Yugoslav motorcycle Grand Prix

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Yugoslav Grand Prix
Automotodrom Grobnik.png
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
VenueAutomotodrom Grobnik (1978–1990)
Opatija Circuit (1969–1970, 1972–1977)
First race1969
Last race1990
Most wins (rider)Dieter Braun (6)
Most wins (manufacturer)Yamaha (20)
1989 race on a Yugoslavian stamp

The Yugoslav motorcycle Grand Prix was a motorcycling event forming part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season from 1969 to 1990.

Official names and sponsors[edit]

  • 1969–1970: Velika nagrada Jadrana/Adriatic Grand Prix/Grand-Prix de l'Adriatique[1]
  • 1972–1974, 1977: Velika Nagrada Jugoslavije/Grand Prix de Yougoslavie (no official sponsor)[2][3][4]
  • 1975–1976, 1978–1980: Velika Nagrada Jugoslavije (no official sponsor)[4][5][6]
  • 1981, 1983–1989: Yu Grand Prix (no official sponsor)[7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]
  • 1982: Yu Grand (no official sponsor)[15]
  • 1990: Yu Grand Prix/Velika Nagrada Jugoslavije (no official sponsor)[16]

Winners of the Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix[edit]

Multiple winners (riders)[edit]

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
6 West Germany Dieter Braun 250 cc 1973, 1975, 1976
125 cc 1969, 1970, 1975
5 Spain Ángel Nieto 125 cc 1978, 1979
50 cc 1970, 1975, 1977
4 Spain Jorge Martínez 125 cc 1988
50 cc 1986, 1987, 1988
3 Italy Giacomo Agostini 500 cc 1970
350 cc 1970, 1974
Sweden Kent Andersson 125 cc 1972, 1973, 1974
Spain Ricardo Tormo 50 cc 1978, 1980, 1981
Italy Eugenio Lazzarini 125 cc 1982
50 cc 1979, 1982
United States Freddie Spencer 500 cc 1983, 1984
250 cc 1985
Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger 80 cc 1984, 1985
50 cc 1983
Spain Sito Pons 250 cc 1986, 1988, 1989
2 Hungary János Drapál 350 cc 1972, 1973
Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi 125 cc 1976, 1977
Australia Gregg Hansford 350 cc 1978
250 cc 1978
Germany Anton Mang 350 cc 1981
250 cc 1980
United States Eddie Lawson 500 cc 1985, 1986
Venezuela Carlos Lavado 250 cc 1983, 1987
Australia Wayne Gardner 500 cc 1987, 1988

Multiple winners (manufacturers)[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
20 Japan Yamaha 500 cc 1979, 1985, 1986, 1990
350 cc 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
250 cc 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1987
125 cc 1972, 1973, 1974
10 Japan Honda 500 cc 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988,
250 cc 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990
125 cc 1990
6 West Germany Kreidler 50 cc 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980
Italy Morbidelli 250 cc 1977, 1979
125 cc 1975, 1976, 1977, 1983
5 Japan Kawasaki 350 cc 1978, 1979, 1981
250 cc 1978, 1980
Spain Derbi 125 cc 1988
80 cc 1986, 1987, 1988
50 cc 1970
Japan Suzuki 500 cc 1981, 1982, 1989
125 cc 1969, 1970
3 Italy MV Agusta 500 cc 1970, 1972
350 cc 1970
Spain Bultaco 50 cc 1977, 1978, 1981
Italy Minarelli 125 cc 1978, 1979, 1981
Switzerland Krauser 80 cc 1985, 1989
50 cc 1983
2 Italy Garelli 125 cc 1982
50 cc 1982

By year[edit]

Year Track 80 cc 125 cc 250 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1990 Rijeka Germany Stefan Prein Honda Spain Carlos Cardús Honda United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha Report
1989 Rijeka Germany Peter Öttl Krauser Spain Sito Pons Honda United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Report
1988 Rijeka Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi Spain Sito Pons Honda Australia Wayne Gardner Honda Report
1987 Rijeka Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi Venezuela Carlos Lavado Yamaha Australia Wayne Gardner Honda Report
1986 Rijeka Spain Jorge Martínez Derbi Spain Sito Pons Honda United States Eddie Lawson Yamaha Report
1985 Rijeka Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Krauser United States Freddie Spencer Honda United States Eddie Lawson Yamaha Report
1984 Rijeka Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Zündapp West Germany Manfred Herweh Real-Rotax United States Freddie Spencer Honda Report
Year Track 50 cc 125 cc 250 cc 350 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1983 Rijeka Switzerland Stefan Dörflinger Krauser Switzerland Bruno Kneubühler MBA Venezuela Carlos Lavado Yamaha United States Freddie Spencer Honda Report
1982 Rijeka Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Garelli Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Garelli Belgium Didier de Radiguès Yamaha Italy Franco Uncini Suzuki Report
1981 Rijeka Spain Ricardo Tormo Bultaco Italy Loris Reggiani Minarelli West Germany Anton Mang Kawasaki United States Randy Mamola Suzuki Report
1980 Rijeka Spain Ricardo Tormo Kreidler France Guy Bertin Motobécane West Germany Anton Mang Kawasaki Report
1979 Rijeka Italy Eugenio Lazzarini Kreidler Spain Ángel Nieto Minarelli Italy Graziano Rossi Morbidelli South Africa Kork Ballington Kawasaki United States Kenny Roberts Yamaha Report
1978 Rijeka Spain Ricardo Tormo Bultaco Spain Ángel Nieto Minarelli Australia Gregg Hansford Kawasaki Australia Gregg Hansford Kawasaki Report
1977 Opatija Spain Ángel Nieto Bultaco Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi Morbidelli Italy Mario Lega Morbidelli Japan Takazumi Katayama Yamaha Report
1976 Opatija Switzerland Ulrich Graf Kreidler Italy Pier Paolo Bianchi Morbidelli West Germany Dieter Braun Yamaha France Olivier Chevallier Yamaha Report
1975 Opatija Spain Ángel Nieto Kreidler West Germany Dieter Braun Morbidelli West Germany Dieter Braun Yamaha Finland Pentti Korhonen Yamaha Report
1974 Opatija Netherlands Henk van Kessel Van Veen Kreidler Sweden Kent Andersson Yamaha United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Yamaha Italy Giacomo Agostini Yamaha Report
1973 Opatija Netherlands Jan de Vries Kreidler Sweden Kent Andersson Yamaha West Germany Dieter Braun Yamaha Hungary János Drapál Yamaha New Zealand Kim Newcombe König Report
1972 Opatija Netherlands Jan Bruins Kreidler Sweden Kent Andersson Yamaha Italy Renzo Pasolini Aermacchi Hungary János Drapál Yamaha Italy Alberto Pagani MV Agusta Report
1970 Opatija Spain Ángel Nieto Derbi West Germany Dieter Braun Suzuki Spain Santiago Herrero Ossa Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Italy Giacomo Agostini MV Agusta Report
1969 Opatija Netherlands Paul Lodewijkx Jamathi West Germany Dieter Braun Suzuki Australia Kelvin Carruthers Benelli Italy Silvio Grassetti Jawa United Kingdom Godfrey Nash Norton Report

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://racingmemo.free.fr/M%20GRAND%20PRIX/MGP-PALM-YOU.htm
  2. ^ http://racingmemo.free.fr/M%20GRAND%20PRIX/MGP-PALM-YOU.htm
  3. ^ "1973 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ a b "Opatija | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  5. ^ "Grobnik | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  6. ^ "1979 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  7. ^ "1981 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  8. ^ "1983 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  9. ^ "1984 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  10. ^ "1985 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  11. ^ "1986 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  12. ^ "1987 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  13. ^ "1988 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  14. ^ "1989 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  15. ^ "1982 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  16. ^ "1990 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.

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