Dominique Sarron

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Dominique Sarron
Dominique Sarron 1989 Japanese GP.jpg
Nationality France French
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1985 - 1992
First race 1985 250cc German Grand Prix
Last race 1992 500cc South African Grand Prix
First win 1986 250cc British Grand Prix
Last win 1988 250cc Brazilian Grand Prix
Team(s) Honda
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
85 4 16 7 3 431

Dominique Sarron (born August 27, 1959 in Riom, Puy-de-Dôme) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from France. His best year was in 1986 when he won the Brazilian Grand Prix and finished in third place in the 250cc world championship behind Carlos Lavado and Sito Pons.[1] He won two races in 1988 riding for Honda and ended the season ranked fourth.

After his Grand Prix career, Sarron competed in the 1993 Superbike World Championship. He also competed in motorcycle endurance racing. He won the Suzuka 8 Hours in 1986 partnered with Wayne Gardner, and in 1989 partnered with Alex Vieira.[2][3] He is the younger brother of Christian Sarron, also a Grand Prix motorcycle racer. In 1994, he teamed up with his brother to win the prestigious Bol d'or endurance race.

Motorcycle Grand Prix Results[1][edit]

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 Machine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Points Rank Wins
1985 250cc Rothmans-Honda France RS250 RSA
-
ESP
-
GER
27
NAT
15
AUT
18
YUG
15
NED
NC
BEL
8
FRA
9
GBR
13
SWE
16
RSM
9
7 21st 0
1986 250cc Rothmans-Honda France NSR250 ESP
16
NAT
7
GER
11
AUT
6
YUG
3
NED
7
BEL
4
FRA
3
GBR
1
SWE
5
RSM
3
72 3rd 1
1987 250cc Rothmans-Honda France NSR250 JPN
NC
ESP
4
GER
NC
NAT
3
AUT
7
YUG
6
NED
-
FRA
2
GBR
9
SWE
5
CZE
2
RSM
4
POR
8
BRA
1
ARG
2
97 4th 1
1988 250cc Rothmans-Honda France NSR250 JPN
NC
USA
3
ESP
NC
EXP
4
NAT
1
GER
9
AUT
4
NED
NC
BEL
NC
YUG
3
FRA
3
GBR
2
SWE
3
CZE
8
BRA
1
158 4th 2
1989 500cc Elf-Honda NSR500 JPN
18
AUS
10
USA
10
ESP
9
NAT
DNS
GER
8
AUT
10
YUG
10
NED
-
BEL
-
FRA
-
GBR
NC
SWE
-
CZE
-
BRA
NC
39 15th 0
1990 250cc Rothmans-Honda NSR250 JPN
4
USA
5
ESP
NC
NAT
NC
GER
-
AUT
8
YUG
-
NED
-
BEL
-
FRA
NC
GBR
4
SWE
10
CZE
5
HUN
6
AUS
10
78 10th 0
1991 250cc Gallina-Yamaha TZ250 JPN
-
AUS
-
USA
-
ESP
NC
ITA
-
GER
16
AUT
-
EUR
12
NED
-
FRA
-
GBR
-
RSM
-
CZE
-
VDM
-
MAL
-
4 30th 0
1992 500cc Banco-Yamaha ROC Yamaha JPN
-
AUS
15
MAL
-
ESP
15
ITA
17
EUR
17
GER
13
NED
NC
HUN
15
FRA
NC
GBR
9
BRA
13
RSA
17
2 23rd 0

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