Moto Racing JAPAN > Suzuka 8 Hours > 1983 Results

The 6th Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Race
1983 FIM World Endurance Championship Round 6

Race - Qualify


Final Race (July 31)

POS QL NO 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE LAPS TIME/DELAY TEAM
1 4 6 Herve MOINEAU (FRA) Richard HUBIN (BEL) Suzuki GS1000R 190 8:02'29.32 SUZUKI FRANCE
2 3 2 Jean LAFOND (FRA) Patrick IGOA (FRA) Kawasaki KZ1000J 190 2'09.30 KAWASAKI FRANCE
3 8 3 Fred MERKEL (USA) John BETTENCOURT (USA) Honda RS850R 188 2 Laps TEAM HRC
4 17 46 Masahiro OKA Shosuke KITA Kawasaki KR1000 186 4 Laps TEAM 38
5 5 5 Pierre Etienne SAMIN (FRA) Dominique PERNET (FRA) Suzuki GS1000R 185 5 Laps SUZUKI FRANCE
6 11 33 Kunihiro MIKAMI Shunji YATSUSHIRO (USA) Kawasaki Z1000J 185 5 Laps MORIWAKI ENGINEERING
7 21 28 Hisashi YAMANA Toshiaki HAKAMADA Suzuki GSX1000 183 7 Laps HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN
8 12 38 Hideji TOMITA Yoichi YAMAMOTO Honda RS1000 183 7 Laps SUZUKA Racing
9 14 44 Yasushi MIYAGAWA Shoji SAITOH Kawasaki KZ1000R 182 8 Laps TEAM 38
10 18 34 Shigeharu OHTSUKA Yasuo MORITA Honda RS850R 182 8 Laps BEET Racing
11 28 39 Toshiharu ARAKI Masaki SHINODA Honda RS1000 179 11 Laps SUZUKA Racing
12 20 30 Tadashi FUKUI Yoshihisa HASEGAWA Honda RS850R 178 12 Laps TEAM SUPER MONKEY
13 1 12 Graeme CROSBY (NZE) Rob PHILLIS (AUS) Suzuki GSX1000 177 13 Laps Team YOSHIMURA MORIWAKI Suzuki
14 44 32 Satoshi ENDOH Kenji KANEKO Honda CB900 176 14 Laps Racing Team HONEYBEE & SANKEI
15 30 67 Norifusa SAKATA Akio TANAKA Suzuki GS1000S 175 15 Laps MAXIM WORKS
16 36 63 Masahiro NAKAHIRA Tomiji TAKEUCHI Honda CB900 173 17 Laps HAMAMATSU ESCARGOT RT
17 37 59 Michimasa ARIMA Mari IGATA Honda CB900F 172 18 Laps ENDURANCE Racing
18 42 47 Ryoichi ARAI Ken NEMOTO Ducati DM650SL/A 171 19 Laps POWER HOUSE MOTOR CLUB
19 48 18 David EMDE (USA) Isoyo SUGIMOTO BMW R100RS 170 20 Laps MINT Racing Team
20 59 54 Takeshi TOJOH Takashi SUGIYAMA Yamaha XJ1000 170 20 Laps MOTOINE Racing
21 49 48 Noboru NAKAGAWA Yutaka SUGANO Ducati DM650SL 170 20 Laps POWER HOUSE MOTOR CLUB
22 31 43 Tadataka HANAOKA Yutaka IOKA Suzuki GSX1000 170 20 Laps AUTO REC
23 45 51 Toshiya TAKEUCHI Kenji YAMAMOTO Yamaha XJ900 168 22 Laps IWATA RACING FAMILY
24 51 66 Rikiya TAKAHASHI Katsuyuki KOMURO Honda CB900 168 22 Laps MIZUSAWA Racing
25 43 64 Tamotsu SAKAMOTO Masaru FURUKAWA Honda CB900 164 26 Laps HAMAMATSU ESCARGOT RT
26 52 45 Koji OHTA Shozo KAWAGUCHI Honda CB900 163 27 Laps WORLD KAWAGUCHI RT
27 53 70 Masamichi MARUYAMA Masaaki KURODA Honda RS850R 163 27 Laps Team POLE POSITION
28 54 17 Koichi SHIMADA Sankichi ABE Yamaha XJ750 156 34 Laps SHIMADA SPORTING CLUB
29 47 11 Christine BAUR (USA) David OLD (USA) Honda VF750 153 37 Laps THE MAN RACING TEAM
30 46 71 Shin'ichiro INOMATA Konomu HOSHI Honda CB750 152 38 Laps SAYAMA Racing
31 50 61 Sakae KOIZUMI Tsunehio WADA Yamaha RD400 144 46 Laps Team HOT COMPANY & THE BIKE
DID NOT CLASSIFY :
38 27 Hiroyuki ITOH Toshihiro YOSHIMURA Honda VF750 138 52 Laps BLUE HELMETS MSC
34 55 Yasuhiko GOMIBUCHI Junzo SATOH Honda RS1000 133 57 Laps BUM RACING
29 35 Takashi SUZUKI Yuji AMANO Kawasaki Z-1 132 58 Laps BEET Racing
15 15 Luther WIKLE (USA) Lynn MILLER (USA) Honda CB900 124 66 Laps Team ONTARIO USA & RT HONEYBEE
40 65 Masaatsu HYUGA Yukihiro SUMIYA Suzuki GS1000SZR 119 71 Laps GARAGE SHONAN
16 29 Shin'ichi UENO Osamu SUZUKI Yamaha XJ750E 118 72 Laps MABUCHI SHUN
39 56 Ikuo KUSAMA Tsuguatsu MIHARA Ducati DM6 93 97 Laps Team KUSHITANI
54 68 Susumu SHIMADA Akira SUDA Honda VF750F 80 110 Laps INA Racing Team
58 41 Seiichi SENGOKU Jun YAMADA BMW R100RS 78 112 Laps MINT Racing Team
24 36 Minoru WADA Shinji KATAYAMA Kawasaki 77 113 Laps JMC Racing
25 53 Toshimitsu SOH Yuji SHIMAMURA Honda RS1000 75 115 Laps SOH Racing Team
2 1 Jacques CORNU (SUI) Akihiko KIYOHARA Kawasaki KZ1000J 73 117 Laps KAWASAKI FRANCE
33 9 Bob SMITH (GBR) Tony RUTTER (GBR) Ducati DM650SL 54 136 Laps KENNYS SPORTS MOTORCYCLES
41 52 Masakatsu URA Hisashi NISHIGAWARA Bimota KB-1 49 141 Laps AUTO SHOP FUKUI & BIMOTA
27 25 Shigeo IIJIMA Hiroyuki IIDA Honda CB900F 43 147 Laps BLUE HELMETS MSC
32 31 Yasutaka KANBAYASHI Joji OAKAMOTO Kawasaki Z-1 39 151 Laps WONDER RABBIT RT & Kan's
23 62 Noboru MIURA Akira SAKAGUCHI Suzuki GSX1000 37 153 Laps CHUBU Mr. BIKE
9 8 Christiam Le LIARD (FRA) David ALDANA (USA) Honda ELF 32 158 Laps MOTO ELF
55 69 Toshihisa HASEGAWA Yoshihiro MATSUMOTO Honda VF750 31 159 Laps MAC WESTERN
6 4 Raymond ROCHE (FRA) Guy BERTIN (FRA) Honda RS850R 24 166 Laps HONDA FRANCE
7 50 Takao ABE Masaki TOKUNO Honda RS850R 24 166 Laps TEAM HRC
57 60 Sadao UNEME Mikio HIRATA Honda CB 24 166 Laps UNEME SADAO RT
10 14 Michael Leonard COLE (AUS) Scott John STEPHENS (AUS) Kawasaki Z-1 19 171 Laps BEET Racing
22 37 Yokiya UEDA Takeshi YOKOI Honda CB750 17 173 Laps SUZUKA Racing
35 40 Toshiya SANMI Koji SOHWA Suzuki GS1000S 18 172 Laps WONDER RABBIT RT
19 49 Motoyoshi KITANO Susumu FUJIMOTO Kawasaki KZ1000J 0 190 Laps TSUKIGI Racing Team
Weather : Cloudy
Condition : Dry
Attend : 139,000

No. of Final Race Starters : 57
No. of Final Race Finishers : 31
Pole Position : No.12  Graeme CROSBY - Suzuki GSX1000 - 2'23.11
Circuit Length : 6.0335 km

Penalty :
     No.15, 37, 40, 14 and 11
           10 laps reduction (East course short cut)

Race - Qualify


Qualify (July 30)

POS NO 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE BESTTIME TEAM
1 12 Graeme CROSBY (NZE) Rob PHILLIS (AUS) Suzuki GSX1000 2'23.11 Team YOSHIMURA MORIWAKI Suzuki
2 1 Jacques CORNU (SUI) Akihiko KIYOHARA Kawasaki KZ1000J 2'23.64 KAWASAKI FRANCE
3 2 Jean LAFOND (FRA) Patrick IGOA (FRA) Kawasaki KZ1000J 2'25.21 KAWASAKI FRANCE
4 6 Herve MOINEAU (FRA) Richard HUBIN (BEL) Suzuki GS1000R 2'25.48 SUZUKI FRANCE
5 5 Pierre Etienne SAMIN (FRA) Dominique PERNET (FRA) Suzuki GS1000R 2'25.64 SUZUKI FRANCE
6 4 Raymond ROCHE (FRA) Guy BERTIN (FRA) Honda RS850R 2'25.72 HONDA FRANCE
7 50 Takao ABE Masaki TOKUNO Honda RS850R 2'26.46 TEAM HRC
8 3 Fred MERKEL (USA) John BETTENCOURT (USA) Honda RS850R 2'26.61 TEAM HRC
9 8 Christiam Le LIARD (FRA) David ALDANA (USA) Honda ELF 2'28.55 MOTO ELF
10 14 Michael Leonard COLE (AUS) Scott John STEPHENS (AUS) Kawasaki Z-1 2'29.40 BEET Racing

Race - Qualify


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