1997 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1997 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the first round of the 1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 13 April 1997 at the Shah Alam Circuit.

Malaysia  1997 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 15 races in the
1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Shah Alam Circuit.svg
Date13 April 1997
Official nameMarlboro Malaysian Grand Prix[1][2]
LocationShah Alam Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.505 km (2.178 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tadayuki Okada
Time 1:23.485
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:24.840
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second Spain Àlex Crivillé
Third Japan Nobuatsu Aoki
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:25.380
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:26.835
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third France Olivier Jacque
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:30.720
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:37.824
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Kazuto Sakata
Third Japan Noboru Ueda

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Mick Doohan Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 47:11.545 25
2   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda +11.796 20
3   Nobuatsu Aoki Rheos Elf FCC TS Honda +13.403 16
4   Luca Cadalora Yamaha Promotor Racing Yamaha +22.231 13
5   Takuma Aoki Repsol Honda Honda +22.609 11
6   Carlos Checa Movistar Honda Pons Honda +35.000 10
7   Alberto Puig Movistar Honda Pons Honda +35.000 9
8   Norifumi Abe Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +35.000 8
9   Sete Gibernau Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +43.000 7
10   Tadayuki Okada Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda +44.000 6
11   Alex Barros Honda Gresini Honda +44.178 5
12   Regis Laconi Team Tecmas Honda +54.819 4
13   Troy Corser Yamaha Promotor Racing Yamaha +55.433 3
14   Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +56.163 2
15   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Millar MQP Honda +1:11.991 1
16   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
17   Laurent Naveau Millet Racing ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret   Jürgen Fuchs Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret   Alessandro Gramigni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Kirk McCarthy World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas Retirement
Ret   Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas Retirement
Ret   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki Retirement
Sources: [3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Max Biaggi Honda 45:29.692 25
2   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia +13.870 20
3   Olivier Jacque Honda +31.334 16
4   Ralf Waldmann Honda +34.599 13
5   Haruchika Aoki Honda +34.757 11
6   Tohru Ukawa Honda +1:04.000 10
7   Emilio Alzamora Honda +1 Lap 9
8   Cristiano Migliorati Honda +1 Lap 8
9   Jeremy McWilliams Honda +1 Lap 7
10   Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia +1 Lap 6
11   Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha +1 Lap 5
12   Eustaquio Gavira Aprilia +1 Lap 4
13   Franco Battaini Yamaha +1 Lap 3
14   Noriyasu Numata Suzuki +1 Lap 2
15   Luca Boscoscuro Honda +1 Lap 1
Ret   Idalio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Takeshi Tsujimura TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret   Luis d'Antin Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Kurtis Roberts Aprilia Retirement
Ret   José Luis Cardoso Yamaha Retirement
Ret   William Costes Honda Retirement
Ret   Jamie Robinson Suzuki Retirement
Ret   Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Sebastian Porto Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Loris Capirossi Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 48:09.930 25
2   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +0.994 20
3   Noboru Ueda Honda +32.198 16
4   Mirko Giansanti Honda +36.833 13
5   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +37.502 11
6   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +46.000 10
7   Tomomi Manako Honda +47.000 9
8   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +47.000 8
9   Frederic Petit Honda +59.000 7
10   Lucio Cecchinello Honda +1:00.000 6
11   Jaroslav Hules Honda +1:04.866 5
12   Masao Azuma Honda +1:17.538 4
13   Ivan Goi Aprilia +1:21.966 3
14   Dirk Raudies Honda +1:24.784 2
15   Josep Sarda Honda +1:31.435 1
16   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +1:40.017
17   Roberto Locatelli Honda +1:40.068
18   Manfred Geissler Honda +1 Lap
19   Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia +1 Lap
20   Chao Chee Hou Yamaha +1 Lap
21   Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1 Lap
22   Gino Borsoi Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret   Shahrol Yuzy Honda Retirement
Ret   Peter Öttl Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Enrique Maturana Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Youichi Ui Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Garry McCoy Aprilia Retirement

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 Malaysian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Podium: race winner Mick Doohan, second place Alex Criville, third place Nobuatsu Aoki at 500cc: Malaysian GP". Motorsport.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1997 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1997". www.motogp.com.


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