1997 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix

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Czech Republic  1997 Czech Republic Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 15 races in the
1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date 31 August 1997
Location Brno
Course Permanent racing facility
5.403 km (3.357 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 2:14.105
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 2:02.560
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second Italy Luca Cadalora
Third Japan Nobuatsu Aoki
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Germany Ralf Waldmann
Time 2:18.982
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Ralf Waldmann
Time 2:05.393
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Japan Tetsuya Harada
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 2:25.891
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Noboru Ueda
Time 2:11.669
Podium
First Japan Noboru Ueda
Second Japan Tomomi Manako
Third Italy Valentino Rossi

The 1997 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 31 August 1997 at the Masaryk Circuit located in Brno, Czech Republic.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Australia Mick Doohan Honda 45:25.012 25
2 Italy Luca Cadalora Yamaha +14.858 20
3 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +15.110 16
4 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda +15.323 13
5 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha +15.648 11
6 Japan Takuma Aoki Honda +16.846 10
7 France Regis Laconi Honda +48.778 9
8 Brazil Alex Barros Honda +48.945 8
9 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Modenas +50.117 7
10 Australia Daryl Beattie Suzuki +1:02.377 6
11 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda +1:07.852 5
12 Australia Anthony Gobert Suzuki +1:39.033 4
13 Spain Alberto Puig Honda +1:45.597 3
14 Belgium Laurent Naveau ROC Yamaha +1 Lap 2
Ret Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Germany Jürgen Fuchs Elf 500 Retirement
Ret Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Carlos Checa Honda Retirement
Ret France Frederic Protat Honda Retirement
Ret France Jean-Michel Bayle Modenas Retirement
Ret Spain Sete Gibernau Yamaha Retirement
Ret Australia Kirk McCarthy Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Doriano Romboni Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Juan Borja Elf 500 Retirement

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Honda 42:06.724 25
2 France Olivier Jacque Honda +0.514 20
3 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia +9.992 16
4 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda +13.153 13
5 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +31.776 11
6 Japan Takeshi Tsujimura TSR-Honda +38.777 10
7 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia +43.740 9
8 Italy Giuseppe Fiorillo Aprilia +58.722 8
9 Italy Cristiano Migliorati Honda +59.569 7
10 Argentina Sebastian Porto Aprilia +1:03.501 6
11 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha +1:12.403 5
12 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +1:17.559 4
13 United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Suzuki +1:25.621 3
14 Japan Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha +1:26.471 2
15 Italy Franco Battaini Yamaha +1:31.953 1
16 Spain Eustaquio Gavira Aprilia +1:34.293
17 Switzerland Claudio Vanzetta Aprilia +1:58.858
18 United States Kurtis Roberts Honda +1 Lap
19 Spain Oscar Sainz Yamaha +1 Lap
20 Czech Republic Radomil Rous Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret Italy Luca Boscoscuro Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Idalio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda Retirement
Ret Slovakia Vladimir Castka Honda Retirement
Ret Netherlands Maurice Bolwerk Honda Retirement
Ret France William Costes Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Noriyasu Numata Suzuki Retirement
Ret Switzerland Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia Retirement
Ret Czech Republic Bohumil Stasa Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Loris Capirossi Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda 42:13.666 25
2 Japan Tomomi Manako Honda +0.170 20
3 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia +0.328 16
4 Italy Roberto Locatelli Honda +0.776 13
5 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda +0.883 11
6 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +0.960 10
7 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1.054 9
8 Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia +1.162 8
9 Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +3.442 7
10 Japan Youichi Ui Yamaha +6.062 6
11 Australia Garry McCoy Aprilia +11.579 5
12 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +11.756 4
13 Germany Manfred Geissler Aprilia +11.885 3
14 Czech Republic Jaroslav Hules Honda +12.801 2
15 France Frederic Petit Honda +13.289 1
16 Spain Enrique Maturana Yamaha +29.524
17 Italy Marco Melandri Honda +29.622
18 Spain Josep Sarda Honda +35.321
19 Germany Dirk Raudies Honda +1:04.317
20 Germany Emanuel Buchner Aprilia +1:04.517
21 Czech Republic Igor Kalab Honda +1:44.329
Ret Italy Ivan Goi Aprilia Retirement
Ret Czech Republic Michal Březina Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Masao Azuma Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha Retirement
Ret Spain Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Gino Borsoi Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Chris Burns Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Jorge Martinez Aprilia Retirement


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1997 British Grand Prix
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1997 season
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1997 Catalan Grand Prix
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1996 Czech Republic Grand Prix
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1998 Czech Republic Grand Prix