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The 2008 Dutch TT was the ninth round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 26–28 June 2008 at the TT Circuit Assen.

Netherlands  2008 Dutch Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
TT Assen.svg
Date28 June 2008
Official nameA-Style TT Assen[1]
LocationTT Circuit Assen
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.555 km (2.830 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:35.520
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:36.738
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third United States Colin Edwards
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:39.510
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:40.340
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Simone Corsi
Time 1:45.533
Fastest lap
Rider France Mike Di Meglio
Time 1:46.661
Podium
First Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Second Spain Joan Olivé
Third Italy Simone Corsi
Dani Pedrosa, Casey Stoner and Colin Edwards, celebrating on the podium after finishing second, first and third at the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 26 42:12.337 1 25
2 2   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 +11.310 2 20
3 5   Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 26 +17.125 6 16
4 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 +20.477 4 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 26 +27.346 11 11
6 48   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 26 +28.608 7 10
7 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 26 +32.330 8 9
8 56   Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 26 +34.892 9 8
9 52   James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 26 +38.566 13 7
10 50   Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 26 +38.817 10 6
11 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 26 +46.025 3 5
12 24   Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 26 +48.213 14 4
13 33   Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 26 +59.594 16 3
Ret 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 7 Accident 15
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 0 Accident 5
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 0 Accident 12
DNS 21   John Hopkins Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki Did not start
WD 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki Withdrew
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 24 40:54.117 1 25
2 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 24 +4.597 6 20
3 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 24 +6.003 3 16
4 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 24 +9.034 4 13
5 21   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 24 +9.079 2 11
6 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 24 +11.515 13 10
7 36   Mika Kallio KTM 24 +12.874 11 9
8 72   Yuki Takahashi Honda 24 +13.622 10 8
9 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 24 +21.168 9 7
10 60   Julián Simón KTM 24 +28.789 7 6
11 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 24 +37.607 15 5
12 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 24 +37.741 17 4
13 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 24 +38.729 12 3
14 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 24 +39.165 19 2
15 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 24 +43.037 8 1
16 50   Eugene Laverty Aprilia 24 +54.171 20
17 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 24 +54.334 5
18 64   Frederik Watz Aprilia 24 +1:24.430 22
19 45   Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 23 +1 lap 24
20 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 23 +1 lap 21
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 17 Retirement 16
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 11 Accident 14
Ret 7   Russell Gómez Aprilia 0 Accident 23
DNS 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 0 Did not start 18
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

The 125cc race was stopped after 9 laps due to rain. It was later restarted for 5 additional laps, with the grid determined by the running order before the suspension. The second part of the race determined the final result.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 5 9:04.520 13 25
2 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 5 +0.128 3 20
3 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 5 +0.255 1 16
4 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 5 +0.340 5 13
5 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 5 +0.425 2 11
6 12   Esteve Rabat KTM 5 +0.568 15 10
7 63   Mike Di Meglio Derbi 5 +0.846 4 9
8 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 5 +0.928 23 8
9 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 5 +1.438 8 7
10 35   Raffaele De Rosa KTM 5 +2.554 7 6
11 27   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 5 +2.829 14 5
12 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 5 +3.021 10 4
13 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 5 +3.201 17 3
14 60   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 5 +3.600 21 2
15 56   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 5 +4.547 25 1
16 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 5 +4.592 12
17 51   Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 5 +4.819 16
18 16   Jules Cluzel Loncin 5 +10.548 27
19 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM 5 +10.643 11
20 22   Pablo Nieto KTM 5 +10.849 20
21 30   Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 5 +11.094 24
22 21   Robin Lässer Aprilia 5 +11.854 33
23 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 5 +13.716 29
24 69   Louis Rossi Honda 5 +13.828 34
25 95   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 5 +16.155 30
26 82   Michael van der Mark Honda 5 +18.201 32
27 84   Robert Gull Derbi 5 +25.692 37
28 81   Jasper Iwema Seel 5 +29.208 36
29 89   Ernst Dubbink Honda 5 +29.949 35
30 83   Jerry van de Bunt Aprilia 5 +36.419 38
Ret 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 3 Accident 26
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 3 Accident 19
Ret 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 0 Did not start second race 22
Ret 93   Marc Márquez KTM 0 Did not start second race 18
Ret 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 0 Did not start second race 6
Ret 19   Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 0 Did not start second race 31
Ret 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 0 Did not finish first race 9
Ret 80   Joey Litjens Seel 0 Did not finish first race 28
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 Dutch TT MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 18 December 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2008 Dutch TT MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 18 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · A-STYLE TT ASSEN · MotoGP Race Classification 2008". www.motogp.com.
  5. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008. Retrieved 2019-08-23.


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