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2006 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2006 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth race of the 2006 Motorcycle Grand Prix season. It took place on the weekend of 13–15 October 2006 at the Estoril circuit. This was the last race won by a non-factory team before the 2016 Dutch TT.[2]

Portugal  2006 Portuguese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Estoril track map.svg
Date15 October 2006
Official namebwin.com Grande Prémio de Portugal[1]
LocationAutódromo do Estoril
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.182 km (2.599 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:36.200
Fastest lap
Rider United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Time 1:37.914
Podium
First Spain Toni Elías
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:41.511
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Time 1:41.676
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Second Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:45.322
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:45.746
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Spain Héctor Faubel
Third Finland Mika Kallio

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Honda Honda 28 46:08.739 11 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +0.002 1 20
3 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 28 +0.176 13 16
4 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +0.864 2 13
5 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 28 +18.419 14 11
6 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +25.181 6 10
7 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 28 +29.348 9 9
8 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 28 +31.813 15 8
9 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +40.117 12 7
10 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 28 +41.496 16 6
11 66   Alex Hofmann Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 28 +41.533 18 5
12 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 28 +44.776 10 4
13 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 28 +1:19.113 17 3
14 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 28 +1:40.716 19 2
15 8   Garry McCoy Ilmor SRT Ilmor X3 24 +4 laps 20 1
Ret 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 4 Accident 3
Ret 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 4 Accident 4
Ret 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda 1 Accident 5
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 1 Accident 8
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 0 Accident 7
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 26 44:30.727 7 25
2 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 26 +0.015 2 20
3 7   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 26 +0.348 6 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 26 +1.842 1 13
5 48   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 26 +6.402 4 11
6 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 26 +9.619 12 10
7 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 26 +14.303 3 9
8 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 26 +17.222 10 8
9 14   Anthony West Aprilia 26 +34.819 11 7
10 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 26 +37.976 5 6
11 96   Jakub Smrž Aprilia 26 +41.584 15 5
12 54   Manuel Poggiali KTM 26 +42.929 18 4
13 42   Aleix Espargaró Honda 26 +43.022 8 3
14 52   José David de Gea Honda 26 +43.040 13 2
15 8   Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 26 +43.935 16 1
16 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 26 +59.454 17
17 37   Fabricio Perren Honda 26 +1:10.952 20
18 44   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 26 +1:15.390 19
19 24   Jordi Carchano Aprilia 26 +1:17.577 21
20 23   Arturo Tizón Honda 26 +1:32.205 23
21 22   Luca Morelli Aprilia 25 +1 lap 22
22 85   Alessio Palumbo Aprilia 25 +1 lap 26
23 75   Luke Lawrence Yamaha 25 +1 lap 29
24 32   João Fernandes Aprilia 24 +2 laps 27
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 25 Accident 14
Ret 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 15 Retirement 9
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 13 Accident 24
Ret 45   Dan Linfoot Honda 11 Retirement 28
Ret 65   Alessandro Brannetti Honda 4 Retirement 25
DNQ 59   Ho Chi Fung Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 56   Su Rong Zai Aprilia Did not qualify
[6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 23 40:48.792 1 25
2 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +15.098 2 20
3 36   Mika Kallio KTM 23 +15.112 11 16
4 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 23 +15.745 3 13
5 60   Julián Simón KTM 23 +15.778 4 11
6 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Malaguti 23 +27.588 7 10
7 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 23 +27.609 6 9
8 14   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 23 +27.652 8 8
9 24   Simone Corsi Gilera 23 +31.877 18 7
10 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 23 +38.878 15 6
11 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 23 +39.265 10 5
12 42   Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 +44.501 23 4
13 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +44.543 22 3
14 12   Federico Sandi Aprilia 23 +46.069 21 2
15 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +48.087 12 1
16 54   Randy Krummenacher KTM 23 +59.731 27
17 34   Esteve Rabat Honda 23 +59.788 19
18 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 23 +1:07.489 17
19 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 23 +1:07.519 26
20 49   Kazuma Watanabe Honda 23 +1:21.367 34
21 16   Michele Conti Honda 23 +1:21.417 32
22 13   Dino Lombardi Aprilia 23 +1:26.874 40
23 21   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 23 +1:29.379 36
24 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 23 +1:29.402 29
25 37   Joey Litjens Honda 23 +1:29.420 35
26 25   Dominique Aegerter Aprilia 23 +1:30.416 28
27 67   Blake Leigh-Smith KTM 23 +1:33.029 33
28 73   Kazuya Otani Malaguti 23 +1:33.112 39
29 95   Georg Fröhlich Honda 23 +1:33.183 38
30 69   Michal Šembera Honda 22 +1 lap 41
Ret 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 19 Retirement 13
Ret 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 19 Accident 24
Ret 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 19 Retirement 31
Ret 90   Hiroaki Kuzuhara Aprilia 19 Retirement 30
Ret 38   Bradley Smith Honda 15 Accident 20
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 12 Retirement 5
Ret 9   Michael Ranseder KTM 10 Accident 25
Ret 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 3 Accident 14
Ret 1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 3 Accident 16
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 1 Accident 9
DNS 87   Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 0 Did not start 37
DNS 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia Did not start
[7]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 Portuguese MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Jack Miller wins an astonishing Dutch TT".
  3. ^ "2006 Portuguese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "2006 Portuguese Grand Prix : Classifications : 500cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · bwin.com GRANDE PREMIO DE PORTUGAL · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "2006 Malaysian Grand Prix : Classifications : 250cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  7. ^ "2006 Malaysian Grand Prix : Classifications : 500cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.


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