1993 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  1993 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 14 races in the
1993 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Eastern Creek Circuit.svg
Date 28 March 1993
Location Eastern Creek Raceway
Course Permanent racing facility
3.930 km (2.442 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kevin Schwantz
Time 1:31.188
Fastest lap
Rider United States Wayne Rainey
Time 1:31.807
Podium
First United States Kevin Schwantz
Second United States Wayne Rainey
Third United States Doug Chandler
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:32.896
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:32.894
Podium
First Japan Tetsuya Harada
Second United States John Kocinski
Third Italy Max Biaggi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Carlos Giró
Time 1:37.858
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Dirk Raudies
Time 1:37.819
Podium
First Germany Dirk Raudies
Second Japan Kazuto Sakata
Third Spain Herri Torrontegui

The 1993 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the first round of the 1993 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 28 March 1993 at Eastern Creek Raceway.

500 cc race report[edit]

Beattie and Chandler get a small gap, then Beattie starts pulling away.

Schwantz, Chandler, Rainey are closing on Beattie. Doohan goes out with a mechanical. Freddie Spencer crashes out hard.

Schwantz arrives and passes into 1st. Rainey, desperate to get to the leaders, brushes Chandler’s front tire with his knee as he passes into 2nd, then passes Schwantz for 1st, but can’t hold him off.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 34 United States Kevin Schwantz Suzuki 30 46:21.885 1 25
2 1 United States Wayne Rainey Yamaha 30 +3.118 2 20
3 5 United States Doug Chandler Cagiva 30 +6.111 4 16
4 4 Australia Daryl Beattie Honda 30 +12.430 3 13
5 9 Brazil Alex Barros Suzuki 30 +36.435 7 11
6 8 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 30 +36.672 5 10
7 6 Japan Shinichi Itoh Honda 30 +39.192 6 9
8 7 Italy Luca Cadalora Yamaha 30 +52.962 10 8
9 12 Australia Mat Mladin Cagiva 30 +1:16.298 12 7
10 11 United Kingdom Niall Mackenzie ROC Yamaha 30 +1:20.844 13 6
11 21 Belgium Laurent Naveau ROC Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 24 5
12 18 France Bernard Garcia Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 18 4
13 32 France José Kuhn ROC Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 17 3
14 15 Japan Tsutomu Udagawa ROC Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 15 2
15 23 Switzerland Serge David ROC Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 22 1
16 29 United Kingdom Sean Emmett Harris Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 26
17 27 Italy Renato Colleoni ROC Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 25
18 36 Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 27
19 33 Austria Andreas Meklau ROC Yamaha 29 +1 Lap 30
20 35 Switzerland Jean Luc Romanens ROC Yamaha 28 +2 Laps 31
21 24 Netherlands Cees Doorakkers Harris Yamaha 28 +2 Laps 32
22 44 United States Alan Scott Harris Yamaha 27 +3 Laps 33
23 13 Japan Toshiyuki Arakaki ROC Yamaha 25 +5 Laps 21
Ret 46 Australia Peter Goddard Suzuki 28 Retirement 9
Ret 30 Spain Juan Lopez Mella ROC Yamaha 27 Retirement 19
Ret 16 Germany Michael Rudroff Harris Yamaha 25 Retirement 16
Ret 19 United States Freddie Spencer Yamaha 19 Retirement 11
Ret 22 United Kingdom Kevin Mitchell Harris Yamaha 18 Retirement 20
Ret 2 Australia Mick Doohan Honda 17 Retirement 8
Ret 25 France Thierry Crine ROC Yamaha 8 Retirement 29
Ret 28 United Kingdom John Reynolds Harris Yamaha 8 Retirement 14
Ret 20 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Yamaha 7 Retirement 23
Ret 14 Italy Marco Papa Librenti 4 Retirement 34
Ret 31 France Bruno Bonhuil ROC Yamaha 4 Retirement 28

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Yamaha 28 43:57.049 3 25
2 19 United States John Kocinski Suzuki 28 +0.030 4 20
3 5 Italy Max Biaggi Honda 28 +6.160 2 16
4 18 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 28 +9.597 9 13
5 14 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda 28 +9.599 5 11
6 8 Spain Carlos Cardús Honda 28 +9.946 7 10
7 10 Italy Doriano Romboni Honda 28 +10.569 6 9
8 4 Germany Helmut Bradl Honda 28 +13.571 10 8
9 17 France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Aprilia 28 +19.507 11 7
10 3 Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Yamaha 28 +19.949 14 6
11 11 Netherlands Wilco Zeelenberg Aprilia 28 +32.632 8 5
12 7 Germany Jochen Schmid Yamaha 28 +56.034 12 4
13 6 Spain Alberto Puig Honda 28 +57.581 20 3
14 13 Italy Loris Reggiani Aprilia 28 +57.996 13 2
15 28 Switzerland Adrian Bosshard Honda 28 +1:06.575 15 1
16 21 Italy Paolo Casoli Gilera 28 +1:08.841 18
17 25 Netherlands Jurgen van den Goorbergh Aprilia 28 +1:19.138 24
18 51 France Jean-Pierre Jeandat Aprilia 28 +1:21.333 21
19 44 France Jean-Michel Bayle Aprilia 28 +1:27.160 29
20 26 Germany Bernd Kassner Aprilia 28 +1:27.625 30
21 15 Japan Noboyuki Wakai Suzuki 28 +1:31.277 17
22 47 Australia Rene Bongers Honda 27 +1 lap 34
23 12 Italy Gabriele Debbia Honda 27 +1 lap 33
24 43 Italy Massimo Pennacchioli Honda 26 +2 laps 36
Ret 27 France Frédéric Protat Aprilia 26 Retirement 28
Ret 16 Austria Andreas Preining Aprilia 22 Retirement 22
Ret 22 Spain Luis Maurel Aprilia 20 Retirement 32
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 17 Retirement 1
Ret 23 Switzerland Bernard Haenggeli Aprilia 17 Retirement 25
Ret 30 Spain Juan Borja Honda 12 Retirement 27
Ret 24 Netherlands Patrick van den Goorbergh Aprilia 5 Retirement 26
Ret 39 Italy Alessandro Gramigni Gilera 5 Retirement 19
Ret 34 Spain Luis d'Antin Honda 2 Retirement 16
Ret 20 Switzerland Eskil Suter Aprilia 2 Retirement 23
Ret 32 Germany Volker Bähr Honda 0 Retirement 35
Ret 46 Australia Steven Whitehouse Yamaha 0 Retirement 31

References[edit]


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1992 South African Grand Prix
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