2002 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix

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Portugal  2002 Portuguese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Estoril track map.svg
Date 8 September 2002
Location Autódromo do Estoril
Course Permanent racing facility
4.182 km (2.599 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Carlos Checa
Time 1:39.793
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:52.302
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Carlos Checa
Third Japan Tohru Ukawa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:41.708
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 2:00.120
Podium
First Spain Fonsi Nieto
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third Argentina Sebastián Porto
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:46.664
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Steve Jenkner
Time 2:01.050
Podium
First France Arnaud Vincent
Second Italy Simone Sanna
Third Germany Steve Jenkner

The 2002 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 September 2002 at the Autódromo do Estoril.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 28 54:12.962 3 25
2 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 28 +22.200 1 20
3 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda 28 +24.220 8 16
4 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 28 +40.832 12 13
5 4 Brazil Alex Barros Honda 28 +42.709 4 11
6 3 Italy Max Biaggi Yamaha 28 +44.064 5 10
7 6 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha 28 +1:49.012 13 9
8 21 United States John Hopkins Yamaha 28 +2:03.101 15 8
9 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR 27 +1 lap 6 7
10 31 Japan Tetsuya Harada Honda 27 +1 lap 18 6
11 8 Australia Garry McCoy Yamaha 27 +1 lap 16 5
12 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha 27 +1 lap 17 4
Ret 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Suzuki 24 Accident 9
Ret 74 Japan Daijiro Kato Honda 7 Accident 2
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Honda 6 Accident 7
Ret 55 France Régis Laconi Aprilia 3 Accident 14
Ret 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton KR 2 Retirement 11
Ret 17 Netherlands Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 2 Retirement 10
Ret 19 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha 0 Accident 19
Ret 20 Spain Pere Riba Yamaha 0 Accident 20

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 53:58.901 3 25
2 Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia +0.684 2 20
3 Argentina Sebastián Porto Yamaha +7.342 1 16
4 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +23.576 4 13
5 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +49.234 11 11
6 Spain Emilio Alzamora Honda +1:00.628 7 10
7 United Kingdom Leon Haslam Honda +1:36.634 14 9
8 Spain David Checa Aprilia +1:39.550 19 8
9 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +2:12.740 21 7
10 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +1 Lap 22 6
11 Spain Raúl Jara Aprilia +1 Lap 23 5
12 France Erwan Nigon Honda +1 Lap 20 4
13 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +3 Laps 6 3
Ret France Grégory Lefort Aprilia Retirement 24
Ret Malaysia Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha Retirement 12
Ret Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha Retirement 8
Ret Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia Retirement 5
Ret Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia Retirement 13
Ret Japan Haruchika Aoki Honda Retirement 15
Ret United Kingdom Jay Vincent Honda Retirement 18
Ret France Eric Bataille Honda Retirement 17
Ret Spain Alex Debón Aprilia Retirement 10
Ret Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha Retirement 16
Ret France Randy de Puniet Aprilia Retirement 9

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 49:05.300 9 25
2 Italy Simone Sanna Aprilia +0.867 6 20
3 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +2.600 4 16
4 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +48.520 21 13
5 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +57.972 20 11
6 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia +1:10.035 8 10
7 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +1:14.682 15 9
8 Finland Mika Kallio Honda +1:27.994 5 8
9 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +1:39.443 29 7
10 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +1:50.519 1 6
11 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:54.525 30 5
12 Italy Christian Pistoni Italjet +1 Lap 33 4
13 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +1 Lap 32 3
14 Spain Julian Simon Honda +1 Lap 27 2
Ret Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Retirement 18
Ret San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera Retirement 2
Ret Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia Retirement 13
Ret Japan Noboru Ueda Honda Retirement 16
Ret Italy Michel Fabrizio Gilera Retirement 19
Ret Italy Mattia Angeloni Gilera Retirement 23
Ret Hungary Imre Tóth Honda Retirement 31
Ret Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia Retirement 14
Ret Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia Retirement 26
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Italjet Retirement 28
Ret Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi Retirement 25
Ret Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Italjet Retirement 11
Ret Germany Klaus Nohles Honda Retirement 22
Ret Italy Andrea Ballerini Honda Retirement 17
Ret San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia Retirement 10
Ret Italy Mirko Giansanti Honda Retirement 7
Ret Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia Retirement 24
Ret Japan Youichi Ui Derbi Retirement 3
Ret Spain Joan Olivé Honda Retirement 12


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