1996 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  1996 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 15 races in the
1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date15 September 1996
Official nameGran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya[1][2]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:46.201
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Carlos Checa
Time 1:47.183
Podium
First Spain Carlos Checa
Second Australia Mick Doohan
Third Spain Àlex Crivillé
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:47.757
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:48.490
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Germany Ralf Waldmann
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:54.536
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tomomi Manako
Time 1:54.307
Podium
First Japan Tomomi Manako
Second Australia Garry McCoy
Third Japan Kazuto Sakata

The 1996 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 1996 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 15 September 1996 at the Circuit de Catalunya.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Spain Carlos Checa Fortuna Honda Pons Honda 44:56.885 25
2 Australia Mick Doohan Team Repsol Honda Honda +6.591 20
3 Spain Àlex Crivillé Team Repsol Honda Honda +6.640 16
4 Italy Luca Cadalora Kanemoto Honda Honda +7.048 13
5 Japan Tadayuki Okada Team Repsol Honda Honda +7.129 11
6 Japan Shinichi Itoh Team Repsol Honda Honda +21.867 10
7 Spain Alberto Puig Fortuna Honda Pons Honda +25.939 9
8 Brazil Alex Barros Honda Pileri Honda +26.875 8
9 Italy Loris Capirossi Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +27.105 7
10 Japan Norifumi Abe Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha +58.628 6
11 United States Scott Russell Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki +1:02.111 5
12 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams QUB Team Optimum ROC Yamaha +1:25.019 4
13 France Frederic Protat Soverex FP Racing ROC Yamaha +1:39.079 3
14 Australia Paul Young Padgett's Racing Team Harris Yamaha +1 Lap 2
15 United Kingdom Chris Walker Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 +1 Lap 1
Ret Italy Lucio Pedercini Team Pedercini ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Eugene McManus Millar Racing Yamaha Retirement
Ret New Zealand Andrew Stroud World Championship Motorsports ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Jean-Michel Bayle Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha Retirement
Ret Spain Juan Borja Elf 500 ROC Elf 500 Retirement
Ret United States Kenny Roberts Jr Marlboro Yamaha Roberts Yamaha Retirement
Ret Switzerland Adrien Bosshard Elf 500 ROC ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Sean Emmett Harris Grand Prix Harris Yamaha Retirement
Ret Australia Daryl Beattie Lucky Strike Suzuki Suzuki Retirement
DNS Italy Doriano Romboni IP Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia Did not start
DNS France Jean Pierre Jeandat Team Paton Paton Did not start
Sources: [3][4]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia 42:03.123 25
2 France Olivier Jacque Honda +10.188 20
3 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda +13.476 16
4 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +14.291 13
5 Germany Jürgen Fuchs Honda +14.433 11
6 Italy Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia +18.269 10
7 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +25.600 9
8 Italy Cristiano Migliorati Honda +34.269 8
9 Switzerland Eskil Suter Aprilia +38.493 7
10 France Regis Laconi Honda +40.120 6
11 Japan Takeshi Tsujimura Honda +40.150 5
12 Argentina Sebastian Porto Aprilia +46.555 4
13 Spain Luis d'Antin Honda +48.011 3
14 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda +49.391 2
15 Japan Osamu Miyazaki Aprilia +53.953 1
16 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +54.143
17 Italy Davide Bulega Aprilia +54.369
18 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +54.621
19 Italy Alessandro Antonello Aprilia +1:08.015
20 Spain Francisco Riquelme Honda +1 Lap
21 Spain Ismael Bonilla Honda +1 Lap
22 Spain Vicente Esparragoso Honda +1 Lap
Ret Spain José Luis Cardoso Aprilia Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Aprilia Retirement
Ret Switzerland Olivier Petrucciani Aprilia Retirement
Ret France Cristophe Cogan Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Miguel Tey Honda Retirement
Ret Venezuela José Barresi Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Franco Battaini Honda Retirement
Ret France Jean-Philippe Ruggia Honda Retirement
Ret France Christian Boudinot Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Sete Gibernau Yamaha Retirement

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Tomomi Manako Honda 42:26.228 25
2 Australia Garry McCoy Aprilia +1.190 20
3 Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +6.606 16
4 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +6.754 13
5 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +6.920 11
6 Japan Youichi Ui Yamaha +6.962 10
7 Japan Yoshiaki Katoh Honda +6.998 9
8 Spain Jorge Martinez Honda +7.244 8
9 Italy Ivan Goi Honda +8.828 7
10 Germany Dirk Raudies Honda +13.303 6
11 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda +17.744 5
12 Spain Herri Torrontegui Honda +19.034 4
13 Czech Republic Jaroslav Hules Honda +39.015 3
14 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +40.142 2
15 Italy Gabriele Debbia Yamaha +40.194 1
16 Spain Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia +49.499
17 Spain Daniel Ribalta Honda +58.692
18 Spain David García Honda +1:15.975
Ret Germany Manfred Geissler Aprilia Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Darren Barton Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain José Antonio Ramirez Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Enrique Maturana Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Frederic Petit Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia Retirement
Ret Netherlands Loek Bodelier Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Josep Sarda Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Akira Saito Honda Retirement
Ret Germany Peter Öttl Aprilia Retirement

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Catalan MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Catalunya - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ "1996 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · CATALUNYA GRAND PRIX · 500cc Race Classification 1996". Motogp.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.


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