2006 German motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2006 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 2006 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 14–16 July 2006 at the Sachsenring. This was the 700th race to contribute to the Grand Prix motorcycle racing championship.

Germany  2006 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sachsenring (Rennkurs).svg
Date16 July 2006
Official namebetandwin.com Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland[1][2][3]
LocationSachsenring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.671 km (2.281 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:21.815
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:23.355
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:25.073
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 1:25.284
Podium
First Japan Yuki Takahashi
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek
Time 1:27.064
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:27.519
Podium
First Italy Mattia Pasini
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 41:59.248 10 25
2 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 30 +0.145 6 20
3 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +0.266 3 16
4 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +0.307 1 13
5 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +8.764 5 11
6 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +9.147 4 10
7 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +16.608 13 9
8 15   Sete Gibernau Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +16.648 7 8
9 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +17.097 11 7
10 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +17.786 8 6
11 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Honda Honda 30 +27.425 15 5
12 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +29.308 14 4
13 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +1:02.029 17 3
14 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 30 +1:19.997 18 2
Ret 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 12 Retirement 12
Ret 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 10 Accident 9
Ret 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 10 Accident 2
Ret 66   Alex Hofmann Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 2 Retirement 16
DNS 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda Did not start
Sources:[4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 29 41:30.350 2 25
2 7   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 29 +0.058 5 20
3 48   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 29 +1.013 1 16
4 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 29 +4.021 8 13
5 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 29 +9.384 3 11
6 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 29 +19.242 4 10
7 14   Anthony West Aprilia 29 +26.457 7 9
8 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 29 +26.607 6 8
9 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 29 +26.741 10 7
10 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 29 +30.621 11 6
11 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 29 +44.754 12 5
12 9   Franco Battaini Aprilia 29 +45.063 18 4
13 54   Manuel Poggiali KTM 29 +48.793 13 3
14 96   Jakub Smrž Aprilia 29 +52.317 15 2
15 42   Aleix Espargaró Honda 29 +52.369 19 1
16 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 29 +52.577 14
17 37   Fabricio Perren Honda 29 +1:00.025 20
18 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 29 +1:12.090 25
19 45   Dan Linfoot Honda 28 +1 lap 23
20 24   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 28 +1 lap 21
21 22   Luca Morelli Aprilia 28 +1 lap 26
22 78   Meik Kevin Minnerop Honda 28 +1 lap 30
23 17   Franz Aschenbrenner Honda 28 +1 lap 29
Ret 67   Nicklas Cajback Aprilia 21 Retirement 27
Ret 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 14 Accident 9
Ret 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 11 Retirement 24
Ret 79   Andreas Mårtensson Aprilia 7 Accident 28
Ret 36   Martín Cárdenas Honda 5 Accident 16
Ret 23   Arturo Tizón Honda 4 Retirement 17
Ret 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 3 Accident 22
WD 85   Alessio Palumbo Aprilia Withdrew
[7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 27 39:44.091 3 25
2 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +0.010 2 20
3 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 27 +0.111 1 16
4 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +9.298 10 13
5 24   Simone Corsi Gilera 27 +9.372 9 11
6 1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 27 +10.570 13 10
7 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 27 +11.835 5 9
8 36   Mika Kallio KTM 27 +11.905 4 8
9 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 27 +26.017 16 7
10 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 27 +26.172 12 6
11 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 27 +26.361 6 5
12 38   Bradley Smith Honda 27 +26.389 14 4
13 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 27 +26.480 11 3
14 14   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 27 +26.606 7 2
15 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Malaguti 27 +27.068 15 1
16 54   Randy Krummenacher KTM 27 +27.192 21
17 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 27 +46.145 23
18 17   Stefan Bradl KTM 27 +46.201 18
19 95   Georg Fröhlich Honda 27 +56.274 28
20 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 27 +56.549 25
21 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 27 +56.782 31
22 12   Federico Sandi Aprilia 27 +57.073 27
23 15   Michele Pirro Aprilia 27 +57.474 22
24 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 27 +57.707 20
25 7   Alexis Masbou Malaguti 27 +1:04.698 37
26 16   Michele Conti Honda 27 +1:04.793 32
27 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 27 +1:07.754 19
28 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 27 +1:17.323 30
29 23   Lorenzo Baroni Honda 27 +1:17.507 26
30 21   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 27 +1:20.583 29
31 34   Esteve Rabat Honda 27 +1:24.772 39
32 98   Toni Wirsing Honda 26 +1 lap 42
Ret 61   Robin Lässer KTM 17 Retirement 36
Ret 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 16 Retirement 33
Ret 13   Dino Lombardi Aprilia 13 Retirement 41
Ret 37   Joey Litjens Honda 11 Retirement 38
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 9 Retirement 8
Ret 83   Clément Dunikowski Honda 7 Retirement 40
Ret 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 6 Accident 35
Ret 72   Eric Hübsch Aprilia 5 Retirement 34
Ret 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 4 Accident 24
Ret 10   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 1 Retirement 17
DNS 97   Joshua Sommer Aprilia Did not start
[8]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 German MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 17 May 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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-05-16. Retrieved 2018-05-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "2006 German MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. ^ "2006 German Grand Prix : Classifications : MotoGP" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  6. ^ "MOTORRAD GP DEUTSCHLAND · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". Motogp.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  7. ^ "2006 German Grand Prix : Classifications : 250cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  8. ^ "2006 German Grand Prix : Classifications : 125cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2006. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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