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British Bike GP 1987

Added on Mar 18, 2019

Duke Classics - Bike GP


A new track to Grand Prix racing, the return of Freddie Spencer and the possibility of a British win in the Sidecar class drew nearly 60,000 people to a sun-kissed Donington Park for the ninth round of the 1987 World Championship. More of a rider’s circuit than Silverstone, so the cameras were able to exploit every opportunity to witness Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki battling in the 500 cc race and equally hard-sought-after points that were on offer in the 250 cc class. Australian Wayne Gardner, Eddie Lawson, Randy Mamola and Freddie Spencer star in this classic encounter.


Episode titleBritish Bike GP 1987
Episode number69
Date addedMarch 18, 2019
Original dateAugust 2, 1987
Run time1:02:08
CategoryRacing coverage
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