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2002 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2002 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 23–25 August 2002 at the Masaryk Circuit located in Brno, Czech Republic. This event would be the last podium for Japanese MotoGP rider, Daijiro Kato; who finished in second place, before his death in 6 April 2003 at the 2003 Japanese Grand Prix.

Czech Republic  2002 Czech Republic Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date25 August 2002
Official nameGauloises Grand Prix České republiky[1][2][3]
LocationBrno Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.403 km (3.357 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
Time 1:59.646
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato Honda
Time 2:00.605 on lap 3
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
Second Japan Daijiro Kato Honda
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 2:03.037
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Time 2:04.039 on lap 19
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Second Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha
Third Spain Toni Elías Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia
Time 2:08.746
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Time 2:08.903 on lap 3
Podium
First Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Third France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 44:36.498 1 25
2 74   Daijiro Kato Fortuna Honda Gresini Honda 22 +2.755 2 20
3 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +7.598 8 16
4 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 22 +11.889 9 13
5 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +14.029 6 11
6 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 22 +18.260 5 10
7 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 22 +24.840 12 9
8 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 22 +26.572 16 8
9 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 22 +28.741 10 7
10 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 22 +29.156 15 6
11 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 22 +32.920 19 5
12 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Kanemoto Racing Honda 22 +38.670 13 4
13 8   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 22 +45.144 4 3
14 33   Akira Ryō Team Suzuki Suzuki 22 +51.932 20 2
15 31   Tetsuya Harada Pramac Honda Racing Team Honda 22 +1:02.171 17 1
16 55   Régis Laconi MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 22 +1:02.238 18
17 50   Sylvain Guintoli Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 22 +1:13.465 21
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 Tyre Wear 3
Ret 21   John Hopkins Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 12 Retirement 7
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 11 Accident 14
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 0 Accident 11
DNS 20   Pere Riba Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 0 Did not start 22
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Marco Melandri Aprilia 20 41:41.572 2 25
2 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 20 +7.023 3 20
3 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 20 +8.135 7 16
4 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 20 +8.307 1 13
5 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 20 +11.322 20 11
6 17   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 20 +11.636 9 10
7 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 20 +16.988 4 9
8 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 20 +20.984 8 8
9 11   Haruchika Aoki Honda 20 +21.002 12 7
10 84   David García Honda 20 +30.259 17 6
11 26   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 20 +30.357 10 5
12 12   Jay Vincent Honda 20 +30.805 14 4
13 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 20 +43.592 11 3
14 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 20 +44.141 22 2
15 22   Raúl Jara Aprilia 20 +50.513 16 1
16 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 20 +1:02.225 23
17 19   Leon Haslam Honda 20 +1:04.058 19
18 42   David Checa Aprilia 20 +1:15.519 15
19 29   Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 20 +2:05.290 25
20 63   Gábor Rizmayer Honda 19 +1 lap 27
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 19 Accident 5
Ret 32   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 19 Accident 21
Ret 4   Roberto Rolfo Honda 18 Accident 6
Ret 13   Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha 15 Retirement 24
Ret 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 10 Accident 13
Ret 64   Vladimír Častka Yamaha 4 Retirement 26
Ret 51   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 0 Accident 18
DNS 62   Radomil Rous Honda Did not start
DNQ 65   Roger Heierli Honda Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 19 41:18.287 6 25
2 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 19 +0.202 3 20
3 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 19 +0.278 8 16
4 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 19 +0.494 9 13
5 1   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 19 +0.495 4 11
6 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 19 +0.717 5 10
7 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 19 +0.901 2 9
8 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 19 +1.309 1 8
9 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 19 +5.579 10 7
10 36   Mika Kallio Honda 19 +7.091 14 6
11 8   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 19 +7.360 11 5
12 5   Masao Azuma Honda 19 +14.326 19 4
13 33   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 19 +14.345 15 3
14 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 19 +16.990 20 2
15 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 19 +18.106 22 1
16 12   Klaus Nöhles Honda 19 +18.186 17
17 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 19 +22.341 13
18 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 19 +22.408 16
19 77   Thomas Lüthi Honda 19 +22.442 18
20 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 19 +41.048 27
21 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 19 +41.208 21
22 53   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 19 +44.018 26
23 88   Robbin Harms Honda 19 +50.207 29
24 31   Mattia Angeloni Gilera 19 +50.372 34
25 84   Michel Fabrizio Gilera 19 +50.451 28
26 20   Imre Tóth Honda 19 +50.700 30
27 37   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 19 +50.746 24
28 49   Igor Kaláb Honda 19 +51.560 35
29 72   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 19 +1:07.328 32
30 76   Matěj Smrž Aprilia 19 +1:47.385 33
Ret 56   Lukáš Pešek Honda 15 Accident 25
Ret 50   Andrea Ballerini Honda 13 Retirement 23
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 7 Accident 7
Ret 25   Joan Olivé Honda 6 Accident 12
Ret 42   Christian Pistoni Italjet 5 Retirement 31
DNS 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia Did not start
WD 19   Alex Baldolini Aprilia Withdrew
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 Czech MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Brno Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 2002". Archive.today. 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  4. ^ "2002 Czech MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Gauloises GP České republiky – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 25 August 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  6. ^ "CZECH REPUBLIC GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2002". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Gauloises GP České republiky – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 25 August 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Gauloises GP České republiky – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 25 August 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2002. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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