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2004 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2004 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2004 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 23–25 July 2004 at the Donington Park circuit.

United Kingdom  2004 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 16 races in the
2004 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date25 July 2004
Official nameCinzano British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationDonington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:28.720
Fastest lap
Rider United States Colin Edwards
Time 1:29.973 on lap 8
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second United States Colin Edwards
Third Spain Sete Gibernau
250 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 1:32.430
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:33.217 on lap 11
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Argentina Sebastián Porto
Third France Randy de Puniet
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:37.211
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:38.263 on lap 8
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 30 45:30.473 1 25
2 45   Colin Edwards Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +2.945 5 20
3 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +4.426 2 16
4 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +6.096 6 13
5 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +14.711 4 11
6 7   Carlos Checa Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 30 +17.110 7 10
7 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +23.313 3 9
8 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +28.121 15 8
9 4   Alex Barros Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +35.380 9 7
10 50   Neil Hodgson D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 30 +44.468 13 6
11 11   Rubén Xaus D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 30 +47.490 10 5
12 3   Max Biaggi Camel Honda Honda 30 +54.004 8 4
13 67   Shane Byrne MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +57.378 17 3
14 6   Makoto Tamada Camel Honda Honda 30 +1:07.158 14 2
15 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:15.795 11 1
16 99   Jeremy McWilliams MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +1:26.485 18
17 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 29 +1 lap 12
18 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 29 +1 lap 21
19 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 29 +1 lap 20
20 84   Michel Fabrizio WCM Harris WCM 29 +1 lap 19
Ret 17   Norifumi Abe Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 28 Accident 16
Ret 80   Kurtis Roberts Proton Team KR Proton KR 11 Retirement 22
Ret 35   Chris Burns WCM Harris WCM 2 Retirement 23
DNS 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha Did not start
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 42:17.705 4 25
2 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 27 +6.003 2 20
3 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 27 +11.463 5 16
4 51   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 27 +12.722 1 13
5 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 27 +30.430 9 11
6 14   Anthony West Aprilia 27 +33.007 8 10
7 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 27 +51.931 13 9
8 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 27 +55.055 11 8
9 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 27 +57.422 3 7
10 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 27 +59.456 15 6
11 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 27 +1:06.270 14 5
12 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +1:06.566 20 4
13 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 27 +1:21.025 21 3
14 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 27 +1:21.800 16 2
15 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 27 +1:29.120 17 1
16 52   José David de Gea Honda 27 +1:32.733 18
17 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 27 +1:33.155 22
18 17   Klaus Nöhles Honda 26 +1 lap 23
19 44   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 26 +1 lap 25
20 65   Lee Dickinson Honda 26 +1 lap 27
21 43   Radomil Rous Yamaha 26 +1 lap 28
Ret 12   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 24 Retirement 19
Ret 24   Toni Elías Honda 13 Retirement 6
Ret 6   Alex Debón Honda 3 Accident 10
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 2 Accident 7
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 2 Accident 12
Ret 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 0 Accident 24
DNS 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 0 Did not start 29
DNS 64   Frederik Watz Yamaha 0 Did not start 26
DNS 2   Roberto Rolfo Honda Did not start
DNS 40   Max Sabbatani Yamaha Did not start
DNQ 66   Tony Campbell Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 67   Bruce Dunn Honda Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 25 41:14.592 1 25
2 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 25 +3.807 9 20
3 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 25 +8.250 6 16
4 36   Mika Kallio KTM 25 +8.641 3 13
5 24   Simone Corsi Honda 25 +16.706 4 11
6 21   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 25 +16.993 11 10
7 41   Youichi Ui Aprilia 25 +22.120 5 9
8 10   Julián Simón Honda 25 +23.070 8 8
9 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 25 +23.860 15 7
10 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 25 +29.993 23 6
11 7   Stefano Perugini Gilera 25 +30.475 18 5
12 52   Lukáš Pešek Honda 25 +30.593 20 4
13 14   Gábor Talmácsi Malaguti 25 +40.502 22 3
14 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 25 +41.140 13 2
15 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 25 +45.295 16 1
16 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 25 +46.170 24
17 69   Robbin Harms Honda 25 +49.325 21
18 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 25 +54.672 17
19 25   Imre Tóth Aprilia 25 +1:17.223 29
20 20   Georg Fröhlich Honda 25 +1:20.434 35
21 49   Christian Elkin Honda 25 +1:23.026 30
22 18   Simone Sanna Aprilia 25 +1:24.436 26
23 35   Václav Bittman Honda 25 +1:28.933 28
24 30   Raffaele De Rosa Honda 25 +1:33.750 32
25 85   Eugene Laverty Honda 24 +1 lap 31
26 51   Kris Weston Honda 23 +2 laps 36
27 84   Tommy Bridewell Honda 23 +2 laps 37
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Derbi 24 Accident 25
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 24 Retirement 7
Ret 66   Vesa Kallio Aprilia 22 Retirement 27
Ret 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 17 Retirement 12
Ret 8   Manuel Manna Malaguti 16 Retirement 34
Ret 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 9 Retirement 33
Ret 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 4 Retirement 10
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 0 Accident 14
Ret 3   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 0 Accident 2
Ret 54   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 0 Accident 19
DNS 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia Did not start
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2004 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 25 July 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  6. ^ [3]
  7. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 25 July 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Cinzano British Grand Prix – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 25 July 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2004. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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