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2006 United States motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2006 United States motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh race of the 2006 Motorcycle Grand Prix season. It took place on the weekend of July 21–23, 2006 at the Laguna Seca circuit.

United States  2006 United States Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Laguna Seca.svg
DateJuly 23, 2006
Official nameRed Bull U.S. Grand Prix[1]
LocationLaguna Seca Raceway
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.610 km (2.243 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Chris Vermeulen
Time 1:23.168
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:23.333
Podium
First United States Nicky Hayden
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Italy Marco Melandri

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 32 45:04.867 6 25
2 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 32 +3.186 4 20
3 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Honda Honda 32 +10.929 9 16
4 10   Kenny Roberts, Jr. Team Roberts KR211V 32 +11.941 3 13
5 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 32 +27.439 1 11
6 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 32 +38.820 5 10
7 7   Carlos Checa Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 32 +44.825 11 9
8 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 32 +48.526 13 8
9 5   Colin Edwards Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 32 +53.228 2 7
10 15   Sete Gibernau Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 32 +1:06.279 16 6
11 6   Makoto Tamada Konica Minolta Honda Honda 32 +1:11.941 14 5
12 17   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 32 +1:14.407 15 4
13 77   James Ellison Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 32 +1:19.283 18 3
14 66   Alex Hofmann Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 32 +1:41.277 17 2
15 24   Toni Elías Fortuna Honda Honda 31 +1 Lap 12 1
16 30   José Luis Cardoso Pramac d'Antin MotoGP Ducati 31 +1 Lap 19  
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Camel Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 Retirement 10  
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 15 Retirement 8  
Ret 27   Casey Stoner Honda LCR Honda 14 Accident 7  
[2][3][4]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round eleven has concluded.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 United States MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2006 United States MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  3. ^ "2006 United States Grand Prix : Classifications : 500cc" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "RED BULL U.S. GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2006". Motogp.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2006. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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