Finnish motorcycle Grand Prix

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Finnish Grand Prix
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Venue Imatra Circuit
First race 1962
Last race 1982
Most wins (rider) Giacomo Agostini (17)
Most wins (manufacturer) MV Agusta (19)

Finnish motorcycle Grand Prix was the Finnish round of the FIM Grand Prix motorcycle racing championship from 1962 to 1982. It was held at the Tampere Circuit in 1962 and 1963 before moving to Imatra. Giacomo Agostini won the most Finnish Grands Prix with ten 500cc victories and seven 350cc victories.

Winners of the Finnish Grand Prix[edit]

Multiple winners (riders)[edit]

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
17 Italy Giacomo Agostini 500 cc 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975
350 cc 1965, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
4 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood 500 cc 1963
350 cc 1963
250 cc 1966, 1967
United Kingdom Phil Read 500 cc 1974
250 cc 1968
125 cc 1966, 1968
Italy Walter Villa 350cc 1976
250 cc 1974, 1976, 1977
South Africa Kork Ballington 350 cc 1978
250 cc 1978, 1979, 1980
Spain Angel Nieto 125 cc 1978, 1980, 1981
50 cc 1975
3 New Zealand Hugh Anderson 125 cc 1963, 1965
50 cc 1964
2 Switzerland Luigi Taveri 125 cc 1964
50 cc 1962
United Kingdom Dave Simmonds 125 cc 1969, 1970
United Kingdom Rodney Gould 250 cc 1970, 1971
Sweden Kent Andersson 250 cc 1969
125 cc 1972
Belgium Julien van Zeebroeck 50 cc 1974, 1976
Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi 125 cc 1976, 1977
Venezuela Johnny Cecotto 500 cc 1977
350 cc 1975
Netherlands Wil Hartog 500 cc 1978, 1980
Germany Anton Mang 350 cc 1982
250 cc 1981

Multiple winners (manufacturers)[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
19 Italy MV Agusta 500 cc 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974
350 cc 1963, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
15 Japan Yamaha 500 cc 1975, 1977
350 cc 1974, 1975
250 cc 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1982
125 cc 1966, 1968, 1972
10 Japan Suzuki 500 cc 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
125 cc 1963, 1965, 1967, 1971
50 cc 1964
Japan Kawasaki 350 cc 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982
250 cc 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
125 cc 1969, 1970
6 Japan Honda 350 cc 1962, 1964
250 cc 1966, 1967
125 cc 1964
50 cc 1962
5 United States Harley Davidson 350 cc 1976
250 cc 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
4 Germany Kreidler 50 cc 1963, 1974, 1975, 1976
3 Italy Minarelli 125 cc 1978, 1980, 1981
2 Italy Morbidelli 125 cc 1976, 1977

By year[edit]

Year Track 50 cc 125 cc 250 cc 350 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1982 Imatra Venezuela Iván Palazzese MBA France Christian Sarron Yamaha Germany Anton Mang Kawasaki Report
1981 Imatra Spain Angel Nieto Minarelli Germany Anton Mang Kawasaki Italy Marco Lucchinelli Suzuki Report
1980 Imatra Spain Angel Nieto Minarelli South Africa Kork Ballington Kawasaki Netherlands Wil Hartog Suzuki Report
1979 Imatra Spain Ricardo Tormo Bultaco South Africa Kork Ballington Kawasaki Australia Gregg Hansford Kawasaki Netherlands Boet van Dulmen Suzuki Report
1978 Imatra Spain Angel Nieto Minarelli South Africa Kork Ballington Kawasaki South Africa Kork Ballington Kawasaki Netherlands Wil Hartog Suzuki Report
1977 Imatra Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi Morbidelli Italy Walter Villa Harley Davidson Japan Takazumi Katayama Kawasaki Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha Report
1976 Imatra Belgium Julien van Zeebroeck Kreidler Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi Morbidelli Italy Walter Villa Harley Davidson Italy Walter Villa Harley Davidson United States Pat Hennen Suzuki Report
1975 Imatra Spain Angel Nieto Kreidler France Michel Rougerie Harley Davidson Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini Yamaha Report
1974 Imatra Belgium Julien van Zeebroeck Kreidler Italy Walter Villa Harley Davidson Australia John Dodds Yamaha United Kingdom Phil Read MV Agusta Report
1973 Imatra Italy Otello Buscherini Malanca Finland Teuvo Länsivuori Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1972 Imatra Sweden Kent Andersson Yamaha Finland Jarno Saarinen Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1971 Imatra United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki United Kingdom Rodney Gould Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1970 Imatra United Kingdom Dave Simmonds Kawasaki United Kingdom Rodney Gould Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1969 Imatra United Kingdom Dave Simmonds Kawasaki Sweden Kent Andersson Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1968 Imatra United Kingdom Phil Read Yamaha United Kingdom Phil Read Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1967 Imatra United Kingdom Stuart Graham Suzuki United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Honda Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1966 Imatra United Kingdom Phil Read Yamaha United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Honda Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1965 Imatra New Zealand Hugh Anderson Suzuki Canada Mike Duff Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1964 Imatra New Zealand Hugh Anderson Suzuki Switzerland Luigi Taveri Honda Rhodesia Jim Redman Honda Australia Jack Ahearn Norton Report
1963 Tampere Germany Hans-Georg Anscheidt Kreidler New Zealand Hugh Anderson Suzuki United Kingdom Mike Hailwood MV Agusta United Kingdom Mike Hailwood MV Agusta Report
1962 Tampere Switzerland Luigi Taveri Honda United Kingdom Tommy Robb Honda United Kingdom Alan Shepherd Matchless Report