Sporting Digest: Motorcycling

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SPANISH GRAND PRIX (Jerez) 500cc (119.421 km, 74.208 miles, 27 laps): 1 M Doohan (Aus) Honda 47min 31.082sec (ave speed 150.790kph, 93.7mph); 2 K Schwantz (US) Suzuki 47:31.571; 3 J Kocinski (US) Cagiva 47:40.347; 4 A Barros (Bra) Suzuki 47:44.340; 5 A Criville (Sp) Honda 47:45.907; 6 A Puig (Sp) Honda 47:52.204; 7 D Chandler (US) Cagiva 48:09.874; 8 N Mackenzie (GB) Yamaha 48:11.441; 9 L Reggiani (It) Aprilia 48:16.748; 10 J Reynolds (GB) Yamaha 48:56.374. Fastest lap: Schwantz 1:44.168 (152.857kph, 94.985mph). World championship standings: 1 Doohan 86pts; 2 Kocinski 68; 3 Schwantz 68; 4 L Cadalora (It) Yamaha 46; 5 S Itoh (Japan) Honda 43; 6 Barros 41; 7 Puig 38; 8 Criville 38; 9 Chandler 29; 10 Reynolds 20.

250cc (110.575km, 68.711 miles, 25 laps): 1 J- P Ruggia (Fr) Aprilia 44:29.850 (ave speed 149.098kph, 92.649mph); 2 D Romboni (It) Honda 44:29.945; 3 R Waldmann (Ger) Honda 44:30.310; 4 T Okada (Japan) Honda 44:30.870; 5 N Aoki (Japan) Honda 44:37.144. World championship standings: 1 Okada 69; 2 M Biaggi (It) Aprilia 63; 3 Romboni 61.

125cc (106.152km, 65.962, 23 laps): 1 K Sakata (Japan) Aprilia 43:05.188 (ave speed 141.663kph, 88.029mph); 2 P Oettl (Ger) Aprilia 43:11.990; 3 H Torrontegui (Sp) Aprilia 43:15.236; 4 N Ueda (Japan) Honda 43:16.838; 5 D Raudies (Ger) Honda 43:17.371. World Championship standings: 1 Sakata 90; 2 Oettl 53; 3 Ueda 47.

WORLD SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP (Hockenheim, 95.09km, 59.089 miles, 14 laps) First race: 1 S Russell (US) Kawasaki 29min 08.36sec (ave speed 197.601kph, 122.789mph); 2 A Slight (NZ) +0.35sec; 3 T Rymer (GB) Kawasaki +8.47; 4 A Morillas (Fr) Kawasaki +25.20; 5 D Polen (US) Honda +25.63; 6 J-Y Mounier (Fr) Ducati +32.19; 7 S Crafar (NZ) Honda +32.51; 8 E Weibel (Ger) Ducati +32.80; 9 R Phillis (Aus) +35.88; 10 R Kellenberger (Ger) +36.80. Fastest lap: Russell 2:03.74 (ave speed 197.601kph, 122.789mph). Second race: 1 Russell 39min 07.49sec (ave speed 195.890kph, 121.726mph); 2 F Pirovano (It) Ducati +0.25sec; 3 Polen +0.53; 4 G Falappa (It) Ducati +9.18; 5 K Kitagawa (Japan) Kawasaki +10.55; 6 Rymer +11.00; 7 V Destefanis (It) Ducati +14.00; 8 Weibel +25.25; 9 U Mark (Ger) Ducati +26.46; 10 A Meklau (Aut) +26.79. Fastest lap: Pirovano 2:03.52 (ave speed 197.953kph, 123.008mph). Leading world championship standings: 1 Russell 73pts; 2 Slight 51; 3 Polen 41.

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