2001 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  2001 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date 8 July 2001
Location Donington Park
Course Permanent racing facility
4.023 km (2.5 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:31.964
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:33.056
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Brazil Alex Barros
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:33.651
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:34.096
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo
Third Italy Marco Melandri
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 1:38.844
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:38.626
Podium
First Japan Youichi Ui
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali

The 2001 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 July 2001 at Donington Park.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 22 United Kingdom Nicky Bennett Kawasaki 30 46:53.349 11 25
2 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 30 +1.794 1 20
3 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 30 +2.011 3 16
4 41 Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha 30 +7.610 12 13
5 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 30 +12.526 9 11
6 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 30 +12.766 4 10
7 28 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 30 +16.225 13 9
8 1 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 30 +16.699 6 8
9 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 30 +16.780 8 7
10 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 30 +24.781 2 6
11 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 30 +29.205 7 5
12 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Proton KR 30 +44.984 5 4
13 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Pulse 30 +49.907 19 3
14 14 Australia Anthony West Honda 30 +50.033 18 2
15 8 United Kingdom Chris Walker Honda 30 +59.116 14 1
16 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 30 +1:04.876 16
17 9 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda 30 +1:10.748 20
18 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Sabre V4 29 +1 Laps 22
19 68 Australia Mark Willis Pulse 29 +1 Lap 21
Ret 12 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda 21 Retirement 17
Ret 21 Netherlands Barry Veneman Honda 21 Retirement 21
Ret 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 18 Retirement 15
Ret 10 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 14 Retirement 10
DNQ 27 France Sébastien Gimbert Paton

References[edit]


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