1991 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Japan  1991 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 15 races in the
1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Suzuka.png
Date 24 March 1991
Location Suzuka Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.859 km (3.641 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki
Time 2:11.948
Fastest lap
Rider United States John Kocinski Yamaha
Time 2:11.149
Podium
First United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki
Second Australia Michael Doohan Honda
Third United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Netherlands Wilco Zeelenberg Honda
Time 2:16.011
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora Honda
Time 2:15.075
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora Honda
Second Spain Carlos Cardús Honda
Third Netherlands Wilco Zeelenberg Honda
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda Honda
Time 2:24.623
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda Honda
Time 2:22.264
Podium
First Japan Noboru Ueda Honda
Second Italy Fausto Gresini Honda
Third Italy Loris Capirossi Honda

The 1991 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the first round of the 1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 22–24 March 1991 at the Suzuka Circuit.

Mick Doohan (3) is followed by Kevin Schwantz (34), Wayne Rainey (1) and John Kocinski (19) in the 500 cc race.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki 22 48:35.747 1 20
2 Australia Michael Doohan Honda 22 +0.204 2 17
3 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha 22 +0.353 5 15
4 United States John Kocinski Yamaha 22 +0.556 3 13
5 Australia Wayne Gardner Honda 22 +35.311 11 11
6 United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva 22 +44.915 6 10
7 Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha 22 +55.830 4 9
8 Spain Sito Pons Honda 22 +1:08.316 13 8
9 Japan Kenichiro Iwahashi Honda 22 +1:08.373 10 7
10 Brazil Alex Barros Cagiva 22 +1:15.302 8 6
11 United States Doug Chandler Yamaha 22 +1:15.595 5
12 France Adrien Morillas Yamaha 22 +1:18.928 4
13 Australia Kevin Magee Suzuki 22 +1:20.899 3
14 Belgium Didier de Radiguès Suzuki 22 +1:22.472 2
15 Australia Peter Goddard Yamaha 22 +1:22.696 12 1
16 Japan Shinichi Itoh Honda 22 +1:38.831 9
17 Japan Toshihiko Honma Yamaha 22 +1:41.697
18 Japan Kunio Machii Yamaha 22 +1:41.905
19 Japan Satoshi Tsujimoto Suzuki 22 +1:54.952
20 Japan Hikaru Miyagi Honda 22 +1:55.213
21 Japan Tasuro Arata Yamaha 21 +1 lap
22 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Honda 21 +1 lap
Ret Republic of Ireland Eddie Laycock Yamaha 17 Retired
Ret France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Yamaha 9 Retired 7
Ret Japan Keiji Ohishi Yamaha 9 Retired
Ret Japan Norihiko Fujiwara Yamaha 7 Retired 15
Ret Japan Osamu Hiwatashi Suzuki 1 Retired
Ret Japan Tadahiko Taira Yamaha 1 Retired 14
[1]

250 cc classification[edit]

Martin Wimmer in the 250 cc race.
Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 Italy Luca Cadalora Honda 20 45:23.048 8 20
2 Spain Carlos Cardús Honda 20 +0.255 2 17
3 Netherlands Wilco Zeelenberg Honda 20 +17.876 1 15
4 Japan Masumitsu Taguchi Honda 20 +21.180 9 13
5 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda 20 +21.560 11 11
6 Japan Tetsuya Harada Yamaha 20 +21.570 3 10
7 Germany Helmut Bradl Honda 20 +22.060 6 9
8 Japan Masahiro Shimizu Honda 20 +23.103 8
9 Italy Loris Reggiani Aprilia 20 +31.920 15 7
10 Japan Tsutomu Udagawa Honda 20 +37.366 4 6
11 Japan Katsuyoshi Kozono Honda 20 +37.953 7 5
12 Japan Kyoji Namba Yamaha 20 +40.569 12 4
13 Germany Jochen Schmid Honda 20 +56.684 3
14 Germany Martin Wimmer Suzuki 20 +56.734 10 2
15 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki Honda 20 +57.140 1
16 Japan Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha 20 +58.962
17 Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Aprilia 20 +1:00.083 13
18 France Jean-Pierre Jeandat Honda 20 +1:03.334
19 Austria Andreas Preining Aprilia 20 +1:08.539
20 Germany Stefan Prein Honda 20 +1:10.775
21 Spain Alberto Puig Yamaha 20 +1:31.053
22 Japan Takehiko Kurokawa Honda 20 +1:34.951
23 Netherlands Leon van der Heyden Honda 20 +1:35.323
24 Japan Yoshomasa Kato Yamaha 20 +1:38.026
25 Venezuela Carlos Lavado Yamaha 20 +1:41.074
26 Italy Paolo Casoli Yamaha 20 +1:48.765
27 Switzerland Urs Jucker Yamaha 20 +2:07.587
28 Sweden Peter Linden Honda 20 +2:10.769
29 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Yamaha 20 +2:13.523
30 France Frédéric Protat Aprilia 20 +2:13.687
31 United States Jim Filice Yamaha 19 +1 lap
32 Switzerland Bernard Hänggeli Aprilia 19 +1 lap
Ret Japan Hiroyuki Yamagishi Honda 18 Retired
Ret Spain Jaime Mariano Aprilia 16 Retired
Ret Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 13 Retired 14
Ret Italy Corrado Catalano Honda 6 Retired
Ret Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 5 Retired 5
Ret Italy Doriano Romboni Honda 1 Retired
[1]

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda 16 38:26.905 1 20
2 Italy Fausto Gresini Honda 16 +2.553 3 17
3 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 16 +8.676 2 15
4 Japan Masato Shima Honda 16 +15.917 10 13
5 Spain Jorge Martínez JJ Cobas 16 +33.737 11
6 Switzerland Heinz Lüthi Honda 16 +37.389 11 10
7 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda 16 +37.546 9
8 Japan Akira Saito Honda 16 +38.930 12 8
9 Japan Soichiro Sato Honda 16 +39.174 15 7
10 Germany Adolf Stadler JJ Cobas 16 +39.327 5 6
11 Italy Gabriele Debbia Aprilia 16 +39.380 13 5
12 Japan Nobuyuki Wakai Honda 16 +39.425 4 4
13 Japan Yosuke Yamakawa Honda 16 +45.178 8 3
14 Italy Gimmi Bosio Honda 16 +47.160 2
15 Japan Kinya Wada Honda 16 +47.506 1
16 Netherlands Hans Spaan Honda 16 +47.883 7
17 Japan Masayuki Hirose Honda 16 +48.032
18 Japan Koji Takada Honda 16 +54.478
19 Japan Hisashi Unemoto Honda 16 +54.555
20 Netherlands Arie Molenaar Honda 16 +1:03.982
21 Germany Dirk Raudies Honda 16 +1:05.364
22 United Kingdom Steve Patrickson Honda 16 +1:06.647
23 Japan Hideaki Ueno Honda 16 +1:06.674
24 Spain Julián Miralles JJ Cobas 16 +1:06.892
25 Italy Alessandro Gramigni Aprilia 16 +1:26.032
26 Finland Johnny Wickström Honda 16 +1:30.576
27 United Kingdom Robin Appleyard Honda 16 +1:30.874
28 Italy Maurizio Vitali Gazzaniga 16 +1:30.939
29 Switzerland Thierry Feuz Honda 16 +1:32.191
30 Switzerland Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia 16 +1:56.424
31 Australia Peter Galvin Honda 16 +1:56.544
32 Germany Hubert Abold Honda 16 +2:24.346
33 Spain Manuel Herreros JJ Cobas 15 +1 lap
Ret Italy Ezio Gianola Derbi 13 Retired 14
Ret Japan Masafumi Ono Honda 13 Retired 9
Ret Spain Herri Torrontegui JJ Cobas 9 Retired
Ret Italy Bruno Casanova Honda 6 Retired 6
Ret Germany Alfred Waibel Honda 6 Retired
Ret Japan Kazuto Sakata Honda 5 Retired
Ret Italy Emilio Cuppini Gazzaniga 2 Retired
[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Scott, Michael (ed.). Motocourse 1991-1992. Hazleton Publishing. pp. 64–65. ISBN 0-905138-88-0. 


Previous race:
1990 Australian Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1991 season
Next race:
1991 Australian Grand Prix
Previous race:
1990 Japanese Grand Prix
Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix Next race:
1992 Japanese Grand Prix