1999 South African motorcycle Grand Prix

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South Africa  1999 South African Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phakisa Freeway - Road course.svg
Date 10 October 1999
Location Welkom
Course Permanent racing facility
4.242 km (2.613 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tadayuki Okada
Time 1:35.930
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Sete Gibernau
Time 1:36.554
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:38.287
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:37.624
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Shinya Nakano
Third France Olivier Jacque
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Gianluigi Scalvini
Time 1:43.404
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Gianluigi Scalvini
Time 1:43.284
Podium
First Italy Gianluigi Scalvini
Second France Arnaud Vincent
Third Italy Marco Melandri

The 1999 South African motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 10 October 1999 at Phakisa Freeway.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 2 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 28 45:24.602 2 25
2 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 28 +4.822 3 20
3 3 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 28 +5.138 6 16
4 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 28 +10.432 1 13
5 14 Spain Juan Borja Honda 28 +14.187 5 11
6 4 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 28 +14.282 7 10
7 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 28 +22.636 14 9
8 24 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 28 +33.224 13 8
9 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 28 +41.357 11 7
10 19 United States John Kocinski Honda 28 +44.052 9 6
11 5 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 28 +56.083 8 5
12 26 Japan Haruchika Aoki TSR-Honda 28 +56.443 15 4
13 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Muz-Weber 28 +57.117 10 3
14 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 28 +59.166 12 2
15 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 28 +59.290 17 1
16 68 Australia Mark Willis Modenas 28 +1:06.003 16
17 25 Spain José Luis Cardoso TSR-Honda 28 +1:11.108 24
18 35 Australia Anthony Gobert Muz-Weber 28 +1:17.861 19
19 22 France Sébastien Gimbert Honda 28 +1:18.332 20
20 52 Spain José David de Gea Modenas 28 +1:25.564 18
21 37 Australia Steve Martin Honda 28 +1:25.971 22
22 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 27 +1 Lap 4
Ret 21 United Kingdom Michael Rutter Honda 9 Retirement 23
Ret 20 United States Mike Hale Modenas 5 Retirement 21

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia 42:57.870 25
2 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +1.913 20
3 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha +3.862 16
4 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +4.131 13
5 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda +19.739 11
6 Argentina Sebastian Porto Yamaha +23.224 10
7 Italy Stefano Perugini Honda +26.461 9
8 Italy Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda +28.366 8
9 Australia Anthony West TSR-Honda +37.644 7
10 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +42.837 6
11 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Honda +45.558 5
12 Japan Tomomi Manako Yamaha +51.489 4
13 Germany Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda +57.309 3
14 Japan Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda +57.544 2
15 Spain Fonsi Nieto Yamaha +1:35.573 1
16 South Africa Shane Norval Honda +1:42.183
17 Sweden Johann Stigefelt Yamaha +1 Lap
18 Netherlands Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda +1 Lap
19 United Kingdom Adrian Coates Aprilia +1 Lap
20 Germany Markus Barth Yamaha +1 Lap
Ret United Kingdom Scott Smart Aprilia Retirement
Ret Argentina Alfredo Rios Aprilia Retirement
Ret France Julien Allemand TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Netherlands Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Germany Ralf Waldmann Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 41:41.665 25
2 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia +0.660 20
3 Italy Marco Melandri Honda +0.844 16
4 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +8.084 13
5 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +17.277 11
6 Italy Simone Sanna Honda +17.667 10
7 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi +22.769 9
8 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda +23.794 8
9 Italy Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia +24.187 7
10 Spain Jeronimo Vidal Aprilia +35.785 6
11 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +39.000 5
12 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi +39.264 4
13 Spain Angel Nieto Jr Honda +50.228 3
14 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +53.917 2
15 Japan Kazuto Sakata Honda +54.458 1
16 Italy Max Sabbatani Honda +54.733
17 Germany Reinhard Stolz Honda +56.884
18 France Frederic Petit Aprilia +1:00.750
19 South Africa Beaumont Levy Honda +1:39.377
Ret Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda Retirement
Ret France Randy de Puniet Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia Retirement
Ret San Marino Manuel Poggiali Derbi Retirement
Ret Italy Ivan Goi Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Noboru Ueda Honda Retirement


Previous race:
1999 Australian Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1999 season
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1999 Brazilian Grand Prix
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1992 South African Grand Prix
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2000 South African Grand Prix