1996 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1996 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix was the penultimate round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 6 October 1996 at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet.

Brazil  1996 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date6 October 1996
Official nameGP Rio[1]
LocationAutódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.933 km (3.065 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:53.293
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:53.602
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second Spain Àlex Crivillé
Third Japan Norick Abe
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:55.955
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:56.004
Podium
First France Olivier Jacque
Second Germany Ralf Waldmann
Third Germany Jürgen Fuchs
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Haruchika Aoki
Time 2:01.583
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Haruchika Aoki
Time 2:01.306
Podium
First Japan Haruchika Aoki
Second Spain Emilio Alzamora
Third Japan Masaki Tokudome

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Mick Doohan Team Repsol Honda Honda 45:56.850 25
2   Àlex Crivillé Team Repsol Honda Honda +0.465 20
3   Norifumi Abe Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +5.202 16
4   Carlos Checa Fortuna Honda Pons Honda +13.020 13
5   Alex Barros Honda Pileri Honda +13.662 11
6   Luca Cadalora Kanemoto Honda Honda +14.478 10
7   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +16.175 9
8   Tadayuki Okada Team Repsol Honda Honda +17.118 8
9   Scott Russell Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +20.024 7
10   Alberto Puig Fortuna Honda Pons Yamaha +38.926 6
11   Shinichi Itoh Team Repsol Honda Honda +41.332 5
12   Loris Capirossi Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +49.364 4
13   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +1:04.048 3
14   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +1:10.254 2
15   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1:16.552 1
16   Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
17   Chris Walker Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +1 Lap
18   Laurent Naveau ELC Lease ROC ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
19   Stephane Mertens Harris Grand Prix Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret   Paul Young Padgett's Racing Team Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Eugene McManus Millar Racing Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Toshiyuki Arakaki Team Paton Paton Retirement
Ret   Jeremy McWilliams QUB Team Optimum ROC Yamaha Retirement
DNS   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki Did not start
DNS   Chris Taylor World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha Did not start
Sources: [2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Olivier Jacque Honda 43:04.546 25
2   Ralf Waldmann Honda +4.578 20
3   Jürgen Fuchs Honda +5.497 16
4   Tohru Ukawa Honda +24.476 13
5   Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda +24.865 11
6   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +33.748 10
7   Luis d'Antin Honda +35.589 9
8   Sete Gibernau Yamaha +37.501 8
9   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +41.514 7
10   Takeshi Tsujimura Honda +46.790 6
11   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +50.619 5
12   Sebastian Porto Aprilia +55.979 4
13   Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda +1:03.284 3
14   Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia +1:06.316 2
15   Eskil Suter Aprilia +1:07.372 1
16   Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda +1:07.416
17   Alessandro Antonello Aprilia +1:15.215
18   Cristophe Cogan Honda +1:16.079
19   Marcus Payten Honda +1:43.484
20   Federico Gartner Honda +1 Lap
Ret   Jamie Robinson Aprilia Retirement
Ret   José Barresi Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Cristiano Migliorati Honda Retirement
Ret   Fernando Flores Honda Retirement
Ret   José Luis Cardoso Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Regis Laconi Honda Retirement
Ret   Nobuatsu Aoki Honda Retirement
Ret   Osamu Miyazaki Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Davide Bulega Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Max Biaggi Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Haruchika Aoki Honda 42:48.875 25
2   Emilio Alzamora Honda +8.440 20
3   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +19.076 16
4   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +22.674 13
5   Garry McCoy Aprilia +23.336 11
6   Noboru Ueda Honda +30.056 10
7   Lucio Cecchinello Honda +30.206 9
8   Youichi Ui Yamaha +30.866 8
9   Stefano Perugini Aprilia +32.286 7
10   Dirk Raudies Honda +32.614 6
11   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +40.166 5
12   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +41.343 4
13   Josep Sarda Honda +47.501 3
14   Frederic Petit Honda +53.879 2
15   Jaroslav Hules Honda +57.353 1
16   Manfred Geissler Aprilia +1:01.912
17   Akira Saito Honda +1:02.172
18   Luigi Ancona Aprilia +1:17.209
19   Gabriele Debbia Yamaha +1:19.526
Ret   Mirko Giansanti Honda Retirement
Ret   Herri Torrontegui Honda Retirement
Ret   Ivan Goi Honda Retirement
Ret   Valentino Rossi Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Loek Bodelier Honda Retirement
Ret   Tomomi Manako Honda Retirement


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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 1996". 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ "1996 Brazilian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · RIO GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1996". www.motogp.com.