1961, 1962, 1989, 1990
50 cc 1964
15 Japan Yamaha 500 cc 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990
250 cc 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1990
14 Japan Suzuki 500 cc 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
125 cc 1963, 1971
50 cc 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1971
10 Germany DKW 250 cc 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
175 cc 1927, 1928, 1930, 1937, 1938
6 Italy Gilera 500 cc 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957
Italy Moto Guzzi 350 cc 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957
250 cc 1933, 1947
Germany Kreidler 50 cc 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980
Spain Derbi 125 cc 1970, 1972, 1974, 1988
50 cc 1969, 1972
5 United Kingdom Velocette 350 cc 1936, 1939, 1948, 1949, 1950
Japan Kawasaki 250 cc 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
125 cc 1969
4 United Kingdom AJS 500 cc 1926, 1949
350 cc 1926, 1927
United Kingdom Excelsior 250 cc 1928, 1930
175 cc 1931, 1932
Italy Morbidelli 250 cc 1978
125 cc 1975, 1977, 1979
3 United Kingdom New Gerrard 250 cc 1925, 1926, 1929
United Kingdom Rudge 500 cc 1930
350 cc 1930
250 cc 1934
Spain Bultaco 125 cc 1976
50 cc 1978, 1981
2 United Kingdom Levis 250 cc 1922
175 cc 1924
Belgium PA-Blackburne 350 cc 1924
250 cc 1924
United Kingdom Rex-Acme 350 cc 1925
250 cc 1923
Belgium Ready-Blackburne 175 cc 1925, 1926
United Kingdom Sunbeam 500 cc 1928, 1929
United Kingdom New Imperial 250 cc 1931, 1932
Italy Benelli 175 cc 1933, 1934
Germany BMW 500 cc 1938, 1939
East Germany MZ 250 cc 1971
125 cc 1960
United States Harley-Davidson 250 cc 1976, 1977
Italy Minarelli 125 cc 1978, 1980
Italy Garelli 125 cc 1983, 1985

By year[edit]

A pink background indicates an event that was not part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing championship.

Year Track 80 cc 125 cc 250 cc 350 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1990 Spa-Francorchamps Netherlands Hans Spaan Honda United States John Kocinski Yamaha United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha Report
1989 Spa-Francorchamps Netherlands Hans Spaan Honda Switzerland Jacques Cornu Honda United States Eddie Lawson Yamaha Report
1988 Spa-Francorchamps Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi Spain Sito Pons Honda Australia Wayne Gardner Yamaha Report
1986 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Domenico Brigaglia Ducados-MBA Spain Sito Pons Honda United States Randy Mamola Yamaha Report
1985 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Fausto Gresini Garelli United States Freddie Spencer Honda United States Freddie Spencer Honda Report
1984 Spa-Francorchamps Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Zündapp Germany Manfred Herweh Real-Rotax United States 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 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Garelli Belgium Didier de Radiguès Chevallier-Yamaha United States Kenny Roberts Yamaha Report
1982 Spa-Francorchamps Spain Ricardo Tormo Sanvenero Germany Anton Mang Kawasaki United States Freddie Spencer Honda Report
1981 Spa-Francorchamps Spain Ricardo Tormo Bultaco Germany Anton Mang Kawasaki Italy Marco Lucchinelli Suzuki Report
1980 Zolder Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Kreidler Spain Ángel Nieto Minarelli Germany Anton Mang Kawasaki United States Randy Mamola Suzuki Report
1979 Spa-Francorchamps Netherlands Henk van Kessel Sparta Australia Barry Smith Morbidelli Austria Edi Stöllinger Kawasaki New Zealand Dennis Ireland Suzuki Report
1978 Spa-Francorchamps Spain Ricardo Tormo Bultaco Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi Minarelli Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli Netherlands Wil Hartog Suzuki Report
1977 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Kreidler Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi Morbidelli Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki Report
1976 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson United Kingdom John Williams Suzuki Report
1975 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Julien van Zeebroeck Kreidler Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha United Kingdom Phil Read MV Agusta Report
1974 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Gerhard Thurow Kreidler Spain Ángel Nieto Derbi Sweden Kent Andersson Yamaha United Kingdom Phil Read MV Agusta Report
1973 Spa-Francorchamps Netherlands Jan de Vries Kreidler Netherlands Jos Schurgers Bridgestone Finland Teuvo Länsivuori Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1972 Spa-Francorchamps Spain Ángel Nieto Derbi Spain Ángel Nieto Derbi Finland Jarno Saarinen Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1971 Spa-Francorchamps Netherlands Jan de Vries Suzuki United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki Italy Silvio Grassetti MZ Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1970 Spa-Francorchamps Netherlands Aalt Toersen Jamathi Spain Ángel Nieto Derbi United Kingdom Rod Gould Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1969 Spa-Francorchamps Australia Barry Smith Derbi United Kingdom Dave Simmonds Kawasaki Spain Santiago Herrero Ossa Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1968 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Hans Georg Anscheidt Suzuki United Kingdom Phil Read Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1967 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Hans Georg Anscheidt Suzuki United Kingdom Bill Ivy Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1966 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Honda Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1965 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Ernst Degner Suzuki Rhodesia Jim Redman Honda United Kingdom Mike Hailwood MV Agusta Report
1964 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Ralph Bryans Honda Canada Mike Duff Yamaha United Kingdom Mike Hailwood MV Agusta Report
1963 Spa-Francorchamps Japan Isao Morishita Suzuki Austria Bert Schneider Suzuki Japan Fumio Ito Yamaha United Kingdom Mike Hailwood MV Agusta Report
1962 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Ernst Degner Suzuki Switzerland Luigi Taveri Honda United Kingdom Bob McIntyre Honda United Kingdom Mike Hailwood MV Agusta Report
1961 Spa-Francorchamps Switzerland Luigi Taveri Honda Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Jim Redman Honda Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Gary Hocking MV Agusta Report
1960 Spa-Francorchamps East Germany Ernst Degner MZ Italy Carlo Ubbiali MV Agusta United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta Report
1959 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Carlo Ubbiali MV Agusta United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta Report
1958 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Alberto Gandossi Ducati United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta Report
1957 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Tarquinio Provini FB-Mondial United Kingdom John Hartle MV Agusta Australia Keith Campbell Moto Guzzi Italy Libero Liberati Gilera Report
1956 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Carlo Ubbiali MV Agusta Italy Carlo Ubbiali MV Agusta United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta United Kingdom John Surtees MV Agusta Report
1955 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Bill Lomas Moto Guzzi Italy Giuseppe Colnago Gilera Report
1954 Spa-Francorchamps Australia Ken Kavanagh Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Geoff Duke Gilera Report
1953 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi Italy Umberto Masetti Gilera Report
1952 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton Italy Umberto Masetti Gilera Report
1951 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton Report
1950 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Bob Foster Velocette Italy Umberto Masetti Gilera Report
1949 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Freddie Frith Velocette United Kingdom Bill Doran AJS Report
1948 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Bob Foster Velocette United Kingdom Johnny Lockett Norton Report
1947 Spa-Francorchamps Italy Bruno Francisci Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Ken Bills Norton United Kingdom Harold Daniell Norton Report
Year Track 175 cc 250 cc 350 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1939 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Ewald Kluge DKW United Kingdom Ted Mellors Velocette Germany Georg Meier BMW Report
1938 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Léon Neumann DKW Germany Ewald Kluge DKW United Kingdom John White Norton Germany Georg Meier BMW Report
1937 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Bernhard Petruschke DKW Germany Walfried Winkler DKW United Kingdom John White Norton United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton Report
1936 Floreffe France Jean Térigi MM Germany Arthur Geiß DKW United Kingdom Ted Mellors Velocette United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton Report
1935 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Maurice van Geert Rush-Python Germany Arthur Geiß DKW United Kingdom John White Norton United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton Report
1934 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Yvan Goor Benelli Republic of Ireland Henry Tyrell-Smith Rudge United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson Norton United Kingdom Wal Handley Norton Report
1933 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Yvan Goor Benelli United Kingdom Wal Handley Moto Guzzi United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton United Kingdom Percy Hunt Norton Report
1932 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Eric Fernihough Excelsior United Kingdom Ted Mellors New Imperial United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson Norton Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Report
1931 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Eric Fernihough Excelsior United Kingdom Ted Mellors New Imperial United Kingdom Jimmie Guthrie Norton Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Report
1930 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Yvan Goor DKW United Kingdom Syd Crabtree Excelsior United Kingdom Ernie Nott Rudge Republic of Ireland Henry Tyrell-Smith Rudge Report
1929 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Bert Kershaw James United Kingdom Jock Porter New Gerrard United Kingdom Wal Handley Motosacoche United Kingdom Charlie Dodson Sunbeam Report
1928 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Arthur Geiß DKW United Kingdom Syd Crabtree Excelsior Belgium J. Treborg La Mondiale-Blackburne United Kingdom Charlie Dodson Sunbeam Report
1927 Spa-Francorchamps Germany Arthur Geiß DKW United Kingdom Syd Crabtree Crabtree-JAP United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson AJS Republic of Ireland Stanley Woods Norton Report
1926 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium René Milhoux Ready-Blackburne United Kingdom Jock Porter New Gerrard United Kingdom Frank Longman AJS United Kingdom Jimmie Simpson AJS Report
1925 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Norbert Vanneste Ready-Blackburne United Kingdom Jock Porter New Gerrard United Kingdom Wal Handley Rex-Acme United Kingdom Alec Bennett Norton Report
1924 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Geoff Davison Levis United Kingdom Bert Taylor PA-Blackburne Republic of Ireland Paddy Johnston PA-Blackburne United Kingdom Alec Bennett Norton Report
1923 Dinant-Feschaux United Kingdom Wal Handley Rex-Acme Belgium Jean Huynen FN United Kingdom Freddie Dixon Indian Report
1922 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom Geoff Davison Levis United Kingdom E. Remington Rush-Blackburne Belgium Gaston Antoine Triumph Report
1921 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium René Kieken Gillet United Kingdom Hubert Hassall Norton Report

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