2002 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2002 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 12–14 July 2002 at the Donington Park circuit.

United Kingdom  2002 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date14 July 2002
Official nameCinzano British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationDonington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:31.563
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:32.247 on lap 4
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
Third Brazil Alex Barros Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:33.558
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:34.411 on lap 26
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Third Spain Toni Elías Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera
Time 1:38.078
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Time 1:38.312 on lap 6
Podium
First France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera
Valentino Rossi, riding his Honda. Eventually he went on to win the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 46:32.888 1 25
2 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +2.371 5 20
3 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 30 +5.533 4 16
4 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 30 +22.036 13 13
5 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +28.087 12 11
6 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 30 +28.400 17 10
7 74   Daijiro Kato Fortuna Honda Gresini Honda 30 +28.947 11 9
8 21   John Hopkins Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 30 +31.497 6 8
9 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 30 +31.947 10 7
10 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +41.454 15 6
11 31   Tetsuya Harada Pramac Honda Racing Team Honda 30 +49.458 3 5
12 8   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 30 +53.709 18 4
13 33   Akira Ryō Team Suzuki Suzuki 30 +54.480 14 3
14 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 30 +54.594 8 2
15 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Kanemoto Racing Honda 30 +54.866 9 1
16 55   Régis Laconi MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +55.525 16
17 66   Alex Hofmann West Honda Pons Honda 30 +1:05.901 19
Ret 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 19 Retirement 2
Ret 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 6 Retirement 7
DNS 20   Pere Riba Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha Did not start
WD 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol Honda Team Honda Withdrew
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Marco Melandri Aprilia 27 42:55.728 2 25
2 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 27 +0.717 1 20
3 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 27 +3.493 5 16
4 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 27 +3.934 8 13
5 4   Roberto Rolfo Honda 27 +4.407 7 11
6 17   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 27 +19.852 12 10
7 11   Haruchika Aoki Honda 27 +21.770 10 9
8 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 27 +24.580 6 8
9 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +25.987 11 7
10 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 27 +26.202 15 6
11 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 27 +31.621 13 5
12 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 27 +36.116 4 4
13 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 27 +45.339 14 3
14 76   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 27 +45.538 9 2
15 42   David Checa Aprilia 27 +57.476 16 1
16 12   Jay Vincent Honda 27 +1:00.795 21
17 19   Leon Haslam Honda 27 +1:03.974 20
18 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 27 +1:05.156 18
19 41   Jarno Janssen Honda 27 +1:19.402 17
20 32   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +1:22.218 19
21 44   Andrew Whittley Aprilia 26 +1 lap 25
Ret 25   Vincent Philippe Aprilia 26 Accident 22
Ret 22   Raúl Jara Aprilia 17 Retirement 23
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 12 Retirement 3
Ret 51   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 4 Accident 24
DNQ 43   Christopher Sansome Honda Did not qualify
WD 47   Jason Boyce Honda Withdrew
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

 
Arnaud Vincent, celebrating on the podium after winning the 125cc race.
Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 26 42:57.387 16 25
2 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 26 +0.193 3 20
3 1   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 26 +0.699 1 16
4 5   Masao Azuma Honda 26 +13.482 10 13
5 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 26 +13.643 14 11
6 25   Joan Olivé Honda 26 +14.073 6 10
7 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 26 +15.650 7 9
8 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 26 +18.608 4 8
9 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 26 +20.761 13 7
10 66   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 26 +21.553 20 6
11 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 26 +41.238 18 5
12 50   Andrea Ballerini Honda 26 +41.942 8 4
13 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 26 +46.464 21 3
14 75   Fabrizio Lai Honda 26 +46.699 12 2
15 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 26 +52.816 22 1
16 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 26 +56.261 24
17 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 26 +1:03.435 11
18 19   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 26 +1:10.892 29
19 28   Ivan Goi Aprilia 26 +1:17.003 33
20 20   Imre Tóth Honda 26 +1:32.295 28
21 69   Christian Elkin Honda 25 +1 lap 32
22 70   Christopher Martin Honda 25 +1 lap 34
23 31   Mattia Angeloni Gilera 25 +1 lap 30
24 24   Leon Camier Italjet 25 +1 lap 31
Ret 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 23 Accident 2
Ret 36   Mika Kallio Honda 18 Retirement 9
Ret 33   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 16 Retirement 25
Ret 90   Guy Farbrother Honda 15 Accident 35
Ret 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 7 Accident 5
Ret 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 3 Accident 26
Ret 8   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 3 Accident 19
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 3 Accident 17
Ret 84   Michel Fabrizio Gilera 2 Accident 23
Ret 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 0 Accident 27
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 0 Accident 15
Ret 91   Midge Smart Honda 0 Accident 36
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round eight has concluded.[9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Alle Grand-Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden, van 1973 (het jaar dat Jack begon met racen) tot heden". Archive.li. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  4. ^ "2002 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 July 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  6. ^ "BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2002". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 July 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 July 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2002. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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