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2002 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2002 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 11–13 October 2002 at the Sepang International Circuit.

Malaysia  2002 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date13 October 2002
Official nameGauloises Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2]
LocationSepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.548 km (3.447 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Brazil Alex Barros Honda
Time 2:04.487
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
Time 2:04.925 on lap 5
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Third Brazil Alex Barros Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 2:08.067
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 2:08.858 on lap 2
Podium
First Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Second Spain Toni Elías Aprilia
Third Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda
125 cc
Pole position
Rider France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia
Time 2:13.563
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Time 2:13.919 on lap 4
Podium
First France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia
Second Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 44:01.592 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +0.542 8 20
3 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 21 +1.572 1 16
4 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +2.238 6 13
5 74   Daijiro Kato Fortuna Honda Gresini Honda 21 +8.475 3 11
6 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +23.000 16 10
7 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 +24.360 5 9
8 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 21 +24.709 12 8
9 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 21 +27.669 4 7
10 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 21 +41.811 11 6
11 33   Akira Ryō Team Suzuki Suzuki 21 +42.603 18 5
12 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 21 +45.761 7 4
13 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Kanemoto Racing Honda 21 +48.316 10 3
14 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 21 +1:01.270 15 2
15 8   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 21 +1:13.096 9 1
16 30   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 21 +1:15.503 21
17 55   Régis Laconi MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 21 +1:21.513 20
18 21   John Hopkins Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 21 +1:42.684 19
19 84   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 21 +1:48.156 22
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 18 Retirement 13
Ret 31   Tetsuya Harada Pramac Honda Racing Team Honda 11 Retirement 14
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 3 Accident 17
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 20 43:28.624 1 25
2 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 20 +0.412 3 20
3 4   Roberto Rolfo Honda 20 +2.947 6 16
4 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 20 +7.910 8 13
5 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 20 +8.581 5 11
6 17   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 20 +8.706 7 10
7 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 20 +19.155 14 9
8 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 20 +22.459 13 8
9 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 20 +22.694 12 7
10 42   David Checa Aprilia 20 +29.350 11 6
11 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 20 +36.502 10 5
12 11   Haruchika Aoki Honda 20 +40.016 15 4
13 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 20 +46.558 4 3
14 12   Jay Vincent Honda 20 +49.793 18 2
15 13   Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha 20 +57.200 21 1
16 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 20 +1:02.918 23
17 19   Leon Haslam Honda 20 +1:02.950 20
18 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 20 +1:03.369 16
19 51   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 20 +1:13.145 17
Ret 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 14 Retirement 22
Ret 32   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 9 Accident 19
Ret 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 8 Accident 9
Ret 22   Raúl Jara Aprilia 6 Retirement 24
Ret 3   Marco Melandri Aprilia 2 Retirement 2
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 18 40:32.656 1 25
2 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 18 +0.278 7 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 18 +0.345 3 16
4 1   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 18 +0.813 2 13
5 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 18 +3.647 10 11
6 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 18 +6.288 4 10
7 36   Mika Kallio Honda 18 +13.020 14 9
8 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 18 +13.028 5 8
9 5   Masao Azuma Honda 18 +13.255 9 7
10 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 18 +21.494 19 6
11 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 18 +25.209 22 5
12 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 18 +30.511 6 4
13 25   Joan Olivé Honda 18 +36.548 16 3
14 12   Klaus Nöhles Honda 18 +45.983 11 2
15 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 18 +46.435 17 1
16 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 18 +46.466 15
17 31   Mattia Angeloni Gilera 18 +47.101 18
18 9   Noboru Ueda Honda 18 +47.690 26
19 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 18 +47.724 20
20 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 18 +48.079 24
21 77   Thomas Lüthi Honda 18 +1:22.654 30
22 20   Imre Tóth Honda 18 +1:22.721 28
23 19   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 18 +1:22.867 32
24 72   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 18 +1:23.046 29
25 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 18 +1:36.014 31
26 84   Michel Fabrizio Gilera 18 +1:36.792 21
Ret 42   Christian Pistoni Italjet 16 Retirement 33
Ret 83   Joshua Waters Honda 15 Accident 34
Ret 8   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 6 Retirement 23
Ret 37   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 5 Accident 27
Ret 50   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 3 Accident 13
Ret 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 2 Accident 8
Ret 33   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 1 Accident 12
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 1 Retirement 25
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 Malaysian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 2002". 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015.
  3. ^ "2002 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Gauloises Malaysian Motorcycle GP – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 13 October 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2002". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Gauloises Malaysian Motorcycle GP – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 13 October 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Gauloises Malaysian Motorcycle GP – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 13 October 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2002. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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