Sporting Digest: Motorcycling

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AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX (Salzburg, 4.235km, 2.6458 miles) 500cc (29 laps, 122.815km, 76.145 miles): 1 M Doohan (Aus) Honda 37min 54.120sec (194.420kph, 120.8mph); 2 K Schwantz (US) Suzuki 38:06.730; 3 A Criville (Sp) Honda 38:09.552; 4 S Itoh (Japan) Honda 38:15.350; 5 J Kocinski (US) Cagiva 38:18.426; 6 A Puig (Sp) Honda 38:23.048; 7 A Barros (Bra) Suzuki 38:29.979; 8 D Beattie (Aus) Yamaha 38:48.697; 9 N MacKenzie (GB) Yamaha 39:05.026; 10 J Reynolds (GB) Yamaha +1 lap. Lap record: Doohan 1:17.696 (196.226kmh, 121.9mph). World championship standings (after five races): 1 Doohan 111pts; 2 Schwantz 88; 3 Kocinski 79; 4 Itoh 56; 5 Criville 54; 6 Barros 50.

250 cc (26 laps, 110.110km, 68.268 miles): 1 L Capirossi (It) Honda 35:29.052 (186,184kph, 115.434mph); 2 M Biaggi (It) Aprilia 35:29.552; 3 D Romboni (It) Honda 35:48.486; 4 T Okada (Japan) Honda 35:48.658; 5 R Waldmann (Ger) Honda 35:48.715; 6 J-P Ruggia (Fr) Aprilia 36:08.195. World championship standings: 1 Okada 85; 2 Biaggi 83; 3 Capirossi 77.

125cc (24 laps, 101.640km, 63.159 miles): 1 D Raudies (Ger) Honda 35min 55.273sec (169.772kph, 105.126mph); 2 N Ueda (Japan) Honda 35:59.274; 3 G McCoy (Aus) Aprilia 35:59.505; 4 P Oettl (Ger) Aprilia 36:11.280; 5 K Sakata (Japan) Aprilia 36:11.320; 6 S Perugini (It) Aprilia 36:11.960. World championship standings: 1 Sakata 101; 2 Ueda 67; 3 Oettl 66.

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