1992 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1992 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 10–12 April 1992 at Eastern Creek Raceway.

Australia  1992 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 13 races in the
1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Eastern Creek Circuit.svg
Date12 April 1992
Official nameFoster's Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationEastern Creek Raceway
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.930 km (2.442 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:30.756
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:31.411
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second United States Wayne Rainey
Third Australia Daryl Beattie
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Helmut Bradl
Time 1:33.980
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Carlos Cardús
Time 1:34.797
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Spain Carlos Cardús
Third Germany Helmut Bradl
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 1:39.834
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Bruno Casanova
Time 1:40.013
Podium
First Germany Ralf Waldmann
Second Italy Alessandro Gramigni
Third Italy Bruno Casanova

500 cc race reportEdit

John Kocinski was injured in practice and missed the race.

Mick Doohan started on pole, and led away with Wayne Rainey and they swapped places, with Daryl Beattie in 3rd. Kevin Schwantz and Doug Chandler battled for 4th.

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Mick Doohan Rothmans Honda Team Honda 46:04.276 20
2   Wayne Rainey Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha +6.822 15
3   Daryl Beattie Team HRC Honda +18.425 12
4   Kevin Schwantz Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +31.062 10
5   Doug Chandler Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +36.019 8
6   Eddie Lawson Cagiva Team Agostini Cagiva +1:03.653 6
7   Àlex Crivillé Campsa Honda Team Honda +1:51.839 4
8   Randy Mamola Budweiser Team/Global Motorsports Yamaha +1:55.951 3
9   Juan Garriga Ducados Yamaha Yamaha +1:56.250 2
10   Miguel Duhamel Yamaha Motor Banco Yamaha +1 Lap 1
11   Peter Goddard Valvoline Team WCM ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
12   Alex Barros Cagiva Team Agostini Cagiva +1 Lap
13   Thierry Crine Ville de Paris Yamaha +1 Lap
14   Corrado Catalano KCS International ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
15   Dominique Sarron Team ROC Banco ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
16   Toshiyuki Arakaki Team ROC Banco ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
17   Cees Doorakkers HEK Racing Team Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
18   Michael Rudroff Rallye Sport Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
19   Serge David Team ROC Banco ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
20   Kevin Mitchell MBM Racing Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
21   Damon Buckmaster Padgett's Motorcycles Harris Yamaha +2 Laps
22   Nicholas Schmassman Uvex Racing Team ROC Yamaha +2 Laps
Ret   Josef Doppler Uvex Racing Team ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Eddie Laycock Milla Racing Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Niall Mackenzie Yamaha Motor Banco Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Lucio Pedercini Paton Grand Prix Paton Retirement
Ret   Marco Papa Librenti Corse Librenti Retirement
Ret   Peter Graves Peter Graves Racing Team Harris Yamaha Retirement
DNS   John Kocinski Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha Did not start
Sources:[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1992". Archive.today. 15 March 2014. Archived from the original on 15 March 2014.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "1992 500cc Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Sydney Motorsport Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  4. ^ "1992 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1992". Motogp.com. Retrieved 2 September 2018.


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