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2004 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2004 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2004 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 17–19 September 2004 at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit.

Japan  2004 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 16 races in the
2004 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Twin Ring Motegi map-2.svg
Date19 September 2004
Official nameCamel Grand Prix of Japan[1][2][3]
LocationTwin Ring Motegi
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.801 km (2.983 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Japan Makoto Tamada
Time 1:46.673
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Makoto Tamada
Time 1:48.524 on lap 5
Podium
First Japan Makoto Tamada
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Japan Shinya Nakano
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:52.137
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:52.788 on lap 19
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:58.385
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:58.766 on lap 4
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Second Italy Fabrizio Lai
Third Italy Simone Corsi

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6   Makoto Tamada Camel Honda Pons Honda 24 43:43.220 1 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 24 +6.168 3 20
3 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 24 +13.396 12 16
4 4   Alex Barros Repsol Honda Team Honda 24 +15.435 10 13
5 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 24 +23.577 6 11
6 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 24 +27.378 13 10
7 7   Carlos Checa Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 24 +35.834 11 9
8 50   Neil Hodgson D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 24 +47.976 17 8
9 11   Rubén Xaus D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 24 +49.881 18 7
10 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 24 +56.107 19 6
11 19   Olivier Jacque Moriwaki Racing Moriwaki 24 +1:21.237 21 5
12 99   Jeremy McWilliams MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 24 +1:27.683 20 4
13 67   Shane Byrne MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 23 +1 lap 23 3
14 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 23 +1 lap 22 2
15 41   Youichi Ui WCM Harris WCM 23 +1 lap 24 1
Ret 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 19 Accident 16
Ret 17   Norifumi Abe Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 9 Retirement 15
Ret 72   Tohru Ukawa Honda Racing Team Honda 8 Accident 14
Ret 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 0 Accident 8
Ret 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 0 Accident 2
Ret 3   Max Biaggi Camel Honda Pons Honda 0 Accident 4
Ret 45   Colin Edwards Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 0 Accident 5
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 0 Accident 7
Ret 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 0 Accident 9
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 43:36.798 1 25
2 24   Toni Elías Honda 23 +3.174 4 20
3 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 23 +15.991 2 16
4 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 23 +20.075 5 13
5 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 23 +25.450 6 11
6 51   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 23 +33.451 7 10
7 2   Roberto Rolfo Honda 23 +43.084 12 9
8 76   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 23 +43.270 13 8
9 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 23 +48.773 9 7
10 6   Alex Debón Honda 23 +52.000 14 6
11 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +1:00.707 3 5
12 78   Yuzo Fujioka Honda 23 +1:01.472 15 4
13 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 23 +1:02.120 16 3
14 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 23 +1:06.488 25 2
15 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +1:09.070 18 1
16 70   Choujun Kameya Honda 23 +1:12.091 17
17 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 23 +1:15.444 10
18 44   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 23 +1:17.484 30
19 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 23 +1:17.753 24
20 79   Katsuyuki Nakasuga Yamaha 23 +1:27.294 28
21 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 23 +1:44.246 23
22 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 23 +1:45.825 20
Ret 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 22 Retirement 26
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 20 Accident 19
Ret 14   Anthony West Aprilia 18 Retirement 8
Ret 17   Klaus Nöhles Honda 17 Retirement 33
Ret 43   Radomil Rous Yamaha 13 Retirement 32
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 12 Retirement 29
Ret 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 11 Retirement 11
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 6 Retirement 31
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 5 Accident 21
Ret 12   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 1 Retirement 27
DNS 34   Eric Bataille Honda 0 Did not start 22
DNQ 88   Gergő Talmácsi Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

The race, scheduled to be run for 21 laps, was stopped after 8 full laps due to an accident. It was later restarted for the remaining 13 laps, with the grid determined by the running order before the suspension. The second part of the race determined the final result.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 13 25:52.175 1 25
2 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 13 +11.082 12 20
3 24   Simone Corsi Honda 13 +11.101 10 16
4 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 13 +11.341 15 13
5 21   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 13 +11.519 14 11
6 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 13 +14.491 11 10
7 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 13 +25.279 6 9
8 14   Gábor Talmácsi Malaguti 13 +25.320 7 8
9 89   Tomoyoshi Koyama Yamaha 13 +25.863 17 7
10 62   Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda 13 +30.172 24 6
11 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 13 +30.432 13 5
12 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 13 +30.562 19 4
13 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 13 +32.170 25 3
14 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 13 +32.971 2 2
15 66   Vesa Kallio Aprilia 13 +41.950 29 1
16 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 13 +42.058 37
17 67   Suhathai Chaemsap Honda 13 +44.536 31
18 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 13 +51.234 32
19 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 13 +51.283 30
20 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 13 +1:04.719 35
21 45   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 13 +1:11.829 33
22 8   Manuel Manna Malaguti 13 +1:13.894 36
23 9   Markéta Janáková Honda 13 +1:36.250 38
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Derbi 11 Accident 22
Ret 64   Shigeki Norikane Yamaha 10 Accident 28
Ret 3   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 8 Retirement 4
Ret 36   Mika Kallio KTM 7 Accident 5
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Honda 3 Accident 8
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Gilera 1 Retirement 23
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 0 Accident 18
Ret 26   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 0 Accident 26
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 0 Retirement in 1st part 9
Ret 25   Imre Tóth Aprilia 0 Did not restart 27
Ret 27   Casey Stoner KTM 0 Retirement in 1st part 3
Ret 50   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 0 Did not restart 16
Ret 54   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 0 Accident in 1st part 20
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 0 Accident in 1st part 21
Ret 95   Yuki Hatano Honda 0 Accident in 1st part 34
DNS 69   Robbin Harms Honda Did not start
Source: [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2004 Japanese 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. "Twin Ring Motegi - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  4. ^ "2004 Japanese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Camel Grand Prix of Japan – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 19 September 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · JAPANESE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2004". Motogp.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Camel Grand Prix of Japan – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 19 September 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Camel Grand Prix of Japan – 125cc – Race Part 2 Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 19 September 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2018.


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