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The 2006 Dutch TT was the eighth round of the 2006 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 22–24 June 2006 at the TT Circuit Assen located in Assen, Netherlands.

Netherlands  2006 Dutch TT
Race details
Race 8 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
TT Assen.svg
Date24 June 2006
Official nameA-Style TT Assen[1][2][3]
LocationTT Circuit Assen
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.555 km (2.830 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider United States John Hopkins
Time 1:36.411
Fastest lap
Rider United States Nicky Hayden
Time 1:37.106
Podium
First United States Nicky Hayden
Second Japan Shinya Nakano
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:40.007
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:40.500
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:44.532
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Sergio Gadea
Time 1:45.098
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second Spain Sergio Gadea
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa, spraying the champagne after finishing first and third at the MotoGP race. Hayden beat the Yamaha of Colin Edwards in a last-lap battle, which saw both riders drive through the gravel, with Edwards crashing out as a result.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 42:27.404 4 25
2 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 26 +4.884 2 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 +7.525 5 16
4 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda 26 +7.555 12 13
5 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 26 +8.078 10 11
6 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 26 +17.065 1 10
7 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 26 +18.090 7 9
8 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 26 +23.951 18 8
9 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 26 +29.027 8 7
10 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 26 +31.627 6 6
11 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 26 +32.841 13 5
12 66   Alex Hofmann Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 26 +34.143 9 4
13 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 26 +40.412 3 3
14 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 26 +1:03.648 11 2
15 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 26 +1:17.303 15 1
16 22   Iván Silva Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 25 +1 lap 17
17 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 23 +3 laps 16
Ret 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 3 Accident 14
WD 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Honda Honda Withdrew
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 48   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 24 40:30.770 1 25
2 7   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 24 +8.168 2 20
3 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 24 +8.241 3 16
4 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 24 +31.875 9 13
5 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 24 +34.686 8 11
6 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 24 +39.326 5 10
7 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 24 +39.383 6 9
8 14   Anthony West Aprilia 24 +45.104 11 8
9 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 24 +47.526 10 7
10 54   Manuel Poggiali KTM 24 +59.296 17 6
11 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 24 +1:04.424 15 5
12 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 24 +1:05.827 4 4
13 9   Franco Battaini Aprilia 24 +1:14.392 16 3
14 23   Arturo Tizón Honda 24 +1:21.750 22 2
15 42   Aleix Espargaró Honda 24 +1:21.763 18 1
16 37   Fabricio Perren Honda 24 +1:33.418 21
17 24   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 24 +1:42.902 20
18 22   Luca Morelli Aprilia 23 +1 lap 23
19 17   Franz Aschenbrenner Aprilia 23 +1 lap 24
20 70   Raymond Schouten Honda 23 +1 lap 25
21 68   Randy Gevers Aprilia 23 +1 lap 26
22 69   Bram Appelo Honda 23 +1 lap 28
23 71   Jan Roelofs Yamaha 23 +1 lap 27
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Aprilia 1 Retirement 14
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 0 Accident 19
Ret 36   Martín Cárdenas Honda 0 Accident 12
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 0 Accident 7
Ret 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 0 Accident 13
DNQ 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 72   David Drieghe Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 85   Alessio Palumbo Aprilia Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36   Mika Kallio KTM 22 38:51.450 1 25
2 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 22 +0.122 4 20
3 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 22 +0.128 2 16
4 24   Simone Corsi Gilera 22 +6.793 9 13
5 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 22 +6.828 3 11
6 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 22 +10.647 6 10
7 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 22 +10.691 5 9
8 1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 22 +10.935 19 8
9 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 22 +13.297 10 7
10 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 22 +13.336 17 6
11 14   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 22 +13.430 11 5
12 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 22 +20.824 15 4
13 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 22 +24.778 14 3
14 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 22 +27.876 18 2
15 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 22 +28.772 8 1
16 38   Bradley Smith Honda 22 +37.462 22
17 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 22 +39.194 16
18 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 22 +46.514 21
19 37   Joey Litjens Honda 22 +47.384 25
20 16   Michele Conti Honda 22 +47.911 26
21 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 22 +48.374 30
22 9   Michael Ranseder KTM 22 +48.880 40
23 95   Georg Fröhlich Honda 22 +59.268 27
24 23   Lorenzo Baroni Honda 22 +59.373 37
25 34   Esteve Rabat Honda 22 +59.455 34
26 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 22 +1:03.116 33
27 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 22 +1:05.437 39
28 90   Hiroaki Kuzuhara Malaguti 22 +1:05.603 36
29 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 22 +1:16.271 29
30 13   Dino Lombardi Aprilia 22 +1:17.141 38
31 17   Stefan Bradl KTM 22 +1:39.032 24
32 81   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 21 +1 lap 42
33 94   Patrick van de Waarsenburg Honda 21 +1 lap 43
Ret 10   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 21 Accident 13
Ret 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 21 Accident 35
Ret 78   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 21 Accident 28
NC 21   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 20 Finished through pits 23
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 16 Accident 7
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 11 Retirement 12
Ret 93   Gert-Jan Kok Honda 9 Accident 41
Ret 7   Alexis Masbou Malaguti 7 Accident 32
Ret 12   Federico Sandi Aprilia 7 Accident 31
Ret 15   Michele Pirro Aprilia 4 Retirement 20
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 Dutch TT MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2006 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "TT Circuit Assen - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2006 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT" (PDF).
  6. ^ "motogp.com · A-STYLE TT ASSEN · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2006. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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