1977 Finnish motorcycle Grand Prix

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Finland  1977 Finnish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 13 races in the
1977 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 31 July 1977
Location Imatra
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 6.030 km (3.747 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki
Time 2:06.7
Fastest lap
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Time 2:05.9
Podium
First Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Second Italy Marco Lucchinelli Suzuki
Third Italy Gianfranco Bonera Suzuki
350 cc
Pole position
Rider Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha
Time 2:13.2
Fastest lap
Rider South Africa Jon Ekerold
United Kingdom Tom Herron
Yamaha
Yamaha
Time 2:14.4
Podium
First Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha
Second France Christian Sarron Yamaha
Third South Africa Jon Ekerold Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider South Africa Alan North Yamaha
Time 2:18.9
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Time 2:16.6
Podium
First Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson
Second United Kingdom Mick Grant Kawasaki
Third South Africa Kork Ballington Yamaha
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli
Time 2:23.7
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli
Time 2:23.5
Podium
First Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli
Second Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Morbidelli
Third France Jean-Louis Guignabodet Morbidelli

The 1977 Finnish motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 1977 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 31 July 1977 at the Imatra circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 14 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha 22 46:50.0 2 15
2 4 Italy Marco Lucchinelli Suzuki 22 +43.0 5 12
3 22 Italy Gianfranco Bonera Suzuki 22 +51.6 8 10
4 12 France Michel Rougerie Suzuki 22 +1:04.7 7 8
5 21 United Kingdom Steve Parrish Suzuki 22 +1:17.2 13 6
6 7 United Kingdom Barry Sheene Suzuki 22 +1:18.7 1 5
7 2 Finland Teuvo Länsivuori Suzuki 22 +1:56.5 9 4
8 26 Italy Armando Toracca Suzuki 21 +1 lap 14 3
9 30 Belgium Jean-Philippe Orban Suzuki 21 +1 lap 18 2
10 11 Austria Karl Auer Yamaha 21 +1 lap 19 1
11 20 Denmark Børge Nielsen Suzuki 21 +1 lap
12 25 United States Steve Baker Yamaha 21 +1 lap 11
13 17 United Kingdom Alex George Suzuki 21 +1 lap 20
14 27 Sweden Bo Granath Suzuki 21 +1 lap
15 34 Finland Markku Matikainen Suzuki 20 +2 laps
16 23 Canada Ron Kirkham Yamaha 20 +2 laps
17 39 Belgium Jean-Marc Toffolo Yamaha 20 +2 laps
18 36 Finland Ossi Nikkinen Yamaha 19 +3 laps
United States Pat Hennen Suzuki 3
Italy Giacomo Agostini Yamaha 4
Italy Virginio Ferrari Suzuki 6
Netherlands Wil Hartog Suzuki 10
United Kingdom John Williams Suzuki 12
New Zealand Stu Avant Suzuki 15
Italy Giovanni Rolando Suzuki 16
France Christian Estrosi Suzuki 17
30 starters in total
[1]

350 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 8 Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha 21 48:14.9 10 15
2 18 France Christian Sarron Yamaha 21 +3.3 4 12
3 19 South Africa Jon Ekerold Yamaha 21 +5.3 15 10
4 4 United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha 21 +16.0 2 8
5 12 France Patrick Pons Yamaha 21 +42.3 19 6
6 7 France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 21 +1:21.6 9 5
7 38 Finland Seppo Rossi Yamaha 21 +1:32.1 4
8 1 Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 21 +1:35.3 18 3
9 36 Finland Eero Hyvärinen Yamaha 21 +1:35.5 20 2
10 21 Austria Karl Auer Yamaha 21 +1:41.9 1
11 30 Switzerland Michel Frutschi Yamaha 21 +1:49.5
12 3 United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Yamaha 21 +2:07.1 19
13 10 South Africa Kork Ballington Yamaha 21 +3:44.6 16
14 28 United Kingdom Alex George Yamaha 20 +1 lap
15 37 Finland Reino Eskelinen Yamaha 20 +1 lap
Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Yamaha 1
France Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 3
Italy Giacomo Agostini Yamaha 5
Italy Mario Lega Morbidelli 6
South Africa Alan North Yamaha 7
Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 8
France Jean-François Baldé Yamaha 11
Belgium Etienne Geeraerd Yamaha 12
Australia John Dodds Yamaha 13
France Michel Rougerie Yamaha 14
Finland Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 17
30 starters in total
[1]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 1 Italy Walter Villa Harley-Davidson 20 46:15.3 3 15
2 26 United Kingdom Mick Grant Kawasaki 20 +0.3 12
3 11 South Africa Kork Ballington Yamaha 20 +24.3 6 10
4 18 Italy Franco Uncini Harley-Davidson 20 +26.5 7 8
5 4 United Kingdom Tom Herron Yamaha 20 +28.2 2 6
6 9 France Patrick Fernandez Yamaha 20 +34.7 8 5
7 24 Italy Mario Lega Morbidelli 20 +37.9 10 4
8 27 United Kingdom Barry Ditchburn Kawasaki 20 +38.4 9 3
9 10 Italy Paolo Pileri Morbidelli 20 +38.6 11 2
10 6 France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha 20 +38.9 14 1
11 30 Switzerland Hans Müller Yamaha 20 +54.8 16
12 12 South Africa Jon Ekerold Yamaha 20 +1:11.2 17
13 39 Venezuela Aldo Nannini Yamaha 20 +1:14.3 19
14 32 Australia Vic Soussan Yamaha 20 +1:25.2 15
15 5 United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Yamaha 20 +1:33.5 18
16 23 Finland Eero Hyvärinen Yamaha 20 +1:52.2
17 38 Finland Seppo Rossi Yamaha 20 +2:00.8 20
18 8 Australia John Dodds Yamaha 20 +2:09.3
19 40 Japan Ken Nemoto Yamaha 19 +1 lap
South Africa Alan North Yamaha 1
Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha 4
Finland Pekka Nurmi Yamaha 5
Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha 12
France Jean-François Baldé Yamaha 13
31 starters in total
[1]

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 1 Italy Pierpaolo Bianchi Morbidelli 19 46:09.6 1 15
2 6 Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Morbidelli 19 +9.6 2 12
3 5 France Jean-Louis Guignabodet Morbidelli 19 +1:16.4 7 10
4 12 Switzerland Hans Müller Morbidelli 19 +1:32.7 8 8
5 8 Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Morbidelli 19 +1:45.8 9 6
6 16 Sweden Per-Edward Carlson Morbidelli 19 +2:20.0 16 5
7 36 France Thierry Espié Motobécane 19 +2:23.2 13 4
8 33 Sweden Bengt Johansson Morbidelli 19 +2:23.4 15 3
9 17 France Patrick Plisson Morbidelli 19 +2:34.8 17 2
10 15 Italy Enrico Cereda Morbidelli 18 +1 lap 12
11 18 Finland Matti Kinnunen Morbidelli 18 +1 lap 14
12 19 Austria Hans Hummel Morbidelli 18 +1 lap 20
13 10 Netherlands Cees van Dongen Morbidelli 18 +1 lap 19
14 35 Germany Bernd Schneider Bender 18 +1 lap
15 28 France Jacques Hutteau Morbidelli 18 +1 lap
16 27 Italy Luigi Rinaudo Morbidelli 18 +1 lap
17 29 Germany Alfred Schmid Morbidelli 18 +1 lap
18 25 Argentina Guillermo Pérez Morbidelli 18 +1 lap
Spain Ricardo Tormo Bultaco 3
Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco 4
Austria Harald Bartol Morbidelli 5
Germany Gert Bender Bender 6
Belgium Julien van Zeebroeck Motobécane 10
France Thierry Noblesse Morbidelli 11
Germany Anton Mang Morbidelli 18
30 starters in total
[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Carter, Chris (ed.). Motocourse 1977-1978. Hazleton Securities Ltd. p. 111. ISBN 0-905138-04-X. 


Previous race:
1977 Swedish Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1977 season
Next race:
1977 Czechoslovakian Grand Prix
Previous race:
1976 Finnish Grand Prix
Finnish Grand Prix Next race:
1978 Finnish Grand Prix