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2002 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2002 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 14–16 June 2002 at the Circuit de Catalunya located in Montmeló, Catalonia, Spain.

Spain  2002 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Catalunya.png
Date16 June 2002
Official nameGran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya[1][2]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
Time 1:44.523
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:45.594 on lap 5
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda
Third Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:47.315
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia
Time 1:48.063 on lap 3
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda
Third Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera
Time 1:51.216
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Youichi Ui Derbi
Time 1:51.443 on lap 10
Podium
First San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Third Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 44:20.679 4 25
2 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 +0.880 2 20
3 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +8.531 7 16
4 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +11.918 1 13
5 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 25 +22.382 9 11
6 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 25 +30.096 5 10
7 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 25 +31.525 8 9
8 74   Daijiro Kato Fortuna Honda Gresini Honda 25 +33.912 15 8
9 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 25 +36.847 11 7
10 21   John Hopkins Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 25 +51.580 6 6
11 33   Akira Ryō Team Suzuki Suzuki 25 +53.303 17 5
12 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 25 +57.585 12 4
13 31   Tetsuya Harada Pramac Honda Racing Team Honda 25 +1:01.823 20 3
14 55   Régis Laconi MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 25 +1:03.002 13 2
15 20   Pere Riba Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 25 +1:04.723 21 1
16 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 23 +2 laps 16
Ret 66   Alex Hofmann Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 24 Retirement 19
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 6 Accident 3
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 2 Retirement 18
Ret 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Kanemoto Racing Honda 0 Accident 14
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 0 Accident 10
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Marco Melandri Aprilia 23 41:40.377 2 25
2 4   Roberto Rolfo Honda 23 +2.193 6 20
3 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 23 +2.689 1 16
4 17   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +2.950 4 13
5 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 23 +4.538 5 11
6 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 23 +23.101 13 10
7 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 23 +23.215 11 9
8 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 23 +23.374 12 8
9 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 23 +24.586 7 7
10 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 23 +30.721 9 6
11 11   Haruchika Aoki Honda 23 +37.908 14 5
12 42   David Checa Aprilia 23 +38.456 15 4
13 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 23 +40.607 10 3
14 51   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 23 +1:00.034 19 2
15 22   Raúl Jara Aprilia 23 +1:02.087 17 1
16 76   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 23 +1:02.410 16
17 25   Vincent Philippe Aprilia 23 +1:02.643 18
18 19   Leon Haslam Honda 23 +1:09.785 20
19 12   Jay Vincent Honda 23 +1:17.851 21
20 32   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +1:30.113 22
21 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 23 +1:31.937 25
22 41   Jarno Janssen Honda 23 +1:47.797 23
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 7 Retirement 24
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 5 Accident 3
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 4 Retirement 8
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 22 41:18.211 1 25
2 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 22 +0.019 4 20
3 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 22 +9.888 3 16
4 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 22 +15.397 5 13
5 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 22 +15.452 8 11
6 25   Joan Olivé Honda 22 +15.486 21 10
7 33   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 22 +15.549 11 9
8 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 22 +16.218 2 8
9 36   Mika Kallio Honda 22 +22.762 10 7
10 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 22 +22.839 16 6
11 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 22 +23.067 18 5
12 50   Andrea Ballerini Honda 22 +23.134 19 4
13 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 22 +43.345 17 3
14 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 22 +43.973 7 2
15 5   Masao Azuma Honda 22 +47.189 13 1
16 18   Jakub Smrž Honda 22 +47.333 24
17 32   Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 22 +52.000 23
18 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 22 +1:11.358 27
19 31   Mattia Angeloni Gilera 22 +1:11.488 29
20 19   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 22 +1:21.603 32
21 39   Jaroslav Huleš Aprilia 22 +1:21.681 15
22 52   Julián Simón Honda 22 +1:31.723 26
23 20   Imre Tóth Honda 22 +1:31.794 31
24 24   Leon Camier Italjet 21 +1 lap 33
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 18 Retirement 22
Ret 84   Michel Fabrizio Gilera 14 Accident 20
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 13 Accident 6
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 13 Accident 12
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 4 Retirement 25
Ret 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 0 Accident 9
Ret 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 0 Accident 14
Ret 44   Alessandro Brannetti Honda 0 Accident 30
Ret 51   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 0 Accident 28
DNQ 55   Javier Machado Honda Did not qualify
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 Catalan MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 2002". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  3. ^ "2002 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 June 2002. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  5. ^ "CATALUNYA GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2002". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 June 2002. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 June 2002. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2002. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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