2002 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  2002 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date 20 October 2002
Official Name SKYY vodka Australian Grand Prix
Location Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams
Time 1:31.919
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:32.233
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Brazil Alex Barros
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 1:33.904
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:34.072
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto
Third Argentina Sebastián Porto
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:38.632
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:37.983
Podium
First San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Second Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Third Spain Pablo Nieto

The 2002 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the penultimate round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 18–20 October 2002 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 27 42:02.041 7 25
2 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 27 +9.782 5 20
3 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 27 +11.134 6 16
4 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 27 +11.327 10 13
5 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 27 +11.414 4 11
6 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 27 +20.937 8 10
7 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton KR 27 +22.505 3 9
8 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 27 +26.642 17 8
9 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 27 +26.692 12 7
10 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR 27 +31.994 1 6
11 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 27 +34.563 20 5
12 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 27 +38.827 15 4
13 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 27 +45.418 16 3
14 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Honda 27 +52.542 18 2
15 30 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 27 +52.565 21 1
16 21 United States John Hopkins Yamaha 27 +1:12.169 14
17 84 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki 27 +1:12.196 19
18 8 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 26 +1 lap 2
Ret 72 Japan Shinichi Ito Honda 11 Retirement 13
Ret 55 France Régis Laconi Aprilia 10 Retirement 11
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 2 Retirement 9
DNS 6 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha

250cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia 39:44.293 2 25
2 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +0.007 1 20
3 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha +5.766 3 16
4 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +16.042 9 13
5 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +18.917 4 11
6 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +18.985 5 10
7 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +21.349 6 9
8 Spain David Checa Aprilia +39.582 12 8
9 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia +46.230 8 7
10 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +50.645 13 6
11 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +55.268 15 5
12 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha +55.288 7 4
13 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +1:07.391 11 3
14 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +1:09.565 16 2
15 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha +1:09.973 18 1
16 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:10.270 21
17 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +1:10.368 22
18 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda +1:10.966 10
19 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +1:25.241 19
20 Australia Russell Holland Yamaha +1 Lap 25
Ret France Hugo Marchand Aprilia Retirement 23
Ret Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia Retirement 24
Ret United Kingdom Jay Vincent Honda Retirement 17
Ret Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia Retirement 14
Ret France Erwan Nigon Honda Retirement 20

125cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera 38:08.028 1 25
2 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia +1.252 5 20
3 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +1.310 6 16
4 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia +1.414 2 13
5 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +1.575 10 11
6 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia +5.615 7 10
7 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +16.861 4 9
8 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +21.544 17 8
9 Spain Joan Olivé Honda +21.833 16 7
10 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +22.168 9 6
11 Italy Andrea Ballerini Honda +28.012 12 5
12 Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet +32.645 13 4
13 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi +33.386 14 3
14 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia +39.047 19 2
15 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +39.117 24 1
16 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Italjet +39.282 20
17 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia +55.604 21
18 Germany Klaus Nohles Honda +57.689 25
19 Italy Mattia Angeloni Gilera +57.861 27
20 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +58.141 28
21 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda +58.148 26
22 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:28.678 29
23 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +1:32.597 30
24 Germany Dario Giuseppetti Honda +1:32.853 33
25 Australia Joshua Waters Honda +1 Lap 32
26 Australia Peter Holmes Honda +1 Lap 35
27 Australia Jeremy Crowe Honda +1 Lap 36
Ret Italy Michel Fabrizio Gilera Retirement 23
Ret Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi Retirement 22
Ret San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia Retirement 3
Ret Finland Mika Kallio Honda Retirement 11
Ret Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda Retirement 31
Ret Italy Christian Pistoni Italjet Retirement 34
Ret Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia Retirement 15
Ret Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia Retirement 8
Ret Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia Retirement 18


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