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The 2001 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 20–22 July 2001 at the Sachsenring.

Germany  2001 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sachsenring (Rennkurs).svg
Date22 July 2001
Official nameCinzano Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland[1][2]
LocationSachsenring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.704 km (2.302 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:26.097
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Shinya Nakano
Time 1:26.808 on lap 30
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Spain Carlos Checa
Third Japan Shinya Nakano
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:26.906
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:27.233 on lap 28
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Japan Daijiro Kato
Third Japan Tetsuya Harada
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Sabbatani
Time 1:30.186
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Time 1:30.371 on lap 4
Podium
First Italy Simone Sanna
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 43:36.983 1 25
2 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +3.249 4 20
3 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +3.642 2 16
4 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 30 +4.784 8 13
5 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 30 +21.164 3 11
6 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +21.385 5 10
7 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 30 +21.945 11 9
8 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 30 +22.485 7 8
9 1   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 30 +23.331 9 7
10 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 30 +24.404 10 6
11 5   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 30 +24.410 6 5
12 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 30 +43.996 16 4
13 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 30 +44.216 12 3
14 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR 30 +44.329 13 2
15 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 30 +1:22.533 15 1
16 24   Jason Vincent Pulse GP Pulse 29 +1 lap 21
Ret 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 27 Accident 14
Ret 18   Brendan Clarke Shell Advance Honda Honda 18 Accident 20
Ret 21   Barry Veneman Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 13 Retirement 22
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 9 Retirement 19
Ret 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda 0 Accident 17
Ret 9   Leon Haslam Shell Advance Honda Honda 0 Accident 18
DNS 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda Did not start
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia 29 42:37.696 2 25
2 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 29 +0.052 3 20
3 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 29 +0.203 1 16
4 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 29 +18.310 7 13
5 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 29 +28.108 8 11
6 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 29 +36.566 10 10
7 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 29 +36.764 12 9
8 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 29 +36.918 13 8
9 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 29 +40.466 14 7
10 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 29 +43.174 5 6
11 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 29 +43.256 17 5
12 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 29 +57.398 20 4
13 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 29 +1:11.662 23 3
14 11   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 29 +1:25.507 24 2
15 16   David Tomás Honda 29 +1:25.614 22 1
16 75   Dirk Heidolf Yamaha 28 +1 lap 25
17 76   Christian Gemmel Honda 28 +1 lap 28
18 78   Max Neukirchner Honda 28 +1 lap 32
19 36   Luis Costa Yamaha 28 +1 lap 30
20 98   Katja Poensgen Aprilia 28 +1 lap 33
Ret 12   Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 27 Accident 19
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 27 Accident 21
Ret 23   César Barros Yamaha 13 Retirement 29
Ret 45   Stuart Edwards Honda 11 Accident 31
Ret 55   Diego Giugovaz Yamaha 8 Accident 27
Ret 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 7 Accident 4
Ret 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 7 Accident 9
Ret 77   Marcel Schneider Honda 6 Accident 34
Ret 42   David Checa Honda 5 Accident 15
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 2 Accident 6
Ret 22   José David de Gea Yamaha 2 Accident 16
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 1 Accident 11
Ret 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 1 Accident 18
DNS 25   Vincent Philippe Honda 0 Did not start 26
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 27 41:09.327 2 25
2 24   Toni Elías Honda 27 +0.247 5 20
3 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 27 +0.701 4 16
4 4   Masao Azuma Honda 27 +0.734 11 13
5 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 27 +1.370 3 11
6 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 27 +2.202 16 10
7 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 27 +2.326 1 9
8 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 27 +5.877 14 8
9 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 27 +6.132 9 7
10 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 27 +10.071 6 6
11 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 +23.066 10 5
12 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 27 +23.089 15 4
13 29   Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 27 +23.309 13 3
14 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 27 +27.801 18 2
15 25   Joan Olivé Honda 27 +28.065 23 1
16 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 27 +28.139 21
17 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 27 +28.948 22
18 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 27 +32.317 26
19 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 27 +35.643 8
20 34   Eric Bataille Honda 27 +40.978 20
21 27   Marco Petrini Honda 27 +44.624 17
22 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 27 +1:06.673 19
23 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 27 +1:07.108 29
24 79   Andreas Hahn Honda 27 +1:08.085 30
25 78   Claudius Klein Honda 27 +1:08.383 28
26 80   Tobias Kirmeier Honda 27 +1:08.632 27
27 81   René Knöfler Yamaha 26 +1 lap 31
Ret 77   Adrián Araujo Honda 15 Retirement 32
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 8 Retirement 12
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 8 Retirement 24
Ret 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 6 Retirement 7
Ret 82   Mika Kallio Honda 0 Retirement 25
DNS 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda Did not start
DNS 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia Did not start
WD 10   Jarno Müller Honda Withdrew
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 German MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Sachsenring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ "2001 German MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Cinzano Motorrad GP Deutschland – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 22 July 2001. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · GERMAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2001". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Cinzano Motorrad GP Deutschland – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 22 July 2001. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Cinzano Motorrad GP Deutschland – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 22 July 2001. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2001. Retrieved 2019-08-21.


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