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2008 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2008 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 24–26 October 2008 at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

Spain  2008 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 18 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date26 October 2008
Official nameGran Premio Parts Europe de la Comunitat Valenciana[1]
LocationCircuit Ricardo Tormo
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:31.502
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:32.582
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:35.408
Fastest lap
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:35.890
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Japan Yuki Takahashi
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 1:41.451
Fastest lap
Rider France Mike Di Meglio
Time 1:40.901
Podium
First Italy Simone Corsi
Second Spain Nicolás Terol
Third France Mike Di Meglio

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 46:46.114 1 25
2 2   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +3.390 2 20
3 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +12.194 10 16
4 4   Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 30 +24.159 9 13
5 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +26.232 3 11
6 5   Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +32.209 4 10
7 56   Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +34.571 15 9
8 48   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +35.661 7 8
9 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +38.228 8 7
10 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +47.583 16 6
11 52   James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +52.107 5 5
12 50   Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 30 +52.350 13 4
13 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +52.833 12 3
14 21   John Hopkins Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +53.227 14 2
15 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +53.411 6 1
16 33   Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +1:08.387 18
17 13   Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:11.181 17
18 24   Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 30 +1:37.055 11
Sources:[2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 43:29.003 1 25
2 72   Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +5.164 10 20
3 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +8.648 6 16
4 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +15.605 8 13
5 4   Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 27 +20.991 5 11
6 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +22.212 9 10
7 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 27 +23.199 12 9
8 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 27 +23.321 7 8
9 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 27 +37.424 14 7
10 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +38.887 11 6
11 36   Mika Kallio KTM 27 +44.065 4 5
12 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +1:10.999 16 4
13 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 27 +1:31.950 18 3
14 92   Daniel Arcas Aprilia 27 +1:39.110 22 2
15 35   Simone Grotzkyj Gilera 27 +1:41.209 17 1
16 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 26 +1 lap 21
17 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 26 +1 lap 20
18 90   Federico Sandi Aprilia 26 +1 lap 19
19 45   Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 26 +1 lap 23
Ret 93   Alen Győrfi Aprilia 24 Accident 24
Ret 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 21 Accident 2
Ret 60   Julián Simón KTM 19 Retirement 3
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Gilera 12 Accident 15
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 11 Accident 13
Ret 94   Toni Wirsing Honda 11 Retirement 25
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 24 40:45.715 3 25
2 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 24 +0.106 4 20
3 63   Mike Di Meglio Derbi 24 +0.223 7 16
4 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 24 +0.776 5 13
5 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 24 +1.333 11 11
6 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 24 +21.578 8 10
7 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 24 +29.387 15 9
8 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 24 +29.419 17 8
9 22   Pablo Nieto KTM 24 +38.059 18 7
10 12   Esteve Rabat KTM 24 +38.481 12 6
11 8   Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 24 +38.941 16 5
12 7   Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 24 +48.466 22 4
13 40   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 24 +48.802 26 3
14 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 24 +50.340 23 2
15 28   Enrique Jerez KTM 24 +50.575 27 1
16 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 24 +52.220 20
17 34   Randy Krummenacher KTM 24 +55.047 21
18 94   Jonas Folger KTM 24 +55.139 37
19 16   Jules Cluzel Loncin 24 +55.546 25
20 72   Marco Ravaioli Aprilia 24 +1:00.289 31
21 95   Robert Mureșan Aprilia 24 +1:10.142 34
22 48   Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 24 +1:26.165 39
23 69   Louis Rossi Honda 24 +1:26.407 35
24 78   Daniel Sáez Aprilia 24 +1:41.720 33
25 25   Cristian Trabalón Aprilia 23 +1 lap 40
DSQ 23   Julián Miralles Aprilia 22 (+2 laps) 29
Ret 30   Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 23 Retirement 36
Ret 51   Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 15 Accident 6
Ret 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 14 Retirement 14
Ret 26   Adrián Martín Aprilia 11 Accident 24
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa KTM 8 Accident 19
Ret 1   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 6 Accident 1
Ret 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 6 Accident 13
Ret 21   Robin Lässer Aprilia 6 Accident 32
Ret 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 3 Retirement 9
Ret 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 2 Accident 2
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 2 Accident 10
Ret 56   Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 0 Accident 38
Ret 75   Ricard Cardús Derbi 0 Accident 28
DNS 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 0 Not started 30
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round eighteen has concluded.[4]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 Valencia MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2008 Valencia MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  4. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008. Retrieved 2019-08-23.


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