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2005 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2005 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 16–18 September 2005 at the Twin Ring Motegi citcuit.

Japan  2005 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Twin Ring Motegi map-2.svg
Date18 September 2005
Official nameGrand Prix of Japan[1][2][3]
LocationTwin Ring Motegi
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.801 km (2.983 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:46.363
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:47.968 on lap 3
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Italy Max Biaggi
Third Japan Makoto Tamada
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Time 1:51.843
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:53.199 on lap 14
Podium
First Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Australia Casey Stoner
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 1:58.653
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Mateo Túnez
Time 1:59.018 on lap 7
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Third Spain Héctor Faubel

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 24 43:30.499 1 25
2 3   Max Biaggi Repsol Honda Team Honda 24 +1.479 5 20
3 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 24 +16.227 4 16
4 7   Carlos Checa Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 24 +22.148 9 13
5 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 24 +33.212 2 11
6 5   Colin Edwards Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 24 +34.915 13 10
7 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 24 +45.894 6 9
8 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 24 +56.498 8 8
9 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 24 +1:12.037 17 7
10 11   Rubén Xaus Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 24 +1:34.927 19 6
11 27   Franco Battaini Blata WCM Blata 23 +1 lap 20 5
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 12 Accident 3
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 12 Accident 11
Ret 4   Alex Barros Camel Honda Honda 12 Accident 10
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 11 Accident 7
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 8 Retirement 14
Ret 72   Tohru Ukawa Camel Honda Honda 4 Retirement 15
Ret 44   Roberto Rolfo Team d'Antin Pramac Ducati 2 Accident 16
Ret 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 2 Accident 12
Ret 45   Naoki Matsudo Moriwaki Racing Moriwaki 0 Retirement 18
DNS 77   James Ellison Blata WCM Blata Did not start
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 23 43:52.454 1 25
2 1   Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 +5.313 7 20
3 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 23 +7.781 9 16
4 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 23 +10.222 6 13
5 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 +10.763 8 11
6 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 23 +11.054 5 10
7 5   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 23 +19.199 4 9
8 80   Héctor Barberá Honda 23 +24.665 13 8
9 6   Alex Debón Honda 23 +37.683 16 7
10 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 23 +38.122 11 6
11 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 +38.194 24 5
12 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 23 +53.211 15 4
13 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 23 +56.364 21 3
14 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 23 +1:08.640 27 2
15 64   Radomil Rous Honda 23 +1:09.205 22 1
16 93   Kouki Takahashi Honda 23 +1:17.982 28
17 36   Martín Cárdenas Aprilia 23 +1:25.096 29
18 28   Dirk Heidolf Honda 23 +1:26.088 20
19 77   Mamoru Akiya Yamaha 23 +1:33.286 30
20 79   Masaki Tokudome Yamaha 23 +1:35.598 25
21 56   Mathieu Gines Aprilia 23 +1:37.552 32
Ret 48   Jorge Lorenzo Honda 22 Accident 2
Ret 44   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 21 Retirement 12
Ret 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 10 Accident 10
Ret 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 10 Retirement 26
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 5 Accident 23
Ret 75   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 2 Accident 3
Ret 14   Anthony West KTM 2 Accident 14
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 0 Accident 17
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Fantic 0 Accident 31
Ret 78   Ryuji Yokoe Yamaha 0 Accident 18
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 0 Accident 19
DNQ 23   Nicklas Cajback Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 20   Gabriele Ferro Fantic Did not qualify
DNQ 22   Alexander Todorov Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

The race, scheduled to be run for 21 laps, was stopped after 15 full laps due to an accident and did not restart as two thirds of the race distance had been completed.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36   Mika Kallio KTM 15 30:10.854 5 25
2 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 15 +0.111 7 20
3 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 15 +1.517 6 16
4 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda 15 +2.349 2 13
5 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 15 +2.406 3 11
6 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 15 +2.619 8 10
7 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 15 +2.761 10 9
8 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 15 +2.961 13 8
9 19   Álvaro Bautista Honda 15 +3.720 9 7
10 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 15 +9.936 14 6
11 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 15 +14.546 12 5
12 41   Aleix Espargaró Honda 15 +14.693 24 4
13 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 15 +15.699 19 3
14 9   Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda 15 +20.833 20 2
15 51   Enrique Jerez Derbi 15 +22.562 17 1
16 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 15 +24.038 22
17 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 15 +25.907 18
18 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 15 +27.014 27
19 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 15 +27.502 26
20 7   Alexis Masbou Honda 15 +27.548 21
21 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 15 +47.987 25
22 68   Hiroaki Kuzuhara Honda 15 +48.337 31
23 10   Federico Sandi Honda 15 +48.524 34
24 64   Yuki Hamamoto Honda 15 +51.086 32
25 20   Takumi Takahashi Honda 15 +53.530 29
26 66   Arata Mori Honda 15 +53.610 33
27 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 15 +54.652 38
28 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 15 +55.454 30
29 67   Kazuki Hanafusa Honda 15 +1:03.564 41
30 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 13 +2 laps 36
Ret 14   Gábor Talmácsi KTM 13 Accident 1
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 13 Retirement 23
Ret 25   Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia 12 Retirement 28
Ret 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 9 Accident 4
Ret 31   Sascha Hommel Malaguti 9 Accident 40
Ret 46   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 7 Accident 15
Ret 65   Hiroomi Iwata Honda 6 Retirement 35
Ret 15   Michele Pirro Malaguti 5 Accident 37
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 3 Accident 16
Ret 48   David Bonache Honda 0 Retirement 39
Ret 60   Julián Simón KTM 0 Accident 11
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round twelve has concluded.<ref>"Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2005. Retrieved 2019-08-22./ref>

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Japanese 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". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Twin Ring Motegi - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "2005 Japanese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Grand Prix of Japan – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 September 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN · MotoGP Race Classification 2005". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "Grand Prix of Japan – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 September 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Grand Prix of Japan – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 September 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2019.


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