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2001 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2001 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 19–21 October 2001 at the Sepang International Circuit.

Malaysia  2001 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date21 October 2001
Official nameMalaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1]
LocationSepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.548 km (3.447 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 2:05.637
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:06.618 on lap 13
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Australia Garry McCoy
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 2:08.151
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 2:08.920 on lap 2
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Spain Fonsi Nieto
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 2:15.358
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 2:14.961 on lap 7
Podium
First Japan Youichi Ui
Second San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Third Italy Lucio Cecchinello

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 21 44:46.652 2 25
2 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 21 +3.551 1 20
3 5   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 21 +4.722 4 16
4 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +5.005 6 13
5 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 21 +8.807 12 11
6 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 21 +12.192 11 10
7 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 21 +15.682 5 9
8 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 21 +18.772 8 8
9 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 21 +27.012 14 7
10 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 +28.829 13 6
11 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 21 +29.007 16 5
12 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 21 +1:02.166 18 4
13 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 21 +1:20.535 10 3
14 18   Brendan Clarke Shell Advance Honda Honda 21 +2:04.455 22 2
15 9   Leon Haslam Shell Advance Honda Honda 21 +2:04.500 20 1
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 12 Accident 7
Ret 21   Barry Veneman Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 7 Accident 19
Ret 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda 6 Retirement 15
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 5 Retirement 21
Ret 1   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 3 Accident 9
Ret 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 3 Accident 3
Ret 80   Kurtis Roberts Proton Team KR Proton KR 2 Accident 17
DNS 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR Did not start
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 20 43:22.487 1 25
2 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 20 +14.893 6 20
3 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 20 +15.892 2 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 20 +19.748 7 13
5 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 20 +35.867 9 11
6 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 20 +46.364 13 10
7 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 20 +46.408 12 9
8 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 20 +46.731 11 8
9 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 20 +56.513 14 7
10 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 20 +58.914 4 6
11 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia 20 +1:00.301 8 5
12 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 20 +1:00.689 5 4
13 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 20 +1:09.730 15 3
14 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 20 +1:09.953 17 2
15 42   David Checa Honda 20 +1:10.810 18 1
16 16   David Tomás Honda 20 +1:10.847 23
17 11   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 20 +1:12.008 16
18 24   Jason Vincent Yamaha 20 +1:26.290 22
19 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 20 +1:30.098 24
20 22   José David de Gea Yamaha 20 +1:37.261 21
21 55   Diego Giugovaz Aprilia 20 +1:37.635 25
22 36   Luis Costa Yamaha 20 +1:49.118 26
23 27   Shaun Geronimi Yamaha 19 +1 lap 28
Ret 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 11 Retirement 19
Ret 14   Katja Poensgen Honda 9 Accident 27
Ret 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 8 Accident 3
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 6 Retirement 20
Ret 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 2 Accident 10
DNS 23   César Barros Yamaha Did not start
DNQ 45   Stuart Edwards Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 19 43:21.269 2 25
2 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 19 +2.078 8 20
3 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 19 +2.196 3 16
4 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 19 +3.161 4 13
5 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 19 +3.987 5 11
6 24   Toni Elías Honda 19 +4.265 1 10
7 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 19 +4.468 11 9
8 4   Masao Azuma Honda 19 +5.123 10 8
9 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 19 +30.026 16 7
10 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 19 +30.292 7 6
11 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 19 +30.417 13 5
12 25   Joan Olivé Honda 19 +30.684 14 4
13 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 19 +30.860 27 3
14 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 19 +31.433 15 2
15 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 19 +31.802 12 1
16 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 19 +33.406 9
17 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 19 +36.162 23
18 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 19 +36.542 26
19 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 19 +37.248 22
20 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 19 +41.564 19
21 10   Jarno Müller Honda 19 +41.660 20
22 37   William de Angelis Honda 19 +1:11.823 29
23 77   Adrián Araujo Honda 19 +1:34.039 30
Ret 29   Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 17 Retirement 6
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 7 Retirement 24
Ret 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 7 Retirement 21
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 0 Accident 28
Ret 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 0 Accident 17
Ret 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 0 Accident 25
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 0 Accident 18
Source: [5]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round fifteen has concluded.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2001 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  3. ^ "MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2001". Motogp.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2001. Retrieved 2019-08-21.


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