2002 MotoGP Rd 8 – Great Britain – Donington – 14th July

Conditions – Dry
  • Rossi wins from pole after crashing in first practice session and resulting in minor fracture of the left thumb
  • Rossi capped his 100th Grand Prix perfectly, by taking victory number 46
  • Rossi takes his win rate to fifty percent in the premier-class, having twenty wins from forty races
  • Checa leads race for first 17 laps before crashing and handing lead to Rossi
  • Barros first 500cc rider across the line
  • Hofmann replaces Capirossi on 500cc Honda, having replaced McCoy on a Yamaha at the previous two races
  • McCoy returns after a four race absence
  • Non-starts from: Ukawa due to injuries suffered in a crash during the first practice session, and Riba who fractured his left tibia in a crash during Saturday practice
  • 2002 MotoGP races

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