2004 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2004 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the penultimate round of the 2004 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 15–17 October 2004 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australia  2004 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
2004 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date17 October 2004
Official nameCinzano Australian Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationPhillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Sete Gibernau
Time 1:30.122
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:31.102 on lap 6
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:32.099
Fastest lap
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:33.381 on lap 4
Podium
First Argentina Sebastián Porto
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:37.417
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:38.024 on lap 7
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third Australia Casey Stoner

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 27 41:25.819 2 25
2 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 27 +0.097 1 20
3 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +10.486 3 16
4 45   Colin Edwards Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 27 +10.817 4 13
5 4   Alex Barros Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +10.851 6 11
6 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +12.210 14 10
7 3   Max Biaggi Camel Honda Honda 27 +12.847 7 9
8 6   Makoto Tamada Camel Honda Honda 27 +12.965 5 8
9 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +18.607 9 7
10 7   Carlos Checa Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 27 +21.245 13 6
11 11   Rubén Xaus D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 27 +23.173 12 5
12 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +25.718 11 4
13 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +35.137 8 3
14 99   Jeremy McWilliams MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 27 +45.155 15 2
15 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +45.197 17 1
16 32   Gregorio Lavilla Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +52.205 16
17 17   Norifumi Abe Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +52.665 18
18 50   Neil Hodgson D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 27 +1:11.394 19
19 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 26 +1 lap 21
20 36   James Haydon Proton Team KR Proton KR 26 +1 lap 22
21 41   Youichi Ui WCM Harris WCM 26 +1 lap 24
22 77   James Ellison WCM Harris WCM 24 +3 laps 23
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 15 Retirement 10
Ret 24   Garry McCoy MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 4 Retirement 20
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 25 39:24.604 1 25
2 51   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 25 +5.941 2 20
3 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 25 +13.289 3 16
4 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 25 +14.966 4 13
5 24   Toni Elías Honda 25 +46.083 9 11
6 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 25 +55.140 10 10
7 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 25 +1:01.014 7 9
8 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 25 +1:04.684 13 8
9 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 25 +1:07.656 12 7
10 2   Roberto Rolfo Honda 25 +1:09.889 17 6
11 6   Alex Debón Honda 25 +1:13.572 11 5
12 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 25 +1:13.608 19 4
13 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 25 +1:14.681 14 3
14 52   José David de Gea Honda 25 +1:21.473 18 2
15 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 25 +1:21.515 15 1
16 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 25 +1:26.860 26
17 42   Grégory Leblanc Aprilia 25 +1:30.317 22
18 82   Joshua Waters Honda 24 +1 lap 27
19 43   Radomil Rous Yamaha 24 +1 lap 23
Ret 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 21 Retirement 24
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 17 Accident 20
Ret 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 15 Retirement 21
Ret 44   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 12 Retirement 25
Ret 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 7 Retirement 8
Ret 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 4 Accident 5
Ret 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 0 Accident 6
DSQ 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 10 Black flag 16
DNS 14   Anthony West Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 88   Gergő Talmácsi Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 81   Mark Rowling Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 80   Peter Taplin Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 84   Ben Ried Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 23 38:01.877 5 25
2 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 23 +0.123 2 20
3 27   Casey Stoner KTM 23 +0.123 3 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 23 +2.480 1 13
5 21   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 23 +5.336 4 11
6 3   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 23 +5.415 8 10
7 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +5.448 6 9
8 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 23 +17.976 16 8
9 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 23 +18.404 24 7
10 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +18.427 14 6
11 14   Gábor Talmácsi Malaguti 23 +18.501 12 5
12 52   Lukáš Pešek Honda 23 +18.530 11 4
13 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 23 +18.739 9 3
14 50   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 23 +19.331 19 2
15 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 23 +19.826 13 1
16 24   Simone Corsi Honda 23 +27.971 21
17 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 23 +27.983 29
18 54   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 23 +27.996 23
19 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 23 +28.006 22
20 10   Julián Simón Honda 23 +28.892 10
21 25   Imre Tóth Aprilia 23 +40.943 20
22 26   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 23 +41.080 26
23 66   Vesa Kallio Aprilia 23 +48.127 27
24 45   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +55.439 25
25 31   Max Sabbatani Honda 23 +1:28.474 33
26 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 23 +1:28.656 32
27 46   Matthew Kuhne Honda 23 +1:28.730 30
28 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 23 +1:36.917 34
29 92   Bryan Staring Honda 20 +3 laps 31
Ret 36   Mika Kallio KTM 17 Retirement 7
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Gilera 11 Accident 15
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 11 Accident 18
Ret 8   Manuel Manna Malaguti 7 Retirement 28
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Derbi 6 Retirement 17
DNQ 94   Brent Rigoli Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 93   Malcolm Esler Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 56   Brett Simmonds Honda Did not qualify
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round fifteen has concluded.[9]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2004 Australian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2004 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Phillip Island Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2004 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Cinzano Australian Grand Prix – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 October 2004. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2004". Motogp.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Cinzano Australian Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 October 2004. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Cinzano Australian Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 October 2004. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2004. Retrieved 22 August 2019.


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