2006 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2006 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2006 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 18–20 August 2006 at the Masaryk Circuit located in Brno, Czech Republic.

Czech Republic  2006 Czech Republic Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date20 August 2006
Official nameGauloises Grand Prix České republiky[1][2][3]
LocationBrno Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.403 km (3.357 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:56.191
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:58.157
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 2:02.292
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 2:03.402
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Third Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 2:07.874
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Mattia Pasini
Time 2:08.114
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Finland Mika Kallio
Third Hungary Gábor Talmácsi

This was the last European round to feature tobacco sponsorship, because tobacco companies sponsoring MotoGP rounds would be banned from the 2007 season onwards.

Valentino Rossi, Loris Capirossi and Dani Pedrosa, celebrating on the podium after finishing second, first and third at the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 22 43:40.145 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +4.902 1 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +8.012 9 16
4 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 22 +14.800 3 13
5 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 22 +15.025 11 11
6 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda 22 +15.699 12 10
7 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 22 +16.775 7 9
8 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 22 +16.942 5 8
9 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +17.061 4 7
10 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +19.435 8 6
11 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Honda Honda 22 +22.215 6 5
12 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 22 +23.978 13 4
13 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 22 +24.967 15 3
14 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 22 +28.961 10 2
15 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 22 +29.296 17 1
16 66   Alex Hofmann Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 22 +29.801 14
17 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 22 +1:02.982 16
18 22   Iván Silva Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 22 +1:44.775 19
Ret 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 6 Retirement 18
Sources: [2][4][5]

250cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 48   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 20 41:29.204 1 25
2 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 20 +2.507 2 20
3 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 20 +2.524 3 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 20 +15.294 7 13
5 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 20 +30.098 4 11
6 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 20 +30.223 6 10
7 36   Martín Cárdenas Honda 20 +39.405 11 9
8 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 20 +43.800 14 8
9 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 20 +51.756 13 7
10 96   Jakub Smrž Aprilia 20 +51.815 8 6
11 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 20 +53.972 15 5
12 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 20 +1:01.584 10 4
13 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 20 +1:03.693 16 3
14 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 20 +1:16.241 20 2
15 23   Arturo Tizón Honda 20 +1:16.372 21 1
16 37   Fabricio Perren Honda 20 +1:19.692 19
17 44   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 20 +1:52.145 23
18 24   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 20 +1:52.385 22
19 84   Kenni Aggerholm Yamaha 19 +1 lap 25
Ret 14   Anthony West Aprilia 13 Retirement 18
Ret 45   Dan Linfoot Honda 8 Accident 26
Ret 82   Michal Filla Yamaha 8 Accident 24
Ret 42   Aleix Espargaró Honda 7 Accident 9
Ret 7   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 4 Accident 5
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali KTM 1 Retirement 12
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 0 Accident 17
DNS 22   Luca Morelli Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 85   Alessio Palumbo Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 75   Luke Lawrence Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 83   Jiří Mayer Honda Did not qualify
WD 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia Withdrew
[6]

125cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 19 41:00.673 2 25
2 36   Mika Kallio KTM 19 +0.028 1 20
3 14   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 19 +11.409 9 16
4 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 19 +11.843 7 13
5 1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 19 +12.155 15 11
6 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 19 +12.263 5 10
7 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 19 +14.750 6 9
8 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 19 +14.792 11 8
9 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 19 +15.722 12 7
10 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 19 +35.170 10 6
11 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 19 +40.494 16 5
12 17   Stefan Bradl KTM 19 +40.544 14 4
13 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 19 +41.465 25 3
14 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 19 +49.529 23 2
15 24   Simone Corsi Gilera 19 +51.402 26 1
16 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Malaguti 19 +51.703 20
17 10   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 19 +52.595 28
18 9   Michael Ranseder KTM 19 +58.075 24
19 15   Michele Pirro Aprilia 19 +58.109 17
20 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 19 +1:08.139 21
21 21   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 19 +1:11.341 31
22 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 19 +1:11.409 30
23 7   Alexis Masbou Malaguti 19 +1:11.432 27
24 78   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 19 +1:16.663 38
25 37   Joey Litjens Honda 19 +1:17.052 36
26 16   Michele Conti Honda 19 +1:18.796 35
27 81   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 19 +1:33.558 32
28 13   Dino Lombardi Aprilia 19 +1:34.101 39
29 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 19 +1:37.125 40
30 68   Thomas Mayer Aprilia 19 +1:42.725 41
31 69   Michal Šembera Honda 19 +1:44.337 34
32 70   Michal Prášek Honda 19 +2:10.491 42
33 56   Stefano Musco Honda 18 +1 lap 43
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 18 Accident 3
Ret 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 18 Accident 4
Ret 12   Federico Sandi Aprilia 18 Retirement 33
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 13 Retirement 13
Ret 34   Esteve Rabat Honda 10 Retirement 22
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 7 Retirement 19
Ret 42   Pol Espargaró Derbi 6 Accident 29
Ret 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 4 Retirement 18
Ret 60   Julián Simón KTM 3 Accident 8
Ret 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 0 Accident 37
DNS 38   Bradley Smith Honda Did not start
[7]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round twelve has concluded.[8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 Czech MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "2006 Czech MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-05-15. Retrieved 2018-05-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "2005 Czech Republic Grand Prix : Classifications : 500cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  5. ^ "GAULOISES GRAND PRIX CESKE REPUBLIKY · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". Motogp.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  6. ^ "2005 Czech Republic Grand Prix : Classifications : 250cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  7. ^ "2005 Czech Republic Grand Prix : Classifications : 125cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2006. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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