1996 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1996 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 15 September 1996 at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Spain  1996 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date15 September 1996
Official nameGran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya[1][2]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:46.201
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Carlos Checa
Time 1:47.183
Podium
First Spain Carlos Checa
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:47.757
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:48.490
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Germany Ralf Waldmann
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:54.536
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tomomi Manako
Time 1:54.307
Podium
First Japan Tomomi Manako
Second Australia Garry McCoy
Third Japan Kazuto Sakata
Àlex Crivillé, Mick Doohan and Luca Cadalora, pushing hard to catch race leader and eventual winner Carlos Checa in the 500cc race.

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Carlos Checa Fortuna Honda Pons Honda 44:56.885 25
2   Mick Doohan Team Repsol Honda Honda +6.591 20
3   Àlex Crivillé Team Repsol Honda Honda +6.640 16
4   Luca Cadalora Kanemoto Honda Honda +7.048 13
5   Tadayuki Okada Team Repsol Honda Honda +7.129 11
6   Shinichi Itoh Team Repsol Honda Honda +21.867 10
7   Alberto Puig Fortuna Honda Pons Honda +25.939 9
8   Alex Barros Honda Pileri Honda +26.875 8
9   Loris Capirossi Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +27.105 7
10   Norifumi Abe Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +58.628 6
11   Scott Russell Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +1:02.111 5
12   Jeremy McWilliams QUB Team Optimum ROC Yamaha +1:25.019 4
13   Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing ROC Yamaha +1:39.079 3
14   Paul Young Padgett's Racing Team Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 2
15   Chris Walker Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +1 Lap 1
Ret   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Eugene McManus Millar Racing Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Andrew Stroud World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Adrien Bosshard Elf 500 ROC ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Sean Emmett Harris Grand Prix Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki Retirement
DNS   Doriano Romboni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia Did not start
DNS   Jean Pierre Jeandat Team Paton Paton Did not start
Sources: [3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Max Biaggi Aprilia 42:03.123 25
2   Olivier Jacque Honda +10.188 20
3   Ralf Waldmann Honda +13.476 16
4   Tohru Ukawa Honda +14.291 13
5   Jürgen Fuchs Honda +14.433 11
6   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia +18.269 10
7   Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +25.600 9
8   Cristiano Migliorati Honda +34.269 8
9   Eskil Suter Aprilia +38.493 7
10   Regis Laconi Honda +40.120 6
11   Takeshi Tsujimura Honda +40.150 5
12   Sebastian Porto Aprilia +46.555 4
13   Luis d'Antin Honda +48.011 3
14   Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda +49.391 2
15   Osamu Miyazaki Aprilia +53.953 1
16   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +54.143
17   Davide Bulega Aprilia +54.369
18   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +54.621
19   Alessandro Antonello Aprilia +1:08.015
20   Francisco Riquelme Honda +1 Lap
21   Ismael Bonilla Honda +1 Lap
22   Vicente Esparragoso Honda +1 Lap
Ret   José Luis Cardoso Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Jamie Robinson Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Cristophe Cogan Honda Retirement
Ret   Miguel Tey Honda Retirement
Ret   José Barresi Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Franco Battaini Honda Retirement
Ret   Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda Retirement
Ret   Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Sete Gibernau Yamaha Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Tomomi Manako Honda 42:26.228 25
2   Garry McCoy Aprilia +1.190 20
3   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +6.606 16
4   Emilio Alzamora Honda +6.754 13
5   Haruchika Aoki Honda +6.920 11
6   Youichi Ui Yamaha +6.962 10
7   Yoshiaki Katoh Honda +6.998 9
8   Jorge Martinez Honda +7.244 8
9   Ivan Goi Honda +8.828 7
10   Dirk Raudies Honda +13.303 6
11   Noboru Ueda Honda +17.744 5
12   Herri Torrontegui Honda +19.034 4
13   Jaroslav Hules Honda +39.015 3
14   Mirko Giansanti Honda +40.142 2
15   Gabriele Debbia Yamaha +40.194 1
16   Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia +49.499
17   Daniel Ribalta Honda +58.692
18   David García Honda +1:15.975
Ret   Manfred Geissler Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Darren Barton Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement
Ret   José Antonio Ramirez Honda Retirement
Ret   Enrique Maturana Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Frederic Petit Honda Retirement
Ret   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Valentino Rossi Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Loek Bodelier Honda Retirement
Ret   Josep Sarda Honda Retirement
Ret   Lucio Cecchinello Honda Retirement
Ret   Akira Saito Honda Retirement
Ret   Peter Öttl Aprilia Retirement

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1996 Catalan MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Catalunya - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1996 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · CATALUNYA GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1996". Motogp.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.


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