1999 South African motorcycle Grand Prix

The 1999 South African motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 10 October 1999 at Phakisa Freeway.

South Africa  1999 South African Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phakisa Freeway - Road course.svg
Date10 October 1999
Official nameSouth African Grand Prix[1]
LocationPhakisa Freeway
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.242 km (2.636 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tadayuki Okada
Time 1:35.930
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Sete Gibernau
Time 1:36.554 on lap 24
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:38.287
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:37.624 on lap 9
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Shinya Nakano
Third France Olivier Jacque
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Gianluigi Scalvini
Time 1:43.404
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Gianluigi Scalvini
Time 1:43.324 on lap 24
Podium
First Italy Gianluigi Scalvini
Second France Arnaud Vincent
Third Italy Marco Melandri

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 45:24.602 2 25
2 15   Sete Gibernau Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +4.822 3 20
3 3   Àlex Crivillé Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +5.138 6 16
4 8   Tadayuki Okada Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +10.432 1 13
5 14   Juan Borja Movistar Honda Pons Honda 28 +14.187 5 11
6 4   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +14.282 7 10
7 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 28 +22.636 14 9
8 24   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 28 +33.224 13 8
9 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 28 +41.357 11 7
10 19   John Kocinski Kanemoto Nettaxi Honda Honda 28 +44.052 9 6
11 5   Alex Barros Movistar Honda Pons Honda 28 +56.083 8 5
12 26   Haruchika Aoki FCC TSR TSR-Honda 28 +56.443 15 4
13 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 28 +57.117 10 3
14 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 28 +59.166 12 2
15 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia Grand Prix Racing Aprilia 28 +59.290 17 1
16 68   Mark Willis Buckley Systems BSL Racing Modenas KR3 28 +1:06.003 16
17 25   José Luis Cardoso Team Maxon TSR TSR-Honda 28 +1:11.108 24
18 35   Anthony Gobert Team Biland GP1 MuZ Weber 28 +1:17.861 19
19 22   Sébastien Gimbert Tecmas Honda Elf Honda 28 +1:18.332 20
20 52   José David de Gea Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 28 +1:25.564 18
21 37   Steve Martin Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 28 +1:25.971 22
22 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 27 +1 lap 4
Ret 21   Michael Rutter Millar Honda Honda 9 Retirement 23
Ret 20   Mike Hale Proton KR Modenas Modenas KR3 5 Retirement 21
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Aprilia 26 42:57.870 6 25
2 56   Shinya Nakano Yamaha 26 +1.913 2 20
3 19   Olivier Jacque Yamaha 26 +3.862 4 16
4 4   Tohru Ukawa Honda 26 +4.131 3 13
5 1   Loris Capirossi Honda 26 +19.739 1 11
6 12   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 26 +23.224 9 10
7 7   Stefano Perugini Honda 26 +26.461 7 9
8 37   Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 26 +28.366 11 8
9 14   Anthony West TSR-Honda 26 +37.644 13 7
10 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 26 +42.837 10 6
11 24   Jason Vincent Honda 26 +45.558 12 5
12 11   Tomomi Manako Yamaha 26 +51.489 5 4
13 66   Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda 26 +57.309 16 3
14 36   Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda 26 +57.544 14 2
15 10   Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 26 +1:35.573 21 1
16 79   Shane Norval Honda 26 +1:42.183 20
17 16   Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 25 +1 lap 24
18 17   Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda 25 +1 lap 15
19 80   Adrian Coates Aprilia 25 +1 lap 18
20 32   Markus Barth Yamaha 25 +1 lap 23
Ret 41   Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 24 Retirement 17
Ret 58   Matías Ríos Aprilia 15 Retirement 22
Ret 23   Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 4 Accident 19
Ret 18   Scott Smart Aprilia 3 Retirement 25
Ret 6   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 0 Accident 8
DNS 15   David García Yamaha Did not start
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 24 41:41.665 1 25
2 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 24 +0.660 4 20
3 13   Marco Melandri Honda 24 +0.844 2 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 24 +8.084 6 13
5 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 24 +17.277 15 11
6 16   Simone Sanna Honda 24 +17.667 3 10
7 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 24 +22.769 11 9
8 5   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 24 +23.794 14 8
9 44   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 24 +24.187 16 7
10 10   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 24 +35.785 9 6
11 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 24 +38.565 20 5
12 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 24 +39.264 13 4
13 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 24 +50.228 18 3
14 4   Masao Azuma Honda 24 +53.917 8 2
15 1   Kazuto Sakata Honda 24 +54.458 19 1
16 11   Max Sabbatani Honda 24 +54.733 21
17 18   Reinhard Stolz Honda 24 +56.884 23
18 9   Frédéric Petit Aprilia 24 +1:00.750 22
19 94   Beaumont Levy Honda 24 +1:39.377 25
Ret 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 11 Accident 12
Ret 26   Ivan Goi Honda 11 Accident 7
Ret 6   Noboru Ueda Honda 11 Accident 5
Ret 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 10 Retirement 10
Ret 24   Robbin Harms Aprilia 9 Retirement 26
Ret 12   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 7 Retirement 24
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 6 Retirement 17
DNQ 93   Robert Portman Honda 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 fourteen has concluded.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1999 South African MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "South African Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 10 October 1999. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · SOUTH AFRICAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1999". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "South African Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 10 October 1999. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  5. ^ "South African Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 10 October 1999. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 1999. Retrieved 20 August 2019.


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