2001 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

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Japan  2001 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Suzuka.png
Date 8 April 2001
Location Suzuka Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.859 km (3.641 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 2:04.777
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tohru Ukawa
Time 2:06.805
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Australia Garry McCoy
Third Italy Max Biaggi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 2:07.414
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 2:08.658
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Italy Roberto Locatelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 2:14.686
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Masao Azuma
Time 2:15.353
Podium
First Japan Masao Azuma
Second Japan Youichi Ui
Third Italy Simone Sanna

The 2001 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the first round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 April, 2001 at the Suzuka Circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 21 44:51.501 7 25
2 5 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 21 +0.724 4 20
3 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 21 +0.956 3 16
4 6 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha 21 +1.176 6 13
5 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 21 +3.256 2 11
6 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 21 +14.515 8 10
7 1 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 21 +22.876 9 9
8 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 21 +28.732 1 8
9 28 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 21 +34.478 11 7
10 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 21 +53.765 12 6
11 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Proton KR 21 +58.688 16 5
12 12 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda 21 +1:17.338 17 4
13 9 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda 21 +1:17.681 20 3
Ret 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Pulse 19 Retirement 21
Ret 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 16 Accident 5
Ret 68 Australia Mark Willis Pulse 15 Retirement 23
Ret 33 Japan Akira Ryō Suzuki 12 Accident 15
Ret 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 11 Retirement 19
Ret 41 Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha 10 Accident 10
Ret 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 8 Accident 14
Ret 21 Netherlands Barry Veneman Honda 5 Retirement 24
Ret 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Sabre V4 3 Retirement 22
Ret 10 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 0 Collision 13
Ret 8 United Kingdom Chris Walker Honda 0 Collision 18
DNQ 14 Australia Marcus Payten Honda

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 19 41:03.596 1 25
2 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 19 +18.763 8 20
3 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 19 +18.835 3 13
4 8 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 19 +23.135 7 13
5 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 19 +24.423 9 11
6 5 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia 19 +26.595 2 10
7 21 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia 19 +31.142 6 9
8 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 19 +43.953 5 8
9 9 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha 19 +45.887 11 7
10 46 Japan Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 19 +48.496 15 6
11 10 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 19 +53.583 12 5
12 66 Germany Alex Hofmann Aprilia 19 +1:05.172 18 4
13 87 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 19 +1:05.267 14 3
14 12 Germany Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 19 +1:17.422 13 2
15 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 19 +1:18.183 25 1
16 42 Spain David Checa Honda 19 +1:18.602 24
17 57 Italy Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 19 +1:26.040 26
18 20 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 19 +1:35.868 23
19 48 Japan Shinichi Nakatomi Honda 19 +1:41.647 16
20 47 Japan Tekkyu Kayoh TSR-Honda 19 +1:43.891 27
21 55 Italy Diego Giugovaz Yamaha 19 +1:49.324 28
22 98 Germany Katja Poensgen Aprilia 18 +1 Lap 30
Ret 37 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 16 Retirement 17
Ret 18 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 15 Accident 21
Ret 22 Spain José David de Gea Yamaha 14 Accident 20
Ret 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 6 Accident 4
Ret 11 Italy Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 6 Retirement 29
Ret 45 United Kingdom Stuart Edwards TSR-Honda 5 Retirement 31
Ret 81 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 4 Retirement 10
Ret 7 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda 1 Accident 19
Ret 19 France Julien Allemand Yamaha 0 Accident 22
DNS 49 Japan Choujun Kameya Yamaha Did not start
DNQ 16 Spain David Tomás Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 23 Brazil César Barros Yamaha Did not qualify

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 4 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 18 40:59.192 4 25
2 41 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi 18 +0.067 1 20
3 16 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia 18 +0.604 19 16
4 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 18 +0.898 6 13
5 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera 18 +1.151 2 11
6 9 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 18 +1.376 3 10
7 17 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 18 +14.173 5 9
8 6 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda 18 +14.632 16 8
9 21 France Arnaud Vincent Honda 18 +15.735 18 7
10 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi 18 +16.333 22 6
11 29 Spain Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 18 +17.384 11 5
12 11 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia 18 +17.992 9 4
13 8 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 18 +18.621 12 3
14 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 18 +18.628 14 2
15 57 Japan Hiroyuki Kikuchi Honda 18 +23.655 15 1
16 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 18 +34.401 17
17 39 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Honda 18 +34.521 13
18 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 18 +46.838 23
19 25 Spain Joan Olivé Honda 18 +47.378 34
20 98 Japan Masafumi Ono Honda 18 +48.164 25
21 18 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda 18 +58.746 26
22 56 Japan Yuzo Fujioka ERP Honda 18 +1:00.982 28
23 28 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 18 +1:01.962 31
24 10 Germany Jarno Müller Honda 18 +1:21.581 21
25 14 Germany Philipp Hafeneger Honda 18 +1:49.589 32
Ret 55 Japan Hideyuki Nakajoh Honda 15 Retirement 10
Ret 5 Japan Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 14 Accident 7
Ret 31 Spain Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 14 Retirement 29
Ret 19 Italy Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 13 Retirement 30
Ret 20 Italy Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 12 Accident 20
Ret 34 Andorra Eric Bataille Honda 11 Accident 24
Ret 7 Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet 5 Accident 8
Ret 12 Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia 0 Retirement 35
Ret 27 Italy Marco Petrini Honda 0 Accident 27
Ret 97 Japan Naoki Katoh Honda 0 Accident 33

References[edit]


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