2001 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix

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Brazil  2001 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 3 November 2001
Location Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet
Course Permanent racing facility
5.031 km (3.126 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tohru Ukawa
Time 1:51.431
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:53.251
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Carlos Checa
Third Italy Max Biaggi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 1:53.819
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:55.315
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third Italy Roberto Locatelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:58.676
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Simone Sanna
Time 2:11.067
Podium
First Japan Youichi Ui
Second Italy Simone Sanna
Third France Arnaud Vincent

The 2001 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth and latest round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 1–3 November 2001 at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet.


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