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2006 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2006 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2006 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 30 June-2 July 2006 at the Donington Park circuit.

United Kingdom  2006 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date2 July 2006
Official nameGAS British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationDonington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:27.676
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:28.714
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Italy Marco Melandri
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:31.659
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:33.029
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:36.203
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:37.312
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Finland Mika Kallio
Third Italy Mattia Pasini
Dani Pedrosa, lifting his trophy on the podium after winning the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 44:54.878 1 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +3.864 12 20
3 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 30 +4.016 3 16
4 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda 30 +5.776 8 13
5 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 30 +9.596 9 11
6 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +21.710 10 10
7 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +25.764 11 9
8 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +29.034 4 8
9 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +35.606 5 7
10 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +40.442 13 6
11 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 30 +41.062 14 5
12 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +42.197 6 4
13 66   Alex Hofmann Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +51.454 15 3
14 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +1:17.804 16 2
15 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 29 +1 lap 18 1
16 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 29 +1 lap 2
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 13 Retirement 7
Ret 22   Iván Silva Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 5 Retirement 17
WD 84   Michel Fabrizio Fortuna Honda Honda Withdrew
Sources: [1][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 48   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 27 42:16.321 1 25
2 7   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 27 +6.257 4 20
3 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 27 +7.366 3 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 27 +14.788 7 13
5 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +20.341 6 11
6 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +23.010 2 10
7 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +23.644 11 9
8 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 27 +26.070 13 8
9 14   Anthony West Aprilia 27 +31.575 12 7
10 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 +41.298 9 6
11 96   Jakub Smrž Aprilia 27 +48.440 10 5
12 42   Aleix Espargaró Honda 27 +1:02.743 16 4
13 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 27 +1:03.564 5 3
14 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 27 +1:06.165 18 2
15 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 27 +1:06.461 14 1
16 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +1:06.818 20
17 23   Arturo Tizón Honda 27 +1:09.129 17
18 9   Franco Battaini Aprilia 27 +1:09.498 15
19 22   Luca Morelli Aprilia 26 +1 lap 22
20 17   Franz Aschenbrenner Aprilia 26 +1 lap 24
21 67   Nicklas Cajback Aprilia 26 +1 lap 27
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali KTM 23 Accident 8
Ret 24   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 22 Retirement 25
Ret 37   Fabricio Perren Honda 17 Accident 19
Ret 45   Dan Linfoot Honda 4 Accident 21
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Honda 2 Accident 23
Ret 75   Luke Lawrence Yamaha 2 Accident 26
DNQ 76   Alex Kenchington Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 77   Ian Gardner Yamaha Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 25 40:49.054 1 25
2 36   Mika Kallio KTM 25 +3.454 2 20
3 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 25 +3.499 3 16
4 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 25 +14.869 6 13
5 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 25 +17.032 5 11
6 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 25 +20.683 8 10
7 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 25 +22.286 7 9
8 1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 25 +24.899 10 8
9 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 25 +25.138 9 7
10 14   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 25 +25.276 15 6
11 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 25 +28.254 11 5
12 38   Bradley Smith Honda 25 +30.064 13 4
13 24   Simone Corsi Gilera 25 +37.120 4 3
14 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 25 +38.214 14 2
15 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 25 +38.592 16 1
16 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 25 +39.964 30
17 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 25 +45.145 18
18 9   Michael Ranseder KTM 25 +45.146 19
19 10   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 25 +48.066 17
20 54   Randy Krummenacher KTM 25 +52.668 25
21 21   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 25 +53.161 20
22 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 25 +53.581 32
23 12   Federico Sandi Aprilia 25 +58.185 26
24 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 25 +1:01.101 35
25 16   Michele Conti Honda 25 +1:05.686 29
26 90   Hiroaki Kuzuhara Malaguti 25 +1:05.836 39
27 23   Lorenzo Baroni Honda 25 +1:10.078 28
28 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 25 +1:12.056 27
29 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 25 +1:38.823 24
30 66   Anthony Rogers Honda 24 +1 lap 43
31 67   Blake Leigh-Smith Honda 24 +1 lap 41
32 95   Georg Fröhlich Malaguti 24 +1 lap 33
33 65   Kyle Kentish Honda 24 +1 lap 42
Ret 96   Daniel Cooper Honda 23 Retirement 38
Ret 15   Michele Pirro Aprilia 13 Retirement 36
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 13 Retirement 21
Ret 34   Esteve Rabat Honda 10 Accident 22
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl KTM 3 Retirement 34
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 2 Accident 12
Ret 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 0 Accident 23
Ret 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 0 Accident 31
Ret 64   Alex Lowes Honda 0 Retirement 40
NC 13   Dino Lombardi Aprilia 25 +1:48.750 37
DNS 37   Joey Litjens Honda Did not start
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round nine has concluded.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2006 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2006 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  4. ^ "OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. ^ "GAS BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". Motogp.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2006. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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