Archives Column | The Last American GP Sweep

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We look back at the last time MotoGP saw an all-American podium.

Last week in Archives, we revisited 1983 when Freddie Spencer, Randy Mamola and Eddie Lawson swept the podium at the Italian GP at Monza. A first for America and a historic day indeed in 500cc Grand Prix/MotoGP racing. And this got us to thinking: When was the last time three Yanks hogged the podium at a Grand Prix?

The field assembles for the 1993 Australian Grand Prix with Kevin Schwantz (34) on pole from Wayne Rainey (1), Daryl Beattie (4) and Doug Chandler (red umbrella).

By Rennie Scaysbrook

I thought for sure it would be in the Nicky Hayden/John Hopkins/Kenny Roberts Jr. era, seeing as it’s been

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