2002 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Malaysia  2002 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 13 October 2002
Official Name Gauloises Malaysian Motorcycle GP
Location Sepang International Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.548 km (3.447 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Brazil Alex Barros
Time 2:04.487
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 2:04.925
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Brazil Alex Barros
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 2:08.067
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 2:08.858
Podium
First Spain Fonsi Nieto
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third Italy Roberto Rolfo
125 cc
Pole position
Rider France Arnaud Vincent
Time 2:13.563
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Time 2:13.919
Podium
First France Arnaud Vincent
Second Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa

The 2002 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 11-13 October 2002 at the Sepang International Circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 21 44:01.592 2 25
2 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 21 +0.542 8 20
3 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 21 +1.572 1 16
4 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 21 +2.238 6 13
5 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 21 +8.475 3 11
6 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 21 +23.000 16 10
7 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 21 +24.360 5 9
8 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 21 +24.709 12 8
9 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 21 +27.669 4 7
10 6 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha 21 +41.811 11 6
11 33 Japan Akira Ryō Suzuki 21 +42.603 18 5
12 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR 21 +45.761 7 4
13 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 21 +48.316 10 3
14 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 21 +1:01.270 15 2
15 8 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 21 +1:13.096 9 1
16 30 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 21 +1:15.503 21
17 55 France Régis Laconi Aprilia 21 +1:21.513 20
18 21 United States John Hopkins Yamaha 21 +1:42.684 19
19 84 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki 21 +1:48.156 22
Ret 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton KR 18 Retirement 13
Ret 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Honda 11 Retirement 14
Ret 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 3 Accident 17

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 43:28.624 1 25
2 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +0.412 3 20
3 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +2.947 6 16
4 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha +7.910 8 13
5 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +8.581 5 11
6 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +8.706 7 10
7 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +19.155 14 9
8 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +22.459 13 8
9 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha +22.694 12 7
10 Spain David Checa Aprilia +29.350 11 6
11 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +36.502 10 5
12 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +40.016 15 4
13 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +46.558 4 3
14 United Kingdom Jay Vincent Honda +49.793 18 2
15 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha +57.200 21 1
16 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +1:02.918 23
17 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda +1:02.950 20
18 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:03.369 16
19 France Hugo Marchand Aprilia +1:13.145 17
Ret France Erwan Nigon Honda Retirement 22
Ret Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia Retirement 19
Ret Spain Alex Debón Aprilia Retirement 9
Ret Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia Retirement 24
Ret Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia Retirement 2

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 40:32.656 1 25
2 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia +0.278 7 20
3 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +0.345 3 16
4 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera +0.813 2 13
5 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +3.647 10 11
6 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +6.288 4 10
7 Finland Mika Kallio Honda +13.020 14 9
8 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia +13.028 5 8
9 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +13.255 9 7
10 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +21.494 19 6
11 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia +25.209 22 5
12 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi +30.511 6 4
13 Spain Joan Olivé Honda +36.548 16 3
14 Germany Klaus Nohles Honda +45.983 11 2
15 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +46.435 17 1
16 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +46.466 15
17 Italy Mattia Angeloni Gilera +47.101 18
18 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda +47.692 26
19 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +47.724 20
20 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi +48.079 24
21 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +1:22.654 30
22 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +1:22.721 28
23 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +1:22.867 32
24 Germany Dario Giuseppetti Honda +1:23.046 29
25 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:36.014 31
26 Italy Michel Fabrizio Gilera +1:36.792 21
Ret Italy Christian Pistoni Italjet Retirement 33
Ret Australia Joshua Waters Honda Retirement 34
Ret Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Italjet Retirement 23
Ret Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia Retirement 27
Ret Italy Andrea Ballerini Honda Retirement 13
Ret Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia Retirement 8
Ret Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia Retirement 12
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet Retirement 25


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