2001 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2001 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 4–6 May 2001 at the Circuito de Jerez.

Spain  2001 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date6 May 2001
Official nameGran Premio Marlboro de España[1]
LocationCircuito de Jerez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:42.739
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:43.779 on lap 22
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Norick Abe
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:43.959
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:44.444 on lap 18
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Italy Marco Melandri
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:48.002
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Masao Azuma
Time 1:48.385 on lap 4
Podium
First Japan Masao Azuma
Second Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Third Italy Gino Borsoi

500 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Nastro Azzurro Honda Honda 27 47:15.126 1 25
2 6   Norick Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 27 +2.307 3 20
3 28   Àlex Crivillé Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 27 +2.845 12 16
4 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +4.157 4 13
5 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol YPF Honda Team Honda 27 +5.932 6 11
6 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 27 +7.577 7 10
7 1   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +14.459 8 9
8 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 27 +18.970 2 8
9 5   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +19.725 11 7
10 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +20.239 14 6
11 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +20.621 5 5
12 41   Noriyuki Haga Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +29.891 10 4
13 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton Team KR Proton KR 27 +42.838 9 3
14 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +45.530 13 2
15 14   Anthony West Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 27 +45.848 19 1
16 9   Leon Haslam Shell Advance Honda Honda 27 +1:02.358 16
17 16   Johan Stigefelt Sabre Sport Sabre V4 27 +1:13.081 18
18 24   Jason Vincent Pulse GP Pulse 27 +1:23.194 20
19 68   Mark Willis Pulse GP Pulse 26 +1 lap 22
Ret 8   Chris Walker Shell Advance Honda Honda 5 Accident 17
Ret 10   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 4 Retirement 15
Ret 21   Barry Veneman Dee Cee Jeans Racing Team Honda 3 Accident 21
DNS 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha Did not start
DNS 12   Haruchika Aoki Arie Molenaar Racing Honda Did not start
DNQ 26   Vladimír Častka Slovnaft Paton Grand Prix Paton Did not qualify
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 74   Daijiro Kato Honda 25 43:49.748 1 25
2 31   Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 25 +11.789 5 20
3 5   Marco Melandri Aprilia 25 +17.335 6 16
4 34   Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia 25 +17.870 2 13
5 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 25 +23.696 4 11
6 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 25 +24.979 11 10
7 44   Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 25 +25.757 12 9
8 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 25 +32.201 3 8
9 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 25 +39.404 9 7
10 99   Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 25 +39.510 8 6
11 66   Alex Hofmann Aprilia 25 +53.435 18 5
12 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 25 +53.471 7 4
13 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 25 +1:02.113 10 3
14 12   Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 25 +1:02.437 14 2
15 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 25 +1:07.791 24 1
16 42   David Checa Honda 25 +1:12.964 16
17 20   Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 25 +1:16.192 19
18 81   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 25 +1:35.023 13
19 19   Julien Allemand Yamaha 25 +1:35.337 23
20 55   Diego Giugovaz Yamaha 25 +1:37.041 27
21 39   Ismael Bonilla Honda 24 +1 lap 26
22 38   Álvaro Molina Yamaha 24 +1 lap 25
23 98   Katja Poensgen Aprilia 24 +1 lap 29
24 23   César Barros Yamaha 24 +1 lap 28
25 16   David Tomás Honda 24 +1 lap 30
26 45   Stuart Edwards Honda 24 +1 lap 31
27 41   Dámaso Nácher Honda 24 +1 lap 32
Ret 22   David de Gea Yamaha 24 Accident 22
Ret 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 18 Accident 15
Ret 37   Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 12 Retirement 20
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 7 Retirement 17
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 5 Accident 21
Source: [5]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Masao Azuma Honda 23 42:09.849 8 25
2 9   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 23 +4.623 3 20
3 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +5.753 9 16
4 5   Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 23 +10.197 7 13
5 29   Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 23 +10.384 20 11
6 31   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 23 +10.604 15 10
7 15   Alex de Angelis Honda 23 +10.747 16 9
8 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 23 +15.231 14 8
9 39   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 23 +15.798 23 7
10 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 +19.497 12 6
11 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 23 +24.705 18 5
12 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 23 +27.712 4 4
13 24   Toni Elías Honda 23 +28.109 6 3
14 25   Joan Olivé Honda 23 +28.221 25 2
15 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 23 +28.969 26 1
16 44   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +33.743 24
17 28   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 23 +33.905 13
18 10   Jarno Müller Honda 23 +38.247 22
19 12   Raúl Jara Aprilia 23 +58.393 27
20 34   Eric Bataille Honda 23 +1:13.859 30
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 22 Accident 2
Ret 43   Daniel Piñera Honda 21 Retirement 31
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 19 Accident 1
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 18 Retirement 17
Ret 14   Philipp Hafeneger Honda 18 Retirement 32
Ret 20   Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 10 Retirement 10
Ret 8   Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 9 Retirement 21
Ret 19   Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 7 Retirement 28
Ret 27   Marco Petrini Honda 7 Retirement 29
Ret 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 6 Accident 19
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 6 Retirement 11
Ret 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 4 Retirement 5
Source: [6]

Championship standings after the race (500cc)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round three has concluded.[7]

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

ReferencesEdit

  • "MotoGP official website". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  1. ^ "2001 Spanish MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2001 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 May 2001. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  4. ^ "SPANISH GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 2001". Motogp.com. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 May 2001. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 May 2001. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  7. ^ "2001 Spanish MotoGP : Classification" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 21 August 2019.


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