1998 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix

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Czech Republic  1998 Czech Republic Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 14 races in the
1998 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date 23 August 1998
Official Name Grand Prix České republiky
Location Masaryk Circuit, Brno
Course Permanent racing facility
5.403 km (3.357 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 2:01.585
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Àlex Crivillé
Time 2:02.335
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Spain Àlex Crivillé
Third Brazil Alex Barros
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 2:03.974
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 2:04.614
Podium
First Japan Tetsuya Harada
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Italy Marcellino Lucchi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Kazuto Sakata
Time 2:11.302
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Masao Azuma
Time 2:10.899
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Japan Kazuto Sakata
Third Italy Lucio Cecchinello

The 1998 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 1998 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 23 August 1998 at the Masaryk Circuit located in Brno, Czech Republic.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 6 Italy Max Biaggi Honda 22 45:12.043 2 25
2 4 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 22 +0.768 6 20
3 9 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 22 +1.546 5 16
4 2 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 22 +2.235 7 13
5 5 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 22 +11.817 12 11
6 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 22 +11.946 16 10
7 8 Spain Carlos Checa Honda 22 +16.317 10 9
8 12 France Jean-Michel Bayle Yamaha 22 +18.526 3 8
9 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 22 +24.157 13 7
10 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Modenas KR3 22 +30.549 8 6
11 11 New Zealand Simon Crafar Honda 22 +34.563 11 5
12 3 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 22 +38.113 9 4
13 28 Germany Ralf Waldmann Modenas KR3 22 +38.525 4 3
14 77 Switzerland Eskil Suter MuZ 22 +46.145 14 2
15 19 United States John Kocinski Honda 22 +53.129 17 1
16 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 22 +54.201 15
17 14 Spain Juan Borja Honda 22 +1:22.039 18
18 27 Japan Katsuaki Fujiwara Suzuki 22 +1:30.723 20
19 22 France Sébastien Gimbert Honda 22 +1:33.693 19
20 23 United States Matt Wait Honda 22 +1:33.862 23
21 88 United Kingdom Scott Smart Honda 22 +1:57.956 21
Ret 1 Australia Mick Doohan Honda 13 Retirement 1
Ret 57 Italy Fabio Carpani Honda 0 Accident 22
DNS 18 Australia Garry McCoy Honda

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 20 41:52.318 4 25
2 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Aprilia 20 +5.207 1 20
3 34 Italy Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia 20 +28.254 3 16
4 9 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams TSR-Honda 20 +30.432 6 13
5 5 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 20 +30.703 8 11
6 6 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda 20 +31.090 10 10
7 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent TSR-Honda 20 +49.163 13 9
8 7 Japan Takeshi Tsujimura Yamaha 20 +49.284 11 8
9 37 Italy Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 20 +49.398 16 7
10 17 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 20 +50.301 19 6
11 4 Italy Stefano Perugini Honda 20 +57.812 7 5
12 8 Spain Luis d'Antin Yamaha 20 +57.996 15 4
13 21 Italy Franco Battaini Yamaha 20 +1:01.297 12 3
14 12 Japan Noriyasu Numata Suzuki 20 +1:10.103 9 2
15 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo TSR-Honda 20 +1:15.633 17 1
16 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Suzuki 20 +1:15.721 20
17 25 Japan Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda 20 +1:37.942 23
18 18 Japan Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha 20 +1:39.729 18
19 22 France Matthieu Lagrive Honda 20 +1:39.892 24
20 14 Italy Davide Bulega ERP Honda 20 +1:40.228 21
21 88 Slovakia Vladimír Častka ERP Honda 20 +1:49.466 22
22 89 Czech Republic Radomil Rous Yamaha 19 +1 lap 26
Ret 19 France Olivier Jacque Honda 11 Retirement 5
Ret 27 Argentina Sebastián Porto Aprilia 11 Retirement 14
Ret 41 Argentina Federico Gartner Aprilia 8 Retirement 25
Ret 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia 0 Accident 2
DNQ 90 Czech Republic Lukáš Vavrečka Honda
DNQ 91 Germany Lars Langer Yamaha

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 13 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 19 42:05.161 7 25
2 4 Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia 19 +0.038 1 20
3 10 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda 19 +0.364 3 16
4 32 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda 19 +3.745 14 13
5 8 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda 19 +3.794 11 11
6 21 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 19 +7.082 13 10
7 52 Japan Hiroyuki Kikuchi Honda 19 +7.144 12 9
8 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Honda 19 +7.260 9 8
9 26 Italy Ivan Goi Aprilia 19 +9.179 15 7
10 9 France Frédéric Petit Honda 19 +12.170 16 6
11 22 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 19 +15.272 10 5
12 29 Spain Ángel Nieto, Jr. Aprilia 19 +33.909 20 4
13 17 Spain Enrique Maturana Yamaha 19 +35.083 22 3
14 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 19 +35.333 19 2
15 62 Japan Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha 19 +54.524 17 1
16 65 Italy Andrea Iommi Honda 19 +1:14.415 26
17 16 Italy Christian Manna Yamaha 19 +1:30.848 24
18 89 Czech Republic Igor Kaláb Honda 19 +2:05.233 27
19 92 Czech Republic Michal Březina Honda 19 +2:06.630 28
20 93 Czech Republic Bohuslav Seifert Honda 18 +1 lap 30
Ret 20 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 18 Accident 4
Ret 3 Japan Tomomi Manako Honda 15 Retirement 2
Ret 41 Japan Youichi Ui Yamaha 14 Accident 8
Ret 39 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Honda 8 Retirement 6
Ret 5 Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia 7 Accident 5
Ret 7 Spain Emilio Alzamora Aprilia 6 Accident 18
Ret 91 Slovakia Martin Psotný Honda 4 Retirement 29
Ret 59 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 2 Accident 23
Ret 14 Italy Federico Cerroni Aprilia 0 Accident 21
Ret 90 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda 0 Accident 25


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