Azuma Beats Ui by 0.067-second In Japanese 125cc Grand Prix

Azuma Beats Ui by 0.067-second In Japanese 125cc Grand Prix

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Masao Azuma preserved Honda honor by beating Youchi Ui and his Derbi by 0.067-second at the line to win the Japanese 125cc Grand Prix at Suzuka. Aprilia’s Simone Sanna was third and Aprilia’s Gino Borsoi was fourth, with the top four riders all finishing on the same second and the first six finishing within 1.5 seconds.

Results follow:

1. Masao Azuma, Honda, 40:59.192
2. Youchi Ui, Derbi, -0.067 seconds
3. Simona Sanna, Aprilia, -0.604
4. Gino Borsoi, Aprilia, -0.898
5. Manual Poggiali, Gilera, -1.151
6. Lucio Cecchinello, Aprilia, -1.376
7. Steve Jenkner, Aprilia, -14.173
8. Mirko Giansanti, Honda, -14.632
9. Arnaud Vincent, Honda, -15.735
10. Pablo Nieto, Derbi, -16.333
11. Angel Nieto Jr., Honda, -17384
12. Max Sabbatani, Aprilia, -17.992
13. Gianluigi Scalvini, Italjet, -18.621
14. Alex De Angelis, Honda, -18.628
15. Hiroyuki Kikuchi, Honda, -23.655

Crashers included Marco Petrini, Naoki Katoh, Stefano Perugini, Eric Bataille, Gaspare Caffiero, Noboru Ueda and Jarno Muller.

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