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04:58Interview

Wayne Rainey post qualifying

05:58Interview

Kevin Schwantz is ready for a title fight

08:00Interview

Wayne Gardner looking forward to the season

10:19Interview

Eddie Lawson's thoughts

11:57Feature

On board lap of Suzuka

13:12Crash

Unlucky Christian Sarron during practice

15:10Starting grid

Grid line-up

16:18Start

The lights are out and Wayne Rainey leads

21:18Battle

Four man fight for second place

22:44Battle

The second place battle continues

25:10Heavy crash

Mike Doohan takes out Eddie Lawson

26:02Crash

Slow-mo replay: Mick Doohan crash

27:58Overtake

Kevin Schwantz retakes second place

28:45Battle

Huge tussle for second place

33:00Crash

Keiji Ohishi crashes out on his Camel Yamaha

34:44Crash

Kevin Schwantz loses the front

34:54Checkered flag

Wayne Rainey wins

36:07Interview

Post-race interviews

37:39Interview

John Kocinski for the 250cc championship

38:21Crash

Jorge Martinez crashes in practice

39:10Run off

Toshi Arakaki out brakes himself

40:31Starting grid

Starting grid for 250cc

41:16Start

Carlos Cardus leads

43:37Overtake

Battles in the front

44:18Crash

Ōta out of the Race

45:24Crash

Tadayuki Okada

50:46Checkered flag

Luca Cadalora wins

Japan Bike GP 1990

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Duke Classics - Bike GP

About

The first round of 1990 in Japan was drama packed from start to the finish. Wayne Gardner (Honda) was back with a bang, crash happy Suzuki star Kevin Schwantz was determined to remain glued to his saddle, Wayne Rainey made his debut appearance on the Marlboro Team Roberts YZR500 and Eddie Lawson was ready to fight off all-challengers to his title. The spectacular 250 race saw Latin genius Luca Cadalora in a titanic battle with John Kocinski while Carlos Cardus enhanced his reputation considerably. In the 125s the knees-and-elbows brigade went hard at it with a sparkling performance from Hans Spaan on his factory Honda. A cracking first round in what proved to be a cracking season.

ChannelDuke Classic Videos
ProgramDuke Classics - Bike GP
Episode titleJapan Bike GP 1990
Season1990's
Episode number1
Date1990-03-25
Run time52:23
CategoryRacing coverage
ProductionDuke
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