1993 Dutch TT
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|Race 7 of 14 races in the
1993 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
|Date||26 June 1993|
|Course||Permanent racing facility
6.049 km (3.759 mi)
500 cc race report
Honda announces that Shinichi Itoh’s bike is fuel-injected not carburated, and that this is the first time it is being used. Wayne Rainey wants to use a ROC chassis instead of the factory one which was overstiff, but wasn’t allowed to.
Mick Doohan on pole where he had his accident the previous year.
Beattie crashes out of third and Mat Mladin’s crashing bike in the same turn sends the marshalls running. Beattie walks away from it.
There’s a 3-way fight for 1st between Schwantz, Alex Barros and Doohan.
Barros crashes out of the lead, tumbling hard through the furrowed gravel, but is able to walk to the barriers. The way Barros was tossed up by the furrows in the gravel is a foreshadowing of Rainey at Misano.
Schwantz leads Doohan into the chicane on the last lap and Doohan tries a desperate pass, but Schwantz holds him off. Schwantz is now 28 points ahead of Rainey.
500 cc classification
250 cc classification
1993 German Grand Prix
|FIM Grand Prix World Championship
1993 European Grand Prix
1992 Dutch TT
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1994 Dutch TT