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1998 Madrid motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1998 Madrid motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 1998 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 14 June 1998 at the Circuito Permanente del Jarama.

Spain  1998 Madrid Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 14 races in the
1998 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuito Permanente del Jarama.svg
Date14 June 1998
Official nameGran Premio Comunidad de Madrid[1]
LocationCircuito del Jarama
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.850 km (2.392 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:32.493
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Carlos Checa
Time 1:33.617 on lap 2
Podium
First Spain Carlos Checa
Second Japan Norick Abe
Third Spain Sete Gibernau
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:34.382
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:35.012 on lap 4
Podium
First Japan Tetsuya Harada
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 1:38.952
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 1:39.330 on lap 7
Podium
First Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third Japan Hiroyuki Kikuchi

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8   Carlos Checa Movistar Honda Pons Honda 30 47:21.513 3 25
2 5   Norick Abe Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha 30 +0.220 8 20
3 15   Sete Gibernau Repsol Honda Honda 30 +1.886 14 16
4 3   Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 30 +5.206 9 13
5 4   Àlex Crivillé Repsol Honda Honda 30 +11.165 4 11
6 6   Max Biaggi Marlboro Team Kanemoto Honda 30 +11.579 10 10
7 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 30 +11.711 5 9
8 11   Simon Crafar Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 30 +32.658 6 8
9 9   Alex Barros Honda Gresini Honda 30 +36.226 13 7
10 28   Ralf Waldmann Marlboro Team Roberts Modenas KR3 30 +55.342 11 6
11 18   Garry McCoy Shell Advance Racing Honda 30 +56.938 16 5
12 88   Scott Smart Team Millar Honda Britain Honda 30 +1:22.806 18 4
13 23   Matt Wait FCC TSR Honda 30 +1:26.677 17 3
14 77   Eskil Suter MuZ Roc RennSport MuZ 29 +1 lap 19 2
15 72   Fernando Cristóbal Shell Advance Racing Honda 29 +1 lap 20 1
16 57   Fabio Carpani Team Polini Inoxmacel Honda 29 +1 lap 21
Ret 20   Luca Cadalora Yamaha Team Rainey Yamaha 26 Retirement 2
Ret 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 20 Retirement 12
Ret 14   Juan Borja Shell Advance Racing Honda 15 Retirement 15
Ret 1   Mick Doohan Repsol Honda Honda 0 Accident 1
Ret 19   John Kocinski Movistar Honda Pons Honda 0 Accident 7
DNQ 22   Sébastien Gimbert Tecmas Honda Elf Honda Did not qualify
WD 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts Modenas KR3 Withdrew
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 28 44:44.553 2 25
2 5   Tohru Ukawa Honda 28 +8.738 3 20
3 65   Loris Capirossi Aprilia 28 +15.978 1 16
4 11   Jürgen Fuchs Aprilia 28 +22.545 6 13
5 17   José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 28 +24.444 10 11
6 8   Luis d'Antin Yamaha 28 +33.716 9 10
7 7   Takeshi Tsujimura Yamaha 28 +33.791 18 9
8 24   Jason Vincent TSR-Honda 28 +46.342 11 8
9 9   Jeremy McWilliams TSR-Honda 28 +50.206 7 7
10 44   Roberto Rolfo TSR-Honda 28 +51.016 16 6
11 47   Ivan Clementi Yamaha 28 +1:04.474 21 5
12 16   Johan Stigefelt Suzuki 28 +1:11.969 19 4
13 25   Yasumasa Hatakeyama ERP Honda 28 +1:30.205 14 3
14 14   Davide Bulega ERP Honda 27 +1 lap 22 2
15 59   Ismael Bonilla Honda 27 +1 lap 24 1
16 41   Federico Gartner Aprilia 27 +1 lap 25
Ret 6   Haruchika Aoki Honda 27 Accident 8
Ret 27   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 14 Retirement 17
Ret 4   Stefano Perugini Honda 12 Retirement 12
Ret 20   William Costes Honda 12 Retirement 20
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 4 Retirement 4
Ret 12   Noriyasu Numata Suzuki 3 Retirement 13
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Honda 2 Accident 5
Ret 37   Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 0 Accident 15
Ret 73   Alex Debón Honda 0 Accident 23
DNS 21   Franco Battaini Yamaha Did not start
DNQ 72   José David de Gea Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 10   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 26 43:28.423 8 25
2 13   Marco Melandri Honda 26 +9.173 3 20
3 52   Hiroyuki Kikuchi Honda 26 +9.317 11 16
4 4   Kazuto Sakata Aprilia 26 +17.268 1 13
5 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Honda 26 +19.417 12 11
6 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Aprilia 26 +19.511 16 10
7 41   Youichi Ui Yamaha 26 +21.010 19 9
8 9   Frédéric Petit Honda 26 +23.034 5 8
9 5   Masaki Tokudome Aprilia 26 +23.066 15 7
10 22   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 26 +23.552 18 6
11 62   Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha 26 +26.762 21 5
12 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 26 +31.484 20 4
13 58   Álvaro Molina Honda 26 +41.584 23 3
14 60   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 26 +42.512 22 2
15 17   Enrique Maturana Yamaha 26 +50.521 27 1
16 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 26 +55.673 14
17 71   Josep Sardá Honda 26 +59.576 26
18 65   Andrea Iommi Honda 26 +1:10.446 28
19 73   Iván Martínez Aprilia 26 +1:33.316 24
Ret 32   Mirko Giansanti Honda 24 Accident 7
Ret 3   Tomomi Manako Honda 24 Accident 9
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Honda 20 Retirement 4
Ret 59   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 18 Accident 17
Ret 7   Emilio Alzamora Aprilia 17 Retirement 2
Ret 26   Ivan Goi Aprilia 15 Retirement 13
Ret 14   Federico Cerroni Aprilia 14 Accident 25
Ret 20   Masao Azuma Honda 13 Accident 6
Ret 16   Christian Manna Yamaha 10 Retirement 29
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 2 Accident 10
DNS 72   Sebastián Perelló Honda Did not start
Source: [5]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round six has concluded.[6]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1998 Madrid MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "GP Comunidad de Madrid – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 June 1998. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · MADRID GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1998". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "GP Comunidad de Madrid – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 June 1998. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  5. ^ "GP Comunidad de Madrid – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 June 1998. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Results" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 1998. Retrieved 2019-08-20.


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