2000 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix

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Portugal  2000 Portuguese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 16 races in the
2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Estoril track map.svg
Date 3 September 2000
Location Estoril
Course Permanent racing facility
4.182 km (2.599 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Garry McCoy
Time 1:40.736
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:42.200
Podium
First Australia Garry McCoy
Second United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:42.506
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:42.985
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Italy Marco Melandri
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:47.080
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:47.279
Podium
First Spain Emilio Alzamora
Second Italy Roberto Locatelli
Third France Arnaud Vincent

The 2000 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 3 September 2000 at Estoril.

This was the first Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix since 1987. It was previously a one-off race held in Spain.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 24 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 28 48:07.663 1 25
2 2 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 28 +4.941 4 20
3 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 28 +5.182 12 16
4 4 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 28 +5.724 5 13
5 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 28 +13.759 10 11
6 1 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 28 +15.422 9 10
7 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 28 +15.425 6 9
8 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh TSR-Honda 28 +15.776 3 8
9 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 28 +19.623 13 7
10 10 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 28 +19.843 7 6
11 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 28 +32.421 15 5
12 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 28 +33.195 8 4
13 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 28 +54.916 14 3
14 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 28 +1:13.562 17 2
15 68 Australia Mark Willis Modenas 28 +1:18.311 16 1
16 25 Spain José Luis Cardoso Honda 28 +1:19.532 18
17 15 Japan Yoshiteru Konishi TSR-Honda 28 +1:47.140 19
18 18 France Sebastién Le Grelle Honda 27 +1 Lap 20
19 20 United Kingdom Phil Giles Honda 27 +1 Lap 21
Ret 5 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 20 Accident 11
Ret 43 Italy Paolo Tessari Paton 10 Retirement 22
Ret 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 0 Accident 2

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 45:07.769 25
2 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha +10.654 20
3 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia +28.317 16
4 Australia Anthony West Honda +34.314 13
5 Germany Klaus Nohles Aprilia +35.983 11
6 Spain Fonsi Nieto Yamaha +40.091 10
7 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Aprilia +40.375 9
8 Italy Ivan Clementi Aprilia +51.493 8
9 France Sebastien Gimbert TSR-Honda +54.322 7
10 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha +54.506 6
11 Germany Alex Hofmann Aprilia +58.840 5
12 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +59.337 4
13 France Vincent Philippe TSR-Honda +1:00.132 3
14 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +1:05.509 2
15 United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Aprilia +1:24.133 1
16 France Julien Allemand Yamaha +1:24.462
17 Spain Lucas Oliver Bulto Yamaha +1:35.079
18 Portugal Filisberto Texeira Yamaha +1 Lap
19 Spain Alvaro Molina TSR-Honda +1 Lap
Ret Spain Jeronimo Vidal Aprilia Retirement
Ret Argentina Sebastian Porto Yamaha Retirement
Ret Spain Alex Debón Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha Retirement
Ret Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha Retirement
Ret Spain David Checa TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Adrian Coates Aprilia Retirement
Ret Netherlands Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda Retirement
Ret Germany Ralf Waldmann Aprilia Retirement


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