1992 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Italy  1992 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 13 races in the
1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date 24 May 1992
Location Mugello
Course Permanent racing facility
5.245 km (3.259 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:54.048
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:54.590
Podium
First United States Kevin Schwantz
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third United States John Kocinski
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Pierfrancesco Chili
Time 1:57.880
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora
Time 1:58.062
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Italy Loris Reggiani
Third Italy Max Biaggi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Ezio Gianola
Time 2:06.230
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Ezio Gianola
Time 2:05.857
Podium
First Italy Ezio Gianola
Second Germany Dirk Raudies
Third Japan Noboru Ueda

The 1992 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth race of the 1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 22–24 May 1992 at the Mugello Circuit.

500 cc race report[edit]

Wayne Gardner, back from injuries, crashed in practice and missed the race. Mick Doohan got the lead at the start and it became a 3-man battle between him, Kevin Schwantz and Wayne Rainey. Rainey crashed out; Doohan, got dropped by Schwantz, almost crashed too.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki 46:26.225 20
2 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +5.068 15
3 United States John Kocinski Yamaha +32.542 12
4 United States Doug Chandler Suzuki +36.084 10
5 Brazil Alex Barros Cagiva +43.606 8
6 Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha +43.617 6
7 Canada Miguel Duhamel Honda +43.711 4
8 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +45.139 3
9 United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie Yamaha +50.894 2
10 United States Randy Mamola Yamaha +57.888 1
11 United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva +1:00.237
12 Italy Corrado Catalano ROC Yamaha +1:25.780
13 France Thierry Crine ROC Yamaha +1:37.173
14 Republic of Ireland Eddie Laycock Yamaha +1:51.721
15 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki ROC Yamaha +1:52.268
16 Germany Michael Rudroff Harris Yamaha +2:04.488
17 France Dominique Sarron ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
18 Spain Juan Lopez Mella ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
19 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
20 United Kingdom Damon Buckmaster Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
21 Switzerland Nicholas Schmassman ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
22 United Kingdom Peter Graves Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha Retirement
Ret Switzerland Serge David ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Austria Josef Doppler ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Marco Papa Librenti Retirement
Ret Italy Lucio Pedercini Paton Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Harris Yamaha Retirement


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1992 Spanish Grand Prix
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1991 Italian Grand Prix
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