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2006 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2006 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the first race of the 2006 Motorcycle Grand Prix season. It took place on the weekend of 24–26 March 2006 at the Jerez circuit.

Spain  2006 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date26 March 2006
Official nameGran Premio betandwin.com de España[1]
LocationCircuito de Jerez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:39.064
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:41.248
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:43.270
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Héctor Barberá
Time 1:45.037
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Mattia Pasini
Time 1:46.937
Fastest lap
Rider Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek
Time 1:47.404
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek
Third Italy Mattia Pasini

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 45:57.733 1 25
2 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +4.375 5 20
3 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +9.996 4 16
4 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Honda Honda 27 +10.135 6 13
5 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 27 +19.547 7 11
6 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda 27 +21.237 15 10
7 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +21.372 3 9
8 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 27 +32.414 13 8
9 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +32.659 12 7
10 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 27 +35.983 16 6
11 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +37.930 10 5
12 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +39.514 11 4
13 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 27 +42.829 14 3
14 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +1:05.766 9 2
15 66   Alex Hofmann Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 27 +1:23.300 19 1
16 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 26 +1 lap 18
Ret 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 13 Retirement 17
Ret 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 6 Retirement 8
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 2 Retirement 2
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 48   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 26 45:57.390 1 25
2 7   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 26 +4.919 5 20
3 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 26 +8.865 11 16
4 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 26 +8.922 2 13
5 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 26 +9.515 3 11
6 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 26 +23.622 7 10
7 15   Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 26 +34.520 10 9
8 36   Martín Cárdenas Honda 26 +50.898 17 8
9 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 26 +56.314 19 7
10 21   Arnaud Vincent Honda 26 +1:04.082 20 6
11 54   Manuel Poggiali KTM 26 +1:09.312 18 5
12 23   Arturo Tizón Honda 26 +1:27.801 14 4
13 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 26 +1:30.466 16 3
14 31   Álvaro Molina Aprilia 26 +1:34.877 24 2
15 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 26 +1:39.114 12 1
16 41   Michele Danese Aprilia 25 +1 lap 25
17 66   Hans Smees Aprilia 25 +1 lap 28
18 24   Jordi Carchano Honda 20 +6 laps 23
Ret 14   Anthony West Aprilia 22 Retirement 6
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Aprilia 20 Accident 13
Ret 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 18 Accident 8
Ret 85   Alessio Palumbo Aprilia 17 Accident 27
Ret 19   Sebastián Porto Honda 7 Retirement 22
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 4 Accident 9
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 2 Accident 21
Ret 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 1 Accident 4
Ret 22   Luca Morelli Aprilia 1 Retirement 26
DNS 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 0 Did not start 15
DNS 44   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 40   Sinan Sofuoğlu Honda Did not qualify
[5]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 23 41:42.761 2 25
2 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 23 +3.072 3 20
3 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 23 +6.491 1 16
4 36   Mika Kallio KTM 23 +6.693 6 13
5 60   Julián Simón KTM 23 +6.877 4 11
6 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +7.137 5 10
7 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +7.291 8 9
8 14   Gábor Talmácsi Honda 23 +19.931 7 8
9 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 23 +22.886 10 7
10 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 23 +27.176 9 6
11 24   Simone Corsi Gilera 23 +28.951 13 5
12 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Malaguti 23 +37.653 15 4
13 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +42.814 19 3
14 12   Federico Sandi Aprilia 23 +42.909 24 2
15 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 23 +42.998 16 1
16 11   Sandro Cortese Honda 23 +46.381 21
17 38   Bradley Smith Honda 23 +50.685 25
18 43   Manuel Hernández Honda 23 +51.169 31
19 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 23 +51.260 23
20 9   Michael Ranseder KTM 23 +51.803 18
21 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 23 +52.726 11
22 23   Lorenzo Baroni Honda 23 +55.698 22
23 44   Karel Abraham Aprilia 23 +1:01.202 32
24 79   Enrique Jerez Aprilia 23 +1:03.282 36
25 26   Vincent Braillard Aprilia 23 +1:12.858 29
26 45   Imre Tóth Aprilia 23 +1:17.040 28
27 78   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 23 +1:24.686 30
28 21   Mateo Túnez Aprilia 23 +1:28.944 27
29 16   Michele Conti Honda 23 +1:31.226 33
30 80   Esteve Rabat Honda 23 +1:35.989 34
31 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 23 +1:44.938 37
32 77   Daniel Sáez Aprilia 23 +1:49.656 35
33 37   Joey Litjens Honda 22 +1 lap 38
34 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 22 +1 lap 40
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 20 Retirement 12
Ret 10   Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 19 Accident 14
Ret 1   Thomas Lüthi Honda 12 Accident 17
Ret 41   Aleix Espargaró Honda 10 Retirement 20
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Honda 8 Retirement 26
Ret 76   Iván Maestro Honda 6 Retirement 39
DNS 7   Alexis Masbou Malaguti Did not start
DNQ 17   Stefan Bradl KTM Did not qualify
[6]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 Spanish MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2006 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ "2006 Spanish Grand Prix : Classifications : 500cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "GRAN PREMIO betandwin.com DE ESPAÑA · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". Motogp.com. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  5. ^ "2006 Spanish Grand Prix : Classifications : 250cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  6. ^ "2006 Spanish Grand Prix : Classifications : 125cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.


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