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1991 Czechoslovak motorcycle Grand Prix

  1991 Czechoslovak Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 15 races in the
1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date August 25 1991
Location Brno
Course Permanent racing facility
5.403 km (3.357 mi)
500 cc
Pole position
Rider Wayne Rainey
Time 2:03.358
Fastest lap
Rider Wayne Rainey
Time 2:03.266
First Wayne Rainey
Second Mick Doohan
Third John Kocinski
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Helmut Bradl
Time 2:07.160
Fastest lap
Rider Helmut Bradl
Time 2:07.052
First Helmut Bradl
Second Carlos Cardús
Third Luca Cadalora
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Loris Capirossi
Time 2:15.278
Fastest lap
Rider Kazuto Sakata
Time 2:14.977
First Alessandro Gramigni
Second Loris Capirossi
Third Gabriele Debbia

The 1991 Czechoslovak motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 1991 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 23–25 August 1991 at the Masaryk Circuit located in Brno, Czechoslovakia.

500 cc race report

Wayne Rainey on pole, his 6th for the season; Mick Doohan 0.1 seconds behind. Doohan gets the start from Rainey.

Doohan sets the fastest lap on the 8th, and Rainey is still with him. It's a big fight on the last lap, and Rainey gets the best of Doohan.

Rainey on how to beat Doohan: "I'd just sit on his wheel in the middle part of the race, and I'd make sure he could feel me, so he’d have to work his front tire harder, braking later and going deeper into the bends. As the tire got used up, his bike'd start to push and run out wide. Then I'd pass him and up the pace, and he couldn't stay with me."[1]

500 cc classification

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Points
1 Wayne Rainey Yamaha 47:32.169 20
2 Mick Doohan Honda +3.204 17
3 John Kocinski Yamaha +19.939 15
4 Wayne Gardner Honda +24.403 13
5 Kevin Schwantz Suzuki +25.039 11
6 Juan Garriga Yamaha +33.195 10
7 Didier de Radiguès Suzuki +52.768 9
8 Eddie Lawson Cagiva +53.356 8
9 Sito Pons Honda +1:22.765 7
10 Doug Chandler Yamaha +1:24.755 6
11 Eddie Laycock Yamaha +1 Lap 5
12 Michael Rudroff Honda +1 Lap 4
13 Cees Doorakkers Honda +1 Lap 3
14 Hans Becker Yamaha +1 Lap 2
15 Damon Buckmaster Suzuki +1 Lap 1
16 Josef Doppler Yamaha +1 Lap
17 Nicholas Schmassman Honda +2 Laps
Ret Jean Philippe Ruggia Yamaha Retirement
Ret Martin Troesch Honda Retirement
Ret Andreas Leuthe Suzuki Retirement
Ret Adrien Morillas Yamaha Retirement


  1. ^ Scott, Michael: "Wayne Rainey", pages 155-156. Haynes Publishing, 1997.
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1991 San Marino Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
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