1979 German MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
Germany
Circuit
Round
3
Laps
19
Pole
Fastest Lap
Roberts, 2m 12.4s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

3

Wil Hartog

3

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

42m 33.9s

15

2

3

Kenny Roberts

1

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

42m 37.5s

12

3

Virginio Ferrari

11

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

42m 46.4s

10

4

14

Bernard Fau

27

Suzuki France

Suzuki

42m 59.8s

8

5

6

Philippe Coulon

19

Suzuki

43m 1.8s

6

6

4

Franco Uncini

16

Team Zago International

Suzuki

43m 21.3s

5

7

2

Jack Middelburg

52

Suzuki

43m 22.7s

4

8

Christian Sarron

18

Team Sonauto Gauloises

Yamaha

43m 39s

3

9

12

Steve Parrish

22

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

43m 40.1s

2

10

12

Mike Baldwin

15

Serge Zago

Suzuki

44m 1.1s

1

11

12

Dennis Ireland

60

Derry's Racing

Suzuki

18 laps

0

12

14

Elmar Renner

24

Moto Team Krawehl

Suzuki

18 laps

0

13

16

Henk de Vries

17

Team 77

Suzuki

18 laps

0

14

11

Gerhard Vogt

40

Bill Smith Racing

Suzuki

18 laps

0

15

15

Hans-Otto Butenuth

34

Suzuki

18 laps

0

16

16

Max Nothiger

31

Suzuki

18 laps

0

17

18

Herbert Schieferecke

28

Suzuki

18 laps

0

18

20

Bo Granath

37

Yamaha

17 laps

0

19

20

King Wong Kwong

41

Suzuki

17 laps

0

20

11

Michael Schmid

48

Suzuki

17 laps

0

DNS

Gianni Rolando

45

Scuderia Naldoni

Suzuki

0

DNS

Peter Sjostrom

59

Ava MC Stockholm

Suzuki

0

DNQ

Egid Schwemmer

56

Scuderia Naldoni

Yamaha

0

R

Carlo Prati

57

Morbidelli

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Max Steiner

58

Hermetite Racing International

Suzuki

4 laps Retired

0

R

Barry Sheene

7

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

13 laps Retired

0

R

Marco Lucchinelli

9

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

4 laps Retired

0

R

Max Wiener

49

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

14 laps Retired

0

R

Carlo Perugini

53

Morbidelli

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Borge Nielsen

54

Suzuki

2 laps Retired

0

R

Sandro Moro

55

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Seppo Ojala

38

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Hiroyuki Kawasaki

35

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Alex George

33

Hermetite Racing International

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Gustav Reiner

30

Dieter Braun Team

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Hans Schofer

29

Yamaha

Retired

0

R

Mick Grant

25

Suzuki

Retired

0

R

Graziano Rossi

23

Morbidelli

Morbidelli

10 laps Retired

0

R

Tom Herron

20

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

6 laps Retired

0

R

Giovanni Pelletier

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Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

8 laps Retired

0

R

Boet van Dulmen

13

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

12 laps Retired

0

R

Stefano Bonetti

14

Dieter Braun Team

Suzuki

15 laps Retired

0

R

Michel Rougerie

10

Hermetite Racing International

Suzuki

Retired

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Barry Sheene

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

2m 16.1s

2

Franco Uncini

Team Zago International

2m 16.3s

3

Virginio Ferrari

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

2m 16.6s

4

Wil Hartog

Riemersma Racing

2m 16.7s

5

Kenny Roberts

Yamaha Motor Company

2m 17s

6

Alex George

Hermetite Racing International

2m 17.2s

7

Boet van Dulmen

2m 17.4s

8

Christian Sarron

Team Sonauto Gauloises

2m 17.9s

9

Jack Middelburg

2m 18s

10

Tom Herron

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

2m 18s

11

Philippe Coulon

2m 18.2s

12

Hiroyuki Kawasaki

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

2m 18.2s

13

Graziano Rossi

Morbidelli

2m 18.3s

14

Gianni Rolando

Scuderia Naldoni

2m 18.7s

15

Giovanni Pelletier

2m 19.2s

16

Carlo Perugini

2m 19.5s

17

Max Wiener

2m 19.5s

18

Bernard Fau

Suzuki France

2m 19.7s

19

Marco Lucchinelli

2m 20.5s

20

Mick Grant

2m 20.5s

21

Steve Parrish

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

2m 21.5s

22

Mike Baldwin

Serge Zago

2m 21.8s

23

Dennis Ireland

Derry's Racing

2m 23.3s

24

Gustav Reiner

Dieter Braun Team

2m 23.4s

25

Gerhard Vogt

Bill Smith Racing

2m 24s

26

Elmar Renner

Moto Team Krawehl

2m 24.2s

27

Borge Nielsen

2m 25.2s

28

Peter Sjostrom

Ava MC Stockholm

2m 25.6s

29

Henk de Vries

Team 77

2m 25.6s

30

Hans-Otto Butenuth

2m 27.33s

31

Michael Schmid

2m 27.4s

32

Max Nothiger

2m 28.5s

33

Sandro Moro

2m 29.3s

34

Michel Rougerie

2m 29.8s

35

Herbert Schieferecke

2m 30s

36

Max Steiner

2m 30.5s

37

Hans Schofer

2m 32.2s

38

Bo Granath

2m 33.6s

39

King Wong Kwong

2m 38.2s

40

Stefano Bonetti

2m 39.3s

41

Seppo Ojala

2m 40s

42

Carlo Prati

2m 44.3s

43

Egid Schwemmer

2m 54.9s

Circuit - Hockenheim

Country

Germany

Location

Hockenheim, Baden-Wurttemberg

Type

Permanent road course

Length

4.219 (Miles)

Record

Alan Jones (Williams FW07B-Ford), 1m48.49, 139.998 mph, F1, 1980

First Race

1949 Hockenheim F2

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