1992 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Malaysia  1992 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 13 races in the
1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 19 April 1992
Location Shah Alam
Course Permanent racing facility
3.69 km (2.29 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:25.513
Fastest lap
Rider United States Wayne Rainey
Time 1:26.074
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second United States Wayne Rainey
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Pierfrancesco Chili
Time 1:27.838
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora
Time 1:29.278
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora
Second Spain Alberto Puig
Third Italy Pierfrancesco Chili
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Alessandro Gramigni
Time 1:33.155
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Ralf Waldmann
Time 1:33.587
Podium
First Italy Alessandro Gramigni
Second Italy Bruno Casanova
Third Germany Ralf Waldmann

The 1992 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 1992 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 17–19 April 1992 at the Shah Alam Circuit.

500 cc race report[edit]

Kevin Schwantz injured his hand in practice and missed the race. Mick Doohan was on pole and got the lead at the start from Àlex Crivillé and Wayne Rainey. Then Doohan got a small gap while Rainey moved into 2nd. Rain brought out a red flag; 18 laps for a second leg in intermediate conditions. After one or two laps, Doohan was again at the front, followed by Juan Garriga. The rain started pouring and there was another red flag, ending the race.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Australia Mick Doohan Honda 45:45.608 20
2 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha +10.433 15
3 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +14.307 12
4 Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha +27.693 10
5 United States Doug Chandler Suzuki +31.429 8
6 Australia Daryl Beattie Honda +32.279 6
7 United States Randy Mamola Yamaha +1:03.497 4
8 Australia Peter Goddard ROC Yamaha +2:02.624 3
9 Italy Corrado Catalano ROC Yamaha +2:06.910 2
10 Republic of Ireland Eddie Laycock Yamaha +2:11.932 1
11 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Harris Yamaha +2:27.337
12 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Harris Yamaha +2:31.293
13 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki ROC Yamaha +1 Lap
14 Germany Michael Rudroff Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
15 Switzerland Serge David ROC Yamaha +2 Laps
16 Switzerland Nicholas Schmassman ROC Yamaha +2 Laps
Ret United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva Retirement
Ret France Dominique Sarron ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Canada Miguel Duhamel Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Peter Graves Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Marco Papa Librenti Retirement
Ret France Thierry Crine ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Damon Buckmaster Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret Austria Josef Doppler ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie Yamaha Retirement
Ret Brazil Alex Barros Cagiva Retirement


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1992 Australian Grand Prix
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1992 Spanish Grand Prix
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1991 Malaysian Grand Prix
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1993 Malaysian Grand Prix