1999 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix

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Brazil  1999 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 24 October 1999
Official name Telefônica Celular Rio Grand Prix
Location Rio de Janeiro
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.933 km (3.065 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:52.227
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:52.869 on lap 10
Podium
First Japan Norick Abe
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:54.072
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:54.230 on lap 20
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:59.490
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:59.801 on lap 20
Podium
First Japan Noboru Ueda
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third Spain Emilio Alzamora

The 1999 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 1999 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 24 October 1999 at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 24 45:24.308 12 25
2 2 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 24 +0.161 6 20
3 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 24 +0.257 1 16
4 5 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 24 +4.442 3 13
5 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 24 +4.631 2 11
6 3 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 24 +21.254 11 10
7 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 24 +21.525 5 9
8 24 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 24 +22.394 10 8
9 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 24 +23.089 9 7
10 35 Australia Anthony Gobert MuZ Weber 24 +30.275 8 6
11 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 24 +41.314 14 5
12 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 24 +41.648 18 4
13 19 United States John Kocinski Honda 24 +42.757 15 3
14 52 Spain José David de Gea Modenas KR3 24 +43.380 16 2
15 26 Japan Haruchika Aoki TSR-Honda 24 +45.652 19 1
16 68 Australia Mark Willis Modenas KR3 24 +48.740 21
17 25 Spain José Luis Cardoso TSR-Honda 24 +1:14.209 17
18 22 France Sébastien Gimbert Honda 24 +1:27.360 23
Ret 14 Spain Juan Borja Honda 7 Retirement 13
Ret 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh MuZ Weber 4 Retirement 7
Ret 20 United States Mike Hale Modenas KR3 4 Retirement 20
Ret 4 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 1 Accident 4
Ret 21 United Kingdom Michael Rutter Honda 1 Retirement 24
Ret 37 Australia Steve Martin Honda 0 Retirement 22
Source: [1]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Aprilia 22 42:17.893 2 25
2 4 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 22 +1.328 9 20
3 1 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 22 +1.944 4 16
4 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 22 +2.342 1 13
5 7 Italy Stefano Perugini Honda 22 +2.395 8 11
6 12 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha 22 +13.031 5 10
7 6 Germany Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 22 +15.483 10 9
8 11 Japan Tomomi Manako Yamaha 22 +16.222 12 8
9 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 22 +41.230 13 7
10 37 Italy Luca Boscoscuro TSR-Honda 22 +43.002 11 6
11 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Honda 22 +43.012 14 5
12 66 Germany Alex Hofmann TSR-Honda 22 +54.010 18 4
13 23 France Julien Allemand TSR-Honda 22 +1:12.641 17 3
14 18 United Kingdom Scott Smart Aprilia 22 +1:12.746 16 2
15 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 22 +1:12.791 3 1
16 41 Netherlands Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda 22 +1:32.120 19
17 10 Spain Fonsi Nieto Yamaha 22 +1:32.440 20
18 58 Argentina Matías Ríos Aprilia 22 +1:42.432 23
19 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Yamaha 22 +1:44.838 21
Ret 32 Germany Markus Barth Yamaha 20 Retirement 24
Ret 14 Australia Anthony West TSR-Honda 15 Retirement 15
Ret 9 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 13 Retirement 6
Ret 21 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia 5 Retirement 7
Ret 15 Spain David García Yamaha 1 Retirement 22
DNS 17 Netherlands Maurice Bolwerk TSR-Honda Did not start
WD 36 Japan Masaki Tokudome TSR-Honda Withdrew
Source: [2]

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6 Japan Noboru Ueda Honda 21 42:14.647 6 25
2 13 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 21 +0.131 1 20
3 7 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda 21 +0.977 12 16
4 32 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 21 +1.055 5 13
5 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 21 +1.297 8 11
6 4 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 21 +1.457 2 10
7 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 21 +1.689 3 9
8 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 21 +2.025 4 8
9 16 Italy Simone Sanna Honda 21 +2.280 11 7
10 41 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi 21 +20.740 7 6
11 26 Italy Ivan Goi Honda 21 +24.150 15 5
12 10 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 21 +24.424 13 4
13 21 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 21 +29.529 16 3
14 11 Italy Max Sabbatani Honda 21 +30.710 14 2
15 29 Spain Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 21 +30.755 19 1
16 17 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 21 +49.281 20
17 1 Japan Kazuto Sakata Honda 21 +52.716 22
18 12 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 21 +52.850 18
19 18 Germany Reinhard Stolz Honda 21 +52.955 21
20 9 France Frédéric Petit Aprilia 21 +53.422 17
21 5 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Honda 21 +1:06.648 10
22 24 Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia 21 +1:21.345 24
23 97 Brazil César Barros Honda 21 +1:30.648 27
24 96 Brazil Cristiano Vieira Honda 21 +1:31.895 25
25 99 United States Jason DiSalvo Honda 21 +1:50.098 26
26 95 Brazil Renato Velludo Honda 20 +1 lap 28
Ret 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi 10 Retirement 23
Ret 8 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Aprilia 4 Accident 9
DNS 44 Italy Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 98 Brazil Alexander Di Grandi Honda Did not qualify
Source: [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telefônica Celular Rio Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 24 October 1999. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Telefônica Celular Rio Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 24 October 1999. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Telefônica Celular Rio Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 24 October 1999. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 


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