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1988 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Date  17 July 1988
Rider  Christian Sarron
First  Wayne Gardner
Location  Rijeka
Rider  Christian Sarron
1988 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix
Course  Permanent racing facility 4.168 km (2.590 mi)

The 1988 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 1988 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 15–17 July 1988 at the Rijeka circuit.

500 cc race report

Eddie Lawson dislocates his shoulder in practice, but starts the race against doctor’s orders. He’s 34 points ahead of Wayne Gardner.

Christian Sarron gets his 4th pole in a row, but Wayne Rainey gets the start from Gardner, Kevin Magee, et al.

Gardner through to 1st, then it’s Rainey, Sarron, Magee and Niall Mackenzie.

Gardner and Sarron get a gap to Rainey and Magee, with Randy Mamola in a close 5th.

Gardner's 3rd win in a row, and he's now 20 points from Lawson.

References

1988 Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix Wikipedia


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