2009 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2009 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 24–26 July 2009 at Donington Park. It was to be the final motorcycle Grand Prix at Donington, with the race moving to Silverstone for the 2010 season. The MotoGP race was won by Andrea Dovizioso, securing the first win of his MotoGP career.[3]

United Kingdom  2009 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date26 July 2009
Official nameBritish Grand Prix[1][2]
LocationDonington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:28.116
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:31.554
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Second United States Colin Edwards
Third France Randy de Puniet
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Héctor Barberá
Time 1:31.802
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Alex Baldolini
Time 1:34.963
Podium
First Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Italy Mattia Pasini
125 cc
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Time 1:37.442
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:48.632
Podium
First Spain Julián Simón
Second Italy Simone Corsi
Third United Kingdom Scott Redding
Andrea Dovizioso, lifting his trophy to celebrate his first ever surprise victory in the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 48:26.267 5 25
2 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +1.360 6 20
3 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +1.600 10 16
4 15   Alex De Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +8.958 12 13
5 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +21.622 1 11
6 52   James Toseland Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +22.465 9 10
7 33   Marco Melandri Hayate Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +35.284 7 9
8 88   Niccolò Canepa Pramac Racing Ducati 30 +38.769 16 8
9 3   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +42.112 2 7
10 36   Mika Kallio Pramac Racing Ducati 30 +45.845 11 6
11 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +53.190 14 5
12 41   Gábor Talmácsi Scot Racing Team MotoGP Honda 30 +1:12.315 17 4
13 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +1:20.398 13 3
14 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 29 +1 lap 4 2
15 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 29 +1 lap 15 1
Ret 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 8 Accident 3
Ret 24   Toni Elías San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 7 Accident 8
Sources: [4][5][6]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 27 45:17.516 3 25
2 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +5.723 6 20
3 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 27 +36.161 7 16
4 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 +36.776 2 13
5 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 27 +41.418 5 11
6 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +41.938 4 10
7 35   Raffaele De Rosa Honda 27 +57.483 11 9
8 40   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +59.975 1 8
9 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +1:14.852 12 7
10 55   Héctor Faubel Honda 27 +1:16.927 14 6
11 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 27 +1:21.356 15 5
12 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 27 +1:21.665 10 4
13 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +1:29.576 13 3
14 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 26 +1 lap 9 2
15 48   Shoya Tomizawa Honda 26 +1 lap 17 1
16 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 26 +1 lap 16
17 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 26 +1 lap 18
18 64   Luke Mossey Aprilia 26 +1 lap 24
19 53   Valentin Debise Honda 25 +2 laps 21
20 7   Axel Pons Aprilia 25 +2 laps 19
21 77   Aitor Rodríguez Aprilia 25 +2 laps 25
22 8   Bastien Chesaux Honda 25 +2 laps 23
23 54   Toby Markham Aprilia 23 +4 laps 26
Ret 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 18 Retirement 8
Ret 95   Ralf Waldmann Aprilia 5 Retirement 20
Ret 11   Balázs Németh Aprilia 0 Retirement 22
DNQ 68   Alex Kenchington Yamaha Did not qualify
DNQ 67   Robin Hålén Aprilia Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

The 125cc race was stopped after 13 full 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.

 
Julián Simón, riding his Aprilia in the 125cc race, which he went on to win.
Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 60   Julián Simón Aprilia 5 9:12.301 3 25
2 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 5 +0.390 12 20
3 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 5 +3.072 11 16
4 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 5 +6.209 6 13
5 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 5 +9.509 20 11
6 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 5 +11.211 24 10
7 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 5 +11.572 22 9
8 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 5 +13.703 18 8
9 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 5 +14.101 16 7
10 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 5 +15.422 7 6
11 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 5 +17.905 19 5
12 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 5 +25.625 5 4
13 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 5 +26.793 23 3
14 91   Martin Glossop Honda 5 +27.916 31 2
15 93   Marc Márquez KTM 5 +28.631 2 1
16 92   Paul Jordan Honda 5 +28.999 35
17 69   Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 5 +30.564 32
18 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 5 +34.468 21
19 87   Luca Marconi Aprilia 5 +38.709 33
20 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 5 +38.938 1
21 10   Luca Vitali Aprilia 5 +1:14.040 36
Ret 53   Jasper Iwema Honda 4 Accident 25
Ret 32   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 1 Accident 26
Ret 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 1 Accident 28
Ret 88   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 1 Accident 17
Ret 90   Timothy Hastings Honda 0 Did not restart 34
Ret 89   James Lodge Honda 0 Did not restart 30
Ret 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 0 Accident in 1st race 4
Ret 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 0 Retirement in 1st race 9
Ret 16   Cameron Beaubier KTM 0 Retirement in 1st race 27
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 0 Retirement in 1st race 13
Ret 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 0 Retirement in 1st race 14
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 0 Accident in 1st race 8
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 0 Accident in 1st race 10
Ret 86   Karel Pešek Derbi 0 Accident in 1st race 29
Ret 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 0 Accident in 1st race 15
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.[7]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2009 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Shock Donington win for Dovizioso". BBC Sport. 2009-07-26. Archived from the original on 27 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
  4. ^ "2009 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2009". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009. Retrieved 2019-08-24.


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