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1999 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1999 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 4 July 1999 at Donington Park.

United Kingdom  1999 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date4 July 1999
Official nameBritish Grand Prix[1][2]
LocationDonington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tadayuki Okada
Time 1:32.597
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 1:33.348 on lap 6
Podium
First Spain Àlex Crivillé
Second Japan Tadayuki Okada
Third Japan Tetsuya Harada
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:34.277
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:34.448 on lap 11
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Japan Shinya Nakano
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Gianluigi Scalvini
Time 1:39.614
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:39.103 on lap 8
Podium
First Japan Masao Azuma
Second Japan Noboru Ueda
Third Spain Emilio Alzamora

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Àlex Crivillé Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 47:06.290 2 25
2 8   Tadayuki Okada Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +0.536 1 20
3 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia Grand Prix Racing Aprilia 30 +0.981 7 16
4 2   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +10.020 3 13
5 5   Alex Barros Movistar Honda Pons Honda 30 +21.316 10 11
6 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 30 +21.491 4 10
7 14   Juan Borja Movistar Honda Pons Honda 30 +21.959 6 9
8 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 30 +22.230 5 8
9 19   John Kocinski Kanemoto Honda Honda 30 +1:01.073 9 7
10 11   Simon Crafar Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 30 +1:06.969 18 6
11 21   Michael Rutter Millar Honda Honda 29 +1 lap 20 5
Ret 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 25 Accident 8
Ret 46   John McGuinness Team Vimto Honda Honda 23 Retirement 21
Ret 26   Haruchika Aoki FCC TSR TSR-Honda 17 Retirement 13
Ret 24   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 15 Accident 15
Ret 22   Sébastien Gimbert Tecmas Honda Elf Honda 13 Retirement 19
Ret 17   Jurgen vd Goorbergh Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 10 Retirement 16
Ret 25   José Luis Cardoso Team Maxon TSR TSR-Honda 7 Retirement 17
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 2 Retirement 11
Ret 69   Jamie Whitham Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 1 Accident 14
Ret 19   Markus Ober Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 1 Accident 22
Ret 4   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 1 Retirement 12
DNS 15   Sete Gibernau Repsol Honda Team Honda Did not start
Sources: [3][4][5]
 
Valentino Rossi, riding his Aprilia during the 250cc race, which went on to win.

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 27 42:54.311 3 25
2 1   Loris Capirossi Honda 27 +1.261 1 20
3 56   Shinya Nakano Yamaha 27 +8.162 6 16
4 4   Tohru Ukawa Honda 27 +9.000 4 13
5 7   Stefano Perugini Honda 27 +14.131 9 11
6 9   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 27 +17.368 8 10
7 34   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia 27 +23.720 5 9
8 6   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 27 +25.636 2 8
9 36   Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda 27 +46.825 11 7
10 37   Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 27 +48.712 14 6
11 14   Anthony West TSR-Honda 27 +52.790 13 5
12 77   Jamie Robinson Yamaha 27 +53.854 17 4
13 66   Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda 27 +1:01.522 18 3
14 11   Tomomi Manako Yamaha 27 +1:03.660 12 2
15 23   Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 27 +1:14.867 16 1
16 15   David García Yamaha 27 +1:30.127 22
17 10   Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 27 +1:31.582 21
18 16   Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 27 +1:57.072 20
19 41   Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 27 +2:07.055 26
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 24 Retirement 7
Ret 17   Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda 20 Accident 23
Ret 58   Matías Ríos Aprilia 18 Retirement 28
Ret 12   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 11 Accident 15
Ret 24   Jason Vincent Honda 11 Accident 10
Ret 79   Shane Norval Honda 9 Retirement 19
Ret 78   Paul Jones Honda 9 Retirement 25
Ret 80   Adrian Coates Honda 9 Retirement 24
Ret 22   Lucas Oliver Bultó Yamaha 1 Retirement 27
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Masao Azuma Honda 26 43:21.690 7 25
2 6   Noboru Ueda Honda 26 +1.783 8 20
3 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 26 +2.010 2 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 26 +2.380 5 13
5 13   Marco Melandri Honda 26 +10.516 6 11
6 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 26 +10.615 1 10
7 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 26 +11.195 3 9
8 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 26 +20.969 10 8
9 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 26 +27.809 4 7
10 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 26 +32.981 13 6
11 26   Ivan Goi Honda 26 +33.839 14 5
12 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 26 +34.250 24 4
13 1   Kazuto Sakata Honda 26 +43.194 12 3
14 18   Reinhard Stolz Honda 26 +44.396 17 2
15 10   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 26 +46.529 15 1
16 44   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 26 +1:11.284 22
17 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 26 +1:11.774 23
18 11   Max Sabbatani Honda 26 +1:16.580 19
19 72   Leon Haslam Honda 25 +1 lap 25
20 75   Kenny Tibble Honda 25 +1 lap 28
Ret 5   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 17 Accident 11
Ret 74   Chris Burns Honda 17 Retirement 26
Ret 9   Frédéric Petit Aprilia 11 Accident 18
Ret 73   Andi Notman Honda 11 Retirement 27
Ret 12   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 9 Accident 16
Ret 16   Simone Sanna Honda 2 Accident 9
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 1 Accident 21
Ret 20   Bernhard Absmeier Aprilia 1 Accident 20
DNS 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia Did not start
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1999 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1999 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "British Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 4 July 1999. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · BRITISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1999". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "British Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 4 July 1999. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  7. ^ "British Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 4 July 1999. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Results" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 1998. Retrieved 2019-08-20.


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