1999 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1999 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 3 October 1999 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australia  1999 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date3 October 1999
Official nameQantas Australian Grand Prix[1][2]
LocationPhillip Island
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:32.319
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:32.743 on lap 7
Podium
First Japan Tadayuki Okada
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third France Régis Laconi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams
Time 1:33.919
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:33.556 on lap 25
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 1:38.600
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:38.118 on lap 21
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Third Japan Youichi Ui

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8   Tadayuki Okada Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 42:09.271 7 25
2 2   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +0.085 5 20
3 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +0.124 3 16
4 4   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +9.497 10 13
5 3   Àlex Crivillé Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +9.811 12 11
6 15   Sete Gibernau Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +10.691 6 10
7 24   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +12.135 15 9
8 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 27 +25.028 11 8
9 19   John Kocinski Kanemoto Nettaxi Honda Honda 27 +25.219 14 7
10 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 27 +41.652 1 6
11 26   Haruchika Aoki FCC TSR TSR-Honda 27 +47.628 17 5
12 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 27 +47.670 18 4
13 52   José David de Gea Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 27 +1:22.997 21 3
14 37   Steve Martin Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 27 +1:23.305 23 2
15 68   Mark Willis Buckley Systems BSL Racing Modenas KR3 27 +1:35.980 24 1
16 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 26 +1 lap 8
17 14   Juan Borja Movistar Honda Pons Honda 26 +1 lap 9
Ret 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia Grand Prix Racing Aprilia 23 Retirement 2
Ret 5   Alex Barros Movistar Honda Pons Honda 23 Retirement 4
Ret 22   Sébastien Gimbert Tecmas Honda Elf Honda 6 Accident 20
Ret 25   José Luis Cardoso Team Maxon TSR TSR-Honda 5 Retirement 16
Ret 20   Mike Hale Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 3 Retirement 19
Ret 21   Michael Rutter Millar Honda Honda 2 Retirement 22
Ret 35   Anthony Gobert Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 0 Accident 13
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 25 39:28.278 7 25
2 19   Olivier Jacque Yamaha 25 +0.103 2 20
3 4   Tohru Ukawa Honda 25 +0.729 5 16
4 56   Shinya Nakano Yamaha 25 +0.796 4 13
5 6   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 25 +13.097 8 11
6 1   Loris Capirossi Honda 25 +13.133 3 10
7 7   Stefano Perugini Honda 25 +25.831 10 9
8 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 25 +25.994 11 8
9 12   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 25 +35.124 9 7
10 14   Anthony West TSR-Honda 25 +36.446 13 6
11 11   Tomomi Manako Yamaha 25 +49.725 12 5
12 24   Jason Vincent Honda 25 +50.949 6 4
13 66   Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda 25 +59.357 16 3
14 37   Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 25 +59.373 15 2
15 36   Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda 25 +1:06.163 20 1
16 10   Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 25 +1:27.873 19
17 15   David García Yamaha 25 +1:29.494 21
18 41   Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 24 +1 lap 22
19 16   Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 24 +1 lap 25
20 58   Matías Ríos Aprilia 24 +1 lap 28
21 39   Roger Harrison Yamaha 24 +1 lap 27
Ret 40   Jay Taylor Honda 22 Accident 26
Ret 38   Shaun Geronimi Yamaha 2 Accident 18
Ret 17   Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda 2 Accident 17
Ret 23   Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 2 Retirement 14
Ret 18   Scott Smart Aprilia 2 Retirement 23
Ret 9   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 1 Accident 1
Ret 43   Kevin Curtain Honda 1 Retirement 24
DNS 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 42   Aaron Clark Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 22   Lucas Oliver Bultó Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 13   Marco Melandri Honda 23 38:07.081 3 25
2 5   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 23 +0.035 2 20
3 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 23 +0.179 4 16
4 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 23 +1.043 8 13
5 4   Masao Azuma Honda 23 +1.259 16 11
6 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 23 +1.898 6 10
7 10   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 23 +10.207 10 9
8 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +11.845 7 8
9 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 23 +12.890 9 7
10 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 23 +16.527 15 6
11 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 23 +16.731 12 5
12 16   Simone Sanna Honda 23 +16.837 13 4
13 1   Kazuto Sakata Honda 23 +36.339 17 3
14 26   Ivan Goi Honda 23 +36.408 19 2
15 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 23 +49.941 11 1
16 44   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 23 +51.121 20
17 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 23 +51.786 18
18 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 23 +53.389 14
19 9   Frédéric Petit Aprilia 23 +1:07.146 21
20 18   Reinhard Stolz Honda 23 +1:16.137 27
21 12   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +1:16.144 25
22 24   Robbin Harms Aprilia 23 +1:28.270 26
23 88   Broc Parkes Honda 22 +1 lap 29
24 92   Dennis Charlett Honda 22 +1 lap 30
Ret 6   Noboru Ueda Honda 19 Accident 1
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 8 Retirement 5
Ret 90   Andrew Willy Honda 6 Retirement 28
Ret 89   Peter Galvin Honda 5 Retirement 23
Ret 11   Max Sabbatani Honda 3 Retirement 22
Ret 91   Michael Teniswood Honda 0 Retirement 24
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round thirteen has concluded.[8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1999 Australian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Phillip Island Circuit – The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1999 Australian MotoGP – Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 October 1999. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1999". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 October 1999. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 October 1999. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 1999. Retrieved 20 August 2019.


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