1976 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Belgium  1976 Belgian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 7 of 12 races in the
1976 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 4 July 1976
Official name Grand Prix de Belgique
Location Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 14.10 km (8.76 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki
Time 3:52.7
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom John Williams Suzuki
Time 3:52.6
Podium
First United Kingdom John Williams Suzuki
Second United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki
Third Netherlands Marcel Ankoné Suzuki
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Time 4:05.4
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Time 4:06.9
Podium
First Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Second Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli
Third Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 4:25.7
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli
Time 4:22.7
Podium
First Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Second Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli
Third Netherlands Gert Bender Bender
50 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 5:07.4
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler
Time 5:08.3
Podium
First Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler
Second Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Third Switzerland Ulrich Graf Kreidler
Sidecar (B2A)
Pole position
Rider Germany Siegfried Schauzu Aro
Time 4:11.9
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Helmut Schilling Aro
Time 4:22.9
Podium
First Germany Rolf Steinhausen Busch König
Second Germany Werner Schwärzel König
Third Germany Helmut Schilling Aro

The 1976 Belgian motorcycle Grand Prix was the seventh round of the 1976 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 4 July 1976 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 5 United Kingdom John Williams Suzuki 10 39:22.8 6 15
2 7 United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki 10 +7.4 1 12
3 28 Netherlands Marcel Ankoné Suzuki 10 +17.0 3 10
4 20 France Michel Rougerie Suzuki 10 +28.6 4 8
5 4 Finland Teuvo Länsivuori Suzuki 10 +38.6 8 6
6 14 Germany Dieter Braun Suzuki 10 +41.1 9 5
7 11 United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Suzuki 10 +56.5 14 4
8 40 United States Pat Hennen Suzuki 10 +57.7 13 3
9 8 United Kingdom John Newbold Suzuki 10 +59.9 17 2
10 44 Germany Helmut Kassner Suzuki 10 +1:03.9 1
11 6 United Kingdom Alex George Yamaha 12
12 19 United Kingdom Tom Herron Suzuki 18
13 27 Netherlands Boet van Dulmen Suzuki 15
14 36 Belgium Jean-Pierre Orban Yamaha
15 29 Belgium Philippe Chaltin Yamaha
16 15 Netherlands Kees van der Kruys Yamaha
17 3 Belgium Etienne Geeraerd Yamaha
Ret Spain Victor Palomo Yamaha 2
Ret Italy Giacomo Agostini Suzuki 5
Ret United Kingdom Phil Read Suzuki 7
Ret Switzerland Philippe Coulon Suzuki 10
Ret Australia Jack Findlay Suzuki 11
Ret Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha 16
Ret Belgium J. Nies Suzuki 19
Ret France Bernard Fau Yamaha 20
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250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 8 Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 11 45:51.9 1 15
2 20 Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli 11 +48.6 5 12
3 7 Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha 11 +57.3 3 10
4 37 Australia John Dodds Yamaha 11 +57.5 8 8
5 6 Italy Gianfranco Bonera Harley-Davidson 11 +57.9 7 6
6 17 Spain Víctor Palomo Yamaha 11 +58.3 6 5
7 5 Germany Dieter Braun Yamaha 11 +58.9 4
8 35 Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 11 +1:08.4 9 3
9 24 France Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 11 +1:21.0 14 2
10 9 United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha 11 +1:21.2 1
11 47 Australia Victor Soussan Yamaha
12 33 Netherlands Henk van Kessel Yamaha 11
13 45 France Philippe Bouzanne Yamaha
14 27 Netherlands Boet van Dulmen Yamaha 12
15 22 Czechoslovakia M. Arias Yamaha
16 16 France Jean-François Baldé Yamaha
17 32 Japan Ken Nemoto Yamaha
18 34 Italy Franco Uncini Yamaha
19 39 Belgium R. Hubin Yamaha 10
Ret Switzerland Bruno Kneubühler Yamaha 2
Ret Sweden Leif Gustafsson Yamaha 4
Ret Finland Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 13
Ret Soviet Union Mati Reinup MZ 15
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125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 26 Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco 10 44:47.1 1 15
2 3 Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli 10 +4.8 3 12
3 6 Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Morbidelli 10 +56.7 8 10
4 28 Germany Gert Bender Bender 10 +1:07.0 5 8
5 2 Austria Harald Bartol Morbidelli 10 +1:17.9 7 6
6 24 France Patrick Plisson Morbidelli 10 +2:35.6 4 5
7 7 Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Morbidelli 10 +2:36.5 13 4
8 33 Belgium Julien van Zeebroeck Morbidelli 10 +2:46.1 12 3
9 1 Sweden Leif Gustafsson Yamaha 10 +3:15.1 2
10 16 Netherlands Cees van Dongen Morbidelli 10 +3:33.2 14 1
11 29 Germany Horst Seel Seel EB 15
12 15 Switzerland Hans Müller Yamaha
13 42 Germany Anton Mang Morbidelli 6
14 36 Netherlands Piet van Niel Yamaha
Ret Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli 2
Ret Netherlands Henk van Kessel AGV Condor 9
Ret Italy Claudio Lusuardi Malamaz 10
Ret France Jean-Louis Guignabodet Morbidelli 11
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50 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 14 Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler 6 31:20.7 2 15
2 10 Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco 6 +20.1 1 12
3 7 Switzerland Ulrich Graf Kreidler 6 +37.7 3 12
4 15 Italy Eugenio Lazzarini UFO 6 +1:07.6 6 8
5 18 France Benjamin Laurent ABF 6 +1:09.8 6
6 40 Netherlands Engelbert Kip Kreidler 9 5
7 12 Germany Rudolf Kunz Kreidler 7 4
8 16 Netherlands Cees van Dongen Kreidler 11 3
9 3 Austria Hans Hummel Kreidler 5 2
10 1 Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Kreidler 8 1
11 30 Spain Ramon Gali Derbi
12 37 Belgium R. Dumont Kreidler
13 19 Germany Ingo Emmerich Kreidler
14 29 Switzerland Rolf Blatter Kreidler
15 21 Germany W. Golembeck Kreidler
16 26 Belgium Guido de Lys Kreidler
17 27 Netherlands Jaap Bosman Kreidler
18 5 Netherlands Theo Timmer Kreidler
19 39 Belgium G. Muyters Kreidler
Ret France Pierre Audry ABF 4
Ret Spain Joaquin Gali Derbi 10
Ret Belgium C. Dumont Kreidler 12
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Sidecar classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Passenger Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 1 Germany Rolf Steinhausen Germany Sepp Huber Busch-König 9 39:56.5 2 15
2 2 Germany Werner Schwärzel Germany Andreas Huber König 9 +0.3 3 12
3 11 Germany Helmut Schilling Germany Rainer Gundel Aro 9 +2.7 4 10
4 28 Germany Siegfried Schauzu Germany Wolfgang Kalauch Aro 9 +38.9 1 8
5 22 Switzerland Rudi Kurth United Kingdom Dane Rowe Yamaha 9 +1:24.3 '6
6 12 United Kingdom George O'Dell United Kingdom Kenny Arthur Yamaha 9 +1:53.9 '5
7 10 Germany Otto Haller Germany Erich Haselbeck BMW 9 +1:58.8 4
8 21 Germany Ted Janssen Germany Erich Schmitz Yamaha 9 +2:17.7 3
9 5 United Kingdom Mac Hobson United Kingdom John Inchcliff Yamaha 9 +2:26.8 2
10 19 France Alain Michel France Bernard Garcia Yamaha 9 +2:44.9 1
11 16 United Kingdom Dick Greasley United Kingdom Cliff Holland Chell Yamaha 9
12 30 Switzerland Bruno Holzer Switzerland Charly Meierhans Chell Yamaha 9
13 15 Germany Heinz Luthringshauser Germany Lorenzo Puzo BMW 9
14 17 Germany Heinz Thevissen Germany Juppi Esch HTS 9
15 24 Belgium Mark Alexandre Belgium Paul Gerard König 9
16 7 Switzerland Hermann Schmid Switzerland Jean-Pierre Martial Yamaha 8 +1 lap
Ret Switzerland Rolf Biland United Kingdom Ken Williams Yamaha 6
Ret Germany Walter Ohrmann Germany Bernd Grube Yamaha 7
Ret Germany Gustav Pape Germany Franz Kallenberg König 8
Ret Netherlands Martin Kooy Netherlands Rob Vader König 9
Ret Italy Amedeo Zini Italy Andrea Fornaro König 10
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Carter, Chris (ed.). Motocourse 1976-1977. Hazleton Securities Ltd. p. 99. ISBN 0-905138-02-3. 


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