2008 German motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2008 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 2008 MotoGP season. It took place on the weekend of 11–13 July 2008 at the Sachsenring, located in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany.

Germany  2008 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sachsenring (Rennkurs).svg
Date13 July 2008
Official nameAlice Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland[1][2][3]
LocationSachsenring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.671 km (2.281 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:21.067
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:32.749
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Australia Chris Vermeulen
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:23.399
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Héctor Barberá
Time 1:32.551
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Spain Héctor Barberá
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 1:27.552
Fastest lap
Rider France Mike Di Meglio
Time 1:27.584
Podium
First France Mike Di Meglio
Second Germany Stefan Bradl
Third Hungary Gábor Talmácsi

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 47:30.057 1 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +3.708 7 20
3 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +14.002 14 16
4 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +14.124 10 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 30 +42.022 4 11
6 50   Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 30 +46.648 15 10
7 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +1:04.483 13 9
8 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +1:04.588 6 8
9 56   Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +1:16.773 9 7
10 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:29.275 17 6
11 52   James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 29 +1 lap 11 5
12 24   Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 29 +1 lap 12 4
13 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +2 laps 8 3
Ret 5   Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 20 Accident 3
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 9 Accident 16
Ret 2   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 5 Accident 2
Ret 48   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 2 Accident 5
Sources: [4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 29 45:36.703 1 25
2 21   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 29 +2.257 3 20
3 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 29 +2.423 5 16
4 36   Mika Kallio KTM 29 +4.150 4 13
5 60   Julián Simón KTM 29 +4.846 2 11
6 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 29 +8.132 13 10
7 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 29 +38.302 14 9
8 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 29 +48.926 9 8
9 72   Yuki Takahashi Honda 29 +50.062 10 7
10 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 29 +51.670 8 6
11 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 29 +1:08.796 21 5
12 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 29 +1:08.962 7 4
13 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 29 +1:11.351 12 3
14 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 29 +1:11.654 11 2
15 50   Eugene Laverty Aprilia 29 +1:13.856 19 1
16 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 29 +1:29.976 17
17 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 28 +1 lap 22
18 93   Alen Győrfi Honda 28 +1 lap 26
19 45   Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 28 +1 lap 24
20 94   Toni Wirsing Honda 27 +2 laps 25
Ret 90   Federico Sandi Aprilia 22 Accident 18
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 18 Accident 15
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 3 Accident 16
Ret 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 3 Retirement 6
Ret 7   Russell Gómez Aprilia 0 Accident 23
DNS 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 0 Did not start 20
DNQ 89   Ho Wan Chow Aprilia Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 63   Mike Di Meglio Derbi 27 40:03.710 6 25
2 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 27 +2.010 3 20
3 1   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 27 +2.733 1 16
4 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 27 +2.847 2 13
5 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 27 +9.117 4 11
6 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 27 +9.249 9 10
7 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 27 +9.257 14 9
8 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 27 +30.778 16 8
9 93   Marc Márquez KTM 27 +33.034 19 7
10 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 27 +33.121 21 6
11 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 27 +33.134 24 5
12 30   Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 27 +33.171 31 4
13 87   Marcel Schrötter Honda 27 +33.208 20 3
14 22   Pablo Nieto KTM 27 +33.755 18 2
15 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 27 +34.554 23 1
16 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 27 +37.776 15
17 51   Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 27 +37.872 13
18 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 27 +54.240 25
19 85   Marvin Fritz Seel 27 +58.249 30
20 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 27 +1:14.202 33
21 69   Louis Rossi Honda 27 +1:15.255 39
22 95   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 27 +1:16.356 32
23 72   Marco Ravaioli Aprilia 27 +1:16.854 35
24 41   Tobias Siegert Aprilia 26 +1 lap 37
DSQ 12   Esteve Rabat KTM 27 (+32.311) 10
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 25 Retirement 27
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 24 Accident 7
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa KTM 22 Retirement 8
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Loncin 19 Retirement 26
Ret 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 15 Retirement 12
Ret 21   Robin Lässer Aprilia 15 Retirement 28
Ret 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 14 Retirement 5
Ret 88   Sebastian Kreuziger Honda 14 Retirement 34
Ret 60   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 12 Retirement 22
Ret 48   Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 9 Retirement 38
Ret 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 5 Retirement 11
Ret 56   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 4 Retirement 29
Ret 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM 3 Retirement 17
Ret 86   Eric Hübsch Aprilia 2 Accident 36
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 German MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Sachsenring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008. Retrieved 2019-08-23.


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