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2004 German motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2004 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2004 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 16–18 July 2004 at the Sachsenring.

Germany  2004 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 races in the
2004 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sachsenring (Rennkurs).svg
Date18 July 2004
Official nameVELTINS Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland[1][2][3]
LocationSachsenring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.671 km (2.281 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:22.756
Fastest lap
Rider Brazil Alex Barros
Time 1:24.056 on lap 15
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Brazil Alex Barros
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:25.078
Fastest lap
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:25.118 on lap 4
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Argentina Sebastián Porto
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:27.836
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Héctor Barberá
Time 1:27.680 on lap 3
Podium
First Italy Roberto Locatelli
Second Spain Héctor Barberá
Third Spain Pablo Nieto

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Max Biaggi Camel Honda Honda 30 42:23.287 1 25
2 4   Alex Barros Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +0.349 6 20
3 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +4.293 9 16
4 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 30 +4.500 2 13
5 45   Colin Edwards Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +16.137 11 11
6 6   Makoto Tamada Camel Honda Honda 30 +16.482 13 10
7 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +18.477 5 9
8 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +23.335 3 8
9 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +30.705 12 7
10 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +40.540 16 6
11 11   Rubén Xaus D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 30 +43.712 18 5
12 99   Jeremy McWilliams MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +52.791 17 4
13 50   Neil Hodgson D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 30 +53.690 19 3
14 67   Shane Byrne MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +1:13.215 23 2
15 84   Michel Fabrizio WCM Harris WCM 30 +1:20.050 21 1
16 35   Chris Burns WCM Harris WCM 29 +1 lap 24
Ret 80   Kurtis Roberts Proton Team KR Proton KR 26 Retirement 22
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 20 Accident 14
Ret 17   Norifumi Abe Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 20 Accident 15
Ret 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 10 Accident 8
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 9 Accident 10
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 8 Accident 4
Ret 7   Carlos Checa Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 4 Accident 7
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 3 Accident 20
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 29 41:37.239 5 25
2 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 29 +4.279 1 20
3 51   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 29 +16.403 2 16
4 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 29 +16.769 12 13
5 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 29 +16.966 4 11
6 2   Roberto Rolfo Honda 29 +18.135 3 10
7 14   Anthony West Aprilia 29 +32.141 14 9
8 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 29 +32.766 8 8
9 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 29 +37.726 10 7
10 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 29 +38.088 11 6
11 6   Alex Debón Honda 29 +50.782 13 5
12 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 29 +50.934 17 4
13 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 29 +1:00.946 16 3
14 34   Eric Bataille Honda 29 +1:02.410 24 2
15 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 29 +1:02.527 21 1
16 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 29 +1:02.554 9
17 44   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 29 +1:18.235 22
18 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 29 +1:18.386 15
19 36   Erwan Nigon Yamaha 29 +1:21.155 23
20 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 29 +1:21.574 26
21 17   Klaus Nöhles Honda 29 +1:22.048 19
22 24   Toni Elías Honda 28 +1 lap 7
Ret 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 19 Retirement 20
Ret 77   Grégory Lefort Aprilia 16 Retirement 27
Ret 12   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 12 Retirement 25
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 11 Retirement 18
Ret 40   Max Sabbatani Yamaha 8 Retirement 28
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 6 Accident 6
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 27 40:03.511 10 25
2 3   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +0.165 2 20
3 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 27 +0.706 5 16
4 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +0.715 1 13
5 36   Mika Kallio KTM 27 +1.073 11 11
6 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 27 +1.176 12 10
7 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +1.283 16 9
8 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 27 +1.459 4 8
9 10   Julián Simón Honda 27 +9.636 7 7
10 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 27 +11.821 6 6
11 21   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 27 +17.967 3 5
12 24   Simone Corsi Honda 27 +20.307 14 4
13 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 27 +31.798 18 3
14 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 27 +31.927 17 2
15 7   Stefano Perugini Gilera 27 +37.556 25 1
16 14   Gábor Talmácsi Malaguti 27 +37.720 19
17 52   Lukáš Pešek Honda 27 +37.911 12
18 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 27 +37.920 26
19 69   Robbin Harms Honda 27 +55.350 24
20 54   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 27 +55.384 23
21 39   Patrick Unger Aprilia 27 +58.942 29
22 66   Vesa Kallio Aprilia 27 +59.902 27
23 20   Georg Fröhlich Honda 27 +1:17.723 33
24 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 27 +1:17.997 30
25 35   Václav Bittman Honda 27 +1:18.297 35
26 8   Manuel Manna Malaguti 27 +1:18.550 36
27 40   Manuel Mickan Honda 26 +1 lap 32
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Aprilia 23 Accident 8
Ret 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 Retirement 9
Ret 70   Julián Miralles Aprilia 17 Retirement 34
Ret 25   Imre Tóth Aprilia 16 Retirement 22
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 13 Accident 15
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 13 Retirement 20
Ret 18   Simone Sanna Aprilia 9 Accident 21
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Derbi 9 Retirement 28
Ret 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 0 Accident 31
DNS 27   Casey Stoner KTM Did not start
DNQ 9   Markéta Janáková 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 eight has concluded.[9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2004 German 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. "Sachsenring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2004 German MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Veltins Motorrad GP Deutschland – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 July 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · GERMAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2004". Motogp.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Veltins Motorrad GP Deutschland – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 July 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Veltins Motorrad GP Deutschland – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 July 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2004. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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