Cagiva GP500

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1987 Cagiva GP500 (C587)
Manufacturer Cagiva
Production 1987
Predecessor Cagiva C10
Successor Cagiva C588
Class Sport bike
1991 Cagiva GP500 (C591)
Manufacturer Cagiva
Production 1991
Predecessor Cagiva C590
Successor Cagiva C592
Class Sport bike
1994 Cagiva GP500 (C594)
Manufacturer Cagiva
Production 1994
Predecessor Cagiva C593
Class Sport bike

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] and Mat Mladin,[3] all raced versions of the GP500 at one time in their careers.

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.

References[edit]

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