1999 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1999 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the first round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 18 April 1999 at the Sepang International Circuit.

Malaysia  1999 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date18 April 1999
Official nameMarlboro Malaysian Grand Prix[1]
LocationSepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.548 km (3.447 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States John Kocinski
Time 2:06.848
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 2:07.213 on lap 18
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Second Spain Carlos Checa
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:08.956
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 2:09.381 on lap 11
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa
Third Japan Shinya Nakano
125 cc
Pole position
Rider France Arnaud Vincent
Time 2:17.052
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Emilio Alzamora
Time 2:16.868 on lap 19
Podium
First Japan Masao Azuma
Second Spain Emilio Alzamora
Third Italy Gianluigi Scalvini

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 21 44:56.033 3 25
2 4   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 +4.279 14 20
3 3   Àlex Crivillé Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +4.780 5 16
4 1   Mick Doohan Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +4.902 7 13
5 8   Tadayuki Okada Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +7.269 12 11
6 5   Alex Barros Movistar Honda Pons Honda 21 +13.202 11 10
7 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 21 +23.724 8 9
8 14   Juan Borja Movistar Honda Pons Honda 21 +23.811 9 8
9 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 21 +25.156 4 7
10 15   Sete Gibernau Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +31.548 13 6
11 16   Yukio Kagayama Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 21 +35.205 10 5
12 12   Jean-Michel Bayle Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 21 +42.405 12 4
13 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia Grand Prix Racing Aprilia 21 +46.749 18 3
14 11   Simon Crafar Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 21 +50.732 10 2
15 26   Haruchika Aoki FCC TSR TSR-Honda 21 +51.667 16 1
16 22   Sébastien Gimbert Tecmas Honda Elf Honda 21 +1:14.752 21
17 18   Markus Ober Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 21 +1:51.775 25
18 20   Mike Hale Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 21 +1:54.512 24
Ret 21   Michael Rutter Millar Honda Honda 14 Accident 22
Ret 25   José Luis Cardoso Team Maxon TSR TSR-Honda 11 Retirement 20
Ret 2   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 10 Retirement 2
Ret 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 10 Retirement 23
Ret 7   Luca Cadalora Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 9 Retirement 17
Ret 19   John Kocinski Kanemoto Honda Honda 3 Accident 1
Ret 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 3 Accident 6
DNQ 45   John Allen Raceline Malaysia Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 68   Mark Willis Buckley Systems BSL Racing BSL Did not qualify
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Loris Capirossi Honda 20 43:29.305 4 25
2 4   Tohru Ukawa Honda 20 +0.111 5 20
3 56   Shinya Nakano Yamaha 20 +0.787 2 16
4 19   Olivier Jacque Yamaha 20 +14.894 3 13
5 46   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 20 +24.569 1 11
6 34   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia 20 +30.774 7 10
7 9   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 20 +34.877 9 9
8 49   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 20 +35.294 8 8
9 7   Stefano Perugini Honda 20 +52.956 15 7
10 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 20 +58.656 11 6
11 37   Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 20 +1:05.383 13 5
12 24   Jason Vincent Honda 20 +1:05.385 16 4
13 36   Masaki Tokudome Honda 20 +1:21.549 17 3
14 14   Anthony West TSR-Honda 20 +1:22.318 21 2
15 12   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 20 +1:22.741 23 1
16 16   Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 20 +1:24.652 14
17 66   Alex Hofmann Honda 20 +1:30.484 12
18 23   Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 20 +1:42.994 22
19 15   David García Yamaha 20 +1:56.191 19
20 41   Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 20 +1:56.369 18
21 58   Matías Ríos Aprilia 19 +1 lap 26
22 10   Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 19 +1 lap 24
23 22   Lucas Oliver Yamaha 19 +1 lap 25
Ret 63   Shahrol Yuzy Honda 19 Accident 20
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 15 Retirement 6
Ret 11   Tomomi Manako Yamaha 4 Accident 10
Ret 61   Meng Heng Kuang Honda 4 Retirement 27
DNS 17   Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda Did not start
WD 6   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia Withdrew
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Masao Azuma Honda 19 43:55.438 4 25
2 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 19 +0.106 2 20
3 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 19 +10.509 6 16
4 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 19 +12.909 1 13
5 10   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 19 +20.695 15 11
6 16   Simone Sanna Honda 19 +27.184 7 10
7 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 19 +27.208 8 9
8 26   Ivan Goi Honda 19 +27.351 18 8
9 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 19 +27.507 19 7
10 1   Kazuto Sakata Honda 19 +27.514 16 6
11 11   Max Sabbatani Honda 19 +27.734 10 5
12 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 19 +37.922 13 4
13 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 19 +38.264 20 3
14 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 19 +38.344 5 2
15 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 19 +41.962 12 1
16 44   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 19 +44.310 14
17 5   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 19 +47.056 11
18 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 19 +56.919 3
19 18   Reinhard Stolz Honda 19 +59.108 23
20 12   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 19 +1:02.934 21
21 46   Direk Archewong Honda 19 +1:49.298 24
22 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 19 +2:05.689 25
Ret 6   Noboru Ueda Honda 11 Accident 9
Ret 9   Frédéric Petit Aprilia 11 Accident 17
Ret 20   Bernhard Absmeier Aprilia 11 Retirement 22
Ret 45   Magilai Meganathan Honda 8 Retirement 26
DNS 13   Marco Melandri 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 one has concluded.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1999 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Marlboro Malaysian Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 April 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1999". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "Marlboro Malaysian Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 April 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Marlboro Malaysian Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 April 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · 500cc World Standing 1998". www.motogp.com.


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