1999 Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1999 Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 31 October 1999 at the Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez in Buenos Aires.

Argentina  1999 Argentine Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Autódromo Gálvez moto.svg
Date31 October 1999
Official nameGran Premio Marlboro de Argentina[1]
LocationAutódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.350 km (2.703 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:44.354
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:44.781 on lap 5
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Japan Norick Abe
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:45.844
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:45.734 on lap 4
Podium
First France Olivier Jacque
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Masao Azuma
Time 1:50.160
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:50.140 on lap 6
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Spain Emilio Alzamora
Third Italy Roberto Locatelli

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 27 47:23.710 1 25
2 2   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +2.033 4 20
3 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 27 +2.631 6 16
4 4   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +4.340 7 13
5 3   Àlex Crivillé Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +4.451 3 11
6 15   Sete Gibernau Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +24.878 13 10
7 19   John Kocinski Kanemoto Nettaxi Honda Honda 27 +25.338 11 9
8 5   Alex Barros Team Telefónica Unifón Honda 27 +26.387 10 8
9 14   Juan Borja Team Telefónica Unifón Honda 27 +31.868 9 7
10 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 27 +37.536 5 6
11 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia Grand Prix Racing Aprilia 27 +38.553 16 5
12 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +47.953 18 4
13 24   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +48.083 17 3
14 68   Mark Willis Buckley Systems BSL Racing Modenas KR3 27 +52.512 14 2
15 26   Haruchika Aoki FCC TSR TSR-Honda 27 +53.237 15 1
16 25   José Luis Cardoso Team Maxon TSR TSR-Honda 27 +1:27.780 12
17 22   Sébastien Gimbert Tecmas Honda Elf Honda 27 +1:27.951 20
18 20   Mike Hale Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 27 +1:45.173 21
19 21   Michael Rutter Millar Honda Honda 26 +1 lap 22
20 37   Steve Martin Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 26 +1 lap 23
Ret 52   José David de Gea Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 14 Accident 19
Ret 8   Tadayuki Okada Repsol Honda Team Honda 12 Accident 2
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 6 Retirement 8
DNS 35   Anthony Gobert Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber Did not start
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Olivier Jacque Yamaha 25 44:34.817 2 25
2 4   Tohru Ukawa Honda 25 +9.236 7 20
3 46   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 25 +17.573 1 16
4 12   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 25 +21.735 4 13
5 56   Shinya Nakano Yamaha 25 +26.791 9 11
6 7   Stefano Perugini Honda 25 +33.162 3 10
7 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 25 +33.673 8 9
8 14   Anthony West TSR-Honda 25 +40.963 20 8
9 11   Tomomi Manako Yamaha 25 +44.523 6 7
10 66   Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda 25 +50.445 15 6
11 6   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 25 +52.881 10 5
12 24   Jason Vincent Honda 25 +1:10.078 17 4
13 18   Scott Smart Aprilia 25 +1:10.268 18 3
14 10   Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 25 +1:10.481 16 2
15 36   Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda 25 +1:11.156 12 1
16 41   Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 25 +1:13.021 24
17 17   Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda 25 +1:13.279 21
18 16   Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 25 +1:19.235 19
19 95   Leandro Mulet Honda 24 +1 lap 28
20 98   Leandro Giuggia Yamaha 24 +1 lap 29
Ret 1   Loris Capirossi Honda 18 Retirement 11
Ret 94   Gabriel Borgmann Yamaha 10 Accident 25
Ret 15   David García Yamaha 9 Retirement 22
Ret 23   Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 7 Retirement 14
Ret 37   Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 6 Accident 13
Ret 96   Diego Pierluiggi Honda 6 Accident 26
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 2 Retirement 5
Ret 58   Matías Ríos Aprilia 1 Retirement 23
Ret 32   Markus Barth Yamaha 0 Accident 27
DNS 9   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 97   Roger Buffa Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 13   Marco Melandri Honda 23 42:37.380 2 25
2 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 23 +0.219 3 20
3 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 23 +1.104 4 16
4 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +7.437 6 13
5 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 23 +26.706 16 11
6 16   Simone Sanna Honda 23 +31.421 13 10
7 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 23 +32.023 10 9
8 26   Ivan Goi Honda 23 +42.968 14 8
9 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 23 +47.164 21 7
10 12   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +49.693 18 6
11 11   Max Sabbatani Honda 23 +53.118 12 5
12 9   Frédéric Petit Aprilia 23 +53.329 20 4
13 24   Robbin Harms Aprilia 23 +57.343 23 3
Ret 18   Reinhard Stolz Honda 22 Retirement 11
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 20 Accident 5
Ret 6   Noboru Ueda Honda 17 Accident 7
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 16 Retirement 17
Ret 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 11 Retirement 19
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 10 Accident 15
Ret 5   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 7 Accident 9
Ret 10   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 6 Retirement 8
Ret 1   Kazuto Sakata Honda 3 Retirement 22
Ret 4   Masao Azuma Honda 1 Accident 1
Ret 99   Jason DiSalvo Honda 0 Accident 24
DNS 41   Youichi Ui Derbi Did not start
DNQ 87   Franco Lessio Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [5]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1999 Argentinian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de Argentina – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 31 October 1999. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · ARGENTINIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1999". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de Argentina – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 31 October 1999. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de Argentina – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 31 October 1999. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 1999. Retrieved 2019-08-20.

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