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2001 Pacific motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2001 Pacific motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 5–7 October 2001 at the Twin Ring Motegi.

Japan  2001 Pacific Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Twin Ring Motegi map-2.svg
Date7 October 2001
Official namePacific Grand Prix of Motegi[1][2]
LocationTwin Ring Motegi
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.801 km (2.983 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:49.800
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:51.030 on lap 13
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Brazil Alex Barros
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:52.789
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:53.767 on lap 12
Podium
First Japan Tetsuya Harada
Second Spain Emilio Alzamora
Third United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:58.603
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:59.010 on lap 9
Podium
First Japan Youichi Ui
Second San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 25 46:32.600 4 25
2 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 25 +2.607 3 20
3 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 25 +9.765 1 16
4 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 25 +13.951 16 13
5 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 25 +21.994 9 11
6 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 25 +22.279 5 10
7 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +27.332 11 9
8 1   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 25 +27.607 6 8
9 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 25 +33.822 7 7
10 64   Yukio Kagayama Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 25 +38.139 14 6
11 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 25 +41.866 12 5
12 5   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 25 +50.419 13 4
13 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 25 +56.204 17 3
14 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 25 +1:05.286 18 2
15 9   Leon Haslam Shell Advance Honda Honda 24 +1 lap 20 1
16 21   Barry Veneman Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 24 +1 lap 22
17 18   Brendan Clarke Shell Advance Honda Honda 24 +1 lap 23
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 18 Retirement 8
Ret 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR 8 Retirement 10
Ret 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda 7 Accident 19
Ret 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 6 Accident 15
Ret 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 5 Accident 2
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 4 Retirement 21
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 23 43:59.587 1 25
2 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 23 +7.559 5 20
3 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 23 +8.024 4 16
4 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 23 +11.462 6 13
5 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 23 +11.733 8 11
6 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 23 +13.498 9 10
7 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 23 +19.937 10 9
8 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 23 +24.789 13 8
9 46   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 23 +26.671 16 7
10 88   Nobuyuki Ohsaki Yamaha 23 +33.671 17 6
11 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +37.114 7 5
12 42   David Checa Honda 23 +40.478 15 4
13 89   Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha 23 +41.670 20 3
14 16   David Tomás Honda 23 +42.139 23 2
15 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 23 +42.568 22 1
16 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 23 +42.806 24
17 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 23 +43.379 21
18 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 23 +45.790 11
19 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 23 +46.181 12
20 90   Daisaku Sakai Honda 23 +48.361 26
21 92   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 23 +48.507 19
22 24   Jason Vincent Yamaha 23 +1:16.106 29
23 11   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 23 +1:33.167 30
24 36   Luis Costa Yamaha 23 +1:53.607 31
25 55   Diego Giugovaz Aprilia 22 +1 lap 33
26 14   Katja Poensgen Honda 22 +1 lap 35
Ret 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 13 Retirement 18
Ret 23   César Barros Yamaha 11 Retirement 32
Ret 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia 5 Accident 3
Ret 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 5 Accident 2
Ret 45   Stuart Edwards Yamaha 4 Accident 34
Ret 22   José David de Gea Yamaha 3 Retirement 25
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 3 Retirement 14
Ret 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 2 Retirement 28
Ret 91   Takayuki Onodera Yamaha 0 Retirement 27
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 21 42:01.711 1 25
2 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 21 +1.004 2 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 21 +1.129 7 16
4 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 21 +12.109 5 13
5 4   Masao Azuma Honda 21 +23.147 3 11
6 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 21 +28.345 9 10
7 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 21 +28.387 6 9
8 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 21 +29.678 17 8
9 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 21 +29.898 13 7
10 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 21 +30.026 20 6
11 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 21 +30.268 15 5
12 25   Joan Olivé Honda 21 +35.692 31 4
13 29   Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 21 +35.894 21 3
14 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 21 +36.170 29 2
15 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 21 +45.438 28 1
16 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 21 +45.543 27
17 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 21 +45.997 16
18 65   Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda 21 +1:10.144 33
19 10   Jarno Müller Honda 21 +1:14.335 34
20 37   William de Angelis Honda 21 +1:14.887 30
21 77   Adrián Araujo Honda 21 +1:29.415 35
Ret 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 13 Retirement 24
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 11 Retirement 32
Ret 56   Yuzo Fujioka Honda 6 Accident 18
Ret 64   Yuki Takahashi E-NER 5 Accident 11
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 5 Accident 12
Ret 24   Toni Elías Honda 4 Accident 4
Ret 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 4 Accident 8
Ret 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 4 Accident 10
Ret 55   Hideyuki Nakajoh Honda 2 Retirement 19
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 1 Accident 22
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 0 Accident 14
Ret 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 0 Accident 23
Ret 66   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 0 Accident 26
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 0 Accident 25
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 Pacific MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Twin Ring Motegi - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "2001 Pacific MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Pacific Grand Prix of Motegi – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 7 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  5. ^ "PACIFIC GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2001". Motogp.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Pacific Grand Prix of Motegi – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 7 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Pacific Grand Prix of Motegi – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 7 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2001. Retrieved 2019-08-21.


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