1996 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  1996 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Eastern Creek Circuit.svg
Date 20 October 1996
Location Eastern Creek
Course Permanent racing facility
3.930 km (2.442 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 1:30.478
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 1:30.359
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Japan Tadayuki Okada
Third Spain Carlos Checa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:31.718
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:32.084
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Germany Ralf Waldmann
Third France Olivier Jacque
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Haruchika Aoki
Time 1:36.080
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Haruchika Aoki
Time 1:36.272
Podium
First Australia Garry McCoy
Second Japan Haruchika Aoki
Third Japan Masaki Tokudome

The 1996 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 20 October 1996 at Eastern Creek Raceway.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Loris Capirossi Yamaha 45:47.858 25
2 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda +10.980 20
3 Spain Carlos Checa Honda +11.397 16
4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda +11.438 13
5 France Jean-Michel Bayle Yamaha +12.424 11
6 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +20.394 10
7 Italy Luca Cadalora Honda +22.064 9
8 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +22.134 8
9 Japan Shinichi Itoh Honda +29.821 7
10 Australia Peter Goddard Suzuki +32.744 6
11 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Yamaha +33.519 5
12 Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 4
13 France Frederic Protat ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 3
14 New Zealand Andrew Stroud ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 2
15 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki Paton +1 Lap 1
16 Belgium Stephane Mertens Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret Spain Juan Borja Elf 500 Retirement
Ret Australia Paul Young Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha Retirement
Ret Australia Martin Craggill Elf 500 Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Eugene McManus Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Belgium Laurent Naveau ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret United States Scott Russell Suzuki Retirement

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia 43:21.574 25
2 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda +1.730 20
3 France Olivier Jacque Honda +18.762 16
4 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +25.226 13
5 Germany Jürgen Fuchs Honda +25.725 11
6 France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda +26.034 10
7 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +29.606 9
8 Spain Luis d'Antin Honda +46.399 8
9 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +46.610 7
10 Japan Takeshi Tsujimura Honda +59.280 6
11 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda +59.748 5
12 France Regis Laconi Honda +59.828 4
13 Argentina Sebastian Porto Aprilia +1:16.258 3
14 United Kingdom Marcus Payten Honda +1:26.544 2
15 Italy Alessandro Antonello Aprilia +1:29.720 1
Ret France Cristophe Cogan Honda Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Aprilia Retirement
Ret Australia Craig Connell Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Cristiano Migliorati Honda Retirement
Ret Switzerland Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia Retirement
Ret Venezuela José Barresi Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda Retirement
Ret Spain José Luis Cardoso Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Sete Gibernau Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Davide Bulega Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda Retirement
Ret Switzerland Eskil Suter Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Australia Garry McCoy Aprilia 42:12.903 25
2 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +0.049 20
3 Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +0.247 16
4 Spain Jorge Martinez Aprilia +0.533 13
5 Italy Ivan Goi Honda +9.741 11
6 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda +10.037 10
7 Japan Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +11.987 9
8 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda +18.127 8
9 Japan Tomomi Manako Honda +19.405 7
10 Japan Akira Saito Honda +22.643 6
11 Germany Dirk Raudies Honda +22.780 5
12 France Frederic Petit Honda +22.259 4
13 Italy Luigi Ancona Aprilia +38.669 3
14 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia +51.772 2
15 Spain Herri Torrontegui Honda +56.713 1
16 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +1:01.819
17 Italy Gabriele Debbia Yamaha +1:06.325
18 Australia Andrew Duke Aprilia +1 Lap
19 Australia Andrew Willy Yamaha +1 Lap
20 Australia Jason van Vliet Honda +2 Laps
Ret Germany Manfred Geissler Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda Retirement
Ret Czech Republic Jaroslav Hules Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia Retirement
Ret Netherlands Loek Bodelier Honda Retirement


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1997 Malaysian Grand Prix
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