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2001 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2001 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 7–9 September 2001 at the Autódromo do Estoril.

Portugal  2001 Portuguese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Estoril track map.svg
Date9 September 2001
Official nameGrande Premio Marlboro de Portugal[1]
LocationAutódromo do Estoril
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.182 km (2.599 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:40.076
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:40.683 on lap 4
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Australia Garry McCoy
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:41.993
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:42.285 on lap 17
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third Japan Tetsuya Harada
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:45.923
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:46.329 on lap 19
Podium
First San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Second Japan Youichi Ui
Third Spain Toni Elías

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 28 47:25.357 3 25
2 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 28 +1.756 2 20
3 5   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 28 +14.030 9 16
4 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +24.337 8 13
5 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +31.348 1 11
6 1   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 28 +31.925 11 10
7 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR 28 +37.140 5 9
8 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +41.043 15 8
9 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +50.273 14 7
10 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 28 +58.227 16 6
11 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda 28 +1:27.139 17 5
12 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 28 +1:27.459 18 4
13 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 27 +1 lap 20 3
14 18   Brendan Clarke Shell Advance Honda Honda 27 +1 lap 22 2
15 21   Barry Veneman Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 27 +1 lap 21 1
Ret 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 25 Accident 13
Ret 9   Leon Haslam Shell Advance Honda Honda 18 Accident 19
Ret 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 12 Retirement 12
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 2 Retirement 7
Ret 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 0 Accident 4
Ret 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 0 Accident 6
Ret 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 0 Accident 10
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 26 44:38.464 2 25
2 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia 26 +16.993 5 20
3 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 26 +27.360 1 16
4 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 26 +34.207 11 13
5 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 26 +36.916 3 11
6 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 26 +37.101 7 10
7 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 26 +44.441 4 9
8 42   David Checa Honda 26 +45.404 8 8
9 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 26 +49.202 17 7
10 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 26 +51.072 19 6
11 12   Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 26 +55.776 18 5
12 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 26 +59.663 10 4
13 22   José David de Gea Yamaha 26 +1:19.420 16 3
14 24   Jason Vincent Yamaha 26 +1:19.835 25 2
15 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 26 +1:20.435 22 1
16 16   David Tomás Honda 26 +1:20.795 23
17 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 26 +1:23.776 12
18 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 26 +1:27.354 24
19 36   Luis Costa Yamaha 25 +1 lap 27
20 14   Katja Poensgen Honda 25 +1 lap 29
21 71   Javier Díaz Honda 25 +1 lap 31
22 72   Michael García Aprilia 25 +1 lap 32
Ret 23   César Barros Yamaha 20 Retirement 30
Ret 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 12 Accident 15
Ret 46   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 12 Accident 14
Ret 11   Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 10 Retirement 26
Ret 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 9 Accident 13
Ret 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 5 Accident 6
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 4 Retirement 9
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 4 Retirement 21
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 2 Accident 20
DNS 45   Stuart Edwards Yamaha 0 Did not start 28
DNQ 41   Dámaso Nácher Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 70   José Estrela Honda Did not qualify
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 24 42:55.454 1 25
2 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 24 +0.011 2 20
3 24   Toni Elías Honda 24 +8.306 5 16
4 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 24 +8.473 3 13
5 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 24 +26.230 8 11
6 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 24 +30.439 7 10
7 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 24 +30.513 10 9
8 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 24 +31.500 17 8
9 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 24 +33.982 11 7
10 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 24 +35.553 14 6
11 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 24 +36.820 18 5
12 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 24 +37.344 16 4
13 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 24 +50.138 15 3
14 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 24 +57.302 26 2
15 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 24 +57.409 22 1
16 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 24 +1:10.035 4
17 77   Adrián Araujo Honda 24 +1:12.889 29
18 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 24 +1:24.889 27
19 30   Jascha Büch Honda 24 +1:40.128 30
20 86   José Leite Honda 23 +1 lap 32
Ret 90   José Luis Nión Honda 17 Retirement 31
Ret 29   Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 12 Retirement 25
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 12 Retirement 21
Ret 27   Marco Petrini Honda 11 Retirement 28
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 9 Retirement 20
Ret 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 8 Accident 23
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 5 Retirement 12
Ret 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 5 Retirement 6
Ret 4   Masao Azuma Honda 4 Retirement 24
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 2 Accident 9
Ret 25   Joan Olivé Honda 1 Accident 13
DNS 34   Eric Bataille Honda 0 Did not start 19
DNQ 88   João Pinto Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 89   Ricardo Tomé Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 87   José Monteiro Honda Did not qualify
Source: [5]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2001 Portuguese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "GP Marlboro de Portugal – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 9 September 2001. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2001". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "GP Marlboro de Portugal – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 9 September 2001. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ "GP Marlboro de Portugal – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 9 September 2001. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2001. Retrieved 2019-08-21.


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