2007 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2007 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth round of the 2007 MotoGP championship. It was held over the weekend of 12–14 October 2007 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Philip Island, Victoria.

Australia  2007 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 18 races in the
2007 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date14 October 2007
Official nameGMC Australian Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationPhillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:29.201
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:30.801
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:32.884
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:33.761
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Mattia Pasini
Time 1:38.078
Fastest lap
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 1:38.061
Podium
First Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek
Second Spain Joan Olivé
Third Spain Héctor Faubel
Casey Stoner, riding his Ducati at the MotoGP race. He won the race, the first time an Australian had won his home race since Mick Doohan's victory in 1998.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 41:12.244 3 25
2 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +6.763 5 20
3 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +10.038 2 16
4 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +11.663 1 13
5 4   Alex Barros Pramac d'Antin Ducati 27 +19.475 7 11
6 14   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +27.313 6 10
7 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +29.243 14 9
8 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +34.833 16 8
9 5   Colin Edwards Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +35.073 11 7
10 33   Marco Melandri Honda Gresini Honda 27 +36.971 12 6
11 7   Carlos Checa Honda LCR Honda 27 +37.721 13 5
12 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +38.426 10 4
13 56   Shinya Nakano Konica Minolta Honda Honda 27 +47.430 8 3
14 50   Sylvain Guintoli Dunlop Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +54.324 9 2
15 24   Toni Elías Honda Gresini Honda 27 +1:10.471 18 1
16 6   Makoto Tamada Dunlop Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +1:12.904 15
17 80   Kurtis Roberts Team Roberts KR212V 27 +1:13.020 19
Ret 1   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 12 Retirement 4
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Pramac d'Antin Ducati 12 Retirement 17
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 25 39:25.727 1 25
2 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 25 +19.634 3 20
3 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 25 +19.724 7 16
4 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 25 +19.797 6 13
5 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 25 +20.066 8 11
6 60   Julián Simón Honda 25 +21.045 9 10
7 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 25 +32.960 5 9
8 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 25 +33.043 10 8
9 3   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 25 +33.051 4 7
10 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 25 +44.814 12 6
11 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 25 +48.733 13 5
12 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 25 +54.010 15 4
13 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 25 +1:03.218 21 3
14 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 25 +1:09.368 14 2
15 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 25 +1:17.807 17 1
16 50   Eugene Laverty Honda 25 +1:21.239 24
17 32   Fabrizio Lai Aprilia 25 +1:31.245 16
18 11   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 25 +1:33.575 22
19 8   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 25 +1:33.916 23
20 21   Federico Sandi Aprilia 24 +1 lap 25
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 18 Retirement 19
Ret 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 5 Retirement 18
Ret 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 3 Accident 20
Ret 36   Mika Kallio KTM 1 Accident 11
Ret 89   Ho Wan Chow Aprilia 1 Retirement 26
Ret 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 0 Retirement 2
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 23 38:03.020 3 25
2 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 23 +0.090 8 20
3 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +0.190 6 16
4 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 +0.405 5 13
5 12   Esteve Rabat Honda 23 +0.915 11 11
6 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 23 +1.315 4 10
7 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 23 +1.316 1 9
8 14   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 23 +1.371 9 8
9 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +1.457 7 7
10 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 23 +14.652 10 6
11 44   Pol Espargaró Aprilia 23 +21.745 17 5
12 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM 23 +22.687 20 4
13 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 23 +26.491 19 3
14 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 23 +26.563 12 2
15 51   Stevie Bonsey KTM 23 +37.823 18 1
16 38   Bradley Smith Honda 23 +37.981 13
17 37   Joey Litjens Honda 23 +40.406 23
18 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +40.453 14
19 77   Dominique Aegerter Aprilia 23 +44.271 28
20 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 23 +44.831 22
21 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 23 +51.482 24
22 60   Michael Ranseder Derbi 23 +1:01.153 15
23 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 23 +1:03.614 29
24 13   Dino Lombardi Honda 23 +1:18.524 27
25 79   Ferruccio Lamborghini Aprilia 23 +1:37.558 30
26 68   Glenn Scott Aprilia 22 +1 lap 31
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 19 Retirement 26
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 17 Retirement 16
Ret 7   Alexis Masbou Honda 15 Accident 21
Ret 99   Danny Webb Honda 13 Accident 25
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 5 Retirement 2
DNQ 70   Blake Leigh-Smith Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 96   Rhys Moller Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 73   Jackson Leigh-Smith Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 95   Robert Mureșan Derbi Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round sixteen has concluded.[7]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2007 Australian MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2007 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Phillip Island Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2007 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT" (PDF).
  6. ^ "motogp.com · GMC AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2007". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "motogp.com · MotoGP World Standing 2007". www.motogp.com.


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