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1997 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1997 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 3 August 1997 at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet.

Brazil  1997 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 15 races in the
1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date3 August 1997
Official nameLucky Strike Rio Grand Prix[1]
LocationAutódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.933 km (3.065 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:51.955
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tadayuki Okada
Time 1:51.928
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second Japan Tadayuki Okada
Third Italy Luca Cadalora
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:53.870
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:54.267
Podium
First France Olivier Jacque
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:00.287
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:00.074
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Noboru Ueda
Third Japan Youichi Ui

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Mick Doohan Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 45:05.793 25
2   Tadayuki Okada Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda +0.706 20
3   Luca Cadalora Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha +22.535 16
4   Nobuatsu Aoki Rheos Elf FCC TS Honda +23.493 13
5   Norifumi Abe Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +23.769 11
6   Jürgen Fuchs Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +29.435 10
7   Doriano Romboni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia +41.674 9
8   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas +44.113 8
9   Regis Laconi Team Tecmas Honda +1:02.722 7
10   Anthony Gobert Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +1:06.351 6
11   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Millar MQP Honda +1:09.161 5
12   Kirk McCarthy World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha +1:25.393 4
13   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +1:27.215 3
14   Alberto Puig Movistar Honda Pons Honda +1:28.898 2
15   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini Yamaha +1:50.890 1
16   Laurent Naveau Millet Racing ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
17   Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing Honda +1 Lap
Ret   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas Retirement
Ret   Sete Gibernau Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Carlos Checa Movistar Honda Pons Honda Retirement
Ret   Alex Barros Honda Gresini Honda Retirement
Sources: [1][2]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Olivier Jacque Honda 42:09.114 25
2   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia +0.233 20
3   Tohru Ukawa Honda +6.088 16
4   Loris Capirossi Aprilia +15.065 13
5   Max Biaggi Honda +22.377 11
6   Stefano Perugini Aprilia +31.888 10
7   Haruchika Aoki Honda +47.291 9
8   Takeshi Tsujimura TSR-Honda +50.732 8
9   Sebastian Porto Aprilia +52.808 7
10   Jeremy McWilliams Honda +53.489 6
11   Cristiano Migliorati Honda +1:00.520 5
12   Ralf Waldmann Honda +1:04.124 4
13   Luca Boscoscuro Honda +1:05.342 3
14   Emilio Alzamora Honda +1:07.396 2
15   José Luis Cardoso Yamaha +1:09.352 1
16   Giuseppe Fiorillo Aprilia +1:10.294
17   Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia +1:37.897
18   Kurtis Roberts Honda +1:57.163
19   Eustaquio Gavira Aprilia +1 Lap
Ret   Idalio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Federico Gartner Honda Retirement
Ret   Luis d'Antin Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Johann Stigefelt Suzuki Retirement
Ret   William Costes Honda Retirement
Ret   Noriyasu Numata Suzuki Retirement
Ret   Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 42:32.218 25
2   Noboru Ueda Honda +1.379 20
3   Youichi Ui Yamaha +8.481 16
4   Tomomi Manako Honda +9.015 13
5   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +27.102 11
6   Mirko Giansanti Honda +27.240 10
7   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +27.391 9
8   Lucio Cecchinello Honda +27.454 8
9   Frederic Petit Honda +27.582 7
10   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +27.731 6
11   Roberto Locatelli Honda +27.981 5
12   Steve Jenkner Aprilia +37.002 4
13   Garry McCoy Aprilia +37.228 3
14   Gino Borsoi Yamaha +39.196 2
15   Enrique Maturana Yamaha +39.514 1
16   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +48.621
17   Masao Azuma Honda +57.139
18   Ivan Goi Aprilia +1:03.048
19   Josep Sarda Honda +1:07.347
20   Dirk Raudies Honda +1:12.489
21   Adilson Zaccari Honda +1 Lap
22   César Barros Honda +1 Lap
23   Carlos Medeiros Honda +1 Lap
24   Renato Velludo Honda +1 Lap
25   Eraldo Tome Honda +1 Lap
Ret   Benny Jerzenbeck Honda Retirement
Ret   Cristiano Irias-Vieira Honda Retirement
Ret   Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Jaroslav Hules Honda Retirement
Ret   Manfred Geissler Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda Retirement


Previous race:
1997 German Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1997 season
Next race:
1997 British Grand Prix
Previous race:
1996 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix Next race:
1999 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1997 Brazilian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "motogp.com · RIO GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1997". www.motogp.com.