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The 2005 French motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 13–15 May 2005 at the Bugatti Circuit located in Le Mans, France.

France  2005 French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Bugatti Circuit.svg
Date15 May 2005
Official nameGrand Prix Alice de France[1]
LocationBugatti Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.180 km (2.597 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:33.226
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:33.678
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third United States Colin Edwards
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:37.391
Fastest lap
Rider France Randy de Puniet
Time 1:37.594
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second France Randy de Puniet
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Time 1:43.405
Fastest lap
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:43.373
Podium
First Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Second Spain Sergio Gadea
Third Finland Mika Kallio

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

No. Rider Team Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 44:12.223 1 25
2   Sete Gibernau Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda +0.382 4 20
3   Colin Edwards Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha +5.711 2 16
4   Marco Melandri Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda +7.276 3 13
5   Max Biaggi Repsol Honda Team Honda +7.703 8 11
6   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda +21.770 5 10
7   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati +24.664 10 9
8   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki +35.940 6 8
9   Toni Elías Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha +38.062 12 7
10   Troy Bayliss Camel Honda Pons Honda +52.607 15 6
11   Olivier Jacque Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki +53.302 13 5
12   Rubén Xaus Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha +1:00.342 16 4
13   Kenny Roberts Jr Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki +1:00.514 14 3
14   Jurgen vd Goorbergh Konica Minolta Honda Honda +1:17.993 19 2
15   Roberto Rolfo Team d'Antin Pramac Ducati +1:32.233 18 1
16   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki +1 Lap 7
17   Franco Battaini Blata WCM Blata +1 Lap 21
Ret   Alex Barros Camel Honda Pons Honda Retirement 11
Ret   James Ellison Blata WCM Blata Retirement 20
Ret   Carlos Checa Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati Retirement 9
Ret   Shane Byrne Team Roberts Proton Retirement 17
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1   Dani Pedrosa Honda 42:55.152 1 25
2   Randy de Puniet Aprilia +0.251 6 20
3   Andrea Dovizioso Honda +1.554 5 16
4   Casey Stoner Aprilia +4.230 2 13
5   Jorge Lorenzo Honda +6.027 3 11
6   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda +23.969 10 10
7   Héctor Barberá Honda +30.667 9 9
8   Alex Debón Honda +32.039 15 8
9   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia +32.452 8 7
10   Yuki Takahashi Honda +37.772 13 6
11   Simone Corsi Aprilia +49.285 17 5
12   Chaz Davies Aprilia +49.509 11 4
13   Alex Baldolini Aprilia +49.530 19 3
14   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +49.771 16 2
15   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia +49.895 14 1
16   Jakub Smrž Honda +1:02.122 12
17   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +1:02.612 18
18   Anthony West Aprilia +1:17.358 25
19   Gregory Leblanc Aprilia +1:17.502 22
20   Erwan Nigon Aprilia +1:18.382 21
21   Radomil Rous Honda +1:22.698 24
22   Gabor Rizmayer Yamaha +1 Lap 26
Ret   Sebastián Porto Aprilia Retirement 4
Ret   Alex de Angelis Aprilia Retirement 7
Ret   Frederik Watz Yamaha Retirement 28
Ret   Dirk Heidolf Honda Retirement 23
Ret   Steve Jenkner Aprilia Retirement 20
Source: [5]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 41:52.772 1 25
2   Sergio Gadea Aprilia +3.080 10 20
3   Mika Kallio KTM +3.263 2 16
4   Mike Di Meglio Honda +4.237 9 13
5   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +4.311 5 11
6   Gábor Talmácsi KTM +4.882 4 10
7   Pablo Nieto Derbi +25.823 12 9
8   Julian Simon KTM +26.349 8 8
9   Imre Tóth Aprilia +31.611 19 7
10   Manuel Poggiali Gilera +32.853 15 6
11   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia +33.270 23 5
12   Aleix Espargaró Honda +40.620 25 4
13   Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia +43.477 27 3
14   Manuel Hernández Aprilia +45.390 17 2
15   Sandro Cortese Honda +53.924 20 1
16   Julián Miralles Aprilia +56.940 24
17   Gioele Pellino Malaguti +1:01.388 40
18   Mathieu Lussiana Honda +1:07.555 33
19   Federico Sandi Honda +1:07.750 30
20   Raffaele de Rosa Aprilia +1:08.159 31
21   Karel Abraham Aprilia +1:09.907 38
22   Nicolás Terol Derbi +1:11.161 34
23   Andrea Iannone Aprilia +1:16.897 35
24   Raymond Schouten Honda +1:17.642 37
Ret   Fabrizio Lai Honda Retirement 7
Ret   Mathieu Gines Honda Retirement 32
Ret   Alexis Masbou Honda Retirement 11
Ret   Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda Retirement 14
Ret   Vincent Braillard Aprilia Retirement 28
Ret   Michele Pirro Malaguti Retirement 36
Ret   Jules Cluzel Honda Retirement 26
Ret   Michel Alexis Honda Retirement 41
Ret   Álvaro Bautista Honda Retirement 18
Ret   Héctor Faubel Aprilia Retirement 3
Ret   Joan Olivé Aprilia Retirement 13
Ret   Lukáš Pešek Derbi Retirement 6
Ret   Ángel Rodríguez Honda Retirement 22
Source: [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 French MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2005 French MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ "2005 French Motorcycle Grand Prix : Classifications : 500cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · GRAND PRIX ALICE DE FRANCE · MotoGP Race Classification 2005". Motogp.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  5. ^ "2005 French Motorcycle Grand Prix : Classifications : 250cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  6. ^ "2005 French Motorcycle Grand Prix : Classifications : 125cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.


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