1979 Belgian MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
Belgium
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
20
Pole
Fastest Lap
Blake, 2m 49.25s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

7

Dennis Ireland

30

Derry's Racing

Suzuki

57m 9.67s

15

2

18

Kenny Blake

14

Yamaha

57m 14.92s

12

3

10

Gary Lingham

67

Suzuki

57m 20.75s

10

4

27

Gustav Reiner

44

Dieter Braun Team

Suzuki

57m 48.6s

8

5

23

Henk de Vries

?1215

Team 77

Suzuki

58m 47.9s

6

6

35

Josef Hage

?1180

Dieter Braun Team

Suzuki

58m 48.07s

5

7

8

Jacky Matagne

32

Suzuki

59m 56.53s

4

8

28

Gerhard Vogt

51

Bill Smith Racing

Suzuki

19 laps

3

9

41

Guy Cooremans

18

Suzuki

19 laps

2

10

38

Dieter Heinen

?1284

Yamaha

18 laps

1

DNS

Olivier Chevallier

17

Team Sonauto Gauloises

Yamaha

0

DNS

Giovanni Pelletier

38

Suzuki

0

DNS

Sergio Pellandini

37

Suzuki France

Suzuki

0

DNS

Marco Lucchinelli

9

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

0

DNS

Sadao Asami

?1067

Hermetite Racing International

Yamaha

0

DNS

Max Wiener

52

Morbidelli

Suzuki

0

DNS

Philippe Coulon

19

Scuderia Naldoni

Suzuki

0

DNS

Olivier Liegeois

?1110

Yamaha

0

DNS

Michel Rougerie

10

Yamaha Motor Company

Suzuki

0

DNS

Tony Head

?1028

Yamaha

0

DNS

Jack Middelburg

33

Team Zago International

Suzuki

0

DNS

Franck Gross

29

Suzuki

0

DNS

Boet van Dulmen

12

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

0

DNS

Steve Parrish

6

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

0

DNS

Barry Sheene

7

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

0

DNS

Randy Mamola

?1081

Serge Zago

Suzuki

0

DNS

Wil Hartog

4

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

0

DNS

Alex George

27

Hermetite Racing International

Suzuki

0

DNS

Seppo Rossi

47

Kouv MK

Suzuki

0

DNS

Bernard Fau

23

Suzuki France

Suzuki

0

DNS

Christian Sarron

11

Team Sonauto Gauloises

Yamaha

0

DNS

Franco Uncini

?1265

Team Zago International

Suzuki

0

DNS

Gianni Rolando

45

Scuderia Naldoni

Suzuki

0

DNS

Graziano Rossi

46

Morbidelli

Morbidelli

0

DNS

Willem Zoet

?1

Stimorol Racing

Yamaha

0

DNS

Virginio Ferrari

8

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

0

DNS

Kenny Roberts

2

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

0

DNS

Ikujiro Takai

?1206

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

0

DNS

Johnny Cecotto

3

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

0

R

Elmar Renner

57

Moto Team Krawehl

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Peter Sjostrom

?1

Ava MC Stockholm

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

John Newbold

35

Team Appleby Glade

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Steve Manship

31

Robinson Motorcycle Racing

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Klaus Nies

36

Moto Team Krawehl

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Carlos Delgado de San Antonio

?1317

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Toni Garcia

?103

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Carlo Perugini

39

Team Appleby Glade

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Roland Mullender

?1088

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Etienne Geeraerd

26

Ava MC Stockholm

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Timo Pohjola

41

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Borge Nielsen

?132

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Philippe Chaltin

16

Suzuki

Retired

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Johnny Cecotto

Yamaha Motor Company

2m 50.9s

2

Michel Rougerie

2m 50.9s

3

Jack Middelburg

2m 50.9s

4

Boet van Dulmen

2m 52.2s

5

Steve Parrish

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

2m 52.5s

6

Barry Sheene

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

2m 53.1s

7

Randy Mamola

Serge Zago

2m 53.1s

8

Dennis Ireland

Derry's Racing

2m 54.4s

9

Alex George

Hermetite Racing International

2m 54.6s

10

Marco Lucchinelli

2m 55.4s

11

Christian Sarron

Team Sonauto Gauloises

2m 55.5s

12

Klaus Nies

2m 56.3s

13

Gary Lingham

2m 56.4s

14

Tony Head

2m 56.7s

15

Jacky Matagne

2m 58.4s

16

Philippe Coulon

2m 58.5s

17

Franco Uncini

Team Zago International

2m 59.3s

18

Gianni Rolando

Scuderia Naldoni

2m 59.4s

19

Wil Hartog

Riemersma Racing

2m 59.7s

20

Kenny Blake

2m 59.8s

21

Franck Gross

3m 0.2s

22

Willem Zoet

Stimorol Racing

3m 0.5s

23

Kenny Roberts

Yamaha Motor Company

3m 1.4s

24

Ikujiro Takai

Yamaha Motor Company

3m 1.6s

25

Giovanni Pelletier

3m 2s

26

Olivier Liegeois

3m 2s

27

Bernard Fau

Suzuki France

3m 2.3s

28

Henk de Vries

Team 77

3m 2.9s

29

Sergio Pellandini

3m 3s

30

Olivier Chevallier

3m 4s

31

Gustav Reiner

Dieter Braun Team

3m 4s

32

Carlo Perugini

3m 4.1s

33

Carlos Delgado de San Antonio

3m 4.3s

34

Virginio Ferrari

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

3m 5.5s

35

Elmar Renner

Moto Team Krawehl

3m 5.5s

36

Gerhard Vogt

Bill Smith Racing

3m 5.6s

37

Seppo Rossi

Kouv MK

3m 6.2s

38

John Newbold

Team Appleby Glade

3m 6.3s

39

Graziano Rossi

Morbidelli

3m 6.4s

40

Etienne Geeraerd

3m 6.5s

41

Josef Hage

Dieter Braun Team

3m 6.9s

42

Max Wiener

3m 11.1s

43

Timo Pohjola

3m 11.2s

44

Sadao Asami

3m 11.9s

45

Toni Garcia

3m 19.2s

46

Steve Manship

Robinson Motorcycle Racing

3m 19.9s

47

Philippe Chaltin

3m 22s

48

Dieter Heinen

3m 22.4s

49

Roland Mullender

3m 27s

50

Guy Cooremans

3m 42.3s

51

Borge Nielsen

Retired

52

Peter Sjostrom

Ava MC Stockholm

Retired

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