1992 European motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1992 European motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 29–31 May 1992 at the Montmelò circuit.

Spain  1992 European Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 13 races in the
1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date31 May 1992
Official nameGran Premio Super Nintendo Entertainment System de Europa[1]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.655 km (2.892 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:48.549
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:48.583
Podium
First United States Wayne Rainey
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third United States Doug Chandler
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:50.819
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Reggiani
Time 1:51.304
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Italy Loris Reggiani
Third Italy Max Biaggi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Ezio Gianola
Time 1:58.091
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Carlos Giró
Time 1:57.836
Podium
First Italy Ezio Gianola
Second Italy Gabriele Debbia
Third Italy Fausto Gresini

500 cc race reportEdit

Mick Doohan was on pole. At the start John Kocinski briefly got the lead however Eddie Lawson beat him to the first turn. Lawson, Doohan and Wayne Rainey were at the front. Doohan got past Lawson, as did Rainey. With 2 laps to go, Rainey got past Doohan. Doohan tried to repass, but Rainey denied him any opportunities.

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Wayne Rainey Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha 47:31.348 20
2   Mick Doohan Rothmans Honda Team Honda +0.057 15
3   Doug Chandler Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +14.762 12
4   Kevin Schwantz Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +16.333 10
5   John Kocinski Marlboro Team Roberts Yamaha +28.147 8
6   Eddie Lawson Cagiva Team Agostini Cagiva +35.574 6
7   Niall Mackenzie Yamaha Motor Banco Yamaha +42.813 4
8   Miguel Duhamel Yamaha Motor Banco Yamaha +43.805 3
9   Randy Mamola Budweiser Team/Global Motorsports Yamaha +44.152 2
10   Juan Garriga Ducados Yamaha Yamaha +49.388 1
11   Alex Barros Cagiva Team Agostini Cagiva +1:11.219
12   Peter Goddard Valvoline Team WCM ROC Yamaha +1:11.301
13   Thierry Crine Ville de Paris ROC Yamaha +1:28.596
14   Toshiyuki Arakaki Team ROC Banco ROC Yamaha +1:28.645
15   Juan Lopez Mella Nivea For Men Team ROC Yamaha +1:40.342
16   Kevin Mitchell MBM Racing Harris Yamaha +1:41.817
17   Dominique Sarron Team ROC Banco ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
18   Michael Rudroff Rallye Sport Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
19   Eddie Laycock Milla Racing Yamaha +1 Lap
20   Serge David Team ROC Banco ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
21   Nicholas Schmassman Uvex Racing Team ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
22   Marco Papa Librenti Corse Librenti +1 Lap
23   Lucio Pedercini Paton Grand Prix Paton +2 Laps
24   Josef Doppler Uvex Racing Team ROC Yamaha +2 Laps
Ret   Damon Buckmaster Padgett's Motorcycles Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Cees Doorakkers HEK Racing Team Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Àlex Crivillé Campsa Honda Team Honda Retirement
Ret   Corrado Catalano KCS International ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Claude Arciero Arciero Racing Team ROC Yamaha Retirement
DNQ   Andreas Leuthe VRP Racing Team VRP Did not qualify
DNQ   Larry Moreno Vacondio Team Domina Yamaha Did not qualify
Sources:[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1992". Archive.today. 15 March 2014. Archived from the original on 15 March 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  2. ^ "1992 European MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1992". Motogp.com. Retrieved 2 September 2018.


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