2007 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2007 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2007 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 2–4 November 2007 at the Circuit de Valencia in Valencia, Spain. In the MotoGP class Dani Pedrosa took 2nd in the championship by a single point from Valentino Rossi, while John Hopkins overhauled Marco Melandri to take 4th. In the 125cc class Gábor Talmácsi finished second behind teammate Héctor Faubel, which meant the Hungarian became the world champion of 2007.

Spain  2007 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 18 of 18 races in the
2007 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date4 November 2007
Official nameGran Premio bwin.com de la Comunitat Valenciana[1]
LocationCircuit de Valencia
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:31.517
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:32.748
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Australia Casey Stoner
Third United States John Hopkins
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:35.166
Fastest lap
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:35:659
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third Spain Alex Debón
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 1:39.029
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Héctor Faubel
Time 1:39:380
Podium
First Spain Héctor Faubel
Second Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Third Spain Sergio Gadea

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 46:43.533 1 25
2 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +5.447 2 20
3 21   John Hopkins Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +20.404 7 16
4 33   Marco Melandri Honda Gresini Honda 30 +24.827 10 13
5 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +25.804 8 11
6 71   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +25.862 11 10
7 4   Alex Barros Pramac d'Antin Ducati 30 +29.470 12 9
8 1   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +30.333 3 8
9 14   Randy de Puniet Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +30.895 4 7
10 24   Toni Elías Honda Gresini Honda 30 +31.030 14 6
11 50   Sylvain Guintoli Dunlop Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +38.763 5 5
12 7   Carlos Checa Honda LCR Honda 30 +42.506 9 4
13 5   Colin Edwards Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +46.572 15 3
14 56   Shinya Nakano Konica Minolta Honda Honda 30 +50.220 13 2
15 6   Makoto Tamada Dunlop Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +56.879 6 1
16 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:15.369 16
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 19 Retirement 17
Ret 80   Kurtis Roberts Team Roberts KR212V 10 Retirement 18
DNS 57   Chaz Davies Pramac d'Antin Ducati Did not start
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36   Mika Kallio KTM 27 43:28.349 1 25
2 3   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 27 +0.371 9 20
3 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +6.797 8 16
4 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +6.880 10 13
5 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +12.767 5 11
6 60   Julián Simón Honda 27 +13.030 7 10
7 1   Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 27 +14.751 2 9
8 55   Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +16.437 3 8
9 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +16.551 14 7
10 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 27 +20.223 11 6
11 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 +23.626 4 5
12 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 27 +31.805 12 4
13 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +34.310 13 3
14 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +58.825 20 2
15 8   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 27 +58.845 19 1
16 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 27 +59.688 18
17 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 27 +1:01.510 15
18 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 27 +1:19.620 23
19 11   Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 27 +1:20.598 27
20 21   Federico Sandi Aprilia 27 +1:24.412 24
21 50   Eugene Laverty Honda 27 +1:27.529 25
22 31   Álvaro Molina Aprilia 26 +1 lap 22
23 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 26 +1 lap 26
24 53   Santiago Barragán Honda 26 +1 lap 28
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 20 Accident 6
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 20 Accident 21
Ret 18   Joshua Sommer Honda 19 Retirement 29
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 15 Accident 17
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Aprilia 0 Accident 16
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 24 40:14.228 2 25
2 14   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 24 +0.185 1 20
3 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 24 +0.286 3 16
4 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 24 +0.826 8 13
5 52   Lukáš Pešek Derbi 24 +0.878 4 11
6 12   Esteve Rabat Honda 24 +5.850 11 10
7 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 24 +9.038 5 9
8 38   Bradley Smith Honda 24 +13.034 12 8
9 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 24 +20.734 15 7
10 44   Pol Espargaró Aprilia 24 +21.002 9 6
11 18   Nicolás Terol Derbi 24 +21.346 7 5
12 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 24 +32.078 6 4
13 60   Michael Ranseder Derbi 24 +39.542 16 3
14 7   Alexis Masbou Honda 24 +39.548 18 2
15 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM 24 +39.706 17 1
16 51   Stevie Bonsey KTM 24 +39.880 27
17 27   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 24 +40.877 19
18 77   Dominique Aegerter Aprilia 24 +40.998 23
19 20   Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 24 +44.169 26
20 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 24 +44.173 25
21 99   Danny Webb Honda 24 +54.912 28
22 95   Robert Mureșan Derbi 24 +1:09.235 29
23 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 24 +1:12.208 21
24 37   Joey Litjens Honda 24 +1:12.315 32
25 13   Dino Lombardi Honda 24 +1:12.770 34
26 78   Daniel Sáez Aprilia 24 +1:12.786 31
27 30   Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 24 +1:12.868 33
28 79   Ferruccio Lamborghini Aprilia 24 +1:16.195 36
29 40   Alen Győrfi Aprilia 24 +1:38.850 37
30 6   Joan Olivé Aprilia 23 +1 lap 13
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 11 Accident 24
Ret 53   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 11 Retirement 35
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 9 Accident 10
Ret 98   Takaaki Nakagami Honda 9 Accident 20
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 7 Accident 22
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 1 Accident 14
Ret 76   Iván Maestro Aprilia 0 Retirement 30
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2007 Valencia MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2007 Valencia MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT" (PDF).
  4. ^ "motogp.com · G.P. bwin.com DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA · MotoGP Race Classification 2007". www.motogp.com.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · MotoGP World Standing 2007". www.motogp.com.


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