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1991 San Marino motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1991 San Marino motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 16–18 August 1991 at the Mugello Circuit.

Italy  1991 San Marino Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 15 races in the
1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date18 August 1991
Official nameGran Premio di San Marino[citation needed]
LocationAutodromo Internazionale del Mugello
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.245 km (3.259 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:54.276
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:54.461
Podium
First United States Wayne Rainey
Second United States Kevin Schwantz
Third Australia Mick Doohan
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Helmut Bradl
Time 1:58.492
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora
Time 1:57.865
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Spain Carlos Cardús
Third Italy Loris Reggiani
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:06.019
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Peter Öttl
Time 2:04.988
Podium
First Germany Peter Öttl
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Italy Fausto Gresini

500 cc race reportEdit

5th pole of the season for Kevin Schwantz. Wayne Rainey gets the start from Wayne Gardner, Schwantz and Mick Doohan.

Rainey and Doohan get away, Doohan superior on the brakes at the end of the straight. Schwantz is a close 3rd.

Rainey drops Doohan, who is caught by Schwantz.

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Wayne Rainey Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha 46:08.566 20
2   Kevin Schwantz Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +2.946 17
3   Mick Doohan Rothmans Honda Team Honda +6.066 15
4   Wayne Gardner Rothmans Honda Team Honda +23.218 13
5   Niall Mackenzie Sonauto Yamaha Mobil 1 Yamaha +33.205 11
6   John Kocinski Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha +37.614 10
7   Juan Garriga Ducados Yamaha Yamaha +39.280 9
8   Didier de Radiguès Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +39.566 8
9   Doug Chandler Roberts B Team Yamaha +52.121 7
10   Jean Philippe Ruggia Sonauto Yamaha Mobil 1 Yamaha +1:15.609 6
11   Eddie Laycock Millar Racing Yamaha +1 Lap 5
12   Marco Papa Cagiva Corse Cagiva +1 Lap 4
13   Cees Doorakkers HEK-Baumachines Honda +1 Lap 3
14   Michael Rudroff Rallye Sport Honda +1 Lap 2
15   Hans Becker Team Romero Racing Yamaha +1 Lap 1
16   Josef Doppler Doppler Racing Yamaha +1 Lap
17   Romolo Balbi Honda +1 Lap
18   Andreas Leuthe Librenti Corse Suzuki +2 Laps
19   Helmut Schutz Rallye Sport Honda +2 Laps
Ret   Sito Pons Campsa Honda Team Honda Retirement
Ret   Michele Valdo Team Paton Paton Retirement
Ret   Eddie Lawson Cagiva Corse Cagiva Retirement
Ret   Adrien Morillas Sonauto Yamaha Mobil 1 Yamaha Retirement
DNQ   Nicholas Schmassman Schmassman Technotron Honda Did not qualify
DNQ   Larry Moreno Vacondio Honda Did not qualify
Sources: [1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1991 San Marino MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "motogp.com · SAN MARINO GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1991". www.motogp.com.


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