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2008 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2008 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 20–22 June 2008 at the Donington Park circuit.

United Kingdom  2008 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date22 June 2008
Official namebwin.com British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationDonington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:38.232
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:28.773
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:31.834
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:32.474
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second Italy Marco Simoncelli
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Simone Corsi
Time 1:37.488
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Scott Redding
Time 1:38.704
Podium
First United Kingdom Scott Redding
Second France Mike Di Meglio
Third Spain Marc Márquez

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 44:44.982 1 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +5.789 2 20
3 2   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +8.347 9 16
4 5   Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +12.678 5 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 30 +14.801 6 11
6 48   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +15.690 17 10
7 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +18.196 4 9
8 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +21.666 3 8
9 56   Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +29.354 10 7
10 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +41.030 7 6
11 24   Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 30 +44.426 18 5
12 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +46.199 14 4
13 50   Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 30 +48.731 12 3
14 11   Ben Spies Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +49.591 8 2
15 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +1:22.186 13 1
16 33   Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +1:30.021 15
17 52   James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 29 +1 lap 16
Ret 21   John Hopkins Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 16 Retirement 11
Sources: [2][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36   Mika Kallio KTM 27 42:14.410 14 25
2 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 +0.353 2 20
3 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +1.237 1 16
4 21   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +8.875 3 13
5 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +11.359 4 11
6 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 27 +16.124 6 10
7 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +16.136 11 9
8 60   Julián Simón KTM 27 +18.007 7 8
9 72   Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +33.271 5 7
10 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 27 +49.681 8 6
11 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +52.534 13 5
12 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 27 +55.311 16 4
13 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 27 +57.399 9 3
14 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 27 +57.641 15 2
15 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +1:04.329 17 1
16 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 27 +1:06.156 18
17 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 27 +1:15.812 10
18 7   Russell Gómez Aprilia 26 +1 lap 22
19 45   Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 26 +1 lap 23
Ret 50   Eugene Laverty Aprilia 19 Retirement 20
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 13 Retirement 19
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 12 Retirement 12
Ret 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 11 Retirement 21
DNS 63   Toby Markham Yamaha Did not start
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 25 41:39.472 4 25
2 63   Mike Di Meglio Derbi 25 +5.324 20 20
3 93   Marc Márquez KTM 25 +5.806 7 16
4 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 25 +13.990 3 13
5 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 25 +16.855 1 11
6 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 25 +17.181 9 10
7 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 25 +18.014 14 9
8 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 25 +18.222 21 8
9 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 25 +18.404 16 7
10 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 25 +18.891 11 6
11 12   Esteve Rabat KTM 25 +18.976 12 5
12 60   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 25 +28.269 19 4
13 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM 25 +28.347 18 3
14 35   Raffaele De Rosa KTM 25 +29.403 10 2
15 8   Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 25 +35.763 23 1
16 16   Jules Cluzel Loncin 25 +35.868 25
17 51   Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 25 +38.158 15
18 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 25 +42.766 6
19 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 25 +42.924 26
20 27   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 25 +1:06.296 22
21 21   Robin Lässer Aprilia 25 +1:10.158 29
22 30   Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 25 +1:10.905 24
23 69   Louis Rossi Honda 25 +1:29.269 31
24 95   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 24 +1 lap 30
25 56   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 24 +1 lap 28
26 67   Lee Costello Honda 24 +1 lap 36
27 19   Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 24 +1 lap 32
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 19 Accident 5
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 18 Retirement 17
Ret 64   Matthew Hoyle Honda 14 Accident 33
Ret 66   Connor Behan Honda 14 Retirement 34
Ret 68   Paul Jordan Honda 14 Retirement 37
Ret 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 5 Accident 27
Ret 65   Luke Hinton Honda 4 Accident 35
Ret 1   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 1 Accident 2
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto KTM 0 Accident 8
Ret 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 0 Accident 13
DNS 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi Did not start
WD 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia Withdrew
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 British MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "2008 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · bwin.com BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2008". www.motogp.com.


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