1978 Swedish MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
Sweden
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
40
Pole
Fastest Lap
Cecotto, 1m 22.06s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Barry Sheene

7

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

55m 49.13s

15

2

3

Wil Hartog

5

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

55m 49.18s

12

3

3

Takazumi Katayama

18

Sarome & Motul Team

Yamaha

55m 57.61s

10

4

1

Steve Baker

1

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

56m 4.73s

8

5

1

Virginio Ferrari

13

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

56m 12.26s

6

6

5

Johnny Cecotto

4

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

56m 17.62s

5

7

2

Kenny Roberts

2

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

56m 37.85s

4

8

2

Teuvo Lansivuori

10

Suzuki

56m 51.54s

3

9

1

Philippe Coulon

42

Marlboro Nava Total

Suzuki

56m 52.37s

2

10

2

Alex George

15

Hermetite Racing International

Suzuki

39 laps

1

11

5

Boet van Dulmen

9

Suzuki

39 laps

0

12

7

Markku Matikainen

23

Suzuki

39 laps

0

13

1

Jack Middelburg

26

Suzuki

39 laps

0

14

1

Bruno Kneubuhler

40

RSS Racing Team

Suzuki

39 laps

0

15

4

Steve Parrish

6

Suzuki

39 laps

0

16

1

Max Wiener

43

Suzuki

39 laps

0

17

8

John Woodley

14

Sid Griffiths Racing

Suzuki

38 laps

0

18

8

Odd Arne Lande

22

Suzuki

38 laps

0

19

3

Peter Sjostrom

35

Suzuki

38 laps

0

20

4

Franz Rau

41

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

Suzuki

38 laps

0

21

6

Dick Alblas

30

Suzuki

38 laps

0

DNQ

Bo Granath

?1

Suzuki

0

DNS

Beni Slydal

39

Suzuki

0

R

Michel Rougerie

12

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Dennis Ireland

36

Caramba Racing Team Bohme

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Karl Jensen

24

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Carlos Delgado de San Antonio

17

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Leslie van Breda

29

Buton

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Jean-Claude Hogrel

19

Buton

Buton

Retired

0

R

Marco Lucchinelli

8

Cagiva Corse

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Jurgen Steiner

37

Caramba Racing Team Bohme

Suzuki

Retired

0

Circuit - Karlskoga

Country

Sweden

Location

Karlskoga, Varmland

Type

Permanent road course

Length

1.864 (Miles)

Record

Patrick Depailler (March 742-BMW), 1m12.1, 93.071 mph, F2, 1974

First Race

1952 Kanonloppet

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