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1988 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

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Date  24 April 1988
Rider  Kevin Magee
First  Kevin Magee
Location  Circuito del Jarama
Rider  Kevin Magee
1988 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix
Course  Permanent racing facility 3.404 km (2.115 mi)

The 1988 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 1988 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 22–24 April 1988 at the Jarama circuit.

500 cc race report

Kevin Magee was on pole. Eddie Lawson got the lead at the first turn from Raymond Roche, Pierfrancesco Chili, et al. At the end of the first lap, Lawson had a gap from Christian Sarron, Wayne Gardner and Magee. Magee moved into 2nd and started to close the gap to Lawson; he managed to pass and took the win by a few lengths.

After 21 years, this would be the last Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix on the Jarama circuit. The event would move back to Jerez, where it has stayed permanently ever since.

References

1988 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix Wikipedia


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