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2008 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2008 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 28–30 March 2008 at the Circuito de Jerez located in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. The MotoGP race was won by Dani Pedrosa, who finished ahead of Jorge Lorenzo who started on pole position. Mika Kallio won the 250cc race, after Álvaro Bautista and Marco Simoncelli, the two leaders collided on the last lap. The 125cc race was won by Simone Corsi, ahead of Nicolás Terol and Bradley Smith, who started the race in pole position.

Spain  2008 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date30 March 2008
Official nameGran Premio bwin.com de España[1]
LocationCircuito de Jerez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:38.189
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:40.116
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:43.071
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:43.546
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second Italy Mattia Pasini
Third Japan Yuki Takahashi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Time 1:47.587
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Simone Corsi
Time 1:47.999
Podium
First Italy Simone Corsi
Second Spain Nicolás Terol
Third United Kingdom Bradley Smith

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 45:35.121 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +2.883 5 20
3 48   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +4.339 1 16
4 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +10.142 4 13
5 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +27.524 10 11
6 52   James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 27 +27.808 8 10
7 21   John Hopkins Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +28.296 9 9
8 4   Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 27 +28.449 13 8
9 56   Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 27 +32.569 11 7
10 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +35.091 12 6
11 1   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +42.223 7 5
12 33   Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +44.498 18 4
13 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +45.807 15 3
14 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 27 +45.871 14 2
15 24   Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 27 +1:09.558 16 1
16 50   Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 27 +1:14.442 17
Ret 5   Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 5 Retirement 3
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 2 Accident 6
Sources: [2][3][4]

250cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36   Mika Kallio KTM 26 45:27.908 2 25
2 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 26 +4.277 10 20
3 72   Yuki Takahashi Honda 26 +4.287 11 16
4 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 26 +4.876 6 13
5 21   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 26 +5.968 7 11
6 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 26 +13.633 3 10
7 60   Julián Simón KTM 26 +16.372 5 9
8 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 26 +22.571 8 8
9 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 26 +28.606 15 7
10 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 26 +32.726 17 6
11 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 26 +38.602 16 5
12 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 26 +43.371 19 4
13 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 26 +54.159 14 3
14 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 26 +1:21.938 21 2
15 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 25 +1 lap 22 1
16 45   Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 25 +1 lap 23
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 25 Accident 1
Ret 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 25 Accident 9
Ret 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 22 Accident 4
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Gilera 20 Retirement 18
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 17 Retirement 12
Ret 50   Eugene Laverty Aprilia 8 Retirement 20
Ret 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 2 Accident 13
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 41:46.100 5 25
2 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 +3.206 2 20
3 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 23 +4.986 1 16
4 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 23 +5.022 3 13
5 22   Pablo Nieto KTM 23 +6.254 13 11
6 51   Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 23 +20.563 6 10
7 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 23 +22.517 8 9
8 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 23 +23.002 11 8
9 63   Mike Di Meglio Derbi 23 +23.928 7 7
10 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 23 +33.541 15 6
11 35   Raffaele De Rosa KTM 23 +33.664 10 5
12 12   Esteve Rabat KTM 23 +33.987 16 4
13 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 23 +34.426 21 3
14 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 +40.038 17 2
15 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 23 +44.515 19 1
16 60   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 23 +45.498 24
17 16   Jules Cluzel Loncin 23 +49.685 27
18 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 23 +53.186 20
19 30   Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 23 +58.037 25
20 19   Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 23 +1:03.610 28
21 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 23 +1:04.732 26
22 76   Iván Maestro Honda 23 +1:19.599 34
23 78   Daniel Sáez Aprilia 23 +1:24.990 32
24 69   Louis Rossi Honda 23 +1:39.735 33
25 79   Alberto Moncayo Derbi 23 +1:48.192 35
26 95   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 20 +3 laps 29
Ret 14   Axel Pons Aprilia 22 Accident 23
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 14 Accident 31
Ret 56   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 12 Retirement 30
Ret 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 9 Accident 18
Ret 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 8 Accident 9
Ret 27   Stefano Bianco Aprilia 7 Accident 14
Ret 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 6 Accident 12
Ret 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 6 Accident 22
Ret 1   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 3 Retirement 4
DNS 21   Robin Lässer Aprilia Did not start
WD 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM Withdrew
WD 93   Marc Márquez KTM Withdrew
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 Spanish MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2008 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · GRAN PREMIO bwin.com DE ESPAÑA · MotoGP Race Classification 2008". www.motogp.com.


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