1978 British MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
10
Laps
25
Pole
Fastest Lap
Roberts, 1m 31.38s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Kenny Roberts

1

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

55m 56.93s

15

2

20

Steve Manship

43

Suzuki

56m 4.98s

12

3

2

Barry Sheene

7

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

57m 3.69s

10

4

6

Marco Lucchinelli

11

Cagiva Corse

Cagiva

57m 26.28s

8

5

6

Teuvo Lansivuori

2

Suzuki

57m 53.91s

6

6

18

Gianni Rolando

22

Team Librenti

Suzuki

24 laps

5

7

4

Johnny Cecotto

4

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

24 laps

4

8

1

John Newbold

5

Ray Hamblin Motorcycles

Suzuki

24 laps

3

9

7

Takazumi Katayama

8

Sarome & Motul Team

Yamaha

24 laps

2

10

4

Virginio Ferrari

12

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

24 laps

1

11

10

Michel Rougerie

13

Suzuki

24 laps

0

12

2

John Williams

16

Team Appleby Glade

Suzuki

24 laps

0

13

7

Alex George

9

Hermetite Racing International

Suzuki

24 laps

0

14

7

Jack Middelburg

42

Suzuki

24 laps

0

15

2

Steve Parrish

6

Suzuki

23 laps

0

16

11

Philippe Coulon

3

Marlboro Nava Total

Suzuki

23 laps

0

17

15

Gerhard Vogt

28

Bill Smith Racing

Suzuki

23 laps

0

18

18

Peter Sjostrom

38

Suzuki

22 laps

0

19

6

John Woodley

17

Sid Griffiths Racing

Suzuki

22 laps

0

20

15

Dick Alblas

37

Suzuki

22 laps

0

R

Marc Fontan

?125

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Graham Wood

39

Barton Spondon

Sparton

Retired

0

R

Werner Nenning

30

Mobel Nenning Racing Team

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Steve Baker

32

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Steve Wright

33

Len Manchester Motorcycles

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Franz Rau

34

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Ron Haslam

50

Mal Carter

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Roger Marshall

40

George Beale

Yamaha

7 laps Retired

0

R

Jack Findlay

46

Mal Carter

Suzuki

7 laps Retired

0

R

Dave Potter

48

Ted Broad

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Leslie van Breda

19

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

4 laps Retired

0

R

Wil Hartog

10

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

11 laps Retired

0

R

Gianfranco Bonera

14

Team Kiwi Yamoto

Cagiva

10 laps Accident

0

R

Max Wiener

15

Harold Coppock

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Graziano Rossi

29

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

11 laps Accident

0

R

Dennis Ireland

21

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

7 laps Retired

0

R

Boet van Dulmen

23

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Bruno Kneubuhler

24

RSS Racing Team

Suzuki

8 laps Retired

0

R

Kevin Stowe

25

Harold Coppock

Suzuki

Retired

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Michel Rougerie

1m 30.98s

2

Kenny Roberts

Yamaha Motor Company

1m 31.31s

3

Johnny Cecotto

Yamaha Motor Company

1m 31.82s

4

Steve Baker

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

1m 32.26s

5

Barry Sheene

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

1m 32.37s

6

Virginio Ferrari

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

1m 32.44s

7

Wil Hartog

Riemersma Racing

1m 32.99s

8

Graziano Rossi

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

1m 33.25s

9

John Newbold

Ray Hamblin Motorcycles

1m 33.27s

10

Marco Lucchinelli

Cagiva Corse

1m 33.31s

11

Teuvo Lansivuori

1m 33.31s

12

Gianfranco Bonera

Team Kiwi Yamoto

1m 33.52s

13

Steve Parrish

1m 33.65s

14

John Williams

Team Appleby Glade

1m 33.89s

15

Max Wiener

1m 34.07s

16

Takazumi Katayama

Sarome & Motul Team

1m 34.21s

17

Dennis Ireland

1m 34.51s

18

Bruno Kneubuhler

RSS Racing Team

1m 34.73s

19

Dave Potter

Ted Broad

1m 34.88s

20

Alex George

Hermetite Racing International

1m 34.9s

21

Jack Middelburg

1m 35.35s

22

Steve Manship

1m 35.36s

23

Boet van Dulmen

1m 35.43s

24

Gianni Rolando

Team Librenti

1m 35.47s

25

John Woodley

Sid Griffiths Racing

1m 35.68s

26

Kevin Stowe

Harold Coppock

1m 35.79s

27

Philippe Coulon

Marlboro Nava Total

1m 36.15s

28

Roger Marshall

George Beale

1m 36.26s

29

Leslie van Breda

1m 36.76s

30

Franz Rau

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

1m 37.47s

31

Steve Wright

Len Manchester Motorcycles

1m 37.59s

32

Gerhard Vogt

Bill Smith Racing

1m 37.97s

33

Graham Wood

Barton Spondon

1m 38.13s

34

Werner Nenning

Mobel Nenning Racing Team

1m 38.3s

35

Dick Alblas

1m 38.37s

36

Peter Sjostrom

1m 39.61s

37

Jack Findlay

1m 40.02s

38

Ron Haslam

Mal Carter

1m 40.58s

39

Marc Fontan

1m 41.93s

Circuit - Silverstone

Country

Britain

Location

Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.927 (Miles)

Record

Ronnie Peterson (Lotus 72D-Ford), 1m17.5, 135.964 mph, F1, 1973

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