1992 European motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  1992 European Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 13 races in the
1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 31 May 1992
Location Circuit de Catalunya
Course Permanent racing facility
4.655 km (2.875 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:48.549
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:48.583
Podium
First United States Wayne Rainey
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third United States Doug Chandler
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:50.819
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Reggiani
Time 1:51.304
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Italy Loris Reggiani
Third Italy Max Biaggi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Ezio Gianola
Time 1:58.091
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Carlos Giró
Time 1:57.836
Podium
First Italy Ezio Gianola
Second Italy Gabriele Debbia
Third Italy Fausto Gresini

The 1992 European motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 29–31 May 1992 at the Montmelò circuit.

500 cc race report[edit]

Mick Doohan was on pole. At the start John Kocinski briefly got the lead however Eddie Lawson beat him to the first turn. Lawson, Doohan and Wayne Rainey were at the front. Doohan got past Lawson, as did Rainey. With 2 laps to go, Rainey got past Doohan. Doohan tried to repass, but Rainey denied him any opportunities.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha 47:31.348 20
2 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +0.057 15
3 United States Doug Chandler Suzuki +14.762 12
4 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki +16.333 10
5 United States John Kocinski Yamaha +28.147 8
6 United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva +35.574 6
7 United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie Yamaha +42.813 4
8 Canada Miguel Duhamel Yamaha +43.805 3
9 United States Randy Mamola Yamaha +44.152 2
10 Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha +49.388 1
11 Brazil Alex Barros Cagiva +1:11.219
12 Australia Peter Goddard ROC Yamaha +1:11.301
13 France Thierry Crine ROC Yamaha +1:28.596
14 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki ROC Yamaha +1:28.645
15 Spain Juan Lopez Mella ROC Yamaha +1:40.342
16 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Harris Yamaha +1:41.817
17 France Dominique Sarron ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
18 Germany Michael Rudroff Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
19 Republic of Ireland Eddie Laycock Yamaha +1 Lap
20 Switzerland Serge David ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
21 Switzerland Nicholas Schmassman ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
22 Italy Marco Papa Librenti +1 Lap
23 Italy Lucio Pedercini Paton +2 Laps
24 Austria Josef Doppler ROC Yamaha +2 Laps
Ret United Kingdom Damon Buckmaster Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Corrado Catalano ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Claude Arciero ROC Yamaha Retirement


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