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1999 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1999 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth race of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 6 June 1999 at the Mugello Circuit.

Italy  1999 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date6 June 1999
Official nameGran Premio d'Italia IP[1][2]
LocationMugello Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.245 km (3.259 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:52.454
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:53.889 on lap 2
Podium
First Spain Àlex Crivillé
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Japan Tadayuki Okada
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marcellino Lucchi
Time 1:54.376
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:55.254 on lap 7
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Germany Ralf Waldmann
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 2:00.254
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 2:00.648 on lap 12
Podium
First Italy Roberto Locatelli
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third Japan Noboru Ueda

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Àlex Crivillé Repsol Honda Team Honda 23 44:05.522 2 25
2 2   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 +0.283 13 20
3 8   Tadayuki Okada Repsol Honda Team Honda 23 +6.052 7 16
4 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia Grand Prix Racing Aprilia 23 +6.849 1 13
5 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 23 +12.674 3 11
6 15   Sete Gibernau Repsol Honda Team Honda 23 +12.714 12 10
7 4   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 +21.341 9 9
8 19   John Kocinski Kanemoto Honda Honda 23 +29.800 4 8
9 14   Juan Borja Movistar Honda Pons Honda 23 +29.801 8 7
10 7   Luca Cadalora Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 23 +46.742 6 6
11 26   Haruchika Aoki FCC TSR TSR-Honda 23 +1:07.293 17 5
12 11   Simon Crafar Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 23 +1:14.550 19 4
13 22   Sébastien Gimbert Tecmas Honda Elf Honda 23 +1:20.353 18 3
14 69   Jamie Whitham Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 23 +1:27.761 16 2
15 18   Markus Ober Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 23 +1:45.918 20 1
Ret 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 17 Accident 10
Ret 12   Jean-Michel Bayle Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 7 Retirement 15
Ret 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 6 Retirement 11
Ret 21   Michael Rutter Millar Honda Honda 3 Retirement 22
Ret 5   Alex Barros Movistar Honda Pons Honda 1 Accident 14
Ret 25   José Luis Cardoso Team Maxon TSR TSR-Honda 1 Retirement 21
Ret 43   Paolo Tessari Team Paton Paton 0 Accident 23
Ret 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 0 Accident 5
DNQ 68   Mark Willis Buckley Systems BSL Racing BSL Did not qualify
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Loris Capirossi was black-flagged for causing Marcellino Lucchi's crash at the start of the race;[6] in addition, as he did not return to the pits within one lap after having been shown the flag, he was banned from the following event.[7]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 21 40:52.837 6 25
2 6   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 21 +2.643 4 20
3 4   Tohru Ukawa Honda 21 +2.684 9 16
4 9   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 21 +11.333 7 13
5 56   Shinya Nakano Yamaha 21 +11.684 5 11
6 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 21 +12.447 3 10
7 24   Jason Vincent Honda 21 +21.184 11 9
8 7   Stefano Perugini Honda 21 +21.721 12 8
9 12   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 21 +40.911 13 7
10 37   Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 21 +45.815 16 6
11 36   Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda 21 +53.891 18 5
12 16   Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 21 +54.066 17 4
13 11   Tomomi Manako Yamaha 21 +54.096 22 3
14 23   Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 21 +1:18.330 24 2
15 15   David García Yamaha 21 +1:21.272 19 1
16 66   Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda 21 +1:27.000 14
17 10   Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 21 +1:33.576 25
18 55   Filippo Cotti Yamaha 21 +1:33.644 23
19 58   Matías Ríos Aprilia 20 +1 lap 28
Ret 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 10 Retirement 8
Ret 14   Anthony West TSR-Honda 10 Retirement 21
Ret 41   Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 9 Accident 20
Ret 27   Rob Filart Honda 3 Accident 26
Ret 48   Ivan Clementi Aprilia 3 Accident 15
Ret 31   Toshihiko Honma Yamaha 0 Accident 10
Ret 34   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia 0 Accident 1
Ret 47   Ivan Mengozzi Yamaha 0 Accident 27
DSQ 1   Loris Capirossi Honda 15 Black flag 2
Source: [8]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 20 40:52.672 1 25
2 13   Marco Melandri Honda 20 +0.271 5 20
3 6   Noboru Ueda Honda 20 +0.295 4 16
4 16   Simone Sanna Honda 20 +0.343 6 13
5 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 20 +0.442 7 11
6 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 20 +0.588 11 10
7 4   Masao Azuma Honda 20 +0.589 12 9
8 1   Kazuto Sakata Honda 20 +1.193 13 8
9 5   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 20 +1.260 3 7
10 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 20 +1.338 10 6
11 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 20 +1.429 15 5
12 10   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 20 +2.269 8 4
13 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 20 +8.436 14 3
14 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 20 +10.382 17 2
15 26   Ivan Goi Honda 20 +10.541 18 1
16 11   Max Sabbatani Honda 20 +10.695 16
17 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 20 +17.572 19
18 9   Frédéric Petit Aprilia 20 +17.668 9
19 12   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 20 +23.619 21
20 44   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 20 +23.731 20
21 20   Bernhard Absmeier Aprilia 20 +34.245 24
22 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 20 +41.130 26
23 63   Marco Petrini Aprilia 20 +42.373 22
24 64   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 20 +42.593 28
25 66   Marco Tresoldi Honda 20 +42.597 25
Ret 18   Reinhard Stolz Honda 19 Retirement 23
Ret 62   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 19 Retirement 27
Ret 65   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 9 Retirement 29
Ret 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 4 Retirement 2
Source: [9]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round five has concluded.[10]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1999 Italian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Mugello - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1999 Italian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Gran Premio d'Italia IP – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 June 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · ITALIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1999". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Stop a Capirossi". raisport.rai.it (in Italian). Rai Sport. 7 June 1999. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  7. ^ "La dichiarazione del Team Gresini sulla squalifica di Capirossi". MotoCorse.com (in Italian). 10 June 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Gran Premio d'Italia IP – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 June 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  9. ^ "Gran Premio d'Italia IP – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 June 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  10. ^ "Results" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 1998. Retrieved 2019-08-20.


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