1996 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix

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Czech Republic  1996 Czech Republic Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date 18 August 1996
Location Brno
Course Permanent racing facility
5.403 km (3.357 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider France Jean-Michel Bayle
Time 2:02.834
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 2:02.791
Podium
First Spain Àlex Crivillé
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third United States Scott Russell
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 2:04.626
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 2:06.067
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Germany Ralf Waldmann
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:11.140
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Martínez
Time 2:11.816
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Jorge Martínez
Third Japan Tomomi Manako

The 1996 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 18 August 1996 at the Masaryk Circuit located in Brno, Czech Republic. It was also the first victory for a young Valentino Rossi in the 125cc class.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 45:38.884 25
2 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +0.002 20
3 United States Scott Russell Suzuki +2.870 16
4 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Yamaha +4.419 13
5 Italy Loris Capirossi Yamaha +6.753 11
6 France Jean-Michel Bayle Yamaha +6.858 10
7 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda +8.892 9
8 Spain Carlos Checa Honda +9.148 8
9 Brazil Alex Barros Honda +13.334 7
10 Japan Shinichi Itoh Honda +13.776 6
11 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha +15.009 5
12 Spain Alberto Puig Honda +17.482 4
13 United Kingdom Terry Rymer Suzuki +26.828 3
14 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams ROC Yamaha +49.242 2
15 Italy Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia +49.608 1
16 Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha +53.456
17 United Kingdom Sean Emmett Harris Yamaha +1:08.488
18 United Kingdom Eugene McManus Yamaha +1:13.285
19 France Frederic Protat Yamaha +1:13.472
20 United Kingdom Chris Walker Elf 500 +1:28.250
21 Switzerland Adrien Bosshard ROC Yamaha +1:29.684
22 France Jean Pierre Jeandat Paton +2:01.578
23 Australia Paul Young Harris Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret United Kingdom James Haydon ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Luca Cadalora Honda Retirement

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia 42:19.509 25
2 France Olivier Jacque Honda +5.901 20
3 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda +8.317 16
4 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +8.517 13
5 Germany Jürgen Fuchs Honda +8.662 11
6 France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda +22.095 10
7 Switzerland Eskil Suter Aprilia +37.969 9
8 Spain Luis d'Antin Honda +38.309 8
9 Japan Tetsuya Harada Yamaha +38.418 7
10 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +38.502 6
11 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +39.177 5
12 Italy Cristiano Migliorati Honda +43.563 4
13 Switzerland Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia +43.895 3
14 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +44.034 2
15 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +51.376 1
16 France Regis Laconi Honda +52.275
17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda +52.336
18 Japan Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda +1:10.761
19 Italy Davide Bulega Aprilia +1:11.303
20 France Cristophe Cogan Honda +1:47.010
21 Czech Republic Vladimir Castka Honda +1:57.111
22 Venezuela José Barresi Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret France Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Takeshi Tsujimura Honda Retirement
Ret Argentina Sebastian Porto Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain José Luis Cardoso Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Osamu Miyazaki Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda Retirement


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