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05:45Start

250cc race start: Jacques Cornu leads

06:55Caution

Domique Sarron has problems

07:48Race action

Anton Mang now leads

08:15Crash

Bruno Casanova crashes out

09:02Battle

John Kocinski tries for the lead

13:15Battle

Sito Pons is looking for the lead

14:54Battle

Anton Mang and Sito Pons battle for the lead

17:23Battle

John Kocinski tries his luck for first

21:04Battle

John Kocinski trying hard in the battle for first

23:09Battle

Sito Pons challenges for first position

24:40Checkered flag

Anton Mang wins!

25:16Interview

Anton Mang is excited for the win

28:36Interview

Wayne Gardner feels under pressure to retain his world title

30:51Interview

Eddie Lawson is looking forward to an enjoyable season

32:49Interview

Kevin Schwantz shares his thoughts

34:21Interview

Randy Mamola is excited for his new challenge at Cagiva

35:08Interview

Rob McElnea is not on great form in his new team

38:04Start

500cc race start: Wayne Rainey lead

43:02Overtake

Tadahiko Taira climbs through the field

43:22Battle

Wayne Gardner leads down the straight but loses it again

45:25Battle

Kevin Schwantz loses the lead

46:05Battle

Kevin Schwantz battles hard

47:04Battle

Battle for fourth

51:00Battle

Kevin Schwantz finally makes it through for the lead

52:30Crash

Shinichi Ito crashes out of his first Grand Prix

54:45Battle

Last lap battle for the lead

55:40Crash

Norihiko Fujiwara crashes out

56:34Battle

Wayne Gardner runs off in the battle for first

57:15Checkered flag

Kevin Schwantz wins his first race

57:50Interview

Kevin Schwantz talks about his win

58:40Interview

Post-race interviews: Eddie Lawson and Wayne Gardner

Japan Bike GP 1988

Added on Feb 26, 2018
1:01:04

Duke Classics - Bike GP

Description

No less than twenty three world V4 machines were entered for the opening round of the 1988 500 cc World Championship on the exciting Suzuka circuit in Japan. Defending champion Wayne Gardner (Honda), Eddie Lawson (Yamaha), Kevin Schwantz (Pepsi Cola Suzuki) and Randy Mamola (Cagiva) were filmed by no less than seven cameras, plus the on-bike camera which captured the superb action on the twisty 15 corner track. Hot talent and the enthusiasm of the massive Japanese crowd to cheer on their favourite men and machines makes for a breathtaking season opener!

Info

ChannelDuke Classic Videos
ProgramDuke Classics - Bike GP
Season1980's
Episode titleJapan Bike GP 1988
Episode number2
Date addedFebruary 26, 2018
Original dateMarch 27, 1988
Run time1:01:04
CategoryRacing coverage
ProductionDuke
Related racing seriesMotoGP

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