2002 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  2002 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date 14 July 2002
Official Name Cinzano British Grand Prix
Location Donington Park
Course Permanent racing facility
4.023 km (2.5 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:31.563
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:32.247
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Brazil Alex Barros
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 1:33.558
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 1:34.411
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto
Third Spain Toni Elías
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:38.078
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Time 1:38.312
Podium
First France Arnaud Vincent
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali

The 2002 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 12-14 July 2002 at the Donington Park circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 30 46:32.888 1 25
2 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 30 +2.371 5 20
3 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 30 +5.533 4 16
4 6 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha 30 +22.036 12 13
5 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 30 +28.087 11 11
6 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 30 +28.400 17 10
7 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 30 +28.947 10 9
8 21 United States John Hopkins Yamaha 30 +31.497 6 8
9 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton KR 30 +31.947 9 7
10 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 30 +41.454 16 6
11 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Honda 30 +49.458 3 5
12 8 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 30 +53.709 18 4
13 33 Japan Akira Ryo Suzuki 30 +54.480 13 3
14 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 30 +54.594 14 2
15 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 30 +54.866 8 1
16 55 France Régis Laconi Aprilia 30 +55.525 15
17 66 Germany Alex Hofmann Honda 30 +1:05.901 19
Ret 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 19 Retirement 2
Ret 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR 6 Retirement 7
DNS 20 Spain Pere Riba Yamaha
DNQ 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia 42:55.728 2 25
2 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +0.717 1 20
3 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +3.493 6 16
4 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +3.934 8 13
5 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +4.407 7 11
6 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +19.852 12 10
7 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +21.770 10 9
8 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +24.580 5 8
9 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia +25.987 11 7
10 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha +26.202 15 6
11 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +31.621 13 5
12 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +36.116 4 4
13 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +45.339 14 3
14 Japan Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha +45.538 9 2
15 Spain David Checa Aprilia +57.476 24 1
16 United Kingdom Jay Vincent Honda +1:00.795 20
17 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda +1:03.974 19
18 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:05.156 17
19 Netherlands Jarno Janssen Honda +1:19.402 16
20 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +1:22.218 18
21 United Kingdom Andrew Whittley Aprilia +1 Lap 25
Ret France Vincent Philippe Aprilia Retirement 22
Ret Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia Retirement 21
Ret Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha Retirement 3
Ret France Hugo Marchand Aprilia Retirement 23
DNQ United Kingdom Christopher Sansome Honda
DNQ United Kingdom Jason Boyce Honda

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 42:57.387 20 25
2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +0.193 5 20
3 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera +0.699 2 16
4 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +13.482 10 13
5 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +13.643 14 11
6 Spain Joan Olivé Honda +14.073 4 10
7 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +15.650 6 9
8 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi +18.608 7 8
9 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +20.761 13 7
10 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda +21.553 19 6
11 Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet +41.238 17 5
12 Italy Andrea Ballerini Honda +41.942 8 4
13 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi +46.464 21 3
14 Italy Fabrizio Lai Honda +46.699 12 2
15 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +52.816 23 1
16 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +56.261 26
17 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia +1:03.435 11
18 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +1:10.892 28
19 Italy Ivan Goi Aprilia +1:17.003 34
20 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +1:32.295 27
21 United Kingdom Christian Elkin Honda +1 Lap 32
22 United Kingdom Chris Martin Honda +1 Lap 35
23 Italy Mattia Angeloni Gilera +1 Lap 29
24 United Kingdom Leon Camier Italjet +1 Lap 31
Ret Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia Retirement 1
Ret Finland Mika Kallio Honda Retirement 9
Ret Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia Retirement 24
Ret United Kingdom Guy Fairbrother Honda Retirement 33
Ret Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia Retirement 3
Ret Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia Retirement 25
Ret Spain Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia Retirement 16
Ret Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Italjet Retirement 18
Ret Italy Michel Fabrizio Gilera Retirement 22
Ret Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia Retirement 15
Ret Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia Retirement 30
Ret New Zealand Midge Smart Honda Retirement 36


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