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1996 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1996 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 20 October 1996 at Eastern Creek Raceway.

Australia  1996 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Eastern Creek Circuit.svg
Date20 October 1996
Official nameAustralian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1]
LocationEastern Creek Raceway
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.930 km (2.442 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 1:30.478
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 1:30.359
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Japan Tadayuki Okada
Third Spain Carlos Checa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:31.718
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:32.084
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Germany Ralf Waldmann
Third France Olivier Jacque
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Haruchika Aoki
Time 1:36.080
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Haruchika Aoki
Time 1:36.272
Podium
First Australia Garry McCoy
Second Japan Haruchika Aoki
Third Japan Masaki Tokudome

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Loris Capirossi Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha 45:47.858 25
2   Tadayuki Okada Team Repsol Honda Honda +10.980 20
3   Carlos Checa Fortuna Honda Pons Honda +11.397 16
4   Alex Barros Honda Pileri Honda +11.438 13
5   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +12.424 11
6   Àlex Crivillé Team Repsol Honda Honda +20.394 10
7   Luca Cadalora Kanemoto Honda Honda +22.064 9
8   Mick Doohan Team Repsol Honda Honda +22.134 8
9   Shinichi Itoh Team Repsol Honda Honda +29.821 7
10   Peter Goddard Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +32.744 6
11   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +33.519 5
12   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 4
13   Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 3
14   Andrew Stroud World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 2
15   Toshiyuki Arakaki Team Paton Paton +1 Lap 1
16   Stephane Mertens Harris Grand Prix Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Paul Young Padgett's Racing Team Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Norifumi Abe Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Martin Craggill Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Eugene McManus Millar Racing Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Jeremy McWilliams QUB Team Optimum ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Laurent Naveau ELC Lease ROC ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Scott Russell Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki Retirement
Sources: [2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Max Biaggi Aprilia 43:21.574 25
2   Ralf Waldmann Honda +1.730 20
3   Olivier Jacque Honda +18.762 16
4   Tohru Ukawa Honda +25.226 13
5   Jürgen Fuchs Honda +25.725 11
6   Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda +26.034 10
7   Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +29.606 9
8   Luis d'Antin Honda +46.399 8
9   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +46.610 7
10   Takeshi Tsujimura Honda +59.280 6
11   Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda +59.748 5
12   Regis Laconi Honda +59.828 4
13   Sebastian Porto Aprilia +1:16.258 3
14   Marcus Payten Honda +1:26.544 2
15   Alessandro Antonello Aprilia +1:29.720 1
Ret   Cristophe Cogan Honda Retirement
Ret   Jamie Robinson Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Craig Connell Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Cristiano Migliorati Honda Retirement
Ret   Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia Retirement
Ret   José Barresi Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda Retirement
Ret   José Luis Cardoso Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Sete Gibernau Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Davide Bulega Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda Retirement
Ret   Eskil Suter Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Garry McCoy Aprilia 42:12.903 25
2   Haruchika Aoki Honda +0.049 20
3   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +0.247 16
4   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +0.533 13
5   Ivan Goi Honda +9.741 11
6   Lucio Cecchinello Honda +10.037 10
7   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +11.987 9
8   Noboru Ueda Honda +18.127 8
9   Tomomi Manako Honda +19.405 7
10   Akira Saito Honda +22.643 6
11   Dirk Raudies Honda +22.780 5
12   Frederic Petit Honda +22.259 4
13   Luigi Ancona Aprilia +38.669 3
14   Valentino Rossi Aprilia +51.772 2
15   Herri Torrontegui Honda +56.713 1
16   Mirko Giansanti Honda +1:01.819
17   Gabriele Debbia Yamaha +1:06.325
18   Andrew Duke Aprilia +1 Lap
19   Andrew Willy Yamaha +1 Lap
20   Jason van Vliet Honda +2 Laps
Ret   Manfred Geissler Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Emilio Alzamora Honda Retirement
Ret   Jaroslav Hules Honda Retirement
Ret   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Loek Bodelier Honda Retirement


Previous race:
1996 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1996 season
Next race:
1997 Malaysian Grand Prix
Previous race:
1995 Australian Grand Prix
Australian motorcycle Grand Prix Next race:
1997 Australian Grand Prix

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1996". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ "1996 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1996". Motogp.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.