1992 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  1992 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 13 races in the
1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Eastern Creek Circuit.svg
Date 12 April 1992
Location Eastern Creek
Course Permanent racing facility
3.930 km (2.442 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:30.756
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:31.411
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second United States Wayne Rainey
Third Australia Daryl Beattie
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Helmut Bradl
Time 1:33.980
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Carlos Cardús
Time 1:34.797
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Spain Carlos Cardús
Third Germany Helmut Bradl
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 1:39.834
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Bruno Casanova
Time 1:40.013
Podium
First Germany Ralf Waldmann
Second Italy Alessandro Gramigni
Third Italy Bruno Casanova

The 1992 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 10–12 April 1992 at Eastern Creek Raceway.

500 cc race report[edit]

John Kocinski was injured in practice and missed the race.

Mick Doohan started on pole, and led away with Wayne Rainey and they swapped places, with Daryl Beattie in 3rd. Kevin Schwantz and Doug Chandler battled for 4th.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Australia Mick Doohan Honda 46:04.276 20
2 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha +6.822 15
3 Australia Daryl Beattie Honda +18.425 12
4 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki +31.062 10
5 United States Doug Chandler Suzuki +36.019 8
6 United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva +1:03.653 6
7 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +1:51.839 4
8 United States Randy Mamola Yamaha +1:55.951 3
9 Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha +1:56.250 2
10 Canada Miguel Duhamel Yamaha +1 Lap 1
11 Australia Peter Goddard ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
12 Brazil Alex Barros Cagiva +1 Lap
13 France Thierry Crine Yamaha +1 Lap
14 Italy Corrado Catalano ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
15 France Dominique Sarron ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
16 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
17 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
18 Germany Michael Rudroff Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
19 Switzerland Serge David ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
20 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
21 United Kingdom Damon Buckmaster Harris Yamaha +2 Laps
22 Switzerland Nicholas Schmassman ROC Yamaha +2 Laps
Ret Austria Josef Doppler ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Republic of Ireland Eddie Laycock Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Lucio Pedercini Paton Retirement
Ret Italy Marco Papa Librenti Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Peter Graves Harris Yamaha Retirement


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1992 Japanese Grand Prix
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1991 Australian Grand Prix
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