1991 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  1991 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 15 races in the
1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Eastern Creek Circuit.svg
Date 7 April 1991
Location Eastern Creek
Course Permanent racing facility
3.930 km (2.442 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha
Time 1:30.948
Fastest lap
Rider United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha
Time 1:31.455
Podium
First United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha
Second Australia Michael Doohan Honda
Third United States John Kocinski Yamaha
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora Honda
Time 1:33.926
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Cadalora Honda
Time 1:34.180
Podium
First Italy Luca Cadalora Honda
Second Germany Helmut Bradl Honda
Third Spain Carlos Cardús Honda
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi Honda
Time 1:40.057
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi Honda
Time 1:39.401
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi Honda
Second Italy Fausto Gresini Honda
Third Japan Noboru Ueda Honda

The 1991 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. The race took place on the weekend of 5–7 April 1991 at Eastern Creek Raceway in Sydney, New South Wales. It was the first of six times the Australian motorcycle Grand Prix would be held at Eastern Creek before moving permanently back to Phillip Island in 1997.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha 32 49:14.411 1 20
2 Australia Michael Doohan Honda 32 +2.549 3 17
3 United States John Kocinski Yamaha 32 +9.457 4 15
4 Australia Wayne Gardner Honda 32 +24.437 2 13
5 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki 32 +29.177 6 11
6 United States Eddie Lawson Cagiva 32 +31.155 5 10
7 France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Yamaha 32 +37.849 9 9
8 Brazil Alex Barros Cagiva 32 +59.646 7 8
9 France Adrien Morillas Yamaha 32 +59.702 10 7
10 Belgium Didier de Radiguès Suzuki 32 +1:01.652 12 6
11 Australia Kevin Magee Suzuki 32 +1:20.599 11 5
12 United States Doug Chandler Yamaha 32 +1:28.598 13 4
13 Republic of Ireland Eddie Laycock Yamaha 31 +1 lap 15 3
14 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Honda 30 +2 laps 16 2
15 United Kingdom Steve Spray Roton 29 +3 laps 17 1
16 Switzerland Niggi Schmassman Honda 28 +4 laps 18
Ret Spain Juan Garriga Yamaha 13 Retired 8
Ret Spain Sito Pons Honda 12 Retired 14
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250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 Italy Luca Cadalora Honda 28 44:19.673 1 20
2 Germany Helmut Bradl Honda 28 +0.269 2 17
3 Spain Carlos Cardús Honda 28 +11.833 3 15
4 Netherlands Wilco Zeelenberg Honda 28 +15.394 4 13
5 Italy Loris Reggiani Aprilia 28 +26.882 5 11
6 Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Aprilia 28 +56.839 7 10
7 Austria Andreas Preining Aprilia 28 +1:06.408 9 9
8 Germany Jochen Schmid Honda 28 +1:14.223 10 8
9 Italy Paolo Casoli Yamaha 28 +1:17.967 15 7
10 Venezuela Carlos Lavado Yamaha 28 +1:18.302 13 6
11 France Jean-Pierre Jeandat Honda 28 +1:30.197 5
12 Switzerland Bernard Hänggeli Aprilia 28 +1:35.860 4
13 France Frédéric Protat Aprilia 27 +1 lap 3
14 Switzerland Urs Jucker Yamaha 27 +1 lap 2
15 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Yamaha 27 +1 lap 1
16 Australia Stephen Whitehouse Yamaha 27 +1 lap
17 Spain Jaime Mariano Aprilia 27 +1 lap
18 Australia David Horton Yamaha 27 +1 lap
19 Australia Gavin Johnston Yamaha 27 +1 lap
20 Australia Warren Palesy Yamaha 27 +1 lap
21 Australia Michael Haisman Yamaha 27 +1 lap
22 New Zealand Scott Buckley Yamaha 26 +2 laps
Ret Germany Stefan Prein Honda 26 Retired 14
Ret Japan Masahiro Shimizu Honda 21 Retired 12
Ret United States Jim Filice Yamaha 21 Retired
Ret Australia Darren Milner Yamaha 14 Retired
Ret Germany Martin Wimmer Suzuki 13 Retired 6
Ret Spain Alberto Puig Yamaha 4 Retired
Ret Australia Trevor Manley Yamaha 3 Retired
Ret Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 3 Retired 11
Ret Netherlands Leon van der Heyden Honda 2 Retired
Ret Italy Doriano Romboni Honda 1 Retired 8
Ret Germany Harald Eckl Aprilia 0 Retired
Ret Australia Ricky Rice Yamaha 0 Retired
Ret Sweden Peter Linden Honda 0 Retired
Ret Italy Corrado Catalano Honda 0 Retired
Ret United Kingdom Ian Newton Yamaha 0 Retired
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125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 24 40:15.516 1 20
2 Italy Fausto Gresini Honda 24 +5.764 5 17
3 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda 24 +13.068 3 15
4 Italy Ezio Gianola Derbi 24 +16.617 2 13
5 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda 24 +22.713 8 11
6 Japan Koji Takada Honda 24 +34.286 10
7 Switzerland Heinz Lüthi Honda 24 +34.725 4 9
8 Italy Alessandro Gramigni Aprilia 24 +34.780 10 8
9 Netherlands Hans Spaan Honda 24 +42.294 13 7
10 Spain Jorge Martínez JJ Cobas 24 +47.291 9 6
11 Germany Dirk Raudies Honda 24 +47.581 15 5
12 Italy Maurizio Vitali Gazzaniga 24 +47.659 11 4
13 United Kingdom Steve Patrickson Honda 24 +47.939 3
14 Australia Peter Galvin Honda 24 +48.364 14 2
15 Japan Hisashi Unemoto Honda 24 +57.904 1
16 Japan Kazuto Sakata Honda 24 +58.009
17 Spain Julián Miralles JJ Cobas 24 +59.981
18 Spain Herri Torrontegui JJ Cobas 24 +1:01.287
19 Italy Emilio Cuppini Gazzaniga 24 +1:08.358
20 Finland Johnny Wickström Honda 24 +1:15.742
21 United Kingdom Robin Appleyard Honda 24 +1:15.941
22 Italy Gimmi Bosio Honda 24 +1:18.526
23 Germany Alfred Waibel Honda 24 +1:26.064
24 Japan Kinya Wada Honda 24 +1:26.303
25 Switzerland Thierry Feuz Honda 24 +1:26.644
26 United Kingdom Alan Patterson Honda 24 +1:46.388
27 Germany Hubert Abold Honda 23 +1 lap
28 Australia Linda Walsh Honda 23 +1 lap
29 Switzerland René Dünki Honda 23 +1 lap
30 Australia Kenneth Fisher Honda 23 +1 lap
31 Australia Tony Daly Honda 23 +1 lap
32 Australia Tony Sims Honda 23 +1 lap
33 Australia Peter Scott Honda 22 +2 laps
Ret Italy Gabriele Debbia Aprilia 17 Retired 6
Ret Spain Manuel Herreros JJ Cobas 17 Retired
Ret Spain Javier Debon JJ Cobas 11 Retired
Ret Italy Bruno Casanova Honda 9 Retired 12
Ret Switzerland Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia 7 Retired
Ret Germany Adolf Stadler JJ Cobas 3 Retired 7
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Scott, Michael (ed.). Motocourse 1991-1992. Hazleton Publishing. pp. 72–73. ISBN 0-905138-88-0. 


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