1997 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1997 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 4 May 1997 at the Circuito Permanente de Jerez.

Spain  1997 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 15 races in the
1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date4 May 1997
Official nameGran Premio Lucky Strike de España[1][2]
LocationCircuito de Jerez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tadayuki Okada
Time 1:43.403
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 1:44.564
Podium
First Spain Àlex Crivillé
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third Japan Tadayuki Okada
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Ralf Waldmann
Time 1:44.770
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Ralf Waldmann
Time 1:45.483
Podium
First Germany Ralf Waldmann
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Italy Max Biaggi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Martínez
Time 1:49.582
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:49.604
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Noboru Ueda
Third Spain Jorge Martínez

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 47:30.624 25
2   Mick Doohan Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda +5.636 20
3   Tadayuki Okada Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda +5.670 16
4   Takuma Aoki Repsol Honda Honda +22.703 13
5   Nobuatsu Aoki Rheos Elf FCC TS Honda +28.414 11
6   Doriano Romboni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia +31.762 10
7   Norifumi Abe Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +32.488 9
8   Alex Barros Honda Gresini Honda +33.306 8
9   Sete Gibernau Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha +33.557 7
10   Regis Laconi Team Tecmas Honda +41.982 6
11   Luca Cadalora Yamaha Promotor Racing Yamaha +45.002 5
12   Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +49.769 4
13   Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas +52.457 3
14   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Millar MQP Honda +53.460 2
15   Kirk McCarthy World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha +1:36.468 1
16   Jürgen Fuchs Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +1:31.257
17   Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1:38.996
18   Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas +1:41.246
19   Laurent Naveau Millet Racing ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret   Carlos Checa Movistar Honda Pons Honda Retirement
Ret   Peter Goddard Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki Retirement
Ret   Troy Corser Yamaha Promotor Racing Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Alberto Puig Movistar Honda Pons Honda Retirement
Sources: [3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Ralf Waldmann Honda 46:03.640 25
2   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia +12.724 20
3   Max Biaggi Honda +19.428 16
4   Takeshi Tsujimura TSR-Honda +30.257 13
5   Haruchika Aoki Honda +30.744 11
6   Stefano Perugini Aprilia +36.480 10
7   Olivier Jacque Honda +41.960 9
8   Noriyasu Numata Suzuki +47.000 8
9   Jeremy McWilliams Honda +58.000 7
10   José Luis Cardoso Yamaha +58.000 6
11   Luis d'Antin Yamaha +59.288 5
12   Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha +1:00.324 4
13   Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia +1:03.231 3
14   Franco Battaini Yamaha +1:03.584 2
15   Luca Boscoscuro Honda +1:07.830 1
16   Jamie Robinson Suzuki +1:15.710
17   Eustaquio Gavira Aprilia +1:26.998
18   Oscar Sainz Aprilia +1:27.370
19   William Costes Honda +1:31.354
Ret   José Martin Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Kurtis Roberts Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Tohru Ukawa Honda Retirement
Ret   Ismael Bonilla Honda Retirement
Ret   Giuseppe Fiorillo Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Jesus Perez Honda Retirement
Ret   Idalio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Cristiano Migliorati Honda Retirement
Ret   Sebastian Porto Aprilia Retirement
Ret   Loris Capirossi Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 42:30.676 25
2   Noboru Ueda Honda +0.358 20
3   Jorge Martinez Aprilia +0.500 16
4   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +1.343 13
5   Tomomi Manako Honda +1.508 11
6   Peter Öttl Aprilia +8.100 10
7   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +10.300 9
8   Roberto Locatelli Honda +14.560 8
9   Masao Azuma Honda +18.800 7
10   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +20.090 6
11   Ivan Goi Aprilia +21.586 5
12   Mirko Giansanti Honda +24.467 4
13   Frederic Petit Honda +24.844 3
14   Jaroslav Hules Honda +24.910 2
15   Lucio Cecchinello Honda +27.114 1
16   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +46.271
17   Manfred Geissler Honda +46.846
18   Steve Jenkner Aprilia +46.897
19   Enrique Maturana Yamaha +46.922
20   Dirk Raudies Honda +47.591
21   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +55.166
22   Youichi Ui Yamaha +1:04.376
23   Gino Borsoi Yamaha +1:25.868
24   Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia +1:30.711
25   Vicente Esparragoso Yamaha +1:43.319
26   Josep Sarda Honda +1:43.449
Ret   Jeronimo Vidal Aprilia Retirement
Ret   José Ramirez Yamaha Retirement
Ret   Alvaro Molina Honda Retirement
Ret   Garry McCoy Aprilia Retirement


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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 Spanish MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Jerez Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1997 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · SPANISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1997". www.motogp.com.