2002 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2002 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 September 2002 at the Autódromo do Estoril.

Portugal  2002 Portuguese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Estoril track map.svg
Date8 September 2002
Official nameGrande Prémio Marlboro de Portugal[1][2]
LocationAutódromo do Estoril
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.182 km (2.599 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha
Time 1:39.793
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:52.302 on lap 24
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha
Time 1:41.708
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 2:00.120 on lap 15
Podium
First Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Second Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Third Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:46.664
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia
Time 2:01.050 on lap 8
Podium
First France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia
Second Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia
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 28 54:12.962 3 25
2 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +22.200 1 20
3 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +24.220 8 16
4 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 28 +40.832 12 13
5 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 28 +42.709 4 11
6 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +44.064 5 10
7 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 28 +1:49.012 13 9
8 21   John Hopkins Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 28 +2:03.101 15 8
9 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 27 +1 lap 6 7
10 31   Tetsuya Harada Pramac Honda Racing Team Honda 27 +1 lap 18 6
11 8   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 27 +1 lap 16 5
12 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +1 lap 17 4
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 24 Accident 9
Ret 74   Daijiro Kato Fortuna Honda Gresini Honda 7 Accident 2
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 6 Accident 7
Ret 55   Régis Laconi MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 3 Accident 14
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 2 Retirement 11
Ret 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Kanemoto Racing Honda 2 Retirement 10
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 0 Accident 19
Ret 20   Pere Riba Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 0 Accident 20
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 26 53:58.901 3 25
2 3   Marco Melandri Aprilia 26 +0.684 2 20
3 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 26 +7.342 1 16
4 4   Roberto Rolfo Honda 26 +23.576 4 13
5 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 26 +49.234 11 11
6 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 26 +1:00.628 7 10
7 19   Leon Haslam Honda 26 +1:36.634 14 9
8 42   David Checa Aprilia 26 +1:39.550 19 8
9 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 26 +2:12.740 21 7
10 32   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 25 +1 lap 22 6
11 22   Raúl Jara Aprilia 25 +1 lap 23 5
12 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 25 +1 lap 20 4
13 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 23 +3 laps 6 3
Ret 57   Grégory Lefort Aprilia 23 Retirement 24
Ret 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 22 Accident 12
Ret 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 21 Accident 8
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 20 Retirement 5
Ret 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 19 Retirement 13
Ret 11   Haruchika Aoki Honda 17 Retirement 15
Ret 12   Jay Vincent Honda 17 Retirement 18
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 7 Accident 17
Ret 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 6 Retirement 10
Ret 13   Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha 2 Accident 16
Ret 17   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 0 Retirement 9
DNQ 30   Rob Filart Honda Did not qualify
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 24 49:05.300 9 25
2 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 24 +0.867 6 20
3 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 24 +2.600 4 16
4 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 24 +48.520 21 13
5 5   Masao Azuma Honda 24 +57.972 20 11
6 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 24 +1:10.035 8 10
7 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 24 +1:14.682 15 9
8 36   Mika Kallio Honda 24 +1:27.994 5 8
9 77   Thomas Lüthi Honda 24 +1:39.443 29 7
10 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 24 +1:50.519 1 6
11 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 24 +1:54.525 30 5
12 42   Christian Pistoni Italjet 23 +1 lap 33 4
13 37   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 23 +1 lap 32 3
14 52   Julián Simón Honda 23 +1 lap 27 2
Ret 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 22 Accident 18
Ret 1   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 20 Accident 2
Ret 33   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 20 Retirement 13
Ret 9   Noboru Ueda Honda 18 Accident 16
Ret 84   Michel Fabrizio Gilera 16 Accident 19
Ret 31   Mattia Angeloni Gilera 15 Accident 23
Ret 20   Imre Tóth Honda 13 Accident 31
Ret 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 9 Accident 14
Ret 19   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 8 Accident 26
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 7 Accident 28
Ret 8   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 6 Accident 11
Ret 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 6 Accident 25
Ret 50   Andrea Ballerini Honda 6 Accident 17
Ret 12   Klaus Nöhles Honda 6 Retirement 22
Ret 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 4 Accident 7
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 4 Accident 10
Ret 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 4 Retirement 24
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 3 Accident 3
Ret 25   Joan Olivé Honda 1 Accident 12
DNQ 78   Pedro Monteiro Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 79   João Pinto Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 94   Filipe Costa Yamaha 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 eleven has concluded.[8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 Portuguese 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 Portuguese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  4. ^ "GP Marlboro de Portugal – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 September 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  5. ^ "PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2002". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  6. ^ "GP Marlboro de Portugal – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 September 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  7. ^ "GP Marlboro de Portugal – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 September 2002. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2002. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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