1993 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  1993 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 14 races in the
1993 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date 2 May 1993
Location Jerez
Course Permanent racing facility
4.428 km (2.751 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:44.459
Fastest lap
Rider Brazil Alex Barros
Time 1:44.659
Podium
First United States Kevin Schwantz
Second United States Wayne Rainey
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:45.762
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:46.303
Podium
First Japan Tetsuya Harada
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third France Jean-Philippe Ruggia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Dirk Raudies
Time 1:51.576
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Ralf Waldmann
Time 1:51.989
Podium
First Japan Kazuto Sakata
Second Germany Ralf Waldmann
Third Japan Takeshi Tsujimura

The 1993 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth round of the 1993 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 2 May 1993 at the Jerez circuit.

500 cc race report[edit]

Kevin Schwantz’ 4th pole in 4 races.

Wayne Rainey takes the start from Schwantz and Alex Barros.

Schwantz and Rainey get a gap from Àlex Crivillé, Mick Doohan, with Barros closing.

Barros up to 3rd, and then arrives to Schwantz and Rainey.

Schwantz waves his teammate Barros through to 2nd, then Barros takes the lead from Rainey.

Barros and Schwantz get a gap, but Schwantz makes a mistake and goes into the grass. He saves it and remains in 2nd.

Barros in 1st and has a large lead with a couple of laps to go, but lowsides out of the race.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki 47:39.627 1 25
2 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha +1.664 3 20
3 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +12.280 6 16
4 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +26.183 7 13
5 Italy Luca Cadalora Yamaha +47.828 4 11
6 Australia Daryl Beattie Honda +54.886 11 10
7 United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie ROC Yamaha +1:02.335 8 9
8 Spain Juan Lopez Mella ROC Yamaha +1:06.680 10 8
9 United Kingdom Sean Emmett Harris Yamaha +1:19.312 20 7
10 Japan Tsutomu Udagawa ROC Yamaha +1:40.054 15 6
11 Italy Corrado Catalano ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 24 5
12 Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 18 4
13 Italy Renato Colleoni ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 14 3
14 France José Kuhn ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 23 2
15 Switzerland Serge David ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 25 1
16 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 29
17 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 26
18 Austria Andreas Meklau ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 27
19 France Jean d'Orgeix Yamaha +1 Lap
20 France Bruno Bonhuil ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 33
Ret Belgium Laurent Naveau ROC Yamaha Retirement 16
Ret United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Yamaha Retirement 17
Ret France Thierry Crine ROC Yamaha Retirement 19
Ret Germany Michael Rudroff Harris Yamaha Retirement 21
Ret Australia Matthew Mladin Cagiva Retirement 12
Ret New Zealand Simon Crafar Harris Yamaha Retirement 28
Ret Japan Shinichi Itoh Honda Retirement 9
Ret Italy Marco Papa Librenti Retirement 34
Ret United States Doug Chandler Cagiva Retirement 5
Ret United States Alan Scott Harris Yamaha Retirement 32
Ret United Kingdom John Reynolds Harris Yamaha Retirement 13
Ret Switzerland Jean Luc Romanens ROC Yamaha Retirement 30
Ret Brazil Alex Barros Suzuki Retirement 2

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Yamaha 26 46:22.519 1 25
2 5 Italy Max Biaggi Honda 26 +4.717 3 20
3 17 France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Aprilia 26 +4.908 2 16
4 19 United States John Kocinski Suzuki 26 +13.943 10 13
5 4 Germany Helmut Bradl Honda 26 +24.795 9 11
6 11 Netherlands Wilco Zeelenberg Aprilia 26 +32.284 11 10
7 18 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 26 +36.275 8 9
8 10 Italy Doriano Romboni Honda 26 +41.176 6 8
9 7 Germany Jochen Schmid Yamaha 26 +45.326 13 7
10 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 26 +45.422 4 6
11 34 Spain Luis d'Antin Honda 26 +45.457 14 5
12 3 Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Yamaha 26 +55.208 7 4
13 28 Switzerland Adrian Bosshard Honda 26 +58.483 16 3
14 44 France Jean-Michel Bayle Aprilia 26 +1:02.020 21 2
15 16 Austria Andy Preining Aprilia 26 +1:17.930 20 1
16 27 France Frédéric Protat Aprilia 26 +1:22.214 22
17 30 Spain Juan Borja Honda 26 +1:22:611 24
18 20 Switzerland Eskil Suter Aprilia 26 +1:22.614 19
19 23 Switzerland Bernard Haenggeli Aprilia 26 +1:28.328 26
20 12 Italy Gabriele Debbia Honda 26 +1:36.157 23
21 22 Spain Luis Maurel Aprilia 26 +1:44.016 28
22 32 Germany Volker Bähr Honda 26 +1:44.077 32
23 25 Netherlands Jurgen van den Goorbergh Aprilia 26 +1:49.856 27
24 53 Spain Alex Sirera Yamaha 25 +1 Lap 33
Ret 6 Spain Alberto Puig Honda 17 Retirement 12
Ret 24 Netherlands Patrick van den Goorbergh Aprilia 15 Retirement 17
Ret 43 Italy Massimo Pennacchioli Honda 13 Retirement 34
Ret 14 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda 6 Retirement 15
Ret 21 Italy Paolo Casoli Gilera 5 Retirement 18
Ret 26 Germany Bernd Kassner Aprilia 3 Retirement 29
Ret 13 Italy Loris Reggiani Aprilia 1 Retirement 5
Ret 39 Italy Alessandro Gramigni Gilera 0 Retirement 30
DNS 8 Spain Carlos Cardús Honda Did not start 25
DNS 15 Japan Nobuyuki Wakai Suzuki Fatal accident in Saturday 31
DNS 51 France Jean-Pierre Jeandat Aprilia Did not start 35
DNQ 54 Spain Miguel Castilla Yamaha Did not qualify 35


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