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2006 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2006 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 2006 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 8–10 September 2006 at the Sepang International Circuit.

Malaysia  2006 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date10 September 2006
Official nameMarlboro Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationSepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.548 km (3.447 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:00.605
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 2:02.127
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Héctor Barberá
Time 2:08.266
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Time 2:08.761
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 2:13.846
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 2:13.118
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Finland Mika Kallio
Third Spain Héctor Faubel

This was the last MotoGP round to be sponsored by a tobacco company.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 43:07.829 1 25
2 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 21 +0.849 3 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +3.863 5 16
4 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +5.780 2 13
5 15   Sete Gibernau Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 21 +9.301 6 11
6 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 21 +11.081 8 10
7 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 21 +11.838 4 9
8 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda 21 +12.267 10 8
9 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 21 +15.019 9 7
10 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 +19.909 11 6
11 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 21 +24.371 16 5
12 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 21 +30.884 15 4
13 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 21 +36.335 7 3
14 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 21 +48.777 13 2
15 66   Alex Hofmann Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 21 +59.081 17 1
16 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 21 +1:05.787 18
17 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 21 +1:37.862 19
Ret 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Honda Honda 10 Accident 14
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 0 Accident 12
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 48   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 20 43:15.499 2 25
2 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 20 +5.428 5 20
3 7   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 20 +10.225 6 16
4 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 20 +25.669 9 13
5 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 20 +31.152 4 11
6 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 20 +39.936 7 10
7 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 20 +50.672 10 9
8 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 20 +1:06.107 12 8
9 42   Aleix Espargaró Honda 20 +1:06.556 13 7
10 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 20 +1:17.868 20 6
11 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 20 +1:27.761 27 5
12 24   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 20 +1:54.913 18 4
13 44   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 20 +2:00.097 22 3
14 22   Luca Morelli Aprilia 20 +2:24.623 21 2
15 14   Anthony West Aprilia 19 +1 lap 26 1
16 59   Chin Feng Ho Aprilia 19 +1 lap 23
17 56   Rong Zai Su Aprilia 19 +1 lap 25
18 85   Alessio Palumbo Aprilia 19 +1 lap 24
Ret 37   Fabricio Perren Honda 17 Accident 19
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Aprilia 9 Accident 15
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali KTM 9 Accident 11
Ret 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 9 Accident 17
Ret 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 7 Retirement 14
Ret 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 4 Retirement 3
Ret 23   Arturo Tizón Honda 3 Accident 16
Ret 36   Martín Cárdenas Honda 1 Accident 8
Ret 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 1 Accident 1
WD 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia Withdrew
[7]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 12 26:52.154 1 25
2 36   Mika Kallio KTM 12 +3.577 2 20
3 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 12 +9.904 5 16
4 60   Julián Simón KTM 12 +9.974 11 13
5 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 12 +11.551 4 11
6 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 12 +11.588 15 10
7 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 12 +13.157 3 9
8 14   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 12 +13.198 12 8
9 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 12 +13.934 7 7
10 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 12 +15.004 6 6
11 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 12 +19.568 8 5
12 34   Esteve Rabat Honda 12 +25.342 24 4
13 1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 12 +26.317 16 3
14 42   Pol Espargaró Derbi 12 +34.470 22 2
15 24   Simone Corsi Gilera 12 +41.849 19 1
16 12   Federico Sandi Aprilia 12 +41.917 21
17 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 12 +42.058 10
18 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 12 +47.431 26
19 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 12 +47.466 23
20 9   Michael Ranseder KTM 12 +48.003 29
21 16   Michele Conti Honda 12 +48.480 31
22 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 12 +49.229 27
23 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 12 +49.987 18
24 15   Michele Pirro Honda 12 +54.614 25
25 87   Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 12 +1:07.132 36
26 80   Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 12 +1:24.614 35
Ret 13   Dino Lombardi Aprilia 11 Retirement 30
Ret 37   Joey Litjens Honda 11 Retirement 33
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Malaguti 6 Accident 9
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 4 Retirement 14
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 4 Retirement 13
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 2 Retirement 20
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 0 Accident 17
DNS 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 0 Did not restart 32
DNS 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 0 Did not restart 28
DNS 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 0 Did not start 34
DNS 7   Alexis Masbou Malaguti Did not start
DNS 17   Stefan Bradl KTM Did not start
[8]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 Malaysian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2006 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-05-17. Retrieved 2018-05-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "2006 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "2006 Malaysian Grand Prix : Classifications : 500cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · MARLBORO MALAYSIAN MOTORCYCLE G.P. · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "2006 Malaysian Grand Prix : Classifications : 250cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  8. ^ "2006 Malaysian 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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