2001 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  2001 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 races in the
2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date 8 July 2001
Official name Cinzano British Grand Prix
Location Donington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:31.964
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:33.056 on lap 26
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Brazil Alex Barros
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Tetsuya Harada
Time 1:33.651
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Daijiro Kato
Time 1:34.096 on lap 18
Podium
First Japan Daijiro Kato
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo
Third Italy Marco Melandri
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 1:38.844
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Youichi Ui
Time 1:38.626 on lap 11
Podium
First Japan Youichi Ui
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali

The 2001 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2001 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 July 2001 at Donington Park.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 30 46:53.349 11 25
2 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 30 +1.794 1 20
3 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 30 +2.011 3 16
4 41 Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha 30 +7.610 12 13
5 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 30 +12.526 9 11
6 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 30 +12.766 4 10
7 28 Spain Àlex Crivillé Honda 30 +16.225 13 9
8 1 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 30 +16.699 6 8
9 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 30 +16.780 8 7
10 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 30 +24.781 2 6
11 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 30 +29.205 7 5
12 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Proton KR 30 +44.984 5 4
13 24 United Kingdom Jason Vincent Yamaha 30 +49.907 19 3
14 14 Australia Anthony West Honda 30 +50.033 18 2
15 8 United Kingdom Chris Walker Honda 30 +59.116 14 1
16 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 30 +1:04.876 16
17 9 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda 30 +1:10.748 20
18 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Sabre V4 29 +1 lap 22
19 68 Australia Mark Willis Pulse 29 +1 lap 21
Ret 12 Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda 21 Retirement 17
Ret 21 Netherlands Barry Veneman Honda 21 Retirement 21
Ret 6 Japan Norick Abe Yamaha 18 Retirement 15
Ret 10 Spain José Luis Cardoso Yamaha 14 Retirement 10
WD 27 France Sébastien Gimbert Paton Withdrew
Source: [1]

250 cc race classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 27 42:46.466 2 25
2 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo Aprilia 27 +10.173 7 20
3 5 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia 27 +10.401 3 16
4 7 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda 27 +25.100 4 13
5 8 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 27 +46.668 6 11
6 10 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 27 +51.130 9 10
7 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 27 +51.926 13 9
8 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +52.491 11 8
9 66 Germany Alex Hofmann Aprilia 27 +53.797 12 7
10 18 Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 27 +57.984 14 6
11 42 Spain David Checa Honda 27 +58.117 15 5
12 12 Germany Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 27 +1:02.663 16 4
13 21 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia 27 +1:06.628 18 3
14 57 Italy Lorenzo Lanzi Aprilia 27 +1:14.493 20 2
15 37 Italy Luca Boscoscuro Aprilia 27 +1:16.335 19 1
16 16 Spain David Tomás Honda 27 +1:21.487 23
17 22 Spain José David de Gea Yamaha 27 +1:25.057 17
18 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Aprilia 27 +1:26.254 1
19 45 United Kingdom Stuart Edwards Honda 26 +1 lap 27
20 55 Italy Diego Giugovaz Yamaha 26 +1 lap 30
21 36 Spain Luis Costa Yamaha 26 +1 lap 29
22 62 United States Jason DiSalvo Honda 26 +1 lap 28
23 98 Germany Katja Poensgen Aprilia 26 +1 lap 32
24 67 United Kingdom Michael Herzberg Yamaha 26 +1 lap 33
25 23 Brazil César Barros Yamaha 25 +2 laps 31
Ret 68 United Kingdom Stuart Easton Honda 24 Retirement 26
Ret 9 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha 23 Retirement 10
Ret 11 Italy Riccardo Chiarello Aprilia 21 Retirement 24
Ret 20 Spain Jerónimo Vidal Aprilia 17 Retirement 22
Ret 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia 15 Accident 5
Ret 59 United Kingdom Gary Jackson Honda 7 Retirement 25
Ret 81 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 2 Accident 8
DNS 58 South Africa Shane Norval Honda 0 Did not start 21
DNS 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia Did not start
Source: [2]

125 cc race classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41 Japan Youichi Ui Derbi 26 43:17.675 2 25
2 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 26 +3.129 1 20
3 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera 26 +3.869 3 16
4 4 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 26 +3.966 4 13
5 9 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 26 +17.386 9 11
6 16 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia 26 +23.647 15 10
7 17 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 26 +24.201 14 9
8 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 26 +24.422 10 8
9 31 Spain Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 26 +28.039 28 7
10 28 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 26 +28.612 22 6
11 6 Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda 26 +28.620 16 5
12 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 26 +33.089 26 4
13 18 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda 26 +36.125 20 3
14 25 Spain Joan Olivé Honda 26 +36.583 24 2
15 11 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia 26 +36.948 19 1
16 20 Italy Gaspare Caffiero Aprilia 26 +43.849 23
17 73 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 26 +50.842 18
18 21 France Arnaud Vincent Honda 26 +1:01.114 17
19 34 Andorra Eric Bataille Honda 26 +1:06.140 21
20 27 Italy Marco Petrini Honda 26 +1:11.505 25
21 77 Spain Adrián Araujo Honda 26 +1:32.712 32
22 12 Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia 26 +1:33.146 30
23 5 Japan Noboru Ueda TSR-Honda 25 +1 lap 8
Ret 7 Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet 16 Retirement 5
Ret 72 United Kingdom Chris Martin Honda 13 Retirement 29
Ret 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 11 Accident 13
Ret 29 Spain Ángel Nieto, Jr. Honda 11 Accident 12
Ret 71 United Kingdom Paul Robinson Honda 10 Retirement 31
Ret 8 Italy Gianluigi Scalvini Italjet 9 Retirement 11
Ret 19 Italy Alessandro Brannetti Aprilia 6 Accident 27
Ret 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi 5 Accident 7
Ret 39 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Honda 1 Accident 6
DNS 10 Germany Jarno Müller Honda Did not start
WD 74 United Kingdom Sam Owens Honda Withdrew
Source: [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – 500cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 July 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 July 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 July 2001. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 

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