1999 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix

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Brazil  1999 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 24 October 1999
Location Rio de Janeiro
Course Permanent racing facility
5.031 km (3.126 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:52.227
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:52.869
Podium
First Japan Norick Abe
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:54.072
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:54.230
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:59.490
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:59.801
Podium
First Japan Noboru Ueda
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third Spain Emilio Alzamora

The 1999 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 24 October 1999 at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 24 45:24.308 12 25
2 2 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 24 +0.161 6 20
3 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 24 +0.257 1 16
4 5 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 24 +4.442 3 13
5 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 24 +4.631 2 11
6 3 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 24 +21.254 11 10
7 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 24 +21.525 5 9
8 24 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 24 +22.394 10 8
9 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 24 +23.089 9 7
10 35 Australia Anthony Gobert Muz-Weber 24 +30.275 8 6
11 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 24 +41.314 14 5
12 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 24 +41.648 18 4
13 19 United States John Kocinski Honda 24 +42.757 15 3
14 52 Spain José David de Gea Modenas 24 +43.380 16 2
15 26 Japan Haruchika Aoki TSR-Honda 24 +45.652 19 1
16 68 Australia Mark Willis Modenas 24 +48.740 21
17 25 Spain José Luis Cardoso TSR-Honda 24 +1:14.209 17
18 22 France Sébastien Gimbert Honda 24 +1:27.360 23
Ret 14 Spain Juan Borja Honda 7 Retirement 13
Ret 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Muz-Weber 4 Retirement 7
Ret 20 United States Mike Hale Modenas 4 Retirement 20
Ret 4 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 1 Accident 4
Ret 21 United Kingdom Michael Rutter Honda 1 Retirement 24
Ret 37 Australia Steve Martin Honda 0 Retirement 22

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia 42:17.893 25
2 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +1.328 20
3 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda +1.944 16
4 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha +2.342 13
5 Italy Stefano Perugini Honda +2.395 11
6 Argentina Sebastian Porto Yamaha +13.031 10
7 Germany Ralf Waldmann Aprilia +15.483 9
8 Japan Tomomi Manako Yamaha +16.222 8
9 Italy Roberto Rolfo Aprilia +41.230 7
10 Italy Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda +43.002 6
11 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Honda +43.012 5
12 Germany Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda +54.010 4
13 France Julien Allemand TSR-Honda +1:12.641 3
14 United Kingdom Scott Smart Aprilia +1:12.746 2
15 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +1:12.791 1
16 Netherlands Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda +1:32.120
17 Spain Fonsi Nieto Yamaha +1:32.440
18 Argentina Alfredo Rios Aprilia +1:42.432
19 Sweden Johann Stigefelt Yamaha +1:44.838
Ret United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia Retirement
Ret Australia Anthony West TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Spain David Garcia Yamaha Retirement
Ret Germany Markus Barth Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda 42:14.547 25
2 Italy Marco Melandri Honda +0.131 20
3 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +0.977 16
4 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +1.055 13
5 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +1.297 11
6 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +1.457 10
7 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia +1.589 9
8 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +2.025 8
9 Italy Simone Sanna Honda +2.280 7
10 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi +20.740 6
11 Italy Ivan Goi Honda +24.150 5
12 Spain Jeronimo Vidal Aprilia +24.424 4
13 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia +29.529 3
14 Italy Max Sabbatani Honda +30.710 2
15 Spain Angel Nieto Jr Honda +30.755 1
16 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +49.281
17 Japan Kazuto Sakata Honda +52.716
18 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +52.850
19 Germany Reinhard Stolz Honda +52.955
20 France Frederic Petit Aprilia +53.422
21 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda +1:06.648
22 Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia +1:21.345
23 Brazil Cesar Barros Honda +1:30.684
24 Brazil Cristiano Irias-Vieira Honda +1:31.895
25 United States Jason di Salvo Honda +1:50.098
26 Brazil Renato Velludo Honda +1 Lap
Ret Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi Retirement
Ret Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia Retirement


Previous race:
1999 South African Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1999 season
Next race:
1999 Argentine Grand Prix
Previous race:
1997 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix Next race:
2000 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix