1983 Austrian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Austria  1983 Austrian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 12 races in the
1983 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Track map for Salzburgring in Austria.svg
Date29 May 1983
Official nameGroßer Preis von Österreich[1][2][3]
LocationSalzburgring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.246 km (2.638 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Roberts
Time 1:17.890
Fastest lap
Rider United States Randy Mamola
Time 1:17.110
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts
Second United States Eddie Lawson
Third United States Randy Mamola
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Belgium Didier de Radiguès
Time 1:25.370
Fastest lap
Rider France Thierry Espié
Time 1:25.270
Podium
First West Germany Manfred Herweh
Second Belgium Didier de Radiguès
Third France Thierry Espié
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Eugenio Lazzarini
Time 1:30.660
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Ángel Nieto
Time 1:29.910
Podium
First Spain Ángel Nieto
Second Italy Eugenio Lazzarini
Third Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi
50 cc
Pole position
Rider No 50cc race was held
Fastest lap
Rider No 50cc race was held
Podium
First No 50cc race was held
Second No 50cc race was held
Third No 50cc race was held

The 1983 Austrian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 1983 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 27–29 May 1983 at the Salzburgring.

Classification[edit]

500 cc[edit]

Pos. Rider Team Machine Time/Retired Points
1 United States Kenny Roberts Marlboro Agostini-Yamaha YZR500 41'26.840 15
2 United States Eddie Lawson Marlboro Agostini Yamaha YZR500 +6.040 12
3 United States Randy Mamola HB Sinclair-Suzuki RG500 +17.160 10
4 Japan Takazumi Katayama HRC-Honda NS500 +20.910 8
5 Italy Franco Uncini HB Gallina-Suzuki RG500 +38.950 6
6 France Marc Fontan Sonauto Gauloises-Yamaha YZR500 +40.810 5
7 Italy Marco Lucchinelli HRC-Honda NS500 +58.130 4
8 Netherlands Jack Middelburg Stichting Ned-Honda RS500 +1'04.530 3
9 Switzerland Sergio Pellandini Carimati-Pezzani Racing RG500 +1'04.780 2
10 Netherlands Boet van Dulmen Shell Nederland-Suzuki RG500 +1'12.410 1
11 Italy Gianni Pelletier HIRT Giapauto-Honda RS500 +1'17.480
12 United Kingdom Keith Huewen Heron-Suzuki RG500 +1 lap
13 United Kingdom Barry Sheene Heron-Suzuki RG500 +1 lap
14 United Kingdom Chris Guy RG500 +1 lap
15 Italy Maurizio Massimiani HIRT Giapauto-Honda RS500 +1 lap
16 Switzerland Philippe Coulon Marlboro-Suzuki RG500 +1 lap
17 Sweden Peter Sjöström Jeb’s Helmet Sweden RG500 +1 lap
18 West Germany Ernst Gschwender MO Motul Racing Team RG500 +1 lap
19 Italy Fabio Biliotti Moto Club Condor RS500 +1 lap
20 Switzerland Wolfgang von Muralt RG500 +1 lap
21 Italy Walter Magliorati Moto Club Carate RG500 +1 lap
22 United Kingdom Steve Parrish Mitsui-Yamaha YZR500 +2 laps
23 Italy Virginio Ferrari Cagiva GP500 +2 laps
24 Italy Leandro Becheroni RG500 +2 laps
25 West Germany Alfons Ammerschläger Skoal Bandit Heron Suzuki RG500 +2 laps
26 Norway Beni Slydal RG500 +2 laps
27 Austria Josef Ragginger RG500 +2 laps
28 Denmark Børge Nielsen RG500 +2 laps
29 Austria Franz Kaserer RG500 +2 laps
Ret United States Freddie Spencer HRC-Honda NS500 Retired
Ret Italy Paolo Ferretti YZR500 Retired
Ret United States Anton Mang HB Gallina-Suzuki RG500 Retired
Ret United Kingdom Ron Haslam HRC-Honda NS500 Retired
Ret Switzerland Andreas Hofmann RG500 Retired
Ret France Raymond Roche Moto Club Paul Ricard NS500 Retired
DNS West Germany Gustav Reiner RG500 Did not start
DNS Belgium Didier de Radiguès Team Johnson Elf RS500 Did not start
Sources: [4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1983". Archive.li. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1983 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Salzburgring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "1983 Austrian MotoGP". 9 October 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1983". www.motogp.com.


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