1977 Czechoslovak motorcycle Grand Prix

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Czechoslovakia  1977 Czechoslovak Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 13 races in the
1977 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 7 August 1977
Official name Grand Prix ČSSR
Location Brno
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 10.920 km (6.785 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Time 3:29.71
Fastest lap
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Suzuki
Time 3:29.69
Podium
First Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Second Italy Giacomo Agostini Yamaha
Third France Michel Rougerie Suzuki
350 cc
Pole position
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Time 3:40.36
Fastest lap
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Time 3:39.90
Podium
First Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Second United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha
Third France Christian Sarron Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Franco Uncini Harley-Davidson
Time 3:50.97
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Time 3:46.89
Podium
First Italy Franco Uncini Harley Davidson
Second Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Third Italy Mario Lega Morbidelli
Sidecar (B2A)
Pole position
Rider Germany Werner Schwärzel Aro
Time 3:51.30
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Werner Schwärzel Aro
Time 3:50.96
Podium
First Germany Rolf Steinhausen Busch-Yamaha
Second Germany Siegfreid Schauzu Yamaha
Third United Kingdom George O'Dell Windle-Yamaha

The 1977 Czechoslovak motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 1977 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 7 August 1977 at the Brno circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 11 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha 15 53:21.53 1 15
2 1 Italy Giacomo Agostini Yamaha 15 +25.68 6 12
3 49 France Michel Rougerie Suzuki 15 +47.85 5 10
4 3 United States Pat Hennen Suzuki 15 +54.69 2 8
5 26 Italy Gianfranco Bonera Suzuki 15 +1:34.18 3 6
6 2 Finland Teuvo Länsivuori Suzuki 15 +1:51.74 4 5
7 24 United Kingdom Steve Parrish Suzuki 15 +2:03.47 10 4
8 16 Austria Max Wiener Suzuki 15 +2:37.91 14 3
9 43 Germany Franz Rau Suzuki 15 +3:11.86 18 2
10 18 Germany Helmut Kassner Suzuki 15 +3:13.14 1
11 14 United Kingdom Alex George Suzuki 15 +3:33.16
12 20 Denmark Børge Nielsen Suzuki 15 +3:45.63 19
13 29 Germany Franz Heller Suzuki 14 +1 lap 15
14 21 Switzerland Roland Freymond Yamaha 14 +1 lap
15 17 Belgium Jean-Marc Toffolo Yamaha 14 +1 lap
16 40 Italy Adelio Faccioli Yamaha 14 +1 lap
17 45 Austria Hans Braumandl Yamaha 14 +1 lap
18 19 Italy Giorgio Gatti Yamaha 13 +2 laps
19 28 Austria Michael Schmid Suzuki 13 +2 laps
Netherlands Wil Hartog Suzuki 7
United States Steve Baker Yamaha 8
Italy Armando Toracca Suzuki 9
United Kingdom John Williams Suzuki 11
Italy Marco Lucchinelli Suzuki 12
Netherlands Boet van Dulmen Suzuki 13
Austria Karl Auer Yamaha 16
Belgium Jean-Philippe Orban Suzuki 17
Germany Harald Merkl Suzuki 20
38 starters in total
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350 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 2 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha 14 51:51.38 1 15
2 4 United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha 14 +54.72 4 12
3 22 France Christian Sarron Yamaha 14 +1:05.52 5 10
4 14 Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 14 +1:10.00 14 8
5 6 Spain Víctor Palomo Yamaha 14 +1:13.36 11 6
6 32 Australia Vic Soussan Yamaha 14 +1:13.86 13 5
7 12 South Africa Kork Ballington Yamaha 14 +1:38.32 7 4
8 28 France Michel Rougerie Yamaha 14 +1:41.58 2 3
9 23 South Africa Jon Ekerold Yamaha 14 +1:50.01 2
10 16 Italy Giacomo Agostini Yamaha 14 +1:53.54 12 1
11 9 France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 14 +1:57.94 15
12 34 France Jean-Claude Hogrel Yamaha 14 +1:59.51
13 47 Czechoslovakia Peter Balaz Yamaha 14 +3:09.06 17
14 46 United Kingdom Alex George Yamaha 14 +3:10.24
15 33 Denmark Børge Nielsen Yamaha 14 +3:31.89
16 43 Australia Jack Findlay Yamaha 14 +3:50.54
17 26 Sweden Bo Granath Yamaha 14 +3:51.07
18 36 Austria Grund Hartmann Yamaha 13 +1 lap
19 11 Germany Franz Rau Yamaha 13 +1 lap
20 24 Switzerland Franz Meier Yamaha 13 +1 lap
21 39 Italy Georg Gatti Yamaha 13 +1 lap
Finland Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 3
Italy Franco Uncini Harley-Davidson 6
France Jean-François Baldé Yamaha 8
France Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 9
France Patrick Pons Yamaha 10
South Africa Alan North Yamaha 16
45 starters in total
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250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 21 Italy Franco Uncini Harley-Davidson 13 49:58.89 1 15
2 1 Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 13 +0.41 2 12
3 29 Italy Mario Lega Morbidelli 13 +23.84 3 10
4 15 South Africa Kork Ballington Yamaha 13 +25.45 4 8
5 5 United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha 13 +25.91 19 6
6 22 South Africa Alan North Yamaha 13 +56.98 7 5
7 16 South Africa Jon Ekerold Yamaha 13 +1:01.50 15 4
8 12 France Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 13 +1:03.46 17 3
9 9 France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 13 +1:04.12 16 2
10 40 France Guy Bertin Yamaha 13 +1:04.81 12 1
11 41 Hungary János Drapál Yamaha 13 +1:13.22 11
12 34 Venezuela Aldo Nannini Yamaha 13 +1:19.57 5
13 11 Australia John Dodds Yamaha 13 +1:24.75
14 8 Czechoslovakia Peter Balaz Jawa 13 +1:30.78 14
15 18 France Jean-François Baldé Yamaha 13 +1:45.99 13
16 33 Japan Ken Nemoto Yamaha 13 +1:46.63
17 25 Italy Sauro Pazzaglia Yamaha 13 +3:10.10
18 42 Hungary István Holmár Yamaha 13 +3:10.94
19 43 Hungary János Vlaszati Yamaha 13 +3:19.70
20 28 Austria Edi Stöllinger Yamaha 13 +3:46.86
21 44 Poland Ryszard Mankiewitz Yamaha 13 +4:11.19
22 50 Czechoslovakia Oldrich Kába Jawa 12 +1 lap
23 45 Czechoslovakia Ondrej Szymanski Yamaha 12 +1 lap
Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 6
Australia Vic Soussan Yamaha 8
Finland Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 9
United Kingdom Mick Grant Kawasaki 10
France Patrick Pons Yamaha 18
43 starters in total
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Sidecar classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Passenger Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 1 Germany Rolf Steinhausen Germany Wolfgang Kalauch Busch-Yamaha 12 48:01.58 4 15
2 5 Germany Siegfried Schauzu Germany Lorenzo Puzo Yamaha 12 +45.13 5 12
3 8 United Kingdom George O'Dell United Kingdom Cliff Holland Windle-Yamaha 12 +46.14 9 10
4 4 Switzerland Rolf Biland United Kingdom Kenny Williams Schmid-Yamaha 12 +1:29.20 7 8
5 12 United Kingdom Mac Hobson United Kingdom Stu Collins Suzuki 12 +1:56.57 6
6 7 United Kingdom Dick Greasley United Kingdom Mick Skeels Chell-Yamaha 12 +1:56.82 11 5
7 6 Germany Helmut Schilling Germany Rainer Gundel Aro 12 +2:46.24 3 4
8 17 Italy Amedeo Zini Italy Andreas Fornaro König 12 +3:17.30 3
9 21 Germany Heinz Luthringshauser Germany Helmut Hahn MKM 11 +1 lap 2
10 15 Germany Gustav Pape Germany Franz Kallenberg König 11 +1 lap 1
11 27 Austria Herbert Prügl Austria Hans Kussberger Rotax 11 +1 lap
12 32 Switzerland Ernst Trachsel Switzerland "Agner" Yamaha 11 +1 lap
13 18 Switzerland Hans-Peter Hubacher Switzerland Pudu Dudach Yamaha 11 +1 lap
14 33 Germany Heinz Thevissen Germany Erich Schmitz König 8 +4 laps
15 3 Switzerland Hermann Schmid United Kingdom Kenny Arthur Schmid-Yamaha 7 +5 laps 2
Germany Werner Schwärzel Germany Andreas Huber Aro 1
France Alain Michel France Gérard Lecorre Yamaha 6
Sweden Göte Brodin Sweden Bengt Forsberg Windle-Yamaha 8
Switzerland Bruno Holzer Switzerland "Tschunko" LCR-Yamaha 10
Netherlands Cees Smit Netherlands Jan Smit König 12
26 starters in total
[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Carter, Chris (ed.). Motocourse 1977-1978. Hazleton Securities Ltd. p. 117. ISBN 0-905138-04-X. 


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