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Jun 29, 2001

Capirossi Tops Biaggi And Rossi In Final 500cc Qualifying At Assen

Loris Capirossi took pole position for tomorrow's 500cc Grand Prix at Assen, Holland, qualifying fastest in Friday's second and final qualifying session. Arch-rivals Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi qualified second and third fastest, and were joined on the front row by fourth-fastest Alex Barros. Times follow:<BR><BR>1. Loris Capirossi, Italy, Honda, 2:00.743<BR>2. Max Biaggi, Italy, Yamaha, 2:00.876<BR>3. Valentino Rossi, Italy, Honda, 2:01.185<BR>4. Alex Barros, Brazil, Honda, 2:01.492<BR>5. Shinya Nakano, Japan, Yamaha, 2:01.646<BR>6. Kenny Roberts, USA, Suzuki, 2:01.773<BR>7. Carlos Checa, Spain, Yamaha, 2:01.897<BR>8. Norike Abe, Japan, Yamaha, 2:02.218<BR>9. Sete Gibernau, Spain, Suzuki, 2:02.440<BR>10. Alex Criville, Spain, Honda, 2:02.521<BR>11. Tohru Ukawa, Japan, Honda, 2:02.913<BR>12. Olivier Jacque, France, Yamaha, 2:03.026<BR>13. Noriyuki Haga, Japan, Yamaha, 2:03.116<BR>14. Jurgen van den Goordbergh, Holland, Proton, 2:03.134<BR>15. Leon Haslam, Great Britain, Honda, 2:04.589<BR><BR><BR>Aprilia's Tetsuya Harada qualified fastest for the 250cc Grand Prix, followed by Daijiro Katoh and Marco Melandri. Times follow:<BR><BR>1. Tetsuya Harada, Japan, Aprilia, 2:04.363<BR>2. Daijiro Katoh, Japan, Honda, 2:04.549<BR>3. Marco Melandri, Italy, Aprilia, 2:04.644<BR>4. Jeremy McWilliams, Great Britain, Aprilia, 2:04.911<BR>5. Roberto Rolfo, Italy, Aprilia, 2:05.492<BR>6. Randy de Puniet, France, Aprilia, 2:05.763<BR>7. Naoki Matsudo, Japan, Yamaha, 2:05.874<BR>8. Sebastian Porto, Argentina, Yamaha, 2:06.139<BR>9. Roberto Locatelli, Italy, Aprilia, 2:06.287<BR>10. Shahrol Yuzy, Malaysia, Yamaha, 2:06.318<BR>24. Jason DiSalvo, USA, Honda, 2:10.288<BR>28. Katja Poensgen, Germany, Aprilia, 2:11.725<BR><BR><BR>Gino Borsoi topped 125cc qualifying. Times follow:<BR><BR>1. Gino Borsoi, Italy, Aprilia, 2:12.212<BR>2. Lucio Cecchinello, Italy, Aprilia, 2:12.373<BR>3. Youchi Ui, Japan, Derbi, 2:12.393<BR>4. Steve Jenkner, Germany, Aprilia, 2:12.461<BR>5. Toni Elias, Spain, Honda, 2:12.673<BR>6. Manuel Poggiali, San Marino, Gilera, 2:13.464<BR>7. Jaroslav Hules, Czech Republic, Honda, 2:13.781<BR>8. Pablo Nieto, Spain, Derbi, 2:13.782<BR>9. Alex de Angelis, San Marino, Honda, 2:13.824<BR>10. Daniel Pedrosa, Spain, 2:13.918