1997 French MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
6
Laps
31
Pole
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Mick Doohan

1

Repsol YPF Honda Team

Honda

42m 38.064s

25

2

Carlos Checa

8

Moviestar Honda Pons

Honda

42m 42.356s

20

3

Tadayuki Okada

7

Repsol YPF Honda Team

Honda

42m 43.779s

16

4

Alex Criville

2

Repsol YPF Honda Team

Honda

42m 44.223s

13

5

Takuma Aoki

24

Repsol Honda

Honda

43m 2.291s

11

6

Alex Barros

4

Honda Gresini

Honda

43m 19.501s

10

7

Norifumi Abe

5

Yamaha Team Rainey

Yamaha

43m 19.798s

9

8

Alberto Puig

9

Moviestar Honda Pons

Honda

43m 22.898s

8

9

Juan Borja

14

Elf 500 ROC

Elf-Swissauto

43m 29.985s

7

10

Anthony Gobert

23

Lucky Strike Suzuki

Suzuki

43m 30.665s

6

11

Doriano Romboni

19

IP Aprilia Racing Team

Aprilia

43m 31.924s

5

12

Daryl Beattie

6

Lucky Strike Suzuki

Suzuki

43m 34.255s

4

13

Sete Gibernau

20

Yamaha Team Rainey

Yamaha

43m 39.108s

3

14

Troy Corser

11

Red Bull Yamaha WCM

Yamaha

43m 42.637s

2

15

Jurgen van den Goorbergh

21

Team Millar MQP

Honda

43m 55.732s

1

16

Jurgen Fuchs

16

Elf 500 ROC

Elf-Swissauto

43m 59.036s

0

17

Bernard Garcia

13

Team Tecmas

Honda

44m 1.255s

0

18

Frederic Protat

15

Soverex FP Racing

ROC-Yamaha

30 laps

0

19

Lucio Pedercini

17

Team Pedercini

ROC-Yamaha

30 laps

0

R

Nobuatsu Aoki

18

Rheos Elf FCC TS

Honda

19 laps Retired

0

R

Jean-Michel Bayle

12

Marlboro Team Roberts

Modenas

14 laps Retired

0

R

Kenny Roberts jr

10

Marlboro Team Roberts

Modenas

4 laps Retired

0

R

Laurent Naveau

25

Millet Racing

ROC-Yamaha

17 laps Retired

0

R

Luca Cadalora

3

Red Bull Yamaha WCM

Yamaha

24 laps Retired

0

R

Kirk McCarthy

22

World Championship Motorsports

ROC-Yamaha

4 laps Retired

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Mick Doohan

Repsol YPF Honda Team

1m 21.082s

Circuit - Paul Ricard

Country

France

Location

Le Castellet, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.353 (Miles)

Record

Nigel Mansell (Ferrari 642), 1m08.012, 125.410 mph, F1, 1990

First Race

1970 Paul Ricard F2

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