1999 Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix

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Argentina  1999 Argentine Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Autódromo Oscar y Juan Gálvez Circuito N° 6.svg
Date 31 October 1999
Location Buenos Aires
Course Permanent racing facility
4.350 km (2.70 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:44.354
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:44.781
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Japan Norick Abe
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:45.844
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:45.734
Podium
First France Olivier Jacque
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Masao Azuma
Time 1:50.160
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:50.140
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Spain Emilio Alzamora
Third Italy Roberto Locatelli

The 1999 Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 31 October 1999 at the Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez in Buenos Aires.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 27 47:23.710 1 25
2 2 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 27 +2.033 4 20
3 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 27 +2.631 6 16
4 4 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 27 +4.340 7 13
5 3 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 27 +4.451 3 11
6 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 27 +24.878 13 10
7 19 United States John Kocinski Honda 27 +25.338 11 9
8 5 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 27 +26.387 10 8
9 14 Spain Juan Borja Honda 27 +31.868 9 7
10 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh MuZ Weber 27 +37.536 5 6
11 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 27 +38.553 16 5
12 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 27 +47.953 18 4
13 24 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 27 +48.083 17 3
14 68 Australia Mark Willis Modenas KR3 27 +52.512 14 2
15 26 Japan Haruchika Aoki TSR-Honda 27 +53.237 15 1
16 25 Spain José Luis Cardoso TSR-Honda 27 +1:27.780 12
17 22 France Sébastien Gimbert Honda 27 +1:27.951 20
18 20 United States Mike Hale Modenas KR3 27 +1:45.173 21
19 21 United Kingdom Michael Rutter Honda 26 +1 lap 22
20 37 Australia Steve Martin Honda 26 +1 lap 23
Ret 52 Spain José David de Gea Modenas KR3 14 Accident 19
Ret 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 12 Accident 2
Ret 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 6 Retirement 8
DNS 35 Australia Anthony Gobert MuZ Weber Did not start

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 25 44:34.817 2 25
2 4 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 25 +9.236 7 20
3 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia 25 +17.573 1 16
4 12 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha 25 +21.735 4 13
5 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 25 +26.791 9 11
6 7 Italy Stefano Perugini Honda 25 +33.162 3 10
7 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 25 +33.673 8 9
8 14 Australia Anthony West TSR-Honda 25 +40.963 20 8
9 11 Japan Tomomi Manako Yamaha 25 +44.523 6 7
10 66 Germany Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda 25 +50.445 15 6
11 6 Germany Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 25 +52.881 10 5
12 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Honda 25 +1:10.078 17 4
13 18 United Kingdom Scott Smart Aprilia 25 +1:10.268 18 3
14 10 Spain Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 25 +1:10.481 16 2
15 36 Japan Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda 25 +1:11.156 12 1
16 41 Netherlands Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 25 +1:13.021 24
17 17 Netherlands Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda 25 +1:13.279 21
18 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 25 +1:19.235 19
19 95 Argentina Leandro Mulet Honda 24 +1 lap 28
20 98 Argentina Leandro Giuggia Yamaha 24 +1 lap 29
Ret 1 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 18 Retirement 11
Ret 94 Argentina Gabriel Borgmann Yamaha 10 Accident 25
Ret 15 Spain David García Yamaha 9 Retirement 22
Ret 23 France Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 7 Retirement 14
Ret 37 Italy Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 6 Accident 13
Ret 96 Argentina Diego Pierluiggi Honda 6 Accident 26
Ret 21 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia 2 Retirement 5
Ret 58 Argentina Matías Ríos Aprilia 1 Retirement 23
Ret 32 Germany Markus Barth Yamaha 0 Accident 27
DNS 9 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 97 Argentina Roger Buffa Yamaha Did not qualify

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 13 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 23 42:37.380 2 25
2 7 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda 23 +0.219 3 20
3 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 23 +1.104 4 16
4 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +7.437 6 13
5 32 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 23 +26.706 16 11
6 16 Italy Simone Sanna Honda 23 +31.421 13 10
7 8 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 23 +32.023 10 9
8 26 Italy Ivan Goi Honda 23 +42.968 14 8
9 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi 23 +47.164 21 7
10 12 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +49.693 18 6
11 11 Italy Max Sabbatani Honda 23 +53.118 12 5
12 9 France Frédéric Petit Aprilia 23 +53.329 20 4
13 24 Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia 23 +57.343 23 3
Ret 18 Germany Reinhard Stolz Honda 22 Retirement 11
Ret 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 20 Accident 5
Ret 6 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda 17 Accident 7
Ret 21 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 16 Retirement 17
Ret 29 Spain Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 11 Retirement 19
Ret 17 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 10 Accident 15
Ret 5 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda 7 Accident 9
Ret 10 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 6 Retirement 8
Ret 1 Japan Kazuto Sakata Honda 3 Retirement 22
Ret 4 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 1 Accident 1
Ret 99 United States Jason DiSalvo Honda 0 Accident 24
DNS 41 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi Did not start
DNQ 87 Argentina Franco Lessio Yamaha Did not qualify

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