1976 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia  1976 Yugoslavian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 12 races in the
1976 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 23 May 1976
Official name Grand Prix de Yougoslavie
Location Circuit d'Opatija
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 6.000 km (3.728 mi)
350 cc
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha
Time 2:17.9
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha
Time 2:16.3
Podium
First France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha
Second United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Yamaha
Third Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha
Time 2:20.9
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Gianfranco Bonera Harley-Davidson
Time 2:20.2
Podium
First Germany Dieter Braun Yamaha
Second United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha
Third France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 2:27.4
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 2:25.7
Podium
First Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli
Second Netherlands Henk van Kessel Yamaha
Third Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli
50 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco
Time 2:43.5
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler
Time 2:44.8
Podium
First Switzerland Ulrich Graf Kreidler
Second Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler
Third Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco

The 1976 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth round of the 1976 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 23 May 1976 at the Opatija circuit.

350 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 43 France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 25 57:52.4 4 15
2 6 United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Yamaha 25 +10.6 7 12
3 28 Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha 25 +17.0 5 10
4 17 Switzerland Bruno Kneubühler Yamaha 25 +1:23.4 15 8
5 9 United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha 25 +1:56.0 1 6
6 7 France Gérard Choukroun Yamaha 25 +2:25.7 5
7 5 France Patrick Pons Yamaha 25 +2:27.2 8 4
8 20 Norway Kjell Solberg Yamaha 24 +1 lap 3
9 35 Sweden Bo Granath Yamaha 24 +1 lap 2
10 41 Italy Claudio Loigo Yamaha 24 +1 lap 1
11 51 Australia Victor Soussan Yamaha 24 +1 lap
12 24 Czechoslovakia Peter Balaz Yamaha 21 +4 laps 13
Ret Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta 2
Ret Germany Dieter Braun Yamaha 3
Ret Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 6
Ret Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 9
Ret Australia John Dodds Yamaha 10
Ret Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha 11
Ret Sweden Leif Gustafsson Yamaha 12
Ret Hungary János Drapál Yamaha 14
Ret Finland Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 16
Ret Switzerland Franz Kunz Yamaha 17
Ret France Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 18
Ret Switzerland Philippe Coulon Yamaha 19
Ret Denmark Børge Nielsen Yamaha 20
30 starters in total
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250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 3 Germany Dieter Braun Yamaha 21 50:19.8 10 15
2 14 United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha 21 +6.7 2 12
3 45 France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 21 +7.0 12 10
4 51 France Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 21 +14.9 4 8
5 6 United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Yamaha 21 +16.9 6 6
6 9 Switzerland Bruno Kneubühler MZ 21 +28.2 11 5
7 31 Italy Gianfranco Bonera Harley-Davidson 21 +29.7 3 4
8 16 Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 21 +35.0 7 3
9 25 Hungary János Drapál Yamaha 21 +37.3 13 2
10 5 France Patrick Pons Yamaha 21 +1:00.0 8 1
11 55 Finland Eero Hyvarinen Yamaha 21 +1:13.6
12 35 Netherlands Henk van Kessel Yamaha 21 +1:34.5 19
13 53 France Philippe Bouzanne Yamaha 21 +1:35.3 18
14 29 Czechoslovakia Peter Balaz Jawa 21 +1:41.3
15 23 Denmark Børge Nielsen Yamaha 21 +2:17.0
16 56 Finland Pentti Salonen Yamaha 20 +1 lap
17 44 Australia Victor Soussan Yamaha 20 +1 lap
18 15 Switzerland Hans Müller Yamaha 20 +1 lap
19 24 Norway Kjell Solberg Yamaha 20 +1 lap
20 40 Sweden Bo Granath Yamaha 20 +1 lap
21 46 Japan Tatemo Chujero Yamaha 20 +1 lap 14
Ret Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha 1
Ret Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 5
Ret Italy Mario Lega Yamaha 9
Ret Sweden Leif Gustafsson Yamaha 15
Ret Finland Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 16
Ret Spain Jaime Samaranch Yamaha 17
Ret France Gérard Choukroun Yamaha 20
30 starters in total
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125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 2 Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli 19 47:23.1 2 15
2 5 Netherlands Henk van Kessel Yamaha 19 +7.9 4 12
3 1 Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli 19 +11.2 3 10
4 11 Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Morbidelli 19 +2:38.3 6 8
5 44 Switzerland Xaver Tschannen Maico 18 +1 lap 8 6
6 8 Netherlands Cees van Dongen Morbidelli 18 +1 lap 11 5
7 42 Switzerland Rolf Blatter Maico 18 +1 lap 15 4
8 4 Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Morbidelli 18 +1 lap 7 3
9 7 Switzerland Hans Müller Yamaha 18 +1 lap 9 2
10 9 Germany Peter Frohnmeyer Nava DRS 18 +1 lap 16 1
11 33 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Boris Bajc Yamaha 17 +2 laps 18
12 18 Czechoslovakia Fendrich Bedrich Ravo 17 +2 laps 17
13 21 Hungary Peter Szabo MZ 17 +2 laps
Ret Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco 1
Ret Poland Edward Stachowski Yamaha 5
Ret Finland Pentti Salonen Yamaha 10
Ret Italy Germano Zanetti Morbidelli 12
Ret Finland Matti Kinnunen Maico 13
Ret Hungary Janos Reisz Yamaha 14
Ret Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Gabel Karel Yamaha 19
Ret Italy Aldo Pero Morbidelli 20
25 starters in total
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50 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 11 Switzerland Ulrich Graf Kreidler 15 42:09.0 2 15
2 5 Germany Herbert Rittberger Kreidler 15 +7.0 3 12
3 1 Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco 15 +21.4 1 10
4 6 Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Kreidler 15 +21.9 4 8
5 4 Germany Rudolf Kunz Kreidler 15 +1:09.1 7 6
6 39 France Pierre Audry Kreidler 15 +1:30.0 8 5
7 38 Italy Aldo Pero Morbidelli 15 +2:06.3 12 4
8 14 Netherlands Cees van Dongen Kreidler 15 +2:27.4 10 3
9 41 Switzerland Rolf Blatter Kreidler 15 +3:02.7 11 2
10 18 Germany Günter Schirnhöfer Kreidler 14 +1 lap 15 1
11 24 Czechoslovakia Havrda Zbynek Kreidler 14 +1 lap 16
12 26 Czechoslovakia Fendrich Bedrich Kreidler 14 +1 lap 19
13 37 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nevio Paliska Tomos 13 +2 laps
14 30 Sweden Robert Laver Kreidler 12 +3 laps 20
15 32 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Boris Bajc Kreidler 12 +3 laps 14
16 33 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Boris Maruza Kreidler 12 +3 laps
17 34 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vilko Sever Kreidler 12 +3 laps
Ret Italy Eugenio Lazzarini UFO 5
Ret Italy Claudio Lusuardi Villa 6
Ret Belgium Julien van Zeebroeck Kreidler 9
Ret Austria Hans Hummel Kreidler 13
Ret Belgium Patrick de Wulf Kreidler 17
Ret Belgium Guido de Lys Kreidler 18
27 starters in total
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Carter, Chris (ed.). Motocourse 1976-1977. Hazleton Securities Ltd. p. 73. ISBN 0-905138-02-3. 


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