1993 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Malaysia  1993 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 14 races in the
1993 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 4 April 1993
Location Shah Alam
Course Permanent racing facility
3.69 km (2.29 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:25.533
Fastest lap
Rider United States Wayne Rainey
Time 1:26.206
Podium
First United States Wayne Rainey
Second Australia Daryl Beattie
Third United States Kevin Schwantz
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:27.229
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Nobuatsu Aoki
Time 1:27.415
Podium
First Japan Nobuatsu Aoki
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Japan Tadayuki Okada
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Dirk Raudies
Time 1:31.951
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Dirk Raudies
Time 1:32.821
Podium
First Germany Dirk Raudies
Second Japan Kazuto Sakata
Third Japan Takeshi Tsujimura

The 1993 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 1993 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 4 April 1993 at the Shah Alam Circuit.

500 cc race report[edit]

Kevin Schwantz got the second pole in a row, but got a bad start while Wayne Rainey got a good one, then it's Àlex Crivillé, Daryl Beattie and Mick Doohan. Rainey ran away with it on a hot day with Dunlops.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha 44:54.102 3 25
2 Australia Daryl Beattie Honda +6.145 2 20
3 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki +18.367 1 16
4 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +20.973 5 13
5 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +21.715 4 11
6 Japan Shinichi Itoh Honda +29.770 6 10
7 Brazil Alex Barros Suzuki +32.602 7 9
8 United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie ROC Yamaha +1:04.514 9 8
9 United States Doug Chandler Cagiva +1:15.848 10 7
10 Australia Matthew Mladin Cagiva +1 Lap 11 6
11 Belgium Laurent Naveau Yamaha +1 Lap 17 5
12 United Kingdom John Reynolds Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 14 4
13 Spain Juan Lopez Mella ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 13 3
14 United Kingdom Sean Emmett Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 21 2
15 Italy Renato Colleoni ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 22 1
16 Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 24
17 Germany Michael Rudroff Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 23
18 Switzerland Serge David ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 15
19 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 25
20 France Thierry Crine ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 27
21 Austria Andreas Meklau ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 28
22 France Bruno Bonhuil ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 26
23 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 18
24 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 20
25 Switzerland Jean Luc Romanens ROC Yamaha +2 Laps 32
26 United States Alan Scott Harris Yamaha +2 Laps 30
Ret France José Kuhn ROC Yamaha Retirement 19
Ret Japan Tsutomu Udagawa ROC Yamaha Retirement 29
Ret France Bernard Garcia Yamaha Retirement 12
Ret Italy Marco Papa Librenti Retirement 31

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos. Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda 42:36.014 25
2 Japan Tetsuya Harada Yamaha +0.327 20
3 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda +4.155 16
4 Italy Doriano Romboni Honda +17.065 13
5 United States John Kocinski Suzuki +17.284 11
6 Germany Helmut Bradl Honda +28.439 10
7 Italy Loris Reggiani Aprilia +34.492 9
8 Spain Alberto Puig Honda +39.311 8
9 Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Yamaha +46.177 7
10 Spain Luis d'Antin Honda +56.627 6
11 Switzerland Adrian Bosshard Honda +1:00.545 5
12 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda +1:03.963 4
13 Netherlands Patrick van den Goorbergh Aprilia +1:05.482 3
14 Austria Andy Preining Aprilia +1:10.361 2
15 Switzerland Eskil Suter Aprilia +1:14.488 1
16 France Jean-Michel Bayle Aprilia +1:14.674
17 Italy Max Biaggi Honda +1:15.699
18 Spain Carlos Cardus Honda +1:22:831
19 France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Aprilia +1:58.018
20 Netherlands Jurgen van den Goorbergh Aprilia +1 Lap
21 Spain Luis Carlos Maurel Aprilia +1 Lap
22 Germany Bernd Kassner Aprilia +1 Lap
23 Switzerland Bernard Haenggeli Aprilia +1 Lap
24 Malaysia Shahrun Nizan Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret Germany Volker Bahr Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Massimo Pennacchioli Honda Retirement
Ret Germany Jochen Schmid Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Frédéric Protat Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Juan Borja Honda Retirement
Ret Malaysia Veng Kit Tong Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Gabriele Debbia Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Noboyuki Wakai Suzuki Retirement
Ret Netherlands Wilco Zeelenberg Aprilia Retirement
DNS Italy Alessandro Gramigni Gilera Did not start
DNS Italy Paolo Casoli Gilera Did not start
DNS France Jean-Pierre Jeandat Aprilia Did not start


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1993 Australian Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1993 season
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1993 Japanese Grand Prix
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1992 Malaysian Grand Prix
Malaysian Grand Prix Next race:
1994 Malaysian Grand Prix