2002 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2002 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date 3 November 2002
Official Name GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana
Location Circuit de Valencia
Course Permanent racing facility
4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:33.211
Fastest lap
Rider Brazil Alex Barros
Time 1:33.873
Podium
First Brazil Alex Barros
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Italy Max Biaggi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:35.885
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:36.784
Podium
First Italy Marco Melandri
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo
Third Spain Emilio Alzamora
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:39.426
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Steve Jenkner
Time 1:40.252
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second France Arnaud Vincent
Third Spain Pablo Nieto

The 2002 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 1-3 November 2002 at the Circuit de Valencia.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 30 47:22.404 2 25
2 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 30 +0.230 6 20
3 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 30 +15.213 1 16
4 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 30 +22.504 3 13
5 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 30 +35.165 7 11
6 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 30 +50.169 9 10
7 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 30 +1:03.814 15 9
8 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR 30 +1:05.079 8 8
9 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 30 +1:08.312 11 7
10 6 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha 30 +1:08.312 20 6
11 21 United States John Hopkins Yamaha 30 +1:26.241 17 5
12 84 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki 30 +1:27.427 18 4
13 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 29 +1 lap 10 3
14 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Honda 29 +1 lap 22 2
Ret 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 24 Retirement 14
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 19 Accident 12
Ret 29 Spain David García Proton KR 13 Retirement 19
Ret 8 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 6 Accident 4
Ret 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton KR 1 Accident 16
Ret 55 France Régis Laconi Aprilia 1 Retirement 13
Ret 30 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 0 Accident 21
Ret 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 0 Accident 5

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia 43:57.812 1 25
2 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +4.318 7 20
3 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +4.538 4 16
4 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +18.214 2 13
5 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +21.990 12 11
6 Spain David Checa Aprilia +22.173 11 10
7 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +26.755 9 9
8 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +26.909 14 8
9 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia +26.915 5 7
10 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +32.380 8 6
11 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha +36.294 13 5
12 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +42.879 16 4
13 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +42.889 10 3
14 United Kingdom Jay Vincent Honda +44.942 18 2
15 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +47.348 15 1
16 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha +47.849 19
17 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda +1:06.850 21
18 Spain Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia +1:20.276 26
19 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:24.489 22
20 France Erwan Nigon Honda +1:27.859 23
21 United States Chuck Sorensen Aprilia +1 Lap 27
Ret Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda Retirement 20
Ret Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia Retirement 25
Ret Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia Retirement 6
Ret France Eric Bataille Honda Retirement 24
Ret France Hugo Marchand Aprilia Retirement 17
Ret Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha Retirement 3

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 42:13.044 1 25
2 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia +0.100 4 20
3 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +2.704 3 16
4 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +3.069 5 13
5 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +3.136 7 11
6 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia +8.041 6 10
7 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera +8.852 2 9
8 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia +11.879 18 8
9 Spain Joan Olivé Honda +12.037 12 7
10 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +14.757 8 6
11 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia +15.167 13 5
12 Italy Andrea Ballerini Honda +18.472 9 4
13 Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia +18.514 20 3
14 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia +18.804 15 2
15 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Italjet +23.694 11 1
16 Finland Mika Kallio Honda +23.726 10
17 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +23.782 14
18 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +23.958 19
19 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +24.110 17
20 Italy Michel Fabrizio Gilera +54.350 25
21 Germany Klaus Nohles Honda +58.575 30
22 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi +58.916 26
23 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia +59.286 28
24 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +1:10.021 35
25 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +1:10.155 33
26 Spain Ruben Catalan Aprilia +1:16.125 32
27 Germany Dario Giuseppetti Honda +1:16.138 34
28 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:20.058 31
29 Switzerland Vincent Braillard Honda +1 Lap 37
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet Retirement 27
Ret Italy Mattia Angeloni Gilera Retirement 23
Ret Spain Julian Simon Honda Retirement 22
Ret Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia Retirement 29
Ret Japan Youichi Ui Derbi Retirement 16
Ret Italy Christian Pistoni Italjet Retirement 36
Ret Canada Chris Peris Honda Retirement 38
Ret Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia Retirement 24
Ret Japan Noboru Ueda Honda Retirement 21


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