2001 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  2001 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date 14 October 2001
Location Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:31.984
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:32.993 on lap 16
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:33.625
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:34.560 on lap 7
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Japan Tetsuya Harada
Third Italy Roberto Rolfo
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:37.737
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Sabbatani
Time 1:38.499 on lap 5
Podium
First Japan Youichi Ui
Second San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Third Spain Toni Elías

The 2001 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 12–14 October 2001 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 27 42:22.383 2 25
2 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 27 +0.013 1 20
3 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 27 +0.581 6 16
4 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 27 +0.714 3 13
5 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 27 +1.288 8 11
6 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 27 +2.534 5 10
7 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 27 +2.579 9 9
8 41 Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha 27 +2.582 11 8
9 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 27 +2.832 4 7
10 17 Netherlands Jurgen van den Goorbergh Proton KR 27 +19.443 15 6
11 28 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 27 +20.000 13 5
12 14 Australia Anthony West Honda 27 +20.303 16 4
13 6 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha 27 +21.043 10 3
14 12 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda 27 +21.360 17 2
15 1 United States Kenny Roberts Jr. Suzuki 27 +29.738 12 1
16 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 27 +30.023 7
17 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Sabre V4 27 +1:18.349 19
18 21 Netherlands Barry Veneman Honda 27 +1:24.773 21
19 9 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda 27 +1:24.848 20
20 18 Australia Brendan Clarke Honda 26 +1 lap 22
Ret 5 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 18 Retirement 14
Ret 10 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 6 Retirement 18
Source: [1]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 25 39:48.180 3 25
2 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 25 +5.644 1 20
3 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 25 +8.518 11 16
4 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 25 +14.303 2 13
5 10 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 25 +14.389 5 11
6 7 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda 25 +14.749 10 10
7 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 25 +17.546 4 9
8 37 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 25 +37.456 17 8
9 8 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 25 +50.872 15 7
10 18 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 25 +53.951 19 6
11 57 Italy Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 25 +1:00.113 13 5
12 46 Japan Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 25 +1:10.314 18 4
13 11 Italy Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 25 +1:34.981 26 3
14 16 Spain David Tomás Honda 25 +1:39.355 22 2
15 20 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 24 +1 lap 21 1
16 23 Brazil César Barros Yamaha 24 +1 lap 25
17 55 Italy Diego Giugovaz Aprilia 24 +1 lap 23
18 36 Spain Luis Costa Yamaha 24 +1 lap 28
19 14 Germany Katja Poensgen Honda 24 +1 lap 30
20 45 United Kingdom Stuart Edwards Yamaha 24 +1 lap 29
Ret 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 22 Retirement 20
Ret 22 Spain José David de Gea Yamaha 18 Accident 16
Ret 96 Australia Mark Rowling Yamaha 17 Retirement 31
Ret 66 Germany Alex Hofmann Aprilia 14 Accident 7
Ret 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 14 Retirement 14
Ret 95 Australia Shane Smith Honda 12 Retirement 32
Ret 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Yamaha 1 Retirement 24
Ret 21 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia 0 Retirement 6
Ret 42 Spain David Checa Honda 0 Accident 9
Ret 81 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 0 Accident 12
Ret 9 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha 0 Accident 8
DNS 97 Australia Josh Brookes Yamaha 0 Did not start 27
DNS 5 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 93 Australia Earl Lynch Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 94 Australia Terry Carter Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [2]

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi 23 38:14.688 3 25
2 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera 23 +4.709 1 20
3 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 23 +4.743 17 16
4 4 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 23 +4.938 14 13
5 9 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 23 +4.974 2 11
6 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 23 +5.053 6 10
7 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 +5.562 11 9
8 11 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia 23 +5.881 21 8
9 34 Andorra Eric Bataille Honda 23 +9.506 23 7
10 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +17.165 4 6
11 5 Japan Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 23 +17.289 5 5
12 73 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 23 +17.372 19 4
13 29 Spain Ángel Nieto Jr. Honda 23 +18.361 10 3
14 39 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Honda 23 +18.375 12 2
15 20 Italy Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 23 +18.447 16 1
16 7 Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet 23 +19.742 8
17 17 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 23 +26.857 18
18 8 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 23 +26.892 15
19 18 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda 23 +26.916 20
20 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi 23 +31.486 26
21 21 France Arnaud Vincent Honda 23 +31.819 9
22 19 Italy Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 23 +35.783 30
23 31 Spain Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 23 +35.998 13
24 12 Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia 23 +42.581 24
25 10 Germany Jarno Müller Honda 23 +49.404 28
26 91 Australia Jay Taylor Honda 23 +49.494 29
27 25 Spain Joan Olivé Honda 23 +54.747 22
28 28 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 23 +1:13.148 27
29 37 San Marino William de Angelis Honda 23 +1:13.174 31
Ret 16 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia 22 Accident 7
Ret 92 Australia Peter Galvin Honda 14 Accident 33
Ret 94 Australia Cath Thompson Honda 12 Accident 34
Ret 6 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda 11 Retirement 25
Ret 77 Spain Adrián Araujo Honda 1 Retirement 32
DNQ 93 Australia Andrew Brooks Honda Did not qualify
Source: [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Qantas Australian Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2001. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 

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