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2001 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2001 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 12–14 October 2001 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australia  2001 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date14 October 2001
Official nameQantas Australian Grand Prix[1][2]
LocationPhillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:31.984
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:32.993 on lap 16
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:33.625
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:34.560 on lap 7
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Italy Roberto Rolfo
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:37.737
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Sabbatani
Time 1:38.499 on lap 5
Podium
First Japan Youichi Ui
Second San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Third Spain Toni Elías

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 27 42:22.383 2 25
2 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +0.013 1 20
3 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 27 +0.581 6 16
4 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 27 +0.714 3 13
5 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 27 +1.288 8 11
6 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +2.534 5 10
7 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +2.579 9 9
8 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +2.582 11 8
9 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +2.832 4 7
10 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR 27 +19.443 15 6
11 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 27 +20.000 13 5
12 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 27 +20.303 16 4
13 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 27 +21.043 10 3
14 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda 27 +21.360 17 2
15 1   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +29.738 12 1
16 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +30.023 7
17 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 27 +1:18.349 19
18 21   Barry Veneman Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 27 +1:24.773 21
19 9   Leon Haslam Shell Advance Honda Honda 27 +1:24.848 20
20 18   Brendan Clarke Shell Advance Honda Honda 26 +1 lap 22
Ret 5   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 18 Retirement 14
Ret 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 6 Retirement 18
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 25 39:48.180 3 25
2 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 25 +5.644 1 20
3 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 25 +8.518 11 16
4 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 25 +14.303 2 13
5 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 25 +14.389 5 11
6 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 25 +14.749 10 10
7 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 25 +17.546 4 9
8 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 25 +37.456 17 8
9 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 25 +50.872 15 7
10 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 25 +53.951 19 6
11 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 25 +1:00.113 13 5
12 46   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 25 +1:10.314 18 4
13 11   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 25 +1:34.981 26 3
14 16   David Tomás Honda 25 +1:39.355 22 2
15 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 24 +1 lap 21 1
16 23   César Barros Yamaha 24 +1 lap 25
17 55   Diego Giugovaz Aprilia 24 +1 lap 23
18 36   Luis Costa Yamaha 24 +1 lap 28
19 14   Katja Poensgen Honda 24 +1 lap 30
20 45   Stuart Edwards Yamaha 24 +1 lap 29
Ret 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 22 Retirement 20
Ret 22   José David de Gea Yamaha 18 Accident 16
Ret 96   Mark Rowling Yamaha 17 Retirement 31
Ret 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 14 Accident 7
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 14 Retirement 14
Ret 95   Shane Smith Honda 12 Retirement 32
Ret 24   Jason Vincent Yamaha 1 Retirement 24
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 0 Retirement 6
Ret 42   David Checa Honda 0 Accident 9
Ret 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 0 Accident 12
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 0 Accident 8
DNS 97   Josh Brookes Yamaha 0 Did not start 27
DNS 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 93   Earl Lynch Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 94   Terry Carter Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 23 38:14.688 3 25
2 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 23 +4.709 1 20
3 24   Toni Elías Honda 23 +4.743 17 16
4 4   Masao Azuma Honda 23 +4.938 14 13
5 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 23 +4.974 2 11
6 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 23 +5.053 6 10
7 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 +5.562 11 9
8 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 23 +5.881 21 8
9 34   Eric Bataille Honda 23 +9.506 23 7
10 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +17.165 4 6
11 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 23 +17.289 5 5
12 73   Casey Stoner Honda 23 +17.372 19 4
13 29   Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 23 +18.361 10 3
14 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 23 +18.375 12 2
15 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 23 +18.447 16 1
16 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 23 +19.742 8
17 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 23 +26.857 18
18 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 23 +26.892 15
19 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 23 +26.916 20
20 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 23 +31.486 26
21 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 23 +31.819 9
22 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 23 +35.783 30
23 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 23 +35.998 13
24 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 23 +42.581 24
25 10   Jarno Müller Honda 23 +49.404 28
26 91   Jay Taylor Honda 23 +49.494 29
27 25   Joan Olivé Honda 23 +54.747 22
28 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 23 +1:13.148 27
29 37   William de Angelis Honda 23 +1:13.174 31
Ret 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 22 Accident 7
Ret 92   Peter Galvin Honda 14 Accident 33
Ret 94   Cath Thompson Honda 12 Accident 34
Ret 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 11 Retirement 25
Ret 77   Adrián Araujo Honda 1 Retirement 32
DNQ 93   Andrew Brooks Honda Did not qualify
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 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. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2001. Retrieved 21 August 2019.


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