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1996 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1996 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 21 April 1996 at the Suzuka Circuit.

Japan  1996 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Suzuka.png
Date21 April 1996
Official nameMarlboro Grand Prix of Japan[1][2]
LocationSuzuka Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.864 km (3.644 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 2:08.652
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Norick Abe
Time 2:09.089
Podium
First Japan Norick Abe
Second Spain Àlex Crivillé
Third United States Scott Russell
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 2:10.676
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 2:10.492
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Japan Noriyasu Numata
Third Japan Daijiro Kato
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:17.788
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 2:17.055
Podium
First Japan Masaki Tokudome
Second Japan Haruchika Aoki
Third Japan Noboru Ueda

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Norifumi Abe Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha 45:34.590 25
2   Àlex Crivillé Team Repsol Honda Honda +6.496 20
3   Scott Russell Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +7.140 16
4   Tadayuki Okada Team Repsol Honda Honda +11.724 13
5   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +13.670 11
6   Mick Doohan Team Repsol Honda Honda +19.858 10
7   Doriano Romboni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia +22.334 9
8   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +34.456 8
9   Alberto Puig Fortuna Honda Pons Honda +38.230 7
10   Carlos Checa Fortuna Honda Pons Honda +41.488 6
11   Shinichi Itoh Team Repsol Honda Honda +43.146 5
12   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +1:01.450 4
13   Jeremy McWilliams QUB Team Optimum ROC Yamaha +1:38.718 3
14   Toshiyuki Arakaki Padgett's Racing Team Yamaha +1:38.802 2
15   James Haydon World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha +1:51.385 1
16   Eugene McManus Millar Racing Yamaha +1:51.732
17   Sean Emmett Harris Grand Prix Harris Yamaha +1:52.087
18   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf +1 Lap
Ret   Katsuaki Fujiwara Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki Retirement
Ret   Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Luca Cadalora Kanemoto Honda Honda Retirement
Ret   Laurent Naveau ELC Lease ROC ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Jean Pierre Jeandat Team Paton Paton Retirement
Ret   Takuma Aoki Team HRC Honda Retirement
Ret   Adrien Bosshard Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Loris Capirossi Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Alex Barros Honda Pileri Honda Retirement
Sources: [3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Max Biaggi Aprilia 41:36.486 25
2   Noriyasu Numata Suzuki +13.560 20
3   Daijiro Kato Honda +19.839 16
4   Olivier Jacque Honda +20.000 13
5   Tohru Ukawa Honda +20.446 11
6   Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +24.751 10
7   Kensuke Haga Yamaha +33.656 9
8   Ralf Waldmann Honda +38.644 8
9   Luis d'Antin Honda +44.416 7
10   Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda +44.542 6
11   Takeshi Tsujimura Honda +1:01.951 5
12   Jürgen Fuchs Honda +1:02.092 4
13   Osamu Miyazaki Aprilia +1:02.484 3
14   Regis Laconi Honda +1:02.778 2
15   Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda +1:02.907 1
16   Sebastian Porto Aprilia +1:03.014
17   Kyoji Nanba Yamaha +1:06.271
18   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +1:14.852
19   Eskil Suter Aprilia +1:15.376
20   Sete Gibernau Honda +1:22.370
21   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +1:27.027
22   Jamie Robinson Aprilia +1:30.186
23   José Luis Cardoso Aprilia +1:46.856
24   Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia +1:47.046
25   Cristophe Cogan Honda +1 Lap
Ret   Massimo Ottobre Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda Retirement
Ret   José Barresi Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Cristiano Migliorati Honda Retirement
Ret   Tetsuya Harada Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda Retirement
Ret   Davide Bulega Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia 41:44.002 25
2   Haruchika Aoki Honda +1.232 20
3   Noboru Ueda Honda +2.010 16
4   Tomomi Manako Honda +8.126 13
5   Manfred Geissler Aprilia +15.420 11
6   Masao Azuma Honda +16.218 10
7   Lucio Cecchinello Honda +16.744 9
8   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +24.449 8
9   Darren Barton Aprilia +25.354 7
10   Shigeru Ibaraki Yamaha +28.019 6
11   Valentino Rossi Aprilia +37.643 5
12   Stefano Perugini Aprilia +42.357 4
13   Paolo Tessari Honda +46.900 3
14   Jaroslav Hules Honda +46.950 2
15   Shinichi Sugaya Honda +1:08.334 1
16   Josep Sarda Honda +1:08.368
17   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia +1:24.224
18   Stefano Cruciani Aprilia +1:25.803
19   Ivan Goi Honda +1:26.722
20   Frederic Petit Honda +1:31.487
21   Makoto Ono Honda +1:34.816
Ret   Akira Saito Honda Retirement
Ret   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Kazuhiro Takao Honda Retirement
Ret   Garry McCoy Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Youichi Ui Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Emilio Alzamora Honda Retirement
Ret   Dirk Raudies Honda Retirement
Ret   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Ken Ohashi Honda Retirement
Ret   Peter Öttl Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Gabriele Debbia Yamaha Retirement


Previous race:
1996 Indonesian Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1996 season
Next race:
1996 Spanish Grand Prix
Previous race:
1995 Japanese Grand Prix
Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix Next race:
1997 Japanese Grand Prix

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WiCK : 1996 WGP 500cc JAPAN Grand Prix [WVD-121]". Webike Japan. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1996". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1996 Japanese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · JAPANESE GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1996". www.motogp.com.