1991 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1991 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth race of the 1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 17–19 May 1991 at the Circuito Internazionale Santa Monica.

Italy  1991 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 15 races in the
1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date19 May 1991
Official nameGran Premio d'Italia[1]
LocationCircuito Internazionale Santa Monica
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.488 km (2.167 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha
Time 1:16.191
Fastest lap
Rider United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha
Time 1:15.892
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan Honda
Second United States John Kocinski Yamaha
Third United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Helmut Bradl Honda
Time 1:18.679
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora Honda
Time 1:17.965
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora Honda
Second Germany Helmut Bradl Honda
Third Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Fausto Gresini Honda
Time 1:24.267
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Fausto Gresini Honda
Time 1:23.436
Podium
First Italy Fausto Gresini Honda
Second Italy Loris Capirossi Honda
Third Italy Alessandro Gramigni Aprilia
Sidecar (B2A)
Pole position
Rider Switzerland Rolf Biland LCR-ADM
Time 1:19.127
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Steve Webster Krauser
Time 1:20.039
Podium
First United Kingdom Steve Webster Krauser
Second Netherlands Egbert Streuer LCR-Yamaha
Third Switzerland Paul Güdel LCR-Krauser

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1   Michael Doohan Rothmans Honda Team Honda 36 46:27.037 5 20
2   John Kocinski Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha 36 +8.677 2 17
3   Eddie Lawson Cagiva Corse Cagiva 36 +14.319 4 15
4   Alex Barros Cagiva Corse Cagiva 36 +23.151 7 13
5   Jean-Philippe Ruggia Sonauto Yamaha Mobil 1 Yamaha 36 +23.561 8 11
6   Doug Chandler Roberts B Team Yamaha 36 +28.135 6 10
7   Kevin Schwantz Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki 36 +28.480 3 9
8   Juan Garriga Ducados Yamaha Yamaha 36 +48.073 10 8
9   Wayne Rainey Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha 36 +1:11.518 1 7
10   Eddie Laycock Millar Racing Yamaha 35 +1 lap 12 6
11   Marco Papa Team Marco Papa Honda 35 +1 lap 14 5
12   Cees Doorakkers HEK-Baumachines Honda 34 +2 laps 15 4
13   Romolo Balbi Honda 34 +2 laps 13 3
14   Simon Buckmaster Padgett's Racing Team Suzuki 33 +3 laps 2
15   Michael Rudroff Rallye Sport Honda 33 +3 laps 1
Ret   Didier de Radiguès Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki 29 Retired 9
Ret   Adrien Morillas Sonauto Yamaha Mobil 1 Yamaha 29 Retired 11
Ret   Hans Becker Team Romero Racing Yamaha 25 Retired
Ret   Nicolas Schmassman Schmassman Technotron Honda 9 Retired
DNQ   Helmut Schutz Rallye Sport Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Andreas Leuthe Librenti Corse Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Larry Vacondio Honda Did not qualify
[2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1   Luca Cadalora Honda 30 39:29.951 2 20
2   Helmut Bradl Honda 30 +0.009 1 17
3   Pierfrancesco Chili Aprilia 30 +8.179 3 15
4   Loris Reggiani Aprilia 30 +8.186 5 13
5   Wilco Zeelenberg Honda 30 +14.795 7 11
6   Carlos Cardús Honda 30 +14.983 4 10
7   Masahiro Shimizu Honda 30 +33.909 8 9
8   Jochen Schmid Honda 30 +52.658 11 8
9   Andreas Preining Aprilia 30 +53.825 14 7
10   Paolo Casoli Yamaha 30 +1:03.005 13 6
11   Jean-Pierre Jeandat Honda 30 +1:04.911 5
12   Erkka Korpiaho Aprilia 30 +1:09.379 4
13   Renzo Colleoni Aprilia 30 +1:09.886 3
14   Carlos Lavado Yamaha 30 +1:17.145 12 2
15   Stefan Prein Honda 29 +1 lap 1
16   Harald Eckl Aprilia 29 +1 lap
17   Jaime Mariano Aprilia 29 +1 lap
18   Urs Jucker Yamaha 29 +1 lap
19   Martin Wimmer Suzuki 29 +1 lap 10
20   Renato Colleoni Aprilia 29 +1 lap
21   Patrick van der Goorbergh Yamaha 29 +1 lap
22   Bernd Kassner Honda 29 +1 lap
23   Wayne Doran Aprilia 29 +1 lap
24   Jean Foray Yamaha 29 +1 lap
Ret   Corrado Catalano Honda 26 Retired
Ret   Stefano Pennese Aprilia 22 Retired
Ret   Frédéric Protat Aprilia 19 Retired
Ret   Doriano Romboni Honda 18 Retired 6
Ret   Fausto Ricci Yamaha 18 Retired
Ret   Àlex Crivillé JJ Cobas 15 Retired 9
Ret   Bernard Hänggeli Aprilia 15 Retired 15
Ret   Alberto Puig Yamaha 13 Retired
Ret   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia 13 Retired
Ret   Ian Newton Yamaha 8 Retired
Ret   Leon van der Heyden Honda 1 Retired
[4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1   Fausto Gresini Honda 26 36:29.927 1 20
2   Loris Capirossi Honda 26 +18.493 2 17
3   Alessandro Gramigni Aprilia 26 +23.101 7 15
4   Ezio Gianola Derbi 26 +29.088 4 13
5   Hans Spaan Honda 26 +33.230 10 11
6   Nobuyuki Wakai Honda 26 +33.629 13 10
7   Heinz Lüthi Honda 26 +34.115 3 9
8   Gabriele Debbia Aprilia 26 +34.237 8 8
9   Ralf Waldmann Honda 26 +34.460 11 7
10   Dirk Raudies Honda 26 +35.230 6
11   Ian McConnachie Honda 26 +42.905 5
12   Adolf Stadler JJ Cobas 26 +47.525 15 4
13   Hisashi Unemoto Honda 26 +54.431 3
14   Steve Patrickson Honda 26 +1:00.339 2
15   Johnny Wickström Honda 26 +1:00.539 1
16   Koji Takada Honda 26 +1:06.139
17   Julián Miralles JJ Cobas 26 +1:06.935
18   Serafino Foti Honda 26 +1:07.493
19   Manuel Hernández Honda 26 +1:08.123
20   Arie Molenaar Honda 26 +1:08.427
21   Alain Bronec Honda 26 +1:15.924
22   Thierry Feuz Honda 26 +1:19.698
23   Francisco Debon JJ Cobas 26 +1:19.849
24   Maurizio Vitali Gazzaniga 25 +1 lap 12
25   Luis Alvaro Derbi 25 +1 lap
Ret   Kinya Wada Honda 25 Retired
Ret   Bruno Casanova Honda 18 Retired 6
Ret   Peter Öttl Rotax 17 Retired
Ret   Herri Torrontegui JJ Cobas 15 Retired 14
Ret   Jorge Martínez JJ Cobas 10 Retired 9
Ret   Noboru Ueda Honda 8 Retired 5
Ret   Kazuto Sakata Honda 5 Retired
Ret   Manuel Herreros JJ Cobas 4 Retired
Ret   Alfred Waibel Honda 4 Retired
Ret   Gimmi Bosio Honda 0 Retired
Ret   Emilio Cuppini Gazzaniga 0 Retired
DNQ   Jos van Dongen Honda
DNQ   Alan Patterson Honda
DNQ   Stefan Kurfiss Honda
DNQ   Stefan Bragger Honda
DNQ   Hans Koopman Honda
DNQ   Robin Appleyard Honda
DNQ   Peter Galvin Honda
DNQ   Wolfgang Fritz Honda
DNQ   René Dünki Honda
DNQ   Hubert Abold Honda
DNQ   Janez Pintar Honda
DNQ   Taru Rinne Honda
[4]

Sidecar classificationEdit

Pos Rider Passenger Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1   Steve Webster   Gavin Simmons Krauser 26 35:08.085 2 20
2   Egbert Streuer   Peter Essaff LCR-Yamaha 26 +14.440 5 17
3   Paul Güdel   Charly Güdel LCR-Krauser 26 +26.431 13 15
4   Darren Dixon   Sean Dixon LCR-Krauser 26 +30.300 10 13
5   Yoshisada Kumagaya   Bryan Houghton Krauser 26 +45.188 9 11
6   Barry Brindley   Grahame Rose LCR-Yamaha 26 +50.688 14 10
7   Masato Kumano   Eckhart Rösinger LCR-Yamaha 26 +50.943 8 9
8   Ralph Bohnhorst   Bruno Hiller Bohnhorst 26 +57.003 7 8
9   Alfred Zurbrügg   Martin Zurbrügg LCR-Yamaha 26 +1:08.810 6 7
10   Theo van Kempen   Jan Kuyt LCR-Krauser 25 +1 lap 6
11   René Progin   Gary Irlam LCR 25 +1 lap 5
12   Tony Wyssen   Geral de Haas LCR 25 +1 lap 4
13   Tony Baker   Simon Prior LCR-Krauser 25 +1 lap 3
14   Markus Bösiger   Peter Markwalder ADM 25 +1 lap 2
15   Klaus Klaffenböck   Christian Parzer LCR 24 +2 laps 11 1
16   Markus Egloff   Urs Egloff Yamaha 24 +2 laps 4
Ret   Steve Abbott   Shaun Smith LCR-Krauser 22 Retired 12
Ret   Alain Michel   Simon Birchall Krauser 12 Retired 3
Ret   Rolf Biland   Kurt Waltisperg LCR-ADM 3 Retired 1
Ret   Barry Smith   David Smith Windle-ADM 2 Retired 15
DNQ   Derek Brindley   Nick Roche LCR
DNQ   Kenny Howles   C. Mugnari Krauser
DNQ   Hans Hügli   Adolf Hänni LCR
DNQ   Gary Thomas   Michel van Puyvelde Krauser
DNQ   Reiner Kosta   Jurg Egli Yamaha
DNQ   Frank Voigt   Holger Voigt Schuh-Spezial
DNQ   Werner Kraus   Thomas Schröder ADM
[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1991". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  2. ^ "1991 Italian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · ITALIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1991". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ a b c Scott, Michael (ed.). Motocourse 1991-1992. Hazleton Publishing. pp. 96–97. ISBN 0-905138-88-0.
  5. ^ Scott, Michael (ed.). Motocourse 1991-1992. Hazleton Publishing. pp. 80–81. ISBN 0-905138-88-0.


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