2000 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2000 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 29 October 2000 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australia  2000 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date29 October 2000
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 Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams
Time 1:32.552
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:33.320 on lap 16
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Shinya Nakano
Time 1:33.713
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:33.784 on lap 9
Podium
First France Olivier Jacque
Second Japan Shinya Nakano
Third Japan Daijiro Kato
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:38.296
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Masao Azuma
Time 1:38.877 on lap 22
Podium
First Japan Masao Azuma
Second Japan Youichi Ui
Third Japan Noboru Ueda

This would be the last season without Dani Pedrosa in the category until 2019.

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 42:29.792 12 25
2 65   Loris Capirossi Emerson Honda Pons Honda 27 +0.182 5 20
3 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 27 +0.288 8 16
4 10   Alex Barros Emerson Honda Pons Honda 27 +0.426 2 13
5 24   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +1.885 6 11
6 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 27 +3.818 11 10
7 2   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +3.846 4 9
8 99   Jeremy McWilliams Blu Aprilia Team Aprilia 27 +3.878 1 8
9 8   Tadayuki Okada Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 27 +4.308 10 7
10 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +12.582 13 6
11 55   Régis Laconi Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +15.939 3 5
12 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Rizla Honda TSR-Honda 27 +40.420 17 4
13 56   Tekkyu Kayoh Tecmas Honda Elf Honda 27 +1:06.159 15 3
14 31   Tetsuya Harada Blu Aprilia Team Aprilia 27 +1:15.267 19 2
15 15   Yoshiteru Konishi FCC TSR TSR-Honda 26 +1 lap 18 1
Ret 5   Sete Gibernau Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 20 Retirement 14
Ret 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 10 Accident 7
Ret 68   Mark Willis Proton Team KR Modenas KR3 7 Retirement 16
Ret 33   David Tomás Sabre Sport Honda 6 Retirement 20
Ret 1   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 3 Accident 9
DNQ 25   José Luis Cardoso Maxon Dee Cee Jeans Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 36   Stephen Briggs BSL BSL Did not qualify
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Olivier Jacque Yamaha 25 39:19.795 2 25
2 56   Shinya Nakano Yamaha 25 +0.014 1 20
3 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 25 +14.525 3 16
4 6   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 25 +14.556 5 13
5 35   Marco Melandri Aprilia 25 +30.945 4 11
6 4   Tohru Ukawa Honda 25 +49.942 6 10
7 14   Anthony West Honda 25 +59.116 15 9
8 24   Jason Vincent Aprilia 25 +59.170 9 8
9 10   Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 25 +59.563 8 7
10 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 25 +59.588 17 6
11 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 25 +59.677 10 5
12 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 25 +59.692 23 4
13 25   Vincent Philippe TSR-Honda 25 +1:08.252 19 3
14 23   Julien Allemand Yamaha 25 +1:11.768 12 2
15 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 25 +1:20.888 20 1
16 11   Ivan Clementi Aprilia 25 +1:20.965 27
17 16   Johan Stigefelt TSR-Honda 25 +1:21.234 18
18 30   Alex Debón Aprilia 25 +1:24.803 7
19 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 25 +1:33.561 13
20 42   David Checa TSR-Honda 25 +1:33.618 11
21 31   Lucas Oliver Yamaha 25 +1:36.630 24
22 41   Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 24 +1 lap 22
Ret 91   Shaun Geronimi Yamaha 19 Retirement 26
Ret 22   Sébastien Gimbert TSR-Honda 8 Retirement 25
Ret 93   Terry Carter Yamaha 5 Retirement 28
Ret 15   Adrian Coates Aprilia 3 Accident 14
Ret 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 3 Retirement 21
DNS 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 0 Did not start 16
DNS 77   Jamie Robinson Aprilia Did not start
DNS 26   Klaus Nöhles Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 92   Jason Boyle Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 94   Steven Torresi Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Masao Azuma Honda 23 38:15.366 5 25
2 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 23 +0.622 2 20
3 5   Noboru Ueda Honda 23 +4.088 7 16
4 1   Emilio Alzamora Honda 23 +4.170 9 13
5 54   Manuel Poggiali Derbi 23 +5.697 12 11
6 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 23 +15.596 13 10
7 17   Steve Jenkner Honda 23 +15.597 14 9
8 26   Ivan Goi Honda 23 +23.402 15 8
9 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +32.204 11 7
10 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 23 +33.961 6 6
11 29   Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 23 +42.276 16 5
12 18   Toni Elías Honda 23 +42.378 18 4
13 12   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +42.700 20 3
14 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 23 +43.206 10 2
15 39   Jaroslav Huleš Aprilia 23 +1:07.361 21 1
16 35   Reinhard Stolz Honda 23 +1:19.126 22
17 24   Leon Haslam Italjet 23 +1:24.320 27
18 92   Josh Brookes Honda 23 +1:35.650 19
19 34   Eric Bataille Honda 23 +1:38.754 24
20 33   Stefano Bianco Honda 22 +1 lap 29
Ret 91   Jay Taylor Honda 20 Retirement 28
Ret 53   William de Angelis Aprilia 18 Retirement 26
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 17 Retirement 8
Ret 9   Lucio Cecchinello Honda 15 Accident 4
Ret 94   Michael Teniswood Honda 15 Retirement 23
Ret 67   Marco Tresoldi Italjet 14 Retirement 25
Ret 11   Max Sabbatani Honda 10 Retirement 17
Ret 4   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 6 Accident 1
Ret 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 2 Retirement 3
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round sixteen has concluded.[8][9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2000 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. ^ "2000 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). Motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 29 October 2000. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · PACIFIC GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2000". Motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 29 October 2000. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 29 October 2000. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 November 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "motogp.com · 500cc World Standing 2000". Motogp.com.


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