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2001 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2001 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 1–3 June 2001 at the Mugello Circuit.

Italy  2001 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date3 June 2001
Official nameGran Premio Cinzano d'Italia[1][2]
LocationAutodromo Internazionale del Mugello
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.245 km (3.259 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:52.554
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:54.994 on lap 6
Podium
First Brazil Alex Barros
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Italy Max Biaggi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:53.922
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 2:07.403 on lap 21
Podium
First Japan Tetsuya Harada
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo
Third Italy Marco Melandri
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:59.246
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:12.363 on lap 14
Podium
First Japan Noboru Ueda
Second Italy Gino Borsoi
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali

500 cc classificationEdit

The race was held in two parts as rain caused its interruption; aggregate times from the two heats determined the final result.[3]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 23 49:26.006 5 25
2 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 23 +8.359 3 20
3 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 +8.509 4 16
4 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 23 +8.996 6 13
5 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda 23 +20.651 17 11
6 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 23 +24.723 12 10
7 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 23 +27.745 9 9
8 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 23 +32.768 10 8
9 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 23 +51.357 11 7
10 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 23 +1:08.505 13 6
11 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 23 +1:18.026 14 5
12 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR 23 +1:49.333 7 4
13 68   Mark Willis Pulse GP Pulse 22 +1 lap 21 3
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 22 Retirement 1
Ret 1   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 20 Retirement 2
Ret 24   Jason Vincent Pulse GP Pulse 20 Retirement 16
DSQ 21   Barry Veneman Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 17 Disqualified 20
Ret 8   Chris Walker Shell Advance Honda Honda 11 Retirement 15
Ret 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 10 Retirement 18
Ret 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 7 Retirement 8
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 2 Retirement 19
DNQ 26   Vladimír Častka Slovnaft Paton Grand Prix Paton Did not qualify
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 21 46:11.129 1 25
2 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 21 +12.729 10 20
3 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia 21 +37.673 8 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 21 +43.860 5 13
5 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 21 +47.149 12 11
6 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 21 +54.884 17 10
7 42   David Checa Honda 21 +57.903 20 9
8 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 21 +59.092 9 8
9 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 21 +1:00.763 18 7
10 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 21 +1:11.795 6 6
11 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 21 +1:13.110 21 5
12 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 21 +1:40.274 15 4
13 22   José David de Gea Yamaha 21 +1:42.351 23 3
14 98   Katja Poensgen Aprilia 21 +1:42.515 28 2
15 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 21 +1:42.911 19 1
16 12   Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 21 +1:43.602 14
17 16   David Tomás Honda 21 +1:45.253 25
18 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 21 +1:51.411 13
19 36   Luis Costa Yamaha 20 +1 lap 27
Ret 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 16 Retirement 22
Ret 11   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 15 Accident 26
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 9 Accident 16
DSQ 55   Diego Giugovaz Yamaha 9 Black flag 24
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 5 Accident 11
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 5 Retirement 7
Ret 34   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia 4 Accident 2
Ret 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 4 Accident 3
Ret 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 3 Accident 4
Ret 23   César Barros Yamaha 1 Accident 29
DNQ 45   Stuart Edwards Honda Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 20 45:15.046 6 25
2 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 20 +3.810 8 20
3 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 20 +6.917 12 16
4 24   Toni Elías Honda 20 +12.917 2 13
5 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 20 +13.280 11 11
6 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 20 +14.127 10 10
7 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 20 +21.103 20 9
8 4   Masao Azuma Honda 20 +21.250 7 8
9 10   Jarno Müller Honda 20 +21.263 15 7
10 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 20 +25.424 18 6
11 50   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 20 +27.084 4 5
12 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 20 +34.483 9 4
13 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 20 +1:01.136 27 3
14 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 20 +1:01.892 24 2
15 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 20 +1:38.445 14 1
16 25   Joan Olivé Honda 20 +1:50.790 22
17 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 20 +2:00.237 29
18 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 19 +1 lap 1
19 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 19 +1 lap 31
20 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 19 +1 lap 17
21 27   Marco Petrini Honda 19 +1 lap 26
22 52   Michele Conti Honda 19 +1 lap 30
23 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 19 +1 lap 28
Ret 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 15 Accident 21
Ret 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 14 Retirement 13
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 13 Retirement 16
Ret 51   Andrea Dovizioso Aprilia 12 Retirement 23
Ret 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 7 Retirement 19
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 4 Retirement 25
Ret 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 3 Accident 3
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 2 Retirement 5
DNS 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda Did not start
DNS 14   Philipp Hafeneger Honda Did not start
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 Italian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Mugello - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Max mounts the podium". yamaha-racing.com. Yamaha Motor Racing. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  4. ^ "2001 Italian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia – 500cc – Race Classification". sport-fans.co.uk. Dorna Sports. 3 June 2001. Archived from the original on 21 June 2002. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · ITALIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2001". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 June 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 June 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2001. Retrieved 2019-08-21.


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