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2001 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2001 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 15–17 June 2001 at the Circuit de Catalunya. 84,000 people attended the race.[2]

Spain  2001 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Catalunya 1995-2003.svg
Date17 June 2001
Official nameGran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya[1]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:45.507
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:46.619 on lap 5
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:47.261
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:48.014 on lap 21
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Italy Roberto Rolfo
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Time 1:51.368
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Stefano Perugini
Time 1:51.811 on lap 8
Podium
First Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 25 44:57.142 1 25
2 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +2.579 4 20
3 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 25 +3.216 3 16
4 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 25 +3.257 2 13
5 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 25 +3.989 10 11
6 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 25 +4.705 8 10
7 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 25 +4.769 9 9
8 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +13.459 12 8
9 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR 25 +13.903 6 7
10 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 25 +19.616 13 6
11 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 25 +26.378 11 5
12 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 25 +37.301 15 4
13 8   Chris Walker Shell Advance Honda Honda 25 +1:01.010 16 3
14 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 25 +1:13.371 14 2
15 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda 25 +1:19.363 17 1
16 24   Jason Vincent Pulse GP Pulse 25 +1:19.756 19
17 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 25 +1:24.089 21
18 68   Mark Willis Pulse GP Pulse 23 +2 laps 20
Ret 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 6 Retirement 18
Ret 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 6 Retirement 5
Ret 1   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 3 Accident 7
DNS 5   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha Did not start
WD 9   Leon Haslam Shell Advance Honda Honda Withdrew
Sources: [1][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 23 41:40.347 1 25
2 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 23 +0.114 2 20
3 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 23 +12.573 6 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 23 +19.077 8 13
5 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 23 +22.776 3 11
6 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 23 +22.853 5 10
7 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 23 +22.876 7 9
8 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +31.224 9 8
9 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 23 +33.567 14 7
10 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 23 +37.754 11 6
11 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 23 +38.039 10 5
12 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 23 +38.100 21 4
13 46   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 23 +38.182 18 3
14 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 23 +38.312 15 2
15 12   Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 23 +38.701 12 1
16 42   David Checa Honda 23 +42.643 17
17 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 23 +42.647 20
18 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 23 +49.236 16
19 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 23 +50.798 19
20 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 23 +56.073 13
21 22   José David de Gea Yamaha 23 +1:30.364 23
22 16   David Tomás Honda 23 +1:30.432 24
23 11   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 23 +1:53.441 26
24 38   Álvaro Molina Yamaha 23 +1:53.584 27
25 36   Luis Costa Yamaha 22 +1 lap 28
26 98   Katja Poensgen Aprilia 22 +1 lap 25
Ret 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia 10 Accident 4
Ret 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 6 Retirement 22
Ret 45   Stuart Edwards Honda 5 Retirement 29
DNS 23   César Barros Yamaha Did not start
Source: [5]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 22 41:31.696 1 25
2 24   Toni Elías Honda 22 +0.573 5 20
3 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 22 +6.764 7 16
4 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 22 +6.854 6 13
5 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 22 +7.029 3 11
6 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 22 +7.558 15 10
7 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 22 +7.788 13 9
8 25   Joan Olivé Honda 22 +18.438 19 8
9 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 22 +18.602 20 7
10 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 22 +23.109 12 6
11 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 22 +23.232 4 5
12 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 22 +23.291 23 4
13 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 22 +23.652 16 3
14 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 22 +24.308 21 2
15 10   Jarno Müller Honda 22 +24.465 9 1
16 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 22 +31.927 17
17 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 22 +31.955 24
18 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 22 +33.274 14
19 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 22 +42.904 22
20 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 22 +53.226 26
21 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 22 +1:09.855 11
22 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 22 +1:30.468 29
23 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 21 +1 lap 27
24 77   Adrián Araujo Honda 21 +1 lap 30
Ret 4   Masao Azuma Honda 21 Accident 18
Ret 27   Marco Petrini Honda 12 Retirement 25
Ret 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 9 Accident 2
Ret 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 8 Retirement 10
Ret 43   Daniel Piñera Honda 2 Retirement 28
Ret 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 0 Accident 8
DNS 34   Eric Bataille Honda Did not start
Source: [6]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round seven has concluded.[7]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2001 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  2. ^ Latorre, Francisco (18 June 2001). "Los italianos copan la gloria y la miseria en Montmeló". El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 June 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  4. ^ "CATALUNYA GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2001". Motogp.com. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 June 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 June 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2001. Retrieved 2019-08-21.


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