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02:22Interview

Kevin Schwantz is on pole

03:47Start

125cc race start: it's a battle for the lead

05:32Crash

Corrado Catalano is down on the start-finish straight

06:08Checkered flag

Hans Spaan wins

08:50Start

250cc race start: Carlos Cardus leads from Jacques Cornu

10:43Overtake

Jean-Philippe Ruggia takes the lead

10:51Crash

Didier de Radiguès high-sides at La Source

11:38Battle

Jean-Philippe Ruggia and Jacques Cornu battle for the lead

12:05Crash

Jean-Philippe Ruggia has a nasty crash

14:30Overtake

Reinhold Roth challenges for the lead

16:17Overtake

Carlos Cardus is into second place

17:23Crash

Andrew Leisner high-sides

18:38Heavy crash

Alex Barros crashes and gets driven over by another rider

19:41Crash

Martin Wimmer is out

22:32Battle

Its the battle for the win

23:31Checkered flag

Jacques Cornu wins

25:35Crash

Ron Haslam breaks both thumbs during practice crash

25:58Start

500cc race start: Eddie Lawson leads

28:09Battle

Kevin Schwantz tries for position

30:44Race action

The leaders continue to pull ahead

33:20Overtake

Eddie Lawson grabs the lead from Wayne Rainey

34:10Overtake

Kevin Schwantz takes second away from Wayne Rainey

34:57Overtake

Kevin Schwantz is now in the lead

36:57Battle

The rain comes down as the fight for the lead comes alive

38:29Crash

Christian Sarron crashes

39:03Race stopped

The flag is out as rain continues to pour

39:53Restart

Eddie Lawson is into the lead

42:08Overtake

Kevin Schwantz takes the lead from Lawson

42:57Run off

Marco Papa does an incredible save after running over the curb

43:24Race stopped

The race is stopped again

43:36Crash

John Kocinski and Mick Doohan crash

45:25Restart

The race restarts again. Wayne Rainey leads

47:10Overtake

John Kocinski passes Eddie Lawson

47:26Crash

Kevin Schwantz takes a hard knock

48:06Race finish

After deliberation the win was awarded to Eddie Lawson

48:16Interview

Wayne Rainey is upset that his win wasn't counted

Belgium Bike GP 1989

2018-07-1850:25
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Duke Classics - Bike GP

About

The World Championship circus moved to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit for round 10 of the 89 World series.

Wayne Rainey (Yamaha) was on the pace in practice as he set out to improve his lead over Eddie Lawson (Honda). John Kocinski made his debut at Spa and was hoping to have the same impact in the class as he did in the 250 earlier this season.

The 250 race itself provided yet another classic. Sito Pons' runs of success had come to a halt at Assen, and victor Reinhold Roth was out to prove he could do it again. We capture all the excitement of an eventful day's racing for your entertainment.

Channel:Duke Classic Videos
About this program:Duke Classics - Bike GP
Episode title:Belgium Bike GP 1989
Season:1980's
Episode number:31
Date:1989-07-2
Run time:50:25
Category:Racing coverage
Production:Duke
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