2005 Chinese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2005 Chinese motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 29 April-1 May 2005 at the Shanghai International Circuit. It was the first time that MotoGP raced in China.

China  2005 Chinese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Shanghai International Circuit moto map.svg
Date1 May 2005
Official nameTaobao.com Grand Prix of China[1]
LocationShanghai International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.281 km (3.281 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Sete Gibernau
Time 1:59.710
Fastest lap
Rider Brazil Alex Barros
Time 2:13.716 on lap 21
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second France Olivier Jacque
Third Italy Marco Melandri
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 2:06.196
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 2:15.608 on lap 16
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Third Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 2:13.535
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Fabrizio Lai
Time 2:23.967 on lap 18
Podium
First Italy Mattia Pasini
Second Italy Fabrizio Lai
Third Hungary Gábor Talmácsi

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 50:02.463 6 25
2 19   Olivier Jacque Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 22 +1.700 15 20
3 33   Marco Melandri Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 22 +16.574 2 16
4 15   Sete Gibernau Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 22 +18.906 1 13
5 3   Max Biaggi Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +19.551 14 11
6 16   Jurgen vd Goorbergh Konica Minolta Honda Honda 22 +21.622 19 10
7 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 22 +25.883 4 9
8 5   Colin Edwards Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +31.033 13 8
9 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +39.299 5 7
10 11   Rubén Xaus Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +40.991 16 6
11 4   Alex Barros Camel Honda Honda 22 +44.014 11 5
12 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 22 +44.401 3 4
13 77   James Ellison Blata WCM Blata 22 +53.449 21 3
14 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +1:05.853 8 2
15 72   Tohru Ukawa Moriwaki Racing Moriwaki 22 +1:09.480 18 1
16 44   Roberto Rolfo D'Antin MotoGP – Pramac Ducati 22 +1:15.293 17
Ret 27   Franco Battaini Blata WCM Blata 16 Accident 20
Ret 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 5 Retirement 9
Ret 12   Troy Bayliss Camel Honda Honda 4 Accident 12
Ret 7   Carlos Checa Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 4 Accident 7
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 2 Retirement 10
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 21 48:07.205 1 25
2 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 21 +0.249 3 20
3 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 21 +21.434 5 16
4 5   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 21 +28.589 11 13
5 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 21 +31.879 8 11
6 1   Dani Pedrosa Honda 21 +40.520 2 10
7 80   Héctor Barberá Honda 21 +46.332 6 9
8 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 21 +1:01.615 9 8
9 48   Jorge Lorenzo Honda 21 +1:04.261 4 7
10 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 21 +1:05.823 10 6
11 6   Alex Debón Honda 21 +1:08.145 14 5
12 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 21 +1:09.653 15 4
13 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 21 +2:01.116 16 3
14 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 21 +2:01.367 19 2
15 28   Dirk Heidolf Honda 21 +2:01.893 18 1
16 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 21 +2:05.297 12
17 18   Fredrik Watz Yamaha 21 +2:07.361 25
18 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 21 +2:13.455 7
19 12   Gábor Rizmayer Yamaha 21 +2:26.199 22
20 62   He Zi Xian Yamaha 20 +1 lap 27
21 58   Huang Shi Zhao Yamaha 20 +1 lap 26
Ret 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 18 Retirement 21
Ret 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 17 Accident 17
Ret 64   Radomil Rous Honda 17 Retirement 20
Ret 38   Grégory Leblanc Aprilia 14 Retirement 23
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 2 Retirement 24
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 2 Retirement 13
DNS 36   Martín Cárdenas Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 60   Wang Zhu Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 61   Li Zheng Peng Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 59   Huang Zhi Yu Honda Did not qualify
Source: [5]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 19 46:30.273 15 25
2 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 19 +0.065 6 20
3 14   Gábor Talmácsi KTM 19 +4.953 3 16
4 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 19 +8.785 4 13
5 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda 19 +10.707 8 11
6 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 19 +11.959 2 10
7 41   Aleix Espargaró Honda 19 +25.951 16 9
8 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 19 +27.152 14 8
9 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 19 +28.154 7 7
10 60   Julián Simón KTM 19 +28.707 5 6
11 36   Mika Kallio KTM 19 +32.488 1 5
12 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 19 +44.317 17 4
13 15   Michele Pirro Malaguti 19 +58.618 11 3
14 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 19 +59.376 27 2
15 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 19 +59.879 10 1
16 9   Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda 19 +1:00.836 9
17 19   Álvaro Bautista Honda 19 +1:05.476 13
18 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 19 +1:06.354 21
19 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 19 +1:13.199 31
20 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 19 +1:14.696 12
21 7   Alexis Masbou Honda 19 +1:42.293 19
22 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 19 +1:46.227 32
23 84   Julián Miralles Aprilia 19 +1:48.723 23
24 38   Cheung Wai On Honda 19 +1:52.912 34
25 10   Federico Sandi Honda 19 +2:06.791 33
26 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 19 +2:21.419 30
27 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 19 +2:21.591 29
28 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 19 +2:24.441 26
29 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 18 +1 lap 22
30 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 17 +2 laps 25
31 39   Chow Ho-Wan Honda 15 +4 laps 35
Ret 25   Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia 17 Retirement 28
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 11 Accident 18
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Honda 6 Retirement 24
Ret 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 3 Retirement 20
DNS 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia Did not start
DNS 31   Sascha Hommel Malaguti Did not start
DNQ 85   Zhou You Rao Honda Did not qualify
Source: [6]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round three has concluded.[7]

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

NotesEdit

This is the last race where no Spanish riders managed to get on the podium in all classes until the 2015 Qatar Grand Prix.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Chinese MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2005 Chinese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Taobao.com Grand Prix of China – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 1 May 2005. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · TAOBAO.COM GRAND PRIX OF CHINA · MotoGP Race Classification 2005". Motogp.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Taobao.com Grand Prix of China – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 1 May 2005. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Taobao.com Grand Prix of China – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 1 May 2005. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2005. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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