Sporting Digest: Motor Cycling

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GERMAN GRAND PRIX (Hockenheim) 500cc (122.26 km, 75.972 miles, 18 laps): 1 M Doohan (Aus) Honda 35min 58.994sec (ave speed 203.855kph, 126.675mph); 2 K Schwantz (US) Suzuki 36:12.976; 3 A Puig (Sp) Honda 36:14.758; 4 A Criville (Sp) Honda 36:18.530; 5 A Barros (Bra) Suzuki 36:32.114; 6 S Itoh (Japan) Honda 36:32.287; 7 D Chandler (US) Cagiva 36:46.196; 8 N Mackenzie (GB) Yamaha 37:05.284; 9 B Garcia (Fr) Yamaha 37:11.974; 10 J Reynolds (GB) Yamaha 37:35.637. World championship standings (after six rounds): 1 Doohan 136pts; 2 Schwantz 108; 3 J Kocinski (US) Cagiva 79; 4 Criville 67; 5 Itoh 66; 6 Puig 64; 7 Barros 61; 8 L Cadalora (It) Yamaha 46; 9 Chandler 38; 10 Reynolds 32.

250cc (108.672km, 67.528 miles, 16 laps): 1 L Capirossi (It) Honda 33min 43.516sec (ave speed 193.336kph, 120.139mph); 2 M Biaggi (It) Aprilia 33:43.800; 3 D Romboni (It) Honda 33:43.941; 4 N Aoki (Japan) Honda 33:44.808; 5 T Okada (Japan) Honda 33:45.141; 6 R Waldmann (Ger) Honda 33:57.082; 7 T Harada (Japan) Yamaha 33:57.137; 8 J-P Ruggia (Fr) Aprilia 33:57.810; 9 L D'Antin (Sp) Honda 34:23.020; 10 W Zeelenberg (Neth) Honda 34:23.074. World championship standings (after six rounds): 1 Biaggi 103pts; 2 Capirossi 102; 3 Okada 96; 4 Romboni 93; 5 Ruggia 78; 6 Waldmann 53; 7 D'Antin 48; 8 Aoki 42; 9 J M Bayle (Fr) Aprilia 38; 10 Zeelenberg 27.

125cc (101.88km, 63.308 miles, 15 laps): 1 D Raudies (Ger) Honda 34min 44.974sec (ave speed 175.910kph, 109.310mph); 2 K Sakata (Japan) Aprilia 35:01.999; 3 T Manako (Japan) Honda 35:02.293; 4 P Ottl (Ger) Aprilia 35:02.319; 5 S Perugini (It) Aprilia 35:02.920; 6 N Ueda (Japan) Honda 35:15.380; 7 J Martinez (Sp) Yamaha 35:15.478; 8 A Saito (Japan) Honda 35:15.882; 9 M Tokudome (Japan) Honda 35:16.030; 10 O Petrucciani (Swit) Aprilia 35:16.444. World championship standings (after six rounds): 1 Sakata 121pts; 2 Raudies 80; 3 Ottl 79; 4 Ueda 77; 5 G McCoy (Aus) Aprilia 48; 6= T Tsujimura (Japan) Honda and Saito 46; 8= Martinez, H Torrontegui (Sp) Aprilia 41; 10 F Gresini (It) Honda 34.

Sidecars (88.296km, 54.867 miles, race shortened from 16 to 13 laps following accident): 1 R Biland and K Waltisperg (Swit) LCR Swissauto 28min 35.190sec (ave speed 185.324kph, 115.160mph); 2 S Webster and A Haenni (GB) LCR Krauser 28:40.616; 3 S Abbott and J Tailford (GB) Windle-Krauser 28:40.970. World championship standings (after two rounds): 1 Webster and Haenni 36pts; 2= D Brindley and P Hutchinson (GB) LCR Honda, Biland and Waltisperg, M Bosiger and J Egli (Swit) LCR-ADM 25; 5 B Brindley and S Whiteside (GB) LCR-Yamaha 24.

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