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2002 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2002 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the penultimate round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 18–20 October 2002 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australia  2002 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date20 October 2002
Official nameSKYY vodka Australian Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationPhillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR
Time 1:31.919
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:32.233 on lap 11
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Brazil Alex Barros Honda
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:33.904
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Time 1:34.072 on lap 22
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Third Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera
Time 1:38.632
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:37.983 on lap 23
Podium
First San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera
Second Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Third Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 42:02.041 7 25
2 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 27 +9.782 5 20
3 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +11.134 6 16
4 74   Daijiro Kato Fortuna Honda Gresini Honda 27 +11.327 10 13
5 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Kanemoto Racing Honda 27 +11.414 4 11
6 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +20.937 8 10
7 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 27 +22.505 3 9
8 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +26.642 17 8
9 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +26.692 12 7
10 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 27 +31.994 1 6
11 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +34.563 20 5
12 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 27 +38.827 15 4
13 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +45.418 16 3
14 31   Tetsuya Harada Pramac Honda Racing Team Honda 27 +52.542 18 2
15 30   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 27 +52.765 21 1
16 21   John Hopkins Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +1:12.169 14
17 84   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +1:12.196 19
18 8   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 26 +1 lap 2
Ret 72   Shinichi Ito Kanemoto Racing Honda 11 Retirement 13
Ret 55   Régis Laconi MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 10 Retirement 11
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 2 Retirement 9
DNS 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha Did not start
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Marco Melandri Aprilia 25 39:44.293 2 25
2 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 25 +0.007 1 20
3 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 25 +5.766 3 16
4 4   Roberto Rolfo Honda 25 +16.042 9 13
5 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 25 +18.917 4 11
6 17   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 25 +18.985 5 10
7 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 25 +21.349 6 9
8 42   David Checa Aprilia 25 +39.582 12 8
9 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 25 +46.230 8 7
10 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 25 +50.645 13 6
11 11   Haruchika Aoki Honda 25 +55.268 15 5
12 13   Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha 25 +55.288 7 4
13 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 25 +1:07.391 11 3
14 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 25 +1:09.565 16 2
15 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 25 +1:09.973 18 1
16 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 25 +1:10.270 21
17 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 25 +1:10.368 22
18 19   Leon Haslam Honda 25 +1:10.966 10
19 32   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 25 +1:25.241 19
20 79   Russell Holland Yamaha 24 +1 lap 25
Ret 22   Raúl Jara Aprilia 19 Retirement 24
Ret 12   Jay Vincent Honda 16 Accident 17
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 5 Accident 14
Ret 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 3 Retirement 20
DNS 51   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 0 Did not start 23
DNQ 81   Mark Stanley Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 80   Earl Lynch Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 78   Peter Taplin Honda Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 23 38:08.028 1 25
2 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 23 +1.252 5 20
3 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 23 +1.310 6 16
4 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 23 +1.414 2 13
5 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 +1.575 10 11
6 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 23 +5.615 7 10
7 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 23 +16.861 4 9
8 5   Masao Azuma Honda 23 +21.544 17 8
9 25   Joan Olivé Honda 23 +21.833 16 7
10 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 23 +22.168 9 6
11 50   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 23 +28.012 12 5
12 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 23 +32.645 13 4
13 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 23 +33.386 14 3
14 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 23 +39.047 19 2
15 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 23 +39.117 24 1
16 8   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 23 +39.282 20
17 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 23 +55.604 21
18 12   Klaus Nöhles Honda 23 +57.689 25
19 31   Mattia Angeloni Gilera 23 +57.861 27
20 19   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 23 +58.141 28
21 9   Noboru Ueda Honda 23 +58.148 26
22 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 23 +1:28.678 29
23 20   Imre Tóth Honda 23 +1:32.597 30
24 72   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 23 +1:32.853 33
25 83   Joshua Waters Honda 22 +1 lap 32
26 64   Peter Holmes Honda 22 +1 lap 35
27 82   Jeremy Crowe Honda 22 +1 lap 36
Ret 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 18 Accident 22
Ret 84   Michel Fabrizio Gilera 18 Retirement 23
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 15 Retirement 3
Ret 36   Mika Kallio Honda 14 Accident 11
Ret 77   Thomas Lüthi Honda 7 Accident 31
Ret 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 6 Retirement 15
Ret 42   Christian Pistoni Italjet 6 Retirement 34
Ret 33   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 0 Retirement 8
Ret 37   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 0 Accident 18
DNQ 81   Tim Inkster Honda Did not qualify
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

"Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2002. Retrieved 21 August 2019. Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round fifteen has concluded.[9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 Australian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Phillip Island Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 2002". 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015.
  4. ^ "2002 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "SKYY Vodka Australian Grand Prix – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 20 October 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2002". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "SKYY Vodka Australian Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 20 October 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  8. ^ "SKYY Vodka Australian Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 20 October 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  9. ^ [1]


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