Moto Racing JAPAN > Suzuka 8 Hours > 1978 Results

The 1st Suzuka 8 Hours International Endurance Race
1978 MFJ All Japan Road Race World Championship Round 8

Race - Qualify


Final Race (July 30)

POS QL NO 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE LAPS TIME/DELAY TEAM
1 2 2 Wes COOLEY (USA) Mike BALDWIN (USA) Suzuki GS1000 194 8:02'51.53 YOSHIMURA Racing Group
2 1 7 Isoyo SUGIMOTO David EMDE (USA) Yamaha TZ750 190 4 Laps Team MAC WESTERN
3 3 1 Graeme CROSBY (NZE) Tony HATTON (AUS) Kawasaki Z1 188 6 Laps YOSHIMURA Racing Group
4 14 8 Hisashi YAMANA Toshiaki HAKAMADA Suzuki GS1000 184 10 Laps SAITOH MASAYUKI Group
5 17 63 Masaki TOKUNO Hiroshi IWAMICHI Kawasaki Z750 182 12 Laps KOBE SUPER SPORTS
6 18 62 Koji UEDA Kengo KIYAMA Honda CB810 182 12 Laps TEAM RSC
7 11 20 Toshihiro WAKAYAMA Sankichi ABE Yamaha TZ373 179 15 Laps IWATA RACING FAMILY
8 25 16 Jun YAMADA Yasuo ISHII Yamaha SHIMA500RB 178 16 Laps MOTO RIDER - SUZUKI OSAMU
9 34 27 Yasuo WATANABE Hiroshi KAWAKAMI Honda RS250 177 17 Laps MEIWA Racing Club
10 32 28 Hiroyuki IIDA Hiroyuki ITOH Honda RS250 176 18 Laps MEIWA Racing Club
11 22 70 Ron PIERCE (USA) Yasuaki FUJIMOTO Honda CBX1200 175 19 Laps TEAM CBX
12 38 53 Etsuo TOYA Ikuo TOHGANE Honda CB400 175 19 Laps HAMAMATSU ESCARGOT
13 37 61 Katsuya KOIKE Yoshihisa UKAWA Kawasaki Z920 174 20 Laps SUGIYAMA CYCLE SHOP Group
14 36 52 Masaaki SHIBATANI Shigeru NITTA Kawasaki Z650 174 20 Laps KINOMI Racing
15 33 41 Noriaki ICHINOSE Yoshio MATSUMOTO Honda RS250 173 21 Laps SUZUKA Racing Team
16 39 54 Tomohiro YOSHIZAWA Mitsuo SOH Honda CB400 172 22 Laps HAMAMATSU ESCARGOT
17 13 23 Takumi ITOH Takehiko ITOH Yamaha TZ350 171 23 Laps T.S.U Racing Team
18 16 29 Susumu IMAI Kazuo HONDA Yamaha TZ250 170 24 Laps MAC WESTERN
19 30 37 Nobutetsu KADOTA Tadashi SATOH Yamaha TZ250 169 25 Laps KADOTA NOBUTETSU Group
20 23 31 Mamoru YAMAKAWA Yoshio HIRAI Yamaha TZ250 167 27 Laps TEAM SKY FANTASY
21 12 15 Michimori TSUKIJI Hidetoshi KOJIMA Honda CB650 166 28 Laps SUZUKA Racing Team
22 28 22 Shin'ichi NAKAGAWA Shigeki IGARASHI Yamaha TZ350 164 30 Laps ROAD TECHNIC
23 41 59 Minoru FUJIWARA Takaaki TADA Yamaha RD350 151 43 Laps 666 RIDERS
24 42 57 Kazushige ISHIHARA Kenji SAKAKIBARA Suzuki GS400 149 45 Laps TEAM KIHON MASTERS
DID NOT CLASSIFY :
43 33 Suguru YOSHIMI Tadashi YOSHIMURA Honda RS250 144 50 Laps MAC WESTERN
10 3 Renny KHOO (MAL) Tetsumichi SANADA Kawasaki Z1 134 60 Laps YOSHIMURA Racing Group
8 19 Hiroyasu TSUKIGI Susumu FUJIMOTO Yamaha TZ374 132 62 Laps TSUKIGI Racing Group
5 18 Masahiro WADA Akihiko KIYOHARA Kawasaki KR350 131 63 Laps WAKAMATSU YOSHITAKA Group
27 38 Hiroaki SAKAI Suehiro KAJIWARA Yamaha TZ250 120 74 Laps UEDA Racing Team
35 64 Yuji AMANO Tsutomu ENOMOTO Yamaha XS750 109 85 Laps TSUKIGI Racing Group
21 32 Seiichi SENGOKU Kazutoshi SATOH Yamaha DS250 78 116 Laps KOBE SUPER SPORTS Racing
20 26 Mitsuo TANAKA Tsukasa TSUJI Yamaha TZ350 75 119 Laps AUTO ROOKIE RC
6 25 Masaru MIZUTANI Keiji KINOSHITA Yamaha TZ350 70 124 Laps MIZUTANI MASARU Group
4 5 Christian LEON (FRA) Jean Claude CHEMARIN (FRA) Honda RCB1000 67 127 Laps HONDA FRANCE TEAM
26 21 Hideo HOTATE Masamitsu NOGUCHI Yamaha TZ350 67 127 Laps KASHIMA Racing
9 11 Masaharu KASUNO Toshimitsu SOH Kawasaki KZ750 56 138 Laps YOSHIMURA Racing Group
31 40 Hideo MORITA Yasuo ENDOH Yamaha TZ250 40 154 Laps LADY BIRD Racing Team
15 35 Takashi YAMASHITA Takashi SUZUKI Yamaha TZ250 33 161 Laps YAMASHITA Group
24 51 Shinji SUMITANI Toshio ASAMI Honda CB820 27 167 Laps BLUE HELMETS M.S.C
29 36 Ryozoh MIZOGAMI Nobuyuki NAKAGAWA Yamaha TZ250 24 170 Laps Team WATANABE Suzuka
40 55 Toshiya TAKEUCHI H.SASAKI Yamaha RD400 23 171 Laps IWATA RACING FAMILY
19 17 Akitaka TOMIE Shigeharu OHTSUKA Honda CB500 2 192 Laps SATOH YUICHI Group
7 6 Stan WOODS (GBR) Charlie WILLIAMS (GBR) Honda RCB1000 1 193 Laps HONDA BRITAIN TEAM
Weather : Fine
Condition : Dry
Attend : 70,000

No. of Final Race Starters : 43
No. of Final Race Finishers : 24
Pole Position : No.7  David EMDE - Yamaha TZ750 - 2'19.23
Circuit Length : 6.00415 km

Penalty :
    No.15
          1 lap reduction.

Race - Qualify


Qualify (July 29)

POS NO 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE BESTTIME TEAM
1 7 Isoyo SUGIMOTO David EMDE (USA) Yamaha TZ750 2'19.23 Team MAC WESTERN
2 2 Wes COOLEY (USA) Mike BALDWIN (USA) Suzuki GS1000 2'21.20 YOSHIMURA Racing Group
3 1 Graeme CROSBY (NZE) Tony HATTON (AUS) Kawasaki Z1 2'21.20 YOSHIMURA Racing Group
4 5 Christian LEON (FRA) Jean Claude CHEMARIN (FRA) Honda RCB1000 2'21.74 HONDA FRANCE TEAM
5 18 Masahiro WADA Akihiko KIYOHARA Kawasaki KR350 2'22.29 WAKAMATSU YOSHITAKA Group
6 25 Masaru MIZUTANI Keiji KINOSHITA Yamaha TZ350 2'24.25 MIZUTANI MASARU Group
7 6 Stan WOODS (GBR) Charlie WILLIAMS (GBR) Honda RCB1000 2'25.67 HONDA BRITAIN TEAM
8 19 Hiroyasu TSUKIGI Susumu FUJIMOTO Yamaha TZ374 2'26.33 TSUKIGI Racing Group
9 11 Masaharu KASUNO Toshimitsu SOH Kawasaki KZ750 2'26.70 YOSHIMURA Racing Group
10 3 Renny KHOO (MAL) Tetsumichi SANADA Kawasaki Z1 2'28.12 YOSHIMURA Racing Group

Race - Qualify


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