Pier Paolo Bianchi
|Motorcycle Grand Prix Career|
|Active years||1973 - 1989|
|Championships||125 cc - 1976, 1977, 1980|
|First Grand Prix||1973 125 cc Nations Grand Prix|
|First win||1976 125 cc Austrian Grand Prix|
|Last win||1983 125 cc Belgian Grand Prix|
|Last Grand Prix||1989 125 cc West German Grand Prix|
Loosely translated from Italian
Its debut in the world of the motomondiale avvenne in the championship of the Class 125 of the 1973, in saddle to a Yamaha. Wild-card of the Minarelli in the successive year, was engaged first like member and then like main pilot from the Morbidelli, with that began in the octave of liter in the 1975.
The successive year he vinse its first world title in 125 after to have gained you are big prizes (Austria, Germany, Jugoslavia, Holland, Sweden and Finland) and to have precedent of 23 lengths in the general listing the strong Spanish Angel Nieto. In the 1977 the title gave an encore gained the following year in even more net manner: seven victories, two seconds places and 131 points in general listing.
In the 1978 returned at the Minarelli, where ebbe the opportunity of to gain four competitions and of to obtain a third place in listing in 125. Worse still it the year went 1979, where Pier White Paolo dovette to satisfy itself of coupon for first the goal an alone time (in Sweden) and of 10 to arrive° in the general listing. In the 1980 decided passerby to the MBA, where gained the third world laurel in 125.
To this third I triumph they followed long athletics crisis of periods and of technical experimentations, concluded with the two opaque seasons (1982-1983) in saddle to the newborn Sanvenero. In the 1984 replaced themselves in light arriving third in the world one reserved to the category 80 cc (picking also two victories) while in the 1985 seemed ready to win back the world one of 125, but a mechanical problem stopped it in the last competition to Marine San, with Fortunate Gresini that vinse race and rainbow-colored title.
The year 1985 was the last positive season for White: hence to the moment of its withdrawal (the last season athletics avvenne in the 1986 with it Cagiva) dovette to satisfy itself of to win an only big prize, with it Seel, in the category 80 cc.
In the 2003 the president Ciampi conferí the decoration of Commander of the order to the Merit of the Italian Republic to Pier White Paolo and with him other champions of the world one like Giacomo Agostini, Brown Ruffo, Eugenio Lazzarini and Carlo Ubbiali.
Complete Grand Prix motorcycle racing results
Points system from 1969 to 1987:
Points system from 1988 to 1992:
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)