2000 Pacific motorcycle Grand Prix

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Japan  2000 Pacific Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Motegi-circuit.jpg
Date 15 October 2000
Location Motegi
Course Permanent racing facility
4.8 km (3 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:49.954
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:50.591
Podium
First United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Italy Max Biaggi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:52.574
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Shinya Nakano
Time 1:52.253
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Shinya Nakano
Third Italy Marco Melandri
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:58.831
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:58.816
Podium
First Italy Roberto Locatelli
Second Spain Emilio Alzamora
Third Italy Simone Sanna

The 2000 Pacific motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 15 October 2000 at the Twin Ring Motegi.

500cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 2 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 25 46:23.327 2 25
2 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 25 +6.175 5 20
3 4 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 25 +6.360 1 16
4 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 25 +19.727 7 13
5 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 25 +21.994 6 11
6 1 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 25 +22.237 9 10
7 10 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 25 +23.963 4 9
8 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 25 +26.051 3 8
9 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 25 +26.388 10 7
10 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 25 +32.508 9 6
11 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 25 +36.078 13 5
12 5 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 25 +37.760 11 4
13 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 25 +38.014 16 3
14 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 25 +55.675 14 2
15 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh TSR-Honda 25 +1:06.664 15 1
16 56 Japan Tekkyu Kayoh Honda 25 +1:28.554 17
17 33 Spain David Tomás Honda 24 +1 Lap 19
18 15 Japan Yoshiteru Konishi TSR-Honda 24 +1 Lap 20
Ret 24 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 17 Retirement 8
DNS 68 Australia Mark Willis Modenas 0 Did not start 18
DNQ 36 New Zealand Stephen Briggs BSL
DNQ 25 Spain José Luis Cardoso Honda

250cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 43:26.394 25
2 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +0.707 20
3 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia +19.677 16
4 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha +24.260 13
5 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +28.673 11
6 Australia Anthony West Honda +49.317 10
7 Germany Ralf Waldmann Aprilia +50.661 9
8 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda +1:06.700 8
9 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Aprilia +1:08.330 7
10 Japan Yasumasa Hatakeyama Honda +1:14.158 6
11 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha +1:20.838 5
12 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia +1:20.946 4
13 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +1:22.838 3
14 Spain Fonsi Nieto Yamaha +1:22.817 2
15 Spain David Checa TSR-Honda +1:22.942 1
16 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +1:37.060
17 Japan Yoshinori Korogi Honda +1:46.753
18 France Sebastien Gimbert TSR-Honda +1:47.920
19 Sweden Johann Stigefelt TSR-Honda +1:48.952
Ret France Julien Allemand Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Roberto Rolfo Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Shinichi Nakatomi Honda Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia Retirement
Ret France Vincent Philippe TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Germany Klaus Nohles Aprilia Retirement
Ret Netherlands Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Lucas Oliver Bulto Yamaha Retirement
Ret Argentina Sebastian Porto Yamaha Retirement
Ret Japan Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha Retirement


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