1998 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  1998 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 14 races in the
1998 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date 5 July 1998
Official Name British Grand Prix
Location Donington Park
Course Permanent racing facility
4.023 km (2.500 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider New Zealand Simon Crafar
Time 1:32.128
Fastest lap
Rider New Zealand Simon Crafar
Time 1:32.661
Podium
First New Zealand Simon Crafar
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third Japan Norick Abe
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:34.085
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:34.188
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Italy Stefano Perugini
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 1:39.294
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 1:39.465
Podium
First Japan Kazuto Sakata
Second Italy Mirko Giansanti
Third Japan Youichi Ui

The 1998 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 1998 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 5 July 1998 at Donington Park.

500 cc classification[edit]

Source:[1]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 11 New Zealand Simon Crafar Yamaha 30 46:45.662 1 25
2 1 Australia Mick Doohan Honda 30 +11.530 2 20
3 5 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 30 +17.924 4 16
4 4 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 30 +22.933 5 13
5 9 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 30 +23.430 7 11
6 6 Italy Max Biaggi Honda 30 +35.214 3 10
7 3 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 30 +53.997 8 9
8 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 30 +1:08.211 9 8
9 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 30 +1:39.256 12 7
10 88 United Kingdom Scott Smart Honda 29 +1 lap 13 6
11 26 France Bernard Garcia Honda 29 +1 lap 16 5
12 68 United Kingdom John McGuinness Honda 29 +1 lap 17 4
13 18 Australia Garry McCoy Honda 29 +1 lap 11 3
14 72 Spain Fernando Cristóbal Honda 29 +1 lap 18 2
15 57 Italy Fabio Carpani Honda 28 +2 laps 19 1
Ret 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Modenas KR3 27 Retirement 6
Ret 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 20 Accident 10
Ret 77 Switzerland Eskil Suter MuZ 11 Retirement 14
Ret 23 United States Matt Wait Honda 9 Accident 15
DNS 14 Spain Juan Borja Honda
DNQ 8 Spain Carlos Checa Honda

250 cc classification[edit]

Source: [2]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Aprilia 27 42:55.085 1 25
2 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 27 +5.682 3 20
3 4 Italy Stefano Perugini Honda 27 +38.003 5 16
4 5 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 27 +38.349 4 13
5 6 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda 27 +38.461 7 11
6 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent TSR-Honda 27 +39.084 10 10
7 9 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams TSR-Honda 27 +51.804 11 9
8 7 Japan Takeshi Tsujimura Yamaha 27 +58.946 8 8
9 8 Spain Luis d'Antin Yamaha 27 +1:18.487 14 7
10 17 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 27 +1:19.432 12 6
11 12 Japan Noriyasu Numata Suzuki 27 +1:24.101 13 5
12 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo TSR-Honda 27 +1:25.956 21 4
13 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Suzuki 27 +1:26.887 15 3
14 20 France William Costes Honda 27 +1:29.510 16 2
15 25 Japan Yasumasa Hatakeyama ERP Honda 27 +1:35.487 17 1
16 33 United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Yamaha 27 +1:38.052 18
17 68 France Julien Allemand Honda 26 +1 lap 22
18 83 South Africa Shane Norval Honda 26 +1 lap 25
Ret 40 United Kingdom Gary May Aprilia 24 Retirement 23
Ret 82 United Kingdom Woolsey Coulter Honda 11 Retirement 19
Ret 80 United Kingdom Paul Jones Aprilia 11 Accident 24
Ret 11 Germany Jürgen Fuchs Aprilia 4 Accident 9
Ret 47 Italy Ivan Clementi Yamaha 4 Retirement 20
Ret 81 United Kingdom Callum Ramsay Honda 3 Retirement 26
Ret 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia 2 Accident 2
DNS 27 Argentina Sebastián Porto Aprilia Not finished warm-up lap 6
DNS 37 Italy Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda
DNS 14 Italy Davide Bulega ERP Honda

125 cc classification[edit]

Source: [3]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4 Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia 26 43:48.777 1 25
2 32 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda 26 +0.431 5 20
3 41 Japan Youichi Ui Yamaha 26 +4.600 2 16
4 13 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 26 +5.197 6 13
5 5 Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia 26 +5.598 10 11
6 10 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda 26 +6.517 13 10
7 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 26 +20.153 11 9
8 9 France Frédéric Petit Honda 26 +22.334 7 8
9 8 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda 26 +31.971 12 7
10 26 Italy Ivan Goi Aprilia 26 +37.432 18 6
11 21 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 26 +39.361 17 5
12 29 Spain Ángel Nieto, Jr. Aprilia 26 +39.559 14 4
13 14 Italy Federico Cerroni Aprilia 26 +43.031 22 3
14 7 Spain Emilio Alzamora Aprilia 26 +43.714 21 2
15 52 Japan Hiroyuki Kikuchi Honda 26 +44.370 16 1
16 17 Spain Enrique Maturana Yamaha 26 +44.473 19
17 80 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda 26 +1:21.216 28
18 65 Italy Andrea Iommi Honda 26 +1:24.783 23
Ret 81 United Kingdom Chris Palmer Honda 22 Retirement 27
Ret 22 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 20 Accident 8
Ret 82 United Kingdom John Pearson Honda 14 Retirement 26
Ret 39 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Honda 10 Retirement 9
Ret 3 Japan Tomomi Manako Honda 8 Accident 3
Ret 59 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 6 Accident 24
Ret 16 Italy Christian Manna Yamaha 5 Accident 25
Ret 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Honda 4 Accident 4
Ret 62 Japan Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha 1 Retirement 15
Ret 20 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 1 Retirement 20
Ret 83 United Kingdom David Mateer Honda 0 Retirement 29


Previous race:
1998 Dutch TT
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1998 season
Next race:
1998 German Grand Prix
Previous race:
1997 British Grand Prix
British Grand Prix Next race:
1999 British Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 500cc British Grand Prix results". motogp.com. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "1998 250cc British Grand Prix results". motogp.com. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "1998 125cc British Grand Prix results". motogp.com. Retrieved 11 January 2013.