Moto Racing JAPAN > Suzuka 8 Hours > 1979 Results

The 2nd Suzuka 8 Hours International Endurance Race

Race - Qualify


Final Race (July 29)

POS QL NO 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE LAPS TIME/DELAY TEAM
1 7 6 Tony HATTON (AUS) Michael COLE (AUS) Honda CB900 197 8:00'23.78 Team HONDA AUSTRALIA
2 4 9 Ron HASLAM (GBR) Alex GEORGE (GBR) Honda CB900 197 1'59.98 HONDA BRITAIN Racing Team
3 15 17 Shinji SUMITANI Toshio ASAMI Honda CB900F 187 10 Laps BLUE HELMETS MSC
4 13 21 Michizo TSUKIJI Takashi MORITA Honda CB750 185 12 Laps SUZUKA Racing
5 24 19 Tamotsu YAMANASHI Hiroyuki ITOH Honda CB900F 184 13 Laps BLUE HELMETS MSC
6 30 61 Jun KINOSHITA Hideji TOMITA Honda RS250 182 15 Laps SUZUKA Racing
7 14 22 Takashi SAKURAI Yukiya UEDA Honda CB750 182 15 Laps SUZUKA Racing
8 37 56 Hiroshi KAWAKAMI Yasuo WATANABE Honda RS250R 182 15 Laps KAWAKAMI TEAM
9 21 25 Yasuo MORITA Masaaki SHIBATANI Kawasaki Z650 181 16 Laps BEET & KINOMI MRC
10 16 26 Tetsumichi SANADA Hatsushi KAWAI Kawasaki Z1 181 16 Laps MORIWAKI Racing
11 35 60 Minoru TSUTSUMI Takenori NISHIKAWA Yamaha TZ250 180 17 Laps K.G. HUNGRY RIDERS
12 57 51 Junzo SATOH Toshimitsu SOH Yamaha TZ350 180 17 Laps PLAYMATE Racing
13 25 18 Yoichi OGUMA Shigeo IIJIMA Honda CB900F 180 17 Laps BLUE HELMETS MSC
14 33 63 Kiyotaka TSUNEUCHI Yosuke TANI Yamaha TZ250 179 18 Laps BEET Racing Team
15 22 27 Nozomu URAGUCHI Katsumi BABA Kawasaki Z860 179 18 Laps URAGUCHI TEAM
16 11 23 Takumi ITOH Kunihira HASHIMOTO Honda CB750 178 19 Laps Team Super Monkey
17 58 20 Toshiaki YANAGAWA Toshihiro YOSHIMURA Honda CB750F 178 19 Laps BLUE HELMETS MSC
18 59 48 Kiyokazu TADA Mitsuo SAITOH Kawasaki KZ400E 178 19 Laps KOBE SUPER SPORTS
19 27 30 Seiichi SENGOKU Masaaki KURODA Kawasaki Z2 177 20 Laps KINOMI Racing
20 43 62 Seiichiro OHKI Hideo HOTATE Yamaha TZ250 176 21 Laps OHKI TEAM
21 39 69 Tatsuya MORINAGA Seiichi KUBO Yamaha TZ250 174 23 Laps MORINAGA TEAM
22 45 32 Toshiya TAKEUCHI Yukio KUSAKAWA Yamaha RD400 172 25 Laps IWATA RACING FAMILY
23 46 59 Tomoaki HORIUCHI Hisato MATSUI Yamaha TZ250 172 25 Laps TEAM ROAD BOYS
24 42 41 Yoshio TAKAHASHI Kenzaburo KAWASHIMA Suzuki GS450 171 26 Laps KAWASHIMA TEAM
25 47 15 Tsuguatsu MIHARA Sohji NOGUCHI Honda CBX 170 27 Laps Team HONEYBEE
26 50 65 Takio KOYAMA Shinsuke HAYAKAWA Yamaha TZ250F 170 27 Laps TEAM YOUNGERS
27 9 52 0samu SUZUKI Keiji KINOSHITA Yamaha TZ350 168 29 Laps PRO SHOP TAKAI
28 49 40 Kazushige ISHIHARA Yoshiho AKIYAMA Honda CB400N 168 29 Laps TEAM KIHON MASTERS
29 36 70 Hisashi NISHIGAWARA Noritatsu NAGANE Yamaha TZ250E 167 30 Laps TEAM ZEROS
30 52 33 Akinori MIZOGUCHI Masaru SHOYAMA Yamaha RD350 163 34 Laps TEAM SKY FANTASY
31 51 58 Ken'ichi TAMURA Mitsuru TAKEDA Yamaha TZ250 162 35 Laps Mac Western
32 26 14 Toshihiro WAKAYAMA Sankichi ABE Yamaha XS1100 155 42 Laps IWATA RACING FAMILY
33 20 34 Jun YAMADA Iwao ISHIKAWA Honda SHIMA498H 155 42 Laps MOTO RIDER
34 53 44 Masatetsu TANEDA Takeki MORI Suzuki GS400 143 54 Laps TEAM NEKIWA
35 54 37 Tokumitsu YOSHINO Tamotsu SAKAMOTO Honda XL500-S 142 55 Laps HAMAMATSU ESCARGOT
36 48 67 Makoto SATOH Shinji HAGIWARA Honda RS250R 141 56 Laps SAYAMA Racing
37 38 36 Etsuo TOYA Ikuo TOGANE Honda XL500-S 139 58 Laps HAMAMATSU ESCARGOT
38 5 5 Dale SINGLETON (USA) David ALDANA (USA) Honda CB900 138 59 Laps Team HONDA AMERICA
39 34 28 Koji SOWA Kazunori KUMAZAWA Kawasaki KZ1000 137 60 Laps Team ATLANTA
DID NOT CLASSIFY :
6 1 Wes COOLEY (USA) Ron PIERCE (USA) Suzuki GS1000 131 66 Laps YOSHIMURA Racing
28 73 Kiyoshi TAKAHASHI Masao TAKAHASHI Yamaha TZ350 126 71 Laps ODAWARA CASTEL
32 45 Hiroyuki ITOH Tadashi SATOH Yamaha RD400M 121 76 Laps 666 RIDERS
40 16 Hiroyasu TSUKIGI Tsutomu ENOMOTO Yamaha XS1100 119 78 Laps TSUKIGI Racing
8 50 Takashi SUZUKI Shigeharu OHTSUKA Yamaha TZ350 112 85 Laps BEET Racing Team
3 12 Kengo KIYAMA Takao ABE Honda CB900 105 92 Laps Team RSC
61 66 Masaharu ISAI Tadashi YOSHIMURA Yamaha TZ250 95 102 Laps UZUSHIO Racing
41 68 Ryuji HIGUCHI Yasuo ENDOH Yamaha TZ250 94 103 Laps LADY BIRD Racing Team
23 57 Susumu IMAI Seiji OKAMOTO Yamaha TZ350 79 118 Laps Mac Western
10 10 Masahiro WADA Akihiko KIYOHARA Kawasaki KZ1000 68 129 Laps Team KAWASAKI
55 72 Yasuhiro TENMAN Hiroshi OKUMURA Yamaha TZ250 65 132 Laps TEAM KIHON MASTERS
1 2 Graeme CROSBY (NZE) Akitaka TOMIE Kawasaki Z1 52 145 Laps MORIWAKI Racing
18 29 Toshiaki HAKAMADA Hisashi YAMANA Suzuki GS1000 46 151 Laps HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN
44 43 Tomohiro YOSHIZAWA Mitsuo SOH Honda CB400N 30 167 Laps HAMAMATSU ESCARGOT
31 64 Takeyuki YAKUSHIJI Yoshihiro KUBO Yamaha TZ250 25 172 Laps Team MUKO
60 54 Hideo KANAYA Yasuaki FUJIMOTO Yamaha TZ750M 24 173 Laps Team KANAYA
2 11 Masaki TOKUNO Hiroto TOKUNO Kawasaki KZ1000 23 174 Laps Team KAWASAKI
19 71 Yoshio HIRAI Eiji NAKANO Yamaha TZ250 22 175 Laps Team SKY FANTASY
12 3 Michael J HORNE (AUS) Alan DECKER (AUS) Kawasaki Z1 20 177 Laps MORIWAKI Racing
17 53 Satoru KISHIMOTO Suguru YOSHIMI Yamaha TZ350 9 188 Laps Mac Western
56 46 Sadao UNEME Daisuke MIKI Honda CB350R 5 192 Laps MIKI TEAM
Weather : Cloudy
Condition : Dry
Attend : 86,000

No. of Final Race Starters : 60
No. of Final Race Finishers : 39
Pole Position : No.2  Graeme CROSBY - Kawasaki Z1 - 2'17.33
Circuit Length : 6.00415 km

Penalty :
    No.5, 28 and 67
          5 lap reduction (East course short cut)

Race - Qualify


Qualify (July 28)

POS NO 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE BESTTIME TEAM
1 2 Graeme CROSBY (NZE) Akitaka TOMIE Kawasaki Z1 2'17.33 MORIWAKI Racing
2 11 Masaki TOKUNO Hiroto TOKUNO Kawasaki KZ1000 2'18.90 Team KAWASAKI
3 12 Kengo KIYAMA Takao ABE Honda CB900 2'19.20 Team RSC
4 9 Ron HASLAM (GBR) Alex GEORGE (GBR) Honda CB900 2'20.06 HONDA BRITAIN Racing Team
5 5 Dale SINGLETON (USA) David ALDANA (USA) Honda CB900 2'20.67 Team HONDA AMERICA
6 1 Wes COOLEY (USA) Ron PIERCE (USA) Suzuki GS1000 2'21.47 YOSHIMURA Racing
7 6 Tony HATTON (AUS) Michael COLE (AUS) Honda CB900 2'21.86 Team HONDA AUSTRALIA
8 50 Takashi SUZUKI Shigeharu OHTSUKA Yamaha TZ350 2'23.11 BEET RACING TEAM
9 52 0samu SUZUKI Keiji KINOSHITA Yamaha TZ350 2'23.94 PRO SHOP TAKAI
10 10 Masahiro WADA Akihiko KIYOHARA Kawasaki KZ1000 2'24.44 Team KAWASAKI

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