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04:58Interview

Wayne Rainey is happy with the team

06:32Interview

Kevin Schwantz believes the bike is better this year

07:24Interview

Wayne Gardner shares his thoughts

09:07Interview

Kevin Magee hopes to have a good season

10:29Interview

Mike Doohan believes Wayne Gardners 1987 season helped him

11:29Interview

Pierfrancesco Chili is accident prone and wants to understand his bike better

12:43Interview

Niall Mackenzie hopes to have a successful year

13:55Interview

Freddie Spencer is back after 20 months

16:10Interview

Eddie Lawson talks about his switch from Yamaha to Honda

19:20Starting grid

500cc race line-up

19:45Start

500cc race start: Wayne Rainey takes the lead from Freddie Spencer

20:43Crash

Pierfrancesco Chili crashes on the first lap

22:03Overtake

Kevin Schwantz goes into second

23:22Run off

Wayne Gardner runs off

24:11Overtake

Kevin Magee and Freddie Spencer fights for third

26:26Run off

Freddie Spencer goes off

27:03Caution

Mike Doohan cruises into the pits

27:41Overtake

Niall Mackenzie slides into third

30:06Overtake

Kevin Schwantz makes a sensational move for the lead

32:24Battle

Huge battle for third

32:55Battle

Wayne Rainey tries a move of Kevin Schwantz

33:22Overtake

Wayne Gardner moves into third

34:33Battle

An insane battle for the lead

35:58Battle

The battle for the lead hots up

36:34Crash

Hikaru Miyagi is out of the race

36:45Overtake

Kevin Schwantz takes the lead again

37:09Overtake

The lead changes again

37:54Battle

The leaders wheelie down the straight

38:22Battle

Kevin Schwantz tries for the lead

39:31Run off

Wayne Gardner has a heart-stopping moment

42:16Battle

Kevin Schwantz makes a mistake

42:52Checkered flag

Kevin Schwantz wins an amazing race

43:25Interview

Kevin Schwantz talks us through the race

45:27Interview

Wayne Rainey is disappointed

46:48Interview

Eddie Lawson made time in straight line speed

48:05Start

125cc race start: Ezio Gianola lead at the start

48:33Crash

Yamakawa kicks the straw bales

49:06Heavy crash

Alex Bedford's bike is wrecked

50:04Crash

Kimya Wada crashes

50:38Checkered flag

Ezio Gianola wins for Honda

52:07Start

250cc race start: Tadayuki Okada leads

53:10Battle

John Kocinski and Jean-Philippe Ruggia battle

53:52Race action

John Kocinski charges through the field

55:32Battle

Toshihiko Honma and John Kocinski battle for the lead

56:03Battle

Didier de Radiguès and Jim Filice tussle for position

56:30Crash

Yoshiari Hori crashes

57:13Battle

Toshihiko Honma and John Kocinski fight

59:51Checkered flag

John Kocinski wins

01:00:05Interview

John Kocinski is happy for this race win

Japan Bike GP 1989

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Duke Classics - Bike GP

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Over 30 works machines on the grid, 1988 Champion Eddie Lawson teamed with arch rival Wayne Gardner for Honda, Suzuki back with superb new machinery for Kevin Schwantz, 'Fast Freddie' Spencer, fit again and back in the saddle of a Yamaha, Randy Mamola (Cagiva) and Wayne Rainey ready to make a major mark on the world scene in 89 - what a magnificent combination for the 1989 curtain opener! We're not giving anything away other than to say that this race is one of the best ever recorded for the armchair enthusiast.

Channel:Duke Classic Videos
About this program:Duke Classics - Bike GP
Episode title:Japan Bike GP 1989
Season:1980's
Episode number:3
Date:1989-03-26
Run time:1:01:43
Category:Racing coverage
Production:Duke
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