1979 Swedish MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
Sweden
Circuit
Round
9
Laps
40
Pole
Fastest Lap
Hartog, 1m 21.31s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

3

Barry Sheene

7

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

55m 27.66s

15

2

1

Jack Middelburg

41

Suzuki

55m 32.62s

12

3

4

Boet van Dulmen

40

Suzuki

55m 34.72s

10

4

3

Kenny Roberts

1

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

55m 53.48s

8

5

5

Steve Parrish

12

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

55m 55.33s

6

6

5

Randy Mamola

48

Serge Zago

Suzuki

56m 3.14s

5

7

8

Marco Lucchinelli

49

Suzuki

56m 31.8s

4

8

1

Ikujiro Takai

45

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

56m 35.44s

3

9

9

Christian Sarron

21

Team Sonauto Gauloises

Yamaha

56m 35.68s

2

10

9

Seppo Rossi

14

Kouv MK

Suzuki

39 laps

1

11

11

Lennart Backstrom

24

Suzuki

39 laps

0

12

16

Alan North

42

Wilddam Konserven Holland

Suzuki

39 laps

0

13

11

Willem Zoet

33

Stimorol Racing

Suzuki

39 laps

0

DNQ

Max Wiener

38

Suzuki

0

DNQ

Barry Woodland

25

Yamaha

0

R

Odd Arne Lande

30

Suzuki

21 laps Retired

0

R

Johnny Cecotto

4

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

11 laps Retired

0

R

Erik Bjorn Paulsen

29

Yamaha Motor Company

Suzuki

23 laps Retired

0

R

Didier de Radigues

35

Riemersma Racing

Yamaha

15 laps Retired

0

R

Michel Rougerie

9

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

6 laps Retired

0

R

Virginio Ferrari

11

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

3 laps Retired

0

R

Franco Uncini

43

Team Zago International

Suzuki

2 laps Accident

0

R

Graziano Rossi

15

Morbidelli

Morbidelli

16 laps Retired

0

R

Wil Hartog

3

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

18 laps Accident

0

R

Peter Sjostrom

20

Ava MC Stockholm

Suzuki

10 laps Retired

0

R

Dennis Ireland

46

Derry's Racing

Suzuki

11 laps Retired

0

R

Gustav Reiner

22

Dieter Braun Team

Suzuki

33 laps Retired

0

R

Kenny Blake

47

Morbidelli

Suzuki

28 laps Retired

0

R

Philippe Coulon

13

Team Zago International

Suzuki

28 laps Accident

0

R

Chris Fisker

28

Suzuki

9 laps Retired

0

R

Tony Head

26

Derry's Racing

Suzuki

8 laps Retired

0

R

Peter Skold

32

Suzuki

12 laps 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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