2000 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix

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Brazil  2000 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 7 October 2000
Official name Cinzano Rio Grand Prix
Location Rio de Janeiro
Course Permanent racing facility
4.933 km (3.065 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:51.058
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:52.667
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Brazil Alex Barros
Third Australia Garry McCoy
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:53.464
Fastest lap
Rider France Olivier Jacque
Time 1:54.394
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Tohru Ukawa
Third Italy Marco Melandri
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:59.011
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Mirko Giansanti
Time 1:59.368
Podium
First Italy Simone Sanna
Second Japan Masao Azuma
Third Japan Youichi Ui

The 2000 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2000 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 7 October 2000 at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 24 45:22.624 4 25
2 10 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 24 +0.970 2 20
3 24 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 24 +3.446 13 16
4 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 24 +3.568 6 13
5 4 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 24 +3.709 1 11
6 2 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 24 +7.778 7 10
7 5 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 24 +8.260 11 9
8 55 France Régis Laconi Yamaha 24 +8.518 9 8
9 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 24 +17.506 8 7
10 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh TSR-Honda 24 +23.254 10 6
11 1 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 24 +28.802 12 5
12 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Suzuki 24 +34.134 15 4
13 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 24 +54.359 16 3
14 68 Australia Mark Willis Modenas 24 +1:03.182 17 2
15 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 24 +1:03.506 3 1
16 25 Spain José Luis Cardoso Honda 24 +1:21.941 18
17 33 Spain David Tomás Honda 23 +1 Lap 19
18 15 Japan Yoshiteru Konishi TSR-Honda 23 +1 Lap 20
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 2 Accident 5
Ret 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 2 Retirement 14
DNQ 18 Belgium Sébastien Le Grelle Honda

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos. Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 42:14.822 25
2 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +0.064 20
3 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia +0.190 16
4 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +13.788 13
5 Australia Anthony West Honda +19.087 11
6 Germany Ralf Waldmann Aprilia +19.236 10
7 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +24.786 9
8 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha +31.874 8
9 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Aprilia +41.546 7
10 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia +45.904 6
11 Spain Fonsi Nieto Yamaha +55.630 5
12 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +55.670 4
13 Italy Ivan Clementi Aprilia +55.980 3
14 France Sébastien Gimbert TSR-Honda +56.327 2
15 France Julien Allemand Honda +56.491 1
16 France Vincent Philippe TSR-Honda +56.713
17 Germany Klaus Nöhles Aprilia +1:08.088
18 United Kingdom Adrian Coates Aprilia +1:12.784
19 Netherlands Jarno Janssen TSR-Honda +1:23.491
20 Spain Lucas Oliver Bultó Yamaha +1:39.172
21 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia +1:41.493
Ret Brazil Cristiano Irias-Vieira Honda Retirement
Ret Brazil César Barros Honda Retirement
Ret United Kingdom Jamie Robinson Aprilia Retirement
Ret Spain Alex Debón Aprilia Retirement
Ret France Olivier Jacque Yamaha Retirement
Ret Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha Retirement
Ret Spain David Checa TSR-Honda Retirement
Ret Sweden Johan Stigefelt TSR-Honda Retirement


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