1997 City of Imola motorcycle Grand Prix

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Italy  1997 City of Imola Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 15 races in the
1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 6 July 1997
Location Imola
Course Permanent racing facility
4.909 km (3.050 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:48.997
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Mick Doohan
Time 1:49.436
Podium
First Australia Mick Doohan
Second Japan Nobuatsu Aoki
Third Japan Takuma Aoki
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:51.582
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:51.872
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:58.886
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:58.490
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Tomomi Manako
Third Japan Kazuto Sakata

The 1997 City of Imola motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 1997 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 6 July 1997 at Imola.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Australia Mick Doohan Honda 45:58.995 25
2 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Honda +8.646 20
3 Japan Takuma Aoki Honda +20.016 16
4 Spain Carlos Checa Honda +24.570 13
5 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda +25.884 11
6 Italy Luca Cadalora Yamaha +26.080 10
7 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha +29.374 9
8 France Jean-Michel Bayle Modenas +40.881 8
9 Brazil Alex Barros Honda +43.539 7
10 Australia Anthony Gobert Suzuki +1:01.383 6
11 Spain Sete Gibernau Yamaha +1:05.922 5
12 Spain Alberto Puig Honda +1:06.775 4
13 Australia Daryl Beattie Suzuki +1:13.074 3
14 Germany Jürgen Fuchs Elf 500 +1:14.719 2
15 Australia Kirk McCarthy ROC Yamaha +1:46.200 1
16 Italy Lucio Pedercini ROC Yamaha +1:55.880
17 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Modenas +1 Lap
18 France Frédéric Protat Honda +1 Lap
19 Italy Francesco Monaco Paton +1 Lap
Ret Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda Retirement
Ret France Bernard Garcia Honda Retirement
Ret Belgium Laurent Naveau ROC Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Doriano Romboni Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Juan Borja Elf 500 Retirement

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Honda +43:17.419 25
2 France Olivier Jacque Honda +0.656 20
3 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +0.816 16
4 Germany Ralf Waldmann Honda +6.500 13
5 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia +27.143 11
6 Italy Marcellino Lucchi Aprilia +54.157 10
7 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Honda +57.951 9
8 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda +1:01.580 8
9 Japan Osamu Miyazaki Yamaha +1:12.813 7
10 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +1:13.752 6
11 Italy Franco Battaini Yamaha +1:13.924 5
12 France William Costes Honda +1:16.926 4
13 Italy Cristiano Migliorati Honda +1:17.031 3
14 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha +1:18.149 2
15 United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Suzuki +1:27.289 1
16 Switzerland Oliver Petrucciani Aprilia +1:29.273
17 Italy Davide Bulega Aprilia +1 Lap
Ret Italy Giuseppe Fiorillo Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Takeshi Tsujimura TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Idalio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Eustaquio Gavira Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Luis d'Antin Yamaha Retirement
Ret Argentina Sebastian Porto Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement
Ret Japan Noriyasu Numata Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Luca Boscoscuro Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Loris Capirossi Aprilia Retirement

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia 41:50.114 25
2 Japan Tomomi Manako Honda +1.625 20
3 Japan Kazuto Sakata Aprilia +23.551 16
4 Australia Garry McCoy Aprilia +27.062 13
5 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda +28.196 11
6 Spain Jorge Martinez Aprilia +28.864 10
7 Italy Roberto Locatelli Honda +29.740 9
8 Japan Youichi Ui Yamaha +35.136 8
9 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +54.446 7
10 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda +54.818 6
11 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Honda +56.181 5
12 Japan Yoshiaki Katoh Yamaha +59.278 4
13 Czech Republic Jaroslav Hules Honda +1:00.363 3
14 Spain Angel Nieto Jr Aprilia +1:17.331 2
15 Germany Peter Öttl Aprilia +1:17.958 1
16 Germany Manfred Geissler Honda +1:25.233
17 Germany Dirk Raudies Honda +1:30.576
18 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1:51.087
19 Italy Christian Pistoni Honda +1:52.460
20 Italy Maurizio Cucchiarini Honda +2:22.679
Ret Spain Josep Sarda Honda Retirement
Ret Japan Masaki Tokudome Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda Retirement
Ret Spain Enrique Maturana Yamaha Retirement
Ret Italy Gino Borsoi Yamaha Retirement
Ret France Frederic Petit Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Ivan Goi Aprilia Retirement
Ret Italy Igor Antonelli Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Paolo Tessari Honda Retirement
Ret Italy Gabriele Debbia Yamaha Retirement


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1997 Dutch TT
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1997 German Grand Prix
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1996 Imola Grand Prix
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