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2005 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2005 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 22–24 July 2005 at the Donington Park circuit. It was also marked the final victory of Valentino Rossi in the wet race at the British circuit until the 2015 event was held at the Silverstone Circuit.

United Kingdom  2005 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date24 July 2005
Official namebetandwin.com 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 1:27.897
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:45.377 on lap 24
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second United States Kenny Roberts Jr.
Third Brazil Alex Barros
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:31.834
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Anthony West
Time 1:47.025 on lap 17
Podium
First France Randy de Puniet
Second Australia Anthony West
Third Australia Casey Stoner
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:37.295
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:38.408 on lap 6 (first part)
Podium
First Spain Julián Simón
Second France Mike Di Meglio
Third Italy Fabrizio Lai
Valentino Rossi, riding his Yamaha in the MotoGP race. Rossi went on to win the race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 29 52:58.675 1 25
2 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 29 +3.169 16 20
3 4   Alex Barros Camel Honda Honda 29 +4.006 4 16
4 5   Colin Edwards Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 29 +10.292 6 13
5 7   Carlos Checa Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 29 +13.020 13 11
6 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 29 +23.321 11 10
7 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 29 +37.833 9 9
8 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 29 +44.617 15 8
9 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +1 lap 17 7
10 44   Roberto Rolfo Team d'Antin Pramac Ducati 28 +1 lap 19 6
11 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +2 laps 10 5
Ret 27   Franco Battaini Blata WCM Blata 25 Accident 21
Ret 77   James Ellison Blata WCM Blata 7 Accident 20
Ret 67   Shane Byrne Team Roberts Proton KR 4 Accident 18
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 3 Accident 2
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 3 Accident 12
Ret 3   Max Biaggi Repsol Honda Team Honda 3 Accident 8
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 2 Accident 3
Ret 12   Troy Bayliss Camel Honda Honda 2 Accident 7
Ret 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 2 Retirement 5
Ret 11   Rubén Xaus Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 1 Accident 14
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 27 49:11.337 6 25
2 14   Anthony West KTM 27 +1.236 15 20
3 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 27 +16.740 10 16
4 1   Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 +47.825 1 13
5 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 27 +1:03.449 5 11
6 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 27 +1:32.437 14 10
7 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +1:34.560 4 9
8 48   Jorge Lorenzo Honda 27 +1:45.964 2 8
9 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 26 +1 lap 12 7
10 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 26 +1 lap 20 6
11 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 26 +1 lap 22 5
12 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 26 +1 lap 11 4
13 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 26 +1 lap 19 3
14 38   Grégory Leblanc Aprilia 25 +2 laps 24 2
15 64   Radomil Rous Honda 25 +2 laps 25 1
16 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 25 +2 laps 17
17 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 25 +2 laps 18
18 41   Álvaro Molina Aprilia 25 +2 laps 29
19 20   Gabriele Ferro Fantic 23 +4 laps 31
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 22 Accident 16
Ret 44   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 21 Accident 26
Ret 80   Héctor Barberá Honda 16 Accident 7
Ret 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 12 Accident 8
Ret 42   Yves Polzer Aprilia 12 Accident 28
Ret 5   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 8 Accident 3
Ret 36   Martín Cárdenas Aprilia 4 Retirement 23
Ret 28   Dirk Heidolf Honda 2 Retirement 21
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Fantic 0 Retirement 27
Ret 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 0 Retirement 9
Ret 6   Alex Debón Honda 0 Retirement 13
DSQ 26   Andreas Mårtensson Yamaha 10 Black flag 30
DNQ 23   Nicklas Cajback Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

The race, scheduled to be run for 25 laps, was stopped after 7 full laps due to heavy rain. It was later restarted for 9 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 60   Julián Simón KTM 9 17:35.523 6 25
2 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 9 +2.406 9 20
3 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 9 +8.896 5 16
4 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 9 +9.169 3 13
5 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 9 +13.837 17 11
6 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 9 +18.323 4 10
7 36   Mika Kallio KTM 9 +23.453 1 9
8 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 9 +31.424 15 8
9 94   Dan Linfoot Honda 9 +33.865 39 7
10 9   Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda 9 +40.094 30 6
11 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 9 +40.345 14 5
12 56   Christian Elkin Honda 9 +40.761 41 4
13 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 9 +42.789 26 3
14 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 9 +42.833 27 2
15 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 9 +43.420 28 1
16 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 9 +43.587 25
17 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 9 +45.101 36
18 42   Gioele Pellino Malaguti 9 +47.077 38
19 10   Federico Sandi Honda 9 +48.901 31
20 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 9 +49.088 21
21 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 9 +54.566 18
22 95   James Westmoreland Honda 9 +59.769 37
23 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 9 +1:00.672 33
24 46   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 9 +1:02.134 24
25 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 9 +1:26.419 11
26 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 9 +1:28.411 34
Ret 7   Alexis Masbou Honda 8 Accident 10
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Honda 5 Accident 12
Ret 41   Aleix Espargaró Honda 5 Retirement 19
Ret 14   Gábor Talmácsi KTM 4 Accident 7
Ret 57   Rob Guiver Honda 3 Accident 40
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 1 Retirement 20
Ret 15   Michele Pirro Malaguti 0 Accident 32
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 0 Accident 22
Ret 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 0 Retirement 16
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 0 Did not restart 2
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda 0 Accident in 1st part 8
Ret 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 0 Accident in 1st part 13
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Honda 0 Retirement in 1st part 23
Ret 96   Kev Coghlan Honda 0 Retirement in 1st part 35
DNS 25   Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia 0 Did not start 1st part 29
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. ^ "2005 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2005 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2005 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  5. ^ "betandwin.com British Grand Prix – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 24 July 2005. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  6. ^ "BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2005". Motogp.com. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  7. ^ "betandwin.com British Grand Prix – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 24 July 2005. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  8. ^ "betandwin.com British Grand Prix – 125cc – Race PART 2 Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 24 July 2005. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2005. Retrieved 22 August 2019.


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