1996 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

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Japan  1996 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Suzuka.png
Date 21 April 1996
Location Suzuka
Course Permanent racing facility
5.821 km (3.618 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 2:08.652
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Norick Abe
Time 2:09.089
Podium
First Japan Norick Abe
Second Spain Àlex Crivillé
Third United States Scott Russell
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 2:10.676
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 2:10.492
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Japan Noriyasu Numata
Third Japan Daijiro Kato
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:17.788
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 2:17.055
Podium
First Japan Masaki Tokudome
Second Japan Haruchika Aoki
Third Japan Noboru Ueda

The 1996 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 21 April 1996 at the Suzuka Circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha 45:34.590 25
2 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +6.496 20
3 United States Scott Russell Suzuki +7.140 16
4 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda +11.724 13
5 Australia Daryl Beattie Suzuki +13.670 11
6 Australia Mick Doohan Honda +19.858 10
7 Italy Doriano Romboni Aprilia +22.334 9
8 France Jean-Michel Bayle Yamaha +34.456 8
9 Spain Alberto Puig Honda +38.230 7
10 Spain Carlos Checa Honda +41.488 6
11 Japan Shinichi Itoh Honda +43.146 5
12 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Yamaha +1:01.450 4
13 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams ROC Yamaha +1:38.718 3
14 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki Yamaha +1:38.802 2
15 United Kingdom James Haydon ROC Yamaha +1:51.385 1
16 United Kingdom Eugene McManus Yamaha +1:51.732
17 United Kingdom Sean Emmett Harris Yamaha +1:52.087
18 Spain Juan Borja Elf +1 Lap
Ret Japan Katsuaki Fujiwara Suzuki Retirement
Ret France Frederic Protat ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Luca Cadalora Honda Retirement
Ret Belgium Laurent Naveau ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Jean Pierre Jeandat Paton Retirement
Ret Japan Takuma Aoki Honda Retirement
Ret Switzerland Adrien Bosshard Elf 500 Retirement
Ret Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Loris Capirossi Yamaha Retirement
Ret Brazil Alex Barros Honda Retirement

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia 41:36.486 25
2 Japan Noriyasu Numata Suzuki +13.560 20
3 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda +19.839 16
4 France Olivier Jacque Honda +20.000 13
5 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +20.446 11
6 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +24.751 10
7 Japan Kensuke Haga Yamaha +33.656 9
8 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda +38.644 8
9 Spain Luis d'Antin Honda +44.416 7
10 France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda +44.542 6
11 Japan Takeshi Tsujimura Honda +1:01.951 5
12 Germany Jürgen Fuchs Honda +1:02.092 4
13 Japan Osamu Miyazaki Aprilia +1:02.484 3
14 France Regis Laconi Honda +1:02.778 2
15 Japan Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda +1:02.907 1
16 Argentina Sebastian Porto Aprilia +1:03.014
17 Japan Kyoji Nanba Yamaha +1:06.271
18 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +1:14.852
19 Switzerland Eskil Suter Aprilia +1:15.376
20 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +1:22.370
21 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +1:27.027
22 United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Aprilia +1:30.186
23 Spain José Luis Cardoso Aprilia +1:46.856
24 Switzerland Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia +1:47.046
25 France Cristophe Cogan Honda +1 Lap
Ret Italy Massimo Ottobre Aprilia Retirement
Ret Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda Retirement
Ret Venezuela José Barresi Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Cristiano Migliorati Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Tetsuya Harada Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Davide Bulega Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia 41:44.002 25
2 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +1.232 20
3 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda +2.010 16
4 Japan Tomomi Manako Honda +8.126 13
5 Germany Manfred Geissler Aprilia +15.420 11
6 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +16.218 10
7 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda +16.744 9
8 Spain Jorge Martinez Aprilia +24.449 8
9 United Kingdom Darren Barton Aprilia +25.354 7
10 Japan Shigeru Ibaraki Yamaha +28.019 6
11 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia +37.643 5
12 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia +42.357 4
13 Italy Paolo Tessari Honda +46.900 3
14 Czech Republic Jaroslav Hules Honda +46.950 2
15 Japan Shinichi Sugaya Honda +1:08.334 1
16 Spain Josep Sarda Honda +1:08.368
17 Italy Andrea Ballerini Aprilia +1:24.224
18 Italy Stefano Cruciani Aprilia +1:25.803
19 Italy Ivan Goi Honda +1:26.722
20 France Frederic Petit Honda +1:31.487
21 Japan Makoto Ono Honda +1:34.816
Ret Japan Akira Saito Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha Retirement
Ret Japan Kazuhiro Takao Honda Retirement
Ret Australia Garry McCoy Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Youichi Ui Yamaha Retirement
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda Retirement
Ret Germany Dirk Raudies Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Ken Ohashi Honda Retirement
Ret Germany Peter Öttl Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Gabriele Debbia Yamaha Retirement


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