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2005 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2005 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 29 September-1 October 2005 at the Losail International Circuit.

Qatar  2005 Qatar Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Losail.svg
Date1 October 2005
Official nameMarlboro Grand Prix of Qatar[1]
LocationLosail International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.380 km (3.343 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:56.917
Fastest lap
Rider United States Nicky Hayden
Time 1:57.903 on lap 9
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 2:02.154
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 2:03.301 on lap 9
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 2:09.455
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 2:10.515 on lap 11
Podium
First Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Second Finland Mika Kallio
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 43:33.759 3 25
2 33   Marco Melandri Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 22 +1.670 5 20
3 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +5.536 8 16
4 5   Colin Edwards Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +14.737 4 13
5 15   Sete Gibernau Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 22 +20.431 2 11
6 7   Carlos Checa Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 22 +31.432 6 10
7 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 22 +32.983 7 9
8 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +39.888 9 8
9 4   Alex Barros Camel Honda Honda 22 +41.792 14 7
10 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 22 +44.252 1 6
11 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 22 +48.745 11 5
12 44   Roberto Rolfo Team d'Antin Pramac Ducati 22 +1:01.991 15 4
13 67   Shane Byrne Camel Honda Honda 22 +1:04.805 17 3
14 11   Rubén Xaus Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +1:13.824 16 2
15 77   James Ellison Blata WCM Blata 22 +2:08.642 18 1
16 27   Franco Battaini Blata WCM Blata 21 +1 lap 19
17 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 21 +1 lap 12
Ret 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 17 Accident 10
Ret 3   Max Biaggi Repsol Honda Team Honda 6 Retirement 13
WD 19   Olivier Jacque Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki Withdrew
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 20 41:22.628 3 25
2 48   Jorge Lorenzo Honda 20 +1.566 1 20
3 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 20 +2.603 6 16
4 1   Dani Pedrosa Honda 20 +2.659 4 13
5 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 20 +4.867 5 11
6 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 20 +29.971 7 10
7 80   Héctor Barberá Honda 20 +32.708 9 9
8 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 20 +46.470 10 8
9 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 20 +46.849 11 7
10 44   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 20 +1:01.682 18 6
11 6   Alex Debón Honda 20 +1:01.696 17 5
12 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 20 +1:01.780 15 4
13 36   Martín Cárdenas Aprilia 20 +1:02.795 21 3
14 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 20 +1:03.952 16 2
15 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 20 +1:04.917 14 1
16 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 20 +1:06.194 20
17 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 20 +1:21.004 19
18 28   Dirk Heidolf Honda 20 +1:36.546 22
19 56   Mathieu Gines Aprilia 20 +1:51.045 27
20 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 20 +2:02.105 24
Ret 63   Erwan Nigon Yamaha 17 Retirement 23
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 16 Retirement 13
Ret 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 12 Retirement 8
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 6 Accident 12
Ret 5   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 5 Accident 2
Ret 64   Radomil Rous Honda 5 Accident 26
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Fantic 2 Retirement 25
DNS 14   Anthony West KTM Did not start
DNQ 20   Gabriele Ferro Fantic Did not qualify
DNQ 23   Nicklas Cajback Yamaha Did not qualify
Source: [5]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 14   Gábor Talmácsi KTM 18 39:23.248 2 25
2 36   Mika Kallio KTM 18 +0.017 1 20
3 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 18 +9.571 7 16
4 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 18 +11.815 10 13
5 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 18 +12.169 11 11
6 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 18 +12.303 9 10
7 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 18 +12.317 6 9
8 60   Julián Simón KTM 18 +12.565 4 8
9 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 18 +17.571 3 7
10 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 18 +19.757 5 6
11 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 18 +22.037 13 5
12 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 18 +24.205 18 4
13 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 18 +25.342 14 3
14 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda 18 +27.965 16 2
15 51   Enrique Jerez Derbi 18 +37.241 24 1
16 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 18 +43.704 22
17 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 18 +44.855 21
18 41   Aleix Espargaró Honda 18 +44.870 17
19 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 18 +45.521 20
20 7   Alexis Masbou Honda 18 +49.011 15
21 25   Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia 18 +50.024 27
22 19   Álvaro Bautista Honda 18 +50.059 12
23 42   Gioele Pellino Malaguti 18 +50.299 25
24 46   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 18 +56.956 28
25 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 18 +57.020 29
26 10   Federico Sandi Honda 18 +1:14.927 31
27 9   Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda 18 +1:29.137 34
28 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 18 +1:29.158 32
29 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 18 +1:39.784 35
Ret 15   Michele Pirro Malaguti 15 Retirement 30
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 13 Accident 8
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 6 Retirement 19
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 3 Retirement 23
Ret 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 3 Retirement 26
Ret 31   Sascha Hommel Honda 2 Retirement 36
Ret 48   David Bonache Honda 1 Accident 33
Source: [6]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Qatar MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2005 Qatar MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Marlboro Grand Prix of Qatar – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 1 October 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · MARLBORO GRAND PRIX OF QATAR · MotoGP Race Classification 2005". www.motogp.com.
  5. ^ "Marlboro Grand Prix of Qatar – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 1 October 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Marlboro Grand Prix of Qatar – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 1 October 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2005. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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