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1997 City of Imola motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1997 City of Imola motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 6 July 1997 at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari.

Italy  1997 City of Imola Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 15 races in the
1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date6 July 1997
Official nameGran Premio Cirio Citta di Imola[1]
LocationAutodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.930 km (3.063 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:48.997
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:49.436
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second Japan Nobuatsu Aoki
Third Japan Takuma Aoki
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:51.582
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:51.872
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:58.886
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:58.490
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Tomomi Manako
Third Japan Kazuto Sakata

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Mick Doohan Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 45:58.995 25
2   Nobuatsu Aoki Rheos Elf FCC TS Honda +8.646 20
3   Takuma Aoki Repsol Honda Honda +20.016 16
4   Carlos Checa Movistar Honda Pons Honda +24.570 13
5   Tadayuki Okada Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda +25.884 11
6   Luca Cadalora Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha +26.080 10
7   Norifumi Abe Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +29.374 9
8   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas +40.881 8
9   Alex Barros Honda Gresini Honda +43.539 7
10   Anthony Gobert Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +1:01.383 6
11   Sete Gibernau Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +1:05.922 5
12   Alberto Puig Movistar Honda Pons Honda +1:06.775 4
13   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +1:13.074 3
14   Jürgen Fuchs Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +1:14.719 2
15   Kirk McCarthy World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha +1:46.200 1
16   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1:55.880
17   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas +1 Lap
18   Frédéric Protat Soverex FP Racing Honda +1 Lap
19   Francesco Monaco Team Paton Paton +1 Lap
Ret   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Millar MQP Honda Retirement
Ret   Bernard Garcia Team Tecmas Honda Retirement
Ret   Laurent Naveau Millet Racing ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Doriano Romboni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Sources: [1][2]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Max Biaggi Honda +43:17.419 25
2   Olivier Jacque Honda +0.656 20
3   Tohru Ukawa Honda +0.816 16
4   Ralf Waldmann Honda +6.500 13
5   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia +27.143 11
6   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia +54.157 10
7   Jeremy McWilliams Honda +57.951 9
8   Haruchika Aoki Honda +1:01.580 8
9   Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha +1:12.813 7
10   Emilio Alzamora Honda +1:13.752 6
11   Franco Battaini Yamaha +1:13.924 5
12   William Costes Honda +1:16.926 4
13   Cristiano Migliorati Honda +1:17.031 3
14   José Luis Cardoso Yamaha +1:18.149 2
15   Jamie Robinson Suzuki +1:27.289 1
16   Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia +1:29.273
17   Davide Bulega Aprilia +1 Lap
Ret   Giuseppe Fiorillo Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Takeshi Tsujimura TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret   Idalio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Eustaquio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Luis d'Antin Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Sebastian Porto Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Noriyasu Numata Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Luca Boscoscuro Honda Retirement
Ret   Loris Capirossi Aprilia Retirement
Sources: [1][2]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 41:50.114 25
2   Tomomi Manako Honda +1.625 20
3   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +23.551 16
4   Garry McCoy Aprilia +27.062 13
5   Noboru Ueda Honda +28.196 11
6   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +28.864 10
7   Roberto Locatelli Honda +29.740 9
8   Youichi Ui Yamaha +35.136 8
9   Masao Azuma Honda +54.446 7
10   Mirko Giansanti Honda +54.818 6
11   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +56.181 5
12   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +59.278 4
13   Jaroslav Hules Honda +1:00.363 3
14   Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia +1:17.331 2
15   Peter Öttl Aprilia +1:17.958 1
16   Manfred Geissler Honda +1:25.233
17   Dirk Raudies Honda +1:30.576
18   Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1:51.087
19   Christian Pistoni Honda +1:52.460
20   Maurizio Cucchiarini Honda +2:22.679
Ret   Josep Sarda Honda Retirement
Ret   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Lucio Cecchinello Honda Retirement
Ret   Enrique Maturana Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Gino Borsoi Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Frederic Petit Honda Retirement
Ret   Ivan Goi Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Igor Antonelli Honda Retirement
Ret   Paolo Tessari Honda Retirement
Ret   Gabriele Debbia Yamaha Retirement


Previous race:
1997 Dutch TT
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1997 season
Next race:
1997 German Grand Prix
Previous race:
1996 Imola Grand Prix
Imola Grand Prix Next race:
1998 Imola Grand Prix

ReferencesEdit

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