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1997 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1997 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth race of the 1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 18 May 1997 at the Mugello Circuit.

Italy  1997 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 15 races in the
1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date18 May 1997
Official nameGran Premio d'Italia Polini[1]
LocationAutodromo Internazionale del Mugello
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.245 km (3.259 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:53.387
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:54.144
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second Italy Luca Cadalora
Third Japan Nobuatsu Aoki
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marcellino Lucchi
Time 1:54.474
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Ralf Waldmann
Time 1:55.416
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Italy Marcellino Lucchi
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Martínez
Time 2:00.863
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:00.555
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Jorge Martínez
Third Australia Garry McCoy

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Mick Doohan Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 44:06.442 25
2   Luca Cadalora Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha +10.056 20
3   Nobuatsu Aoki Rheos Elf FCC TS Honda +17.349 16
4   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda +19.145 13
5   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +21.089 11
6   Alex Barros Honda Gresini Honda +21.393 10
7   Norifumi Abe Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +29.190 9
8   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas +29.414 8
9   Sete Gibernau Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +30.704 7
10   Régis Laconi Team Tecmas Honda +37.012 6
11   Doriano Romboni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia +51.222 5
12   Troy Corser Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha +1:25.556 4
13   Anthony Gobert Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +1:33.610 3
14   Kirk McCarthy World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha +1:43.717 2
15   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini Yamaha +1:56.633 1
16   Laurent Naveau Millet Racing ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
17   Frédéric Protat Soverex FP Racing Honda +1 Lap
Ret   Alberto Puig Movistar Honda Pons Honda Retirement
Ret   Jürgen Fuchs Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Millar MQP Honda Retirement
Ret   Tadayuki Okada Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda Retirement
Ret   Carlos Checa Movistar Honda Pons Honda Retirement
Ret   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Takuma Aoki Repsol Honda Honda Retirement
Ret   Francesco Monaco Team Paton Paton Retirement
Ret   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas Retirement
Sources: [2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Max Biaggi Honda 40:47.548 25
2   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia +0.050 20
3   Loris Capirossi Aprilia +0.068 16
4   Ralf Waldmann Honda +4.174 13
5   Olivier Jacque Honda +19.185 11
6   Noriyasu Numata Suzuki +43.619 10
7   Stefano Perugini Aprilia +51.447 9
8   Jamie Robinson Suzuki +51.552 8
9   Jeremy McWilliams Honda +54.271 7
10   Sebastian Porto Aprilia +55.006 6
11   Luis d'Antin Yamaha +55.106 5
12   Luca Boscoscuro Honda +55.983 4
13   Franco Battaini Yamaha +56.734 3
14   Haruchika Aoki Honda +57.503 2
15   Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha +1:12.080 1
16   Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia +1:28.701
17   William Costes Honda +1:29.037
18   Idalio Gavira Aprilia +1:53.840
19   Walter Tortoroglio Aprilia +2 Laps
Ret   Tohru Ukawa Honda Retirement
Ret   Takeshi Tsujimura TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret   Cristiano Migliorati Honda Retirement
Ret   Oscar Sainz Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Eddie Roberts Aprilia Retirement
Ret   José Luis Cardoso Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Fabio Carpani Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Eustaquio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Emilio Alzamora Honda Retirement
Ret   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 40:40.093 25
2   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +3.311 20
3   Garry McCoy Aprilia +3.313 16
4   Noboru Ueda Honda +3.380 13
5   Tomomi Manako Honda +3.394 11
6   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +3.397 10
7   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +3.887 9
8   Lucio Cecchinello Honda +7.595 8
9   Frederic Petit Honda +17.577 7
10   Youichi Ui Yamaha +17.619 6
11   Masao Azuma Honda +37.303 5
12   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +37.403 4
13   Ivan Goi Aprilia +37.431 3
14   Roberto Locatelli Honda +37.479 2
15   Yoshiaki Katoh Honda +37.508 1
16   Mirko Giansanti Honda +37.803
17   Manfred Geissler Honda +38.126
18   Enrique Maturana Yamaha +38.135
19   Josep Sarda Honda +1:18.683
20   Dirk Raudies Honda +1:18.725
21   Roberto Bellei Honda +1:18.853
22   Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1:21.155
23   Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia +1:48.618
24   Simone Sanna Aprilia +1 Lap
Ret   Marco Borciani Honda Retirement
Ret   Igor Antonelli Honda Retirement
Ret   Federico Cerroni Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Peter Öttl Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Gino Borsoi Yamaha Retirement


Previous race:
1997 Spanish Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1997 season
Next race:
1997 Austrian Grand Prix
Previous race:
1996 Italian Grand Prix
Italian Grand Prix Next race:
1998 Italian Grand Prix

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 Italian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ "1997 Italian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · ITALIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1997". www.motogp.com.