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2005 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2005 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the first round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 8–10 April 2005 at Jerez.

Spain  2005 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date10 April 2005
Official nameGran Premio Marlboro de España[1][2][3]
LocationCircuito de Jerez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:39.419
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:40.596 on lap 5
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third Italy Marco Melandri
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:42.868
Fastest lap
Rider France Randy de Puniet
Time 1:44.459 on lap 5
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Argentina Sebastián Porto
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:46.996
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto
Time 1:49.176 on lap 7
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Finland Mika Kallio
Third Italy Fabrizio Lai

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 45:43.156 1 25
2 15   Sete Gibernau Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 27 +8.631 2 20
3 33   Marco Melandri Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 27 +18.460 3 16
4 4   Alex Barros Camel Honda Honda 27 +26.938 8 13
5 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +27.659 5 11
6 12   Troy Bayliss Camel Honda Honda 27 +28.509 9 10
7 3   Max Biaggi Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +30.618 16 9
8 6   Makoto Tamada JIR Konica Minolta Honda Honda 27 +36.887 7 8
9 5   Colin Edwards Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +37.608 15 7
10 7   Carlos Checa Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +39.678 12 6
11 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +42.283 10 5
12 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +55.457 13 4
13 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +1:02.372 6 3
14 21   John Hopkins Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +1:19.346 11 2
15 44   Roberto Rolfo D'Antin MotoGP – Pramac Ducati 27 +1:33.607 18 1
16 77   James Ellison Blata WCM Blata 26 +1 lap 21
17 27   Franco Battaini Blata WCM Blata 26 +1 lap 19
18 11   Rubén Xaus Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 24 +3 laps 17
Ret 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 Retirement 4
Ret 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 11 Retirement 14
Ret 67   Shane Byrne Team Roberts Proton KR 2 Retirement 20
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Dani Pedrosa Honda 26 45:36.679 1 25
2 19   Sebastián Porto Aprilia 26 +2.136 2 20
3 5   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 26 +29.682 5 16
4 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 26 +36.539 10 13
5 80   Héctor Barberá Honda 26 +37.499 7 11
6 48   Jorge Lorenzo Honda 26 +37.728 9 10
7 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 26 +45.038 8 9
8 6   Alex Debón Honda 26 +56.339 14 8
9 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 26 +1:02.844 12 7
10 32   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 26 +1:10.708 21 6
11 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 26 +1:20.790 19 5
12 64   Radomil Rous Honda 26 +1:20.950 20 4
13 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 25 +1 lap 18 3
14 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 25 +1 lap 23 2
15 38   Grégory Leblanc Aprilia 25 +1 lap 25 1
16 12   Gábor Rizmayer Yamaha 25 +1 lap 27
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 25 Retirement 15
Ret 41   Álvaro Molina Aprilia 25 Retirement 17
Ret 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 19 Retirement 26
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 14 Accident 13
Ret 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 13 Accident 3
Ret 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 11 Accident 4
Ret 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 10 Retirement 11
Ret 73   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 8 Accident 6
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Fantic 8 Retirement 28
Ret 28   Dirk Heidolf Honda 5 Retirement 22
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 2 Retirement 16
Ret 36   Martín Cárdenas Aprilia 1 Accident 24
DNQ 42   Yves Polzer Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 16   Franz Aschenbrenner Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 20   Gabriele Ferro Fantic Did not qualify
Source: [7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 23 42:27.960 1 25
2 36   Mika Kallio KTM 23 +1.418 5 20
3 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 23 +1.510 4 16
4 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 23 +8.282 2 13
5 14   Gábor Talmácsi KTM 23 +8.930 6 11
6 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 23 +13.651 11 10
7 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +14.590 7 9
8 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 23 +17.164 24 8
9 60   Julián Simón KTM 23 +17.262 14 7
10 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 23 +31.147 15 6
11 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 23 +34.737 16 5
12 22   Pablo Nieto Derbi 23 +34.801 13 4
13 28   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 23 +37.146 17 3
14 41   Aleix Espargaró Honda 23 +49.591 22 2
15 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 23 +51.629 26 1
16 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 23 +54.608 19
17 86   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 23 +54.747 32
18 10   Federico Sandi Honda 23 +54.960 25
19 84   Julián Miralles Aprilia 23 +55.527 30
20 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 23 +1:10.864 21
21 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 23 +1:22.697 29
22 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 23 +1:26.526 36
23 16   Raymond Schouten Honda 23 +1:38.103 35
24 31   Sascha Hommel Malaguti 23 +1:47.461 37
25 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 22 +1 lap 27
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda 21 Retirement 10
Ret 7   Alexis Masbou Honda 20 Retirement 28
Ret 49   Daniel Sáez Aprilia 19 Retirement 38
Ret 25   Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia 16 Accident 31
Ret 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 15 Retirement 3
Ret 9   Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda 15 Retirement 23
Ret 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 10 Accident 18
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 9 Retirement 12
Ret 47   Ángel Rodríguez Honda 6 Retirement 33
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 3 Accident 8
Ret 15   Michele Pirro Malaguti 0 Accident 34
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Honda 0 Retirement 20
Ret 48   David Bonache Honda 0 Retirement 39
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 0 Did not start 9
DNQ 87   Patrik Vostárek Honda Did not qualify
Source: [8]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round one has concluded.[9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Spanish 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 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Jerez Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2005 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 10 April 2005. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · GRAN PREMIO MARLBORO DE ESPAÑA · MotoGP Race Classification 2005". Motogp.com. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 10 April 2005. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 10 April 2005. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2005. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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