List of FIM World Championship points scoring systems

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This is a list of points scoring systems used to determine the outcome of the FIM Motorcycle Grand Prix World Championship and Constructors Championships since 1949. The Championships are awarded to the competitor and constructor who accumulate the most championship points over the course of the Championship season.

Points scoring systems[edit]

Seasons 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th Fastest lap Best results counted
500cc or Moto GP Class
Notes
1949 10 8 7 6 5 1 3 [1][2][3]
1950 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 4 [1][4]
19511955 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 5 [1][5][6][7][8][9]
19561960 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 4 [1][10][11][12][13]
1961 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 6 [1][14]
19621964 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 5 [1][15][16][17]
1965 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 6 [1][18]
1966 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 5 [1][19]
19671968 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 6 [1][20][21]
1969 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 7 [1][22]
19701971 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 6 [1][23][24]
1972 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 7 [1][25]
19731975 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 6 [1][26][27][28]
1976 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 6
(3 from first 5, 3 from last 5)
[29]
19771987 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 All
19881992 20 17 15 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 All
1993–present 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 All

[30]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m The number of championship rounds divided by two, plus one
  2. ^ For the 1949 season 1 point awarded to the competitor recording the fastest lap if finished the race
  3. ^ The 1949 season the best of 3 race results counted for 250cc & 350cc championships and all of the results for the 125cc & 500cc sidecar championships.
  4. ^ The 1950 season the best of 4 race results counted for 350cc championship and all of the results for the 125cc, 250cc & 500cc sidecar championships.
  5. ^ The 1951 season the best of 5 race results counted for 350cc championship, best of 4 results for 250cc & 500cc sidecar championships and all of the results for the 125cc championship.
  6. ^ The 1952 & 1953 seasons, the best of 4 race results counted for 125cc, 250cc, 350cc and 500cc sidecar championships.
  7. ^ The 1954 season the best of 5 race results counted for 350cc and the best of 4 race results counted for 125cc, 250cc and 500cc sidecar championships.
  8. ^ The 500cc race for 1954 Ulster Grand Prix for the World Championship was excluded by the FIM as a points scoring round after heavy rain reduced the race distance.
  9. ^ The 1955 season the best of 4 race results counted for 125cc, 250cc, 350cc and 500cc sidecar championships.
  10. ^ The 1956 & 1957 seasons the best of 4 race results counted for 125cc, 250cc, 350cc and 500cc sidecar championships.
  11. ^ The 1958 season the best of 4 race results counted for 125cc, 250cc, 350cc championships and the best of 3 race results counted for the 500cc sidecar championship.
  12. ^ The 1959 season the best of 4 race results counted for 125cc, 250cc, 350cc championships and the best of 3 race results counted for the 500cc sidecar championship.
  13. ^ The 1960 season the best of 4 race results counted for 250cc championship and the best of 3 race results counted for 125cc, 350cc and the 500cc sidecar championships.
  14. ^ The 1961 season the best of 4 race results counted for the 350cc championship, the best of 6 race results counted for the 125cc and 250cc championship and the best of 4 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  15. ^ The 1962 season the best of 4 race results counted for the 350cc championship, the best of 6 race results counted for the 50cc, 125cc and 250cc championship and the best of 4 results counted for the 500cc sidecar championship.
  16. ^ The 1963 season the best of 6 race results counted for the 150cc and 350cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 250cc championship and the best of 4 results counted for the 50cc solo and 500cc sidecar championships.
  17. ^ The 1964 season the best of 5 race results counted for the 50cc and 350cc championship, the best of 6 race results counted for the 250cc championship and the best of 4 results counted for the 500cc sidecar championship.
  18. ^ The 1965 season the best of 5 race results counted for the 50cc and 350cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 125cc and 250cc championship and the best of 4 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  19. ^ The 1966 season the best of 6 race results counted for 350cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 250cc championship, the best of 6 race results counted for the 125cc championship, the best of 4 race results counted for the 50cc championship and the best of 3 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  20. ^ The 1967 season the best of 5 race results counted for the 350cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 125cc and 250cc championship, the best of 4 race results counted for the 50cc championship and the best of 5 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  21. ^ The 1968 season the best of 4 race results counted for the 350cc championship, the best of 6 race results counted for the 250cc championship, the best of 5 race results counted for the 150cc championship, the best of 3 race results counted for the 50cc championship and the best of 4 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  22. ^ The 1969 season the best of 6 race results counted for the 50cc, 125cc and 350cc championships, the best of 7 race results counted for the 250cc championship and the best of 4 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  23. ^ The 1970 season the best of 6 race results counted for the 50cc, 125cc and 350cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 250cc championship and the best of 5 results for the 500cc sidecar championship.
  24. ^ The 1971 season the best of 5 race results counted for the 50cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 125cc, 250cc & 350cc championships and the best of 5 results for the 500cc sidecar championship.
  25. ^ The 1972 season the best of 5 race results counted for the 50cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 125cc, 250cc & 350cc championships and the best of 5 results for the 500cc sidecar championship.
  26. ^ The 1973 season the best of 4 race results counted for the 50cc championship, the best of 7 race results counted for the 125cc championship, the best of 6 results for the 250cc & 350cc championships and the best of 5 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  27. ^ The 1974 season the best of 6 results for the 50cc, 125cc, 250cc & 350cc championships and the best of 5 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  28. ^ The 1975 season the best of 5 race results counted for the 50cc championship, the best of 6 results for the 125cc, 250cc & 350cc championships and the best of 4 results for the 500cc sidecar championships.
  29. ^ Carter, Chris (ed.). Motocourse 1976-1977. Hazleton Securities Ltd. pp. 33, 185. ISBN 0-905138-02-3. 
  30. ^ Guinness Motorcycle Sport Fact Book by Ian Morrison page 14 (1991)(1st Edition) Guinness Publishing The Bath Press ISBN 0-5112-953-6

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