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2004 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2004 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2004 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 29–31 October 2004 at the Circuit de Valencia.

Spain  2004 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
2004 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date31 October 2004
Official nameGran Premio Marlboro de la Comunitat Valenciana[1]
LocationCircuit Ricardo Tormo
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Japan Makoto Tamada
Time 1:32.815
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:33.582 on lap 6
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Australia Troy Bayliss
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:36.367
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:36.957 on lap 3
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third France Randy de Puniet
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:39.927
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto
Time 1:40.581 on lap 5
Podium
First Spain Héctor Barberá
Second Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista

MotoGP classificationEdit

Kenny Roberts Jr. was replaced by Gregorio Lavilla after the first practice session due to injury.[2]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 30 47:16.145 3 25
2 3   Max Biaggi Camel Honda Honda 30 +0.425 2 20
3 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +3.133 6 16
4 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +6.128 4 13
5 6   Makoto Tamada Camel Honda Honda 30 +7.768 1 11
6 4   Alex Barros Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +14.675 12 10
7 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +23.315 10 9
8 45   Colin Edwards Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +27.441 8 8
9 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +29.403 13 7
10 17   Norifumi Abe Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +31.537 15 6
11 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +40.951 11 5
12 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +1:02.014 7 4
13 99   Jeremy McWilliams MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +1:04.637 14 3
14 7   Carlos Checa Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha 30 +1:08.042 9 2
15 50   Neil Hodgson D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 30 +1:09.364 18 1
16 24   Garry McCoy MS Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +1:15.022 20
17 32   Gregorio Lavilla Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +1:15.274 19
18 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 29 +1 lap 21
19 77   James Ellison WCM Harris WCM 29 +1 lap 23
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Moriwaki Racing Moriwaki 24 Retirement 22
Ret 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 Accident 5
Ret 35   Chris Burns WCM Harris WCM 11 Accident 25
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Gauloises Tech 3 Yamaha 10 Accident 16
Ret 11   Rubén Xaus D'Antin MotoGP Ducati 10 Accident 17
DNS 80   Kurtis Roberts Proton Team KR Proton KR 0 Did not start 24
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 44:10.176 1 25
2 24   Toni Elías Honda 27 +8.086 5 20
3 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 27 +27.412 4 16
4 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 27 +31.620 6 13
5 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 27 +34.059 10 11
6 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 27 +34.784 16 10
7 2   Roberto Rolfo Honda 27 +40.352 18 9
8 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 27 +46.761 9 8
9 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +46.770 13 7
10 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +58.235 21 6
11 52   José David de Gea Honda 27 +1:03.287 12 5
12 12   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 27 +1:05.615 20 4
13 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 27 +1:06.024 14 3
14 6   Alex Debón Honda 27 +1:06.858 11 2
15 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 27 +1:10.842 15 1
16 41   Álvaro Molina Aprilia 27 +1:13.946 25
17 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 27 +1:14.621 22
18 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 27 +1:15.103 19
19 43   Radomil Rous Yamaha 27 +1:40.045 27
20 42   Grégory Leblanc Aprilia 26 +1 lap 24
21 75   Hans Smees Aprilia 26 +1 lap 28
22 63   Jarno Ronzoni Aprilia 26 +1 lap 29
Ret 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 18 Accident 2
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 18 Accident 17
Ret 64   Frederik Watz Honda 17 Retirement 26
Ret 44   Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha 14 Retirement 23
Ret 51   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 3 Accident 3
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 1 Accident 8
DSQ 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 27 (+10.343) 7
DNS 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia Did not start
DNS 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 88   Gergő Talmácsi Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 24 40:45.283 2 25
2 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 24 +0.761 1 20
3 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 24 +0.979 11 16
4 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 24 +1.285 14 13
5 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 24 +1.338 5 11
6 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 24 +3.708 7 10
7 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 24 +8.782 4 9
8 24   Simone Corsi Honda 24 +12.425 13 8
9 14   Gábor Talmácsi Malaguti 24 +12.515 10 7
10 21   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 24 +16.655 9 6
11 54   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 24 +19.936 15 5
12 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 24 +20.076 25 4
13 10   Julián Simón Honda 24 +20.127 8 3
14 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 24 +31.001 17 2
15 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 24 +38.040 12 1
16 37   Michele Pirro Aprilia 24 +39.610 28
17 45   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 24 +39.951 21
18 88   Michael Ranseder KTM 24 +45.884 36
19 70   Julián Miralles Aprilia 24 +46.171 33
20 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 24 +46.357 32
21 25   Imre Tóth Aprilia 24 +46.403 26
22 59   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 24 +46.803 24
23 66   Vesa Kallio Aprilia 24 +56.536 31
24 57   Aleix Espargaró Honda 24 +56.557 29
25 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 24 +59.931 22
26 71   Enrique Jerez Honda 24 +1:02.191 34
27 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 24 +1:02.284 35
Ret 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 14 Accident 3
Ret 27   Casey Stoner KTM 14 Accident 6
Ret 26   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 9 Accident 19
Ret 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 6 Retirement 37
Ret 36   Mika Kallio KTM 5 Accident 20
Ret 8   Manuel Manna Malaguti 5 Retirement 30
Ret 31   Max Sabbatani Honda 2 Retirement 38
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Honda 1 Retirement 16
Ret 7   Stefano Perugini Gilera 1 Retirement 27
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Derbi 0 Accident 23
Ret 50   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 0 Accident 18
DNQ 9   Markéta Janáková Honda Did not qualify
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round sixteen has concluded.[8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2004 Valencia MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Suzuki confirm Lavilla to replace Roberts". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 29 October 2004. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ "2004 Valencia MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  4. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 31 October 2004. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · VALENCIA GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2004". Motogp.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  6. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 31 October 2004. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  7. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 31 October 2004. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2004. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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