Sporting Digest: Motorcycling

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BRITISH GRAND PRIX (Donington Park) 250cc (27 laps, 108.63km): 1 J P Ruggia (Fr) Aprilia 43min 05.248sec (ave speed 151.257kph); 2 L Capirossi (It) Honda 43:08.514; 3 L Reggiani (It) Aprilia 43:24.758; 4 P Chili (It) Yamaha 43:40.386; 5 T Okada (Japan) Honda 43:54.862; 6 M Biaggi (It) Honda 44:19.382; 7 J Schmid (Ger) Yamaha 44:20.196; 8 J M Bayle (Fr) Aprilia 44:21.095; 9 P van den Goorberg (Neth) Aprilia 44:21.320; 10 E Suter (Switz) Aprilia 44:21.576. Fastest lap: Ruggia, lap 26, 1:34.888 (152.630kph). Leading world championship standings (after 10 rounds): 1 T Harada (Japan) Yamaha 151pts; 2 Capirossi 126; 3 Biaggi 106; 4 Ruggia 104; 5 Okada 99; 6 D Romboni (It) Honda 96; 7 H Bradl (Ger) Honda 96; 8 Reggiani 81; 9 J Kocinski (US) Suzuki 80; 10 N Aoki (Japan) Honda 75. 125cc (26 laps, 104.598km): 1 D Raudies (Ger) Honda 44min 21.938sec (ave speed 141.458kph); 2 K Sakata (Japan) Honda 44:30.088; 3 R Waldmann (Ger) Aprilia 44:32.698; 4 O Petrucciani (Swit) Aprilia 44:40.470; 5 A Saito (Japan) Honda 44:40.994; 6 N Ueda (Japan) Honda 44:41.481; 7 F Gresini (It) Honda 44:42.396; 8 T Tsujimura (Japan) Honda 44:48.195; 9 P Oettl (Ger) Aprilia 44:51.129; 10 N Hodgson (GB) Honda 44:56.066. Fastest lap: Sakata, lap 10, 1:41.347 (142.903kph). Leading world championship standings (after 10 races): 1 Raudies 202pts; 2 Sakata 185; 3 Tsujimura 118; 4 Waldmann 108; 5 Saito 96; 6 Ueda 93; 7 H Torrontegui (Sp) Aprilia 62; 8 Petrucciani 58; 9 J Martinez (Sp) Honda 49; 10 Gresini 42. Sidecars (26 laps, 104.598km): 1 R Biland and K Waltisperg (Swit) LCR-Krauser 42:57.035 (146.119kph); 2 D Brindley and P Hutchinson (GB) LCR-ADM 43:02.822; 3 K Klaffenbock and C Parzer (Aut) LCR-ADM 43:23.349. Fastest lap: S Webster and G Simmons (GB) 1:37.662 (148.295kph). World championship standings (after five races): 1 Biland 120pts; 2 Brindley 72; 3 Klaffenbock 70.

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