1991 San Marino motorcycle Grand Prix

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Italy  1991 San Marino Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 15 races in the
1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date 18 August 1991
Location Mugello
Course Permanent racing facility
5.245 km (3.259 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:54.276
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:54.461
Podium
First United States Wayne Rainey
Second United States Kevin Schwantz
Third Australia Mick Doohan
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Helmut Bradl
Time 1:58.492
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora
Time 1:57.865
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Spain Carlos Cardús
Third Italy Loris Reggiani
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:06.019
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Peter Öttl
Time 2:04.988
Podium
First Germany Peter Öttl
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Italy Fausto Gresini

The 1991 San Marino motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 16–18 August 1991 at the Mugello Circuit.

500 cc race report[edit]

5th pole of the season for Kevin Schwantz. Wayne Rainey gets the start from Wayne Gardner, Schwantz and Mick Doohan.

Rainey and Doohan get away, Doohan superior on the brakes at the end of the straight. Schwantz is a close 3rd.

Rainey drops Doohan, who is caught by Schwantz.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha 46:08.566 20
2 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki +2.946 17
3 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +6.066 15
4 Australia Wayne Gardner Honda +23.218 13
5 United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie Yamaha +33.205 11
6 United States John Kocinski Yamaha +37.614 10
7 Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha +39.280 9
8 Belgium Didier de Radiguès Suzuki +39.566 8
9 United States Doug Chandler Yamaha +52.121 7
10 France Jean Philippe Ruggia Yamaha +1:15.609 6
11 Republic of Ireland Eddie Laycock Yamaha +1 Lap 5
12 Italy Marco Papa Cagiva +1 Lap 4
13 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Honda +1 Lap 3
14 Germany Michael Rudroff Honda +1 Lap 2
15 Germany Hans Becker Yamaha +1 Lap 1
16 Austria Josef Doppler Yamaha +1 Lap
17 Italy Romolo Balbi Honda +1 Lap
18 Luxembourg Andreas Leuthe Suzuki +2 Laps
19 Germany Helmut Schutz Honda +2 Laps
Ret Spain Sito Pons Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Michele Valdo Paton Retirement
Ret United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva Retirement
Ret France Adrien Morillas Yamaha Retirement


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1991 British Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1991 season
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1991 Czechoslovakian Grand Prix
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1987 San Marino Grand Prix
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1993 San Marino Grand Prix