Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

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Japanese Grand Prix
Twin Ring Motegi map-2.svg
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Venue Twin Ring Motegi
First race 1962
Most wins (rider) Jim Redman (6)
Most wins (manufacturer) Honda (46)

The Japanese Motorcycle Grand Prix is a motorcycling event that is part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season.

Winners of the Japanese Motorcycle Grand Prix[edit]

Multiple winners (riders)[edit]

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
6 Rhodesia Jim Redman 350 cc 1962, 1963, 1964
250 cc 1962, 1963, 1964
4 United States Kevin Schwantz 500 cc 1988, 1989, 1991, 1994
Japan Daijiro Kato 250 cc 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001
Italy Valentino Rossi MotoGP 2002, 2003, 2008
500 cc 2001
3 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood 350 cc 1965, 1967
250 cc 1965
Italy Luca Cadalora 250 cc 1990, 1991, 1992
Italy Loris Capirossi MotoGP 2005, 2006, 2007
Finland Mika Kallio 250 cc 2007
125 cc 2005, 2006
Spain Dani Pedrosa MotoGP 2011, 2012
250 cc 2004
2 United Kingdom Tommy Robb 125 cc 1962
50 cc 1962
Switzerland Luigi Taveri 50 cc 1963, 1965
United Kingdom Ralph Bryans 250 cc 1967
50 cc 1964
United Kingdom Bill Ivy 125 cc 1966, 1967
United States Wayne Rainey 500 cc 1990, 1993
Germany Ralf Waldmann 250 cc 1995
125 cc 1992
Australia Mick Doohan 500 cc 1992, 1997
Italy Max Biaggi 500 cc 1998
250 cc 1996
Japan Norifumi Abe 500 cc 1996, 2000
Japan Masao Azuma 125 cc 1999, 2001
Japan Hiroshi Aoyama 250 cc 2005, 2006
Italy Andrea Iannone Moto2 2011
125 cc 2009
Spain Marc Márquez Moto2 2012
125 cc 2010
Spain Jorge Lorenzo MotoGP 2009, 2013

Multiple winners (manufacturers)[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
46 Japan Honda MotoGP 2002, 2003, 2004, 2011, 2012
500 cc 1992, 1997, 1998, 2001
350 cc 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967
250 cc 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005
125 cc 1962, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004
50 cc 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
17 Japan Yamaha MotoGP 2008, 2009, 2013
500 cc 1987, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2000
350 cc 1966
250 cc 1966, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1999, 2002
125 cc 1966, 1967
11 Japan Suzuki 500 cc 1988, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1999
125 cc 1963, 1964, 1965
50 cc 1966, 1967
10 Italy Aprilia 250 cc 1996, 2003, 2009
125 cc 1996, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009
6 Austria KTM 250 cc 2006, 2007
Moto3 2012, 2013
125 cc 2005, 2006
4 Italy Ducati MotoGP 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
3 Spain Derbi 125 cc 2000, 2010, 2011

By year[edit]

A pink background indicates an event that was not part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing championship.

Year Track Moto3 Moto2 MotoGP Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2013 Motegi Spain Álex Márquez KTM Spain Pol Espargaro Kalex Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Report
2012 Motegi United Kingdom Danny Kent KTM Spain Marc Márquez Suter Spain Daniel Pedrosa Honda Report
Year Track 125 cc Moto2 MotoGP Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2011 Motegi France Johann Zarco Derbi Italy Andrea Iannone Suter Spain Daniel Pedrosa Honda Report
2010 Motegi Spain Marc Márquez Derbi Spain Toni Elías Moriwaki Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Report
Year Track 125 cc 250 cc MotoGP Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2009 Motegi Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Report
2008 Motegi Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Report
2007 Motegi Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia Finland Mika Kallio KTM Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati Report
2006 Motegi Finland Mika Kallio KTM Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati Report
2005 Motegi Finland Mika Kallio KTM Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati Report
2004 Motegi Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Spain Daniel Pedrosa Honda Japan Makoto Tamada Honda Report
2003 Suzuka Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia Italy Valentino Rossi Honda Report
2002 Suzuka France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia Japan Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha Italy Valentino Rossi Honda Report
Year Track 125 cc 250 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2001 Suzuka Japan Masao Azuma Honda Japan Daijiro Kato Honda Italy Valentino Rossi Honda Report
2000 Suzuka Japan Youichi Ui Derbi Japan Daijiro Kato Honda Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha Report
1999 Motegi Japan Masao Azuma Honda Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki Report
1998 Suzuka Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia Japan Daijiro Kato Honda Italy Max Biaggi Honda Report
1997 Suzuka Japan Noboru Ueda Honda Japan Daijiro Kato Honda Australia Michael Doohan Honda Report
1996 Suzuka Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha Report
1995 Suzuka Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda Australia Daryl Beattie Suzuki Report
1994 Suzuka Japan Takeshi Tsujimura Honda Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Report
1993 Suzuka Germany Dirk Raudies Honda Japan Tetsuya Harada Yamaha United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha Report
1992 Suzuka Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda Italy Luca Cadalora Honda Australia Michael Doohan Honda Report
1991 Suzuka Japan Noboru Ueda Honda Italy Luca Cadalora Honda United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Report
1990 Suzuka Netherlands Hans Spaan Honda Italy Luca Cadalora Yamaha United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha Report
1989 Suzuka Italy Ezio Gianola Honda United States John Kocinski Yamaha United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Report
1988 Suzuka Germany Anton Mang Honda United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Report
1987 Suzuka Japan Masaru Kobayashi Honda United States Randy Mamola Yamaha Report
Year Track 50 cc 125 cc 250 cc 350 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1967 Fuji Japan Mitsuo Itoh Suzuki United Kingdom Bill Ivy Yamaha United Kingdom Ralph Bryans Honda United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Honda Report
1966 Fuji Japan Yoshimi Katayama Suzuki United Kingdom Bill Ivy Yamaha Japan Hiroshi Hasegawa Yamaha United Kingdom Phil Read Yamaha Report
1965 Suzuka Switzerland Luigi Taveri Honda New Zealand Hugh Anderson Suzuki United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Honda United Kingdom Mike Hailwood MV Agusta Report
1964 Suzuka United Kingdom Ralph Bryans [N 1] Honda Germany Ernst Degner Suzuki Rhodesia Jim Redman Honda Rhodesia Jim Redman Honda Report
1963 Suzuka Switzerland Luigi Taveri Honda United Kingdom Frank Perris Suzuki Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Jim Redman Honda Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Jim Redman [N 2] Honda Report
1962 Suzuka United Kingdom Tommy Robb Honda United Kingdom Tommy Robb Honda Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Jim Redman Honda Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Jim Redman Honda Report
Footnotes
  1. ^ The 1964 50 cc race only had five competitors and the race was excluded from the world championship.[1]
  2. ^ The 1963 350 cc race only had three competitors and the race was excluded from the world championship.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les Championnats du Monde de Courses sur Route - L'année 1964" [World Championship Road Racing - 1964]. Racing Memory (in French). Archived from the original on 5 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Les Championnats du Monde de Courses sur Route - L'année 1963" [World Championship Road Racing - 1963]. Racing Memory (in French). Archived from the original on 5 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.