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2002 South African motorcycle Grand Prix

  2002 South African Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 16 races in the
2002 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 21 April 2002
Official Name Africa's Grand Prix
Location Phakisa Freeway, Welkom
Course Permanent racing facility
4.242 km (2.636 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Valentino Rossi
Time 1:34.660
Fastest lap
Rider Tohru Ukawa
Time 1:34.834
Podium
First Tohru Ukawa
Second Valentino Rossi
Third Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Franco Battaini
Time 1:37.604
Fastest lap
Rider Fonsi Nieto
Time 1:37.860
Podium
First Marco Melandri
Second Franco Battaini
Third Fonsi Nieto
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:42.522
Fastest lap
Rider Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:42.605
Podium
First Manuel Poggiali
Second Arnaud Vincent
Third Dani Pedrosa

The 2002 South African motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 2002 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 19-21 April 2002 at the Phakisa Freeway.

MotoGP classification

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 Tohru Ukawa Honda 28 44:39.467 3 25
2 46 Valentino Rossi Honda 28 +0.932 1 20
3 65 Loris Capirossi Honda 28 +8.259 2 16
4 74 Daijiro Kato Honda 28 +26.962 14 13
5 7 Carlos Checa Yamaha 28 +27.227 7 11
6 19 Olivier Jacque Yamaha 28 +27.889 9 10
7 6 Norifumi Abe Yamaha 28 +30.215 15 9
8 56 Shinya Nakano Yamaha 28 +30.781 8 8
9 3 Max Biaggi Yamaha 28 +43.796 4 7
10 8 Garry McCoy Yamaha 28 +45.501 5 6
11 17 Jurgen vd Goorbergh Honda 28 +1:06.938 12 5
12 31 Tetsuya Harada Honda 28 +1:19.560 19 4
13 20 Pere Riba Yamaha 28 +1:19.857 20 3
14 21 John Hopkins Yamaha 28 +1:31.519 17 2
15 55 Régis Laconi Aprilia 28 +1:32.725 18 1
16 15 Sete Gibernau Suzuki 27 +1 lap 10
Ret 4 Alex Barros Honda 26 Accident 13
Ret 10 Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki 9 Retirement 6
Ret 9 Nobuatsu Aoki Proton KR 7 Accident 11
Ret 99 Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR 5 Retirement 16

250 cc classification

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3 Marco Melandri Aprilia 26 42:52.922 2 25
2 21 Franco Battaini Aprilia 26 +2.962 1 20
3 10 Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 26 +5.213 5 16
4 4 Roberto Rolfo Honda 26 +6.290 3 13
5 15 Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 26 +6.675 7 11
6 17 Randy de Puniet Aprilia 26 +8.102 4 10
7 7 Emilio Alzamora Honda 26 +22.571 11 9
8 9 Sebastián Porto Yamaha 26 +24.171 12 8
9 6 Alex Debón Aprilia 26 +28.161 9 7
10 42 David Checa Aprilia 26 +36.261 14 6
11 8 Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 26 +47.211 10 5
12 12 Jason Vincent Honda 26 +47.886 22 4
13 11 Haruchika Aoki Honda 26 +53.106 13 3
14 28 Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 26 +1:02.767 20 2
15 19 Leon Haslam Honda 26 +1:04.093 18 1
16 24 Toni Elías Aprilia 26 +1:13.435 15
17 41 Jarno Janssen Honda 25 +1 lap 24
Ret 32 Héctor Faubel Aprilia 25 Accident 17
Ret 18 Shahrol Yuzy Yamaha 25 Accident 16
Ret 22 Raúl Jara Aprilia 9 Accident 6
Ret 27 Casey Stoner Aprilia 2 Accident 8
Ret 51 Hugo Marchand Aprilia 1 Retirement 23
Ret 25 Vincent Philippe Aprilia 1 Accident 21
Ret 76 Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 0 Accident 19

125 cc classification

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Manuel Poggiali Gilera 24 41:26.120 2 25
2 21 Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 24 +0.270 4 20
3 26 Dani Pedrosa Honda 24 +0.826 1 16
4 17 Steve Jenkner Aprilia 24 +1.098 6 13
5 22 Pablo Nieto Aprilia 24 +1.187 3 11
6 15 Alex de Angelis Aprilia 24 +1.583 12 10
7 23 Gino Borsoi Aprilia 24 +1.830 8 9
8 16 Simone Sanna Aprilia 24 +12.839 16 8
9 5 Masao Azuma Honda 24 +13.942 11 7
10 34 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 24 +19.201 14 6
11 9 Noboru Ueda Honda 24 +19.210 15 5
12 36 Mika Kallio Honda 24 +39.207 19 4
13 11 Max Sabbatani Aprilia 24 +46.560 22 3
14 50 Andrea Ballerini Honda 24 +53.710 26 2
15 84 Michel Fabrizio Gilera 24 +53.868 25 1
16 6 Mirko Giansanti Honda 24 +54.001 21
17 31 Mattia Angeloni Gilera 24 +54.739 30
18 8 Gábor Talmácsi Italjet 24 +54.886 23
19 10 Jarno Müller Honda 24 +54.919 18
20 19 Alex Baldolini Aprilia 24 +1:07.871 28
21 57 Chaz Davies Aprilia 24 +1:08.217 29
22 33 Stefano Bianco Aprilia 24 +1:15.825 10
23 20 Imre Tóth Honda 24 +1:36.139 31
24 7 Stefano Perugini Italjet 24 +1:43.455 24
Ret 47 Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 11 Accident 7
Ret 39 Jaroslav Huleš Aprilia 6 Retirement 9
Ret 12 Klaus Nöhles Honda 0 Accident 27
Ret 18 Jakub Smrž Honda 0 Accident 20
Ret 25 Joan Olivé Honda 0 Accident 13
Ret 4 Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 0 Accident 5
Ret 41 Youichi Ui Derbi 0 Accident 17
DNS 80 Héctor Barberá Aprilia

References

  • "FIM official website". Retrieved 2008-04-21. 
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2002 Japanese Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
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2002 Spanish Grand Prix
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