2002 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2002 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 1–3 November 2002 at the Circuit de Valencia.

Spain  2002 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date3 November 2002
Official nameGran Premio Marlboro de la Comunitat Valenciana[1][2][3]
LocationCircuit Ricardo Tormo
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
Time 1:33.211
Fastest lap
Rider Brazil Alex Barros Honda
Time 1:33.873 on lap 5
Podium
First Brazil Alex Barros Honda
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Third Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Time 1:35.885
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Time 1:36.784 on lap 4
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda
Third Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:39.426
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia
Time 1:40.252 on lap 21
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Second France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia
Third Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Alex Barros West Honda Pons Honda 30 47:22.404 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +0.230 6 20
3 3   Max Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +15.213 1 16
4 74   Daijiro Kato Fortuna Honda Gresini Honda 30 +22.504 3 13
5 11   Tohru Ukawa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +35.165 7 11
6 56   Shinya Nakano Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +50.169 9 10
7 17   Jurgen van den Goorbergh Kanemoto Racing Honda 30 +1:03.814 15 9
8 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 30 +1:05.079 8 8
9 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +1:08.312 11 7
10 6   Norifumi Abe Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 30 +1:08.312 20 6
11 21   John Hopkins Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 30 +1:26.241 17 5
12 84   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:27.427 18 4
13 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 29 +1 lap 10 3
14 31   Tetsuya Harada Pramac Honda Racing Team Honda 29 +1 lap 22 2
Ret 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Telefónica Movistar Suzuki Suzuki 24 Retirement 14
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi West Honda Pons Honda 19 Accident 12
Ret 29   David García Proton Team KR Proton KR 13 Retirement 19
Ret 8   Garry McCoy Red Bull Yamaha WCM Yamaha 6 Accident 4
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 1 Accident 16
Ret 55   Régis Laconi MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 1 Retirement 13
Ret 30   José Luis Cardoso Antena 3 Yamaha d'Antin Yamaha 0 Collision 21
Ret 7   Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha Team Yamaha 0 Collision 5
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Marco Melandri Aprilia 27 43:57.812 1 25
2 4   Roberto Rolfo Honda 27 +4.318 7 20
3 7   Emilio Alzamora Honda 27 +4.538 4 16
4 17   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 27 +18.214 2 13
5 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 27 +21.990 12 11
6 42   David Checa Aprilia 27 +22.173 11 10
7 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 27 +26.755 9 9
8 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 27 +26.909 14 8
9 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +26.915 5 7
10 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 27 +32.380 8 6
11 18   Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 27 +36.294 13 5
12 11   Haruchika Aoki Honda 27 +42.879 16 4
13 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 27 +42.889 10 3
14 12   Jay Vincent Honda 27 +44.942 18 2
15 32   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +47.348 15 1
16 13   Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha 27 +47.849 19
17 19   Leon Haslam Honda 27 +1:06.850 21
18 74   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 27 +1:20.276 26
19 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 27 +1:24.489 22
20 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 27 +1:27.859 23
21 90   Chuck Sorensen Aprilia 26 +1 lap 27
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 26 Accident 20
Ret 22   Raúl Jara Aprilia 15 Retirement 25
Ret 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 7 Accident 6
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 4 Accident 24
Ret 51   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 2 Retirement 17
Ret 9   Sebastián Porto Yamaha 1 Retirement 3
DNQ 39   Luis Castro Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 25 42:13.044 1 25
2 21   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 25 +0.100 4 20
3 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 25 +2.704 3 16
4 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 25 +3.069 5 13
5 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 25 +3.136 7 11
6 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 25 +8.041 6 10
7 1   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 25 +8.852 2 9
8 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 25 +11.879 18 8
9 25   Joan Olivé Honda 25 +12.037 12 7
10 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 25 +14.757 8 6
11 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 25 +15.167 13 5
12 50   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 25 +18.472 9 4
13 33   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 25 +18.514 20 3
14 16   Simone Sanna Aprilia 25 +18.804 15 2
15 8   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 25 +23.694 11 1
16 36   Mika Kallio Honda 25 +23.726 10
17 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 25 +23.782 14
18 5   Masao Azuma Honda 25 +23.958 19
19 6   Mirko Giansanti Honda 25 +24.110 17
20 84   Michel Fabrizio Gilera 25 +54.350 25
21 12   Klaus Nöhles Honda 25 +58.575 30
22 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 25 +58.916 26
23 51   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 25 +59.286 28
24 77   Thomas Lüthi Honda 25 +1:10.021 35
25 20   Imre Tóth Honda 25 +1:10.155 33
26 71   Rubén Catalán Aprilia 25 +1:16.125 32
27 72   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 25 +1:16.138 34
28 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 25 +1:20.058 31
29 59   Vincent Braillard Honda 24 +1 lap 37
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Italjet 22 Retirement 27
Ret 31   Mattia Angeloni Gilera 20 Accident 23
Ret 52   Julián Simón Honda 18 Retirement 22
Ret 19   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 13 Retirement 29
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Derbi 10 Accident 16
Ret 42   Christian Pistoni Italjet 9 Accident 36
Ret 98   Chris Peris Aprilia 9 Retirement 38
Ret 9   Noboru Ueda Honda 3 Accident 21
Ret 37   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 3 Accident 24
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 Valencia MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Valencia Ricardo Tormo - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Grand Prix uitslagen en bijzonderheden 2002". 25 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015.
  4. ^ "2002 Valencia MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 November 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · VALENCIA GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2002". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 November 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  8. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 November 2002. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2002. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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