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2008 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2008 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2008 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 15–17 August 2008 at the Masaryk Circuit located in Brno.

Czech Republic  2008 Czech Republic Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date17 August 2008
Official nameCardion AB Grand Prix České republiky[1][2]
LocationBrno Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.403 km (3.357 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 2:11.657
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:57.199
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Toni Elías
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 2:10.723
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Alex Debón
Time 2:02.354
Podium
First Spain Alex Debón
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 2:09.870
Fastest lap
Rider France Mike Di Meglio
Time 2:08.391
Podium
First Germany Stefan Bradl
Second France Mike Di Meglio
Third Spain Joan Olivé

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 43:28.841 2 25
2 24   Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 22 +15.004 13 20
3 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 22 +21.689 9 16
4 56   Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 22 +25.859 8 13
5 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 22 +29.465 6 11
6 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 22 +30.608 4 10
7 33   Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 22 +36.453 11 9
8 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 22 +36.750 5 8
9 4   Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 22 +38.822 14 7
10 48   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 22 +39.573 17 6
11 21   John Hopkins Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 22 +39.610 3 5
12 50   Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 22 +40.892 10 4
13 52   James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 22 +1:11.490 16 3
14 5   Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 22 +1:21.133 15 2
15 2   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +1:37.038 12 1
16 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 22 +1:38.407 7
Ret 1   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 6 Retirement 1
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 20 41:08.168 2 25
2 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 20 +0.280 10 20
3 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 20 +0.325 1 16
4 21   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 20 +0.827 3 13
5 36   Mika Kallio KTM 20 +1.249 7 11
6 72   Yuki Takahashi Honda 20 +13.713 8 10
7 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 20 +13.826 4 9
8 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 20 +16.026 14 8
9 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 20 +19.084 17 7
10 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 20 +20.692 18 6
11 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 20 +29.495 20 5
12 60   Julián Simón KTM 20 +29.772 6 4
13 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 20 +31.944 16 3
14 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 20 +36.314 9 2
15 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 20 +43.751 11 1
16 50   Eugene Laverty Aprilia 20 +46.564 12
17 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 20 +55.591 13
18 90   Federico Sandi Aprilia 20 +55.704 19
19 45   Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 20 +1:24.324 22
20 94   Toni Wirsing Honda 20 +1:39.423 21
21 7   Russell Gómez Aprilia 20 +1:59.990 23
Ret 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 3 Accident 5
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 2 Accident 15
DNS 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 0 Did not start 24
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 19 41:05.176 13 25
2 63   Mike Di Meglio Derbi 19 +0.881 5 20
3 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 19 +4.070 10 16
4 1   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 19 +4.118 1 13
5 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 19 +7.048 2 11
6 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 19 +9.334 4 10
7 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 19 +12.813 6 9
8 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 19 +16.491 7 8
9 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 19 +17.637 3 7
10 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 19 +17.855 8 6
11 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 19 +18.964 17 5
12 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 19 +29.920 9 4
13 12   Esteve Rabat KTM 19 +38.445 15 3
14 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 19 +54.637 24 2
15 21   Robin Lässer Aprilia 19 +54.797 22 1
16 22   Pablo Nieto KTM 19 +55.723 28
17 96   Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 19 +56.786 36
18 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 19 +59.166 19
19 8   Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 19 +59.330 20
20 30   Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 19 +59.340 30
21 60   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 19 +1:00.307 25
22 72   Marco Ravaioli Aprilia 19 +1:07.401 33
23 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM 19 +1:11.701 26
24 16   Jules Cluzel Loncin 19 +1:19.343 27
25 56   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 19 +1:30.988 35
26 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 19 +1:31.018 32
27 95   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 19 +1:31.149 31
28 48   Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 19 +1:33.222 34
29 69   Louis Rossi Honda 19 +1:33.600 37
30 97   Michal Prášek Aprilia 18 +1 lap 38
31 98   Andrea Toušková Honda 18 +1 lap 39
Ret 37   Karel Pešek Aprilia 17 Accident 29
Ret 51   Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 15 Retirement 18
Ret 93   Marc Márquez KTM 6 Accident 12
Ret 94   Jonas Folger KTM 1 Retirement 23
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa KTM 0 Accident 11
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 0 Accident 14
Ret 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 0 Accident 21
Ret 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 0 Accident 16
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round twelve has concluded.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 Czech MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Brno Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  3. ^ "2008 Czech MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · CARDION AB GRAND PRIX CESKE REPUBLIKY · MotoGP Race Classification 2008". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008. Retrieved 2019-08-23.


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