2009 German motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2009 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 17–19 July 2009 at the Sachsenring, located in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany.

Germany  2009 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sachsenring (Rennkurs).svg
Date19 July 2009
Official nameAlice Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland[1][2][3]
LocationSachsenring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.671 km (2.281 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:32.520
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:22.126
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:32.962
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:24.552
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Spain Alex Debón
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:38.671
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Sergio Gadea
Time 1:28.337
Podium
First Spain Julián Simón
Second Spain Sergio Gadea
Third Spain Joan Olivé

The MotoGP race was won by Valentino Rossi who finished ahead of teammate Jorge Lorenzo.[4]

Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, battling for the lead of the MotoGP race. Rossi went on to win, with Lorenzo finishing second.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 41:21.769 1 25
2 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +0.099 2 20
3 3   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +2.899 8 16
4 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +10.226 3 13
5 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +21.522 5 11
6 24   Toni Elías San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +30.852 17 10
7 33   Marco Melandri Hayate Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +31.301 13 9
8 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +31.726 4 8
9 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +32.865 7 7
10 52   James Toseland Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +43.926 14 6
11 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +57.375 9 5
12 88   Niccolò Canepa Pramac Racing Ducati 30 +1:00.539 15 4
13 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +1:03.645 12 3
14 36   Mika Kallio Pramac Racing Ducati 30 +1:04.155 10 2
15 41   Gábor Talmácsi Scot Racing Team MotoGP Honda 29 +1 lap 16 1
Ret 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 Retirement 11
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 0 Accident 6
Sources: [5][6][7]

250 cc classificationEdit

The 250cc race was originally scheduled to run for 29 laps, but due to heavy rain it was red-flagged and then restarted, with the new distance consisting of 19 laps only.[8]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 19 27:11.034 1 25
2 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 19 +0.479 7 20
3 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 19 +0.528 3 16
4 4   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 19 +0.866 4 13
5 40   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 19 +1.260 2 11
6 55   Héctor Faubel Honda 19 +5.972 8 10
7 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 19 +8.721 9 9
8 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 19 +8.762 11 8
9 35   Raffaele De Rosa Honda 19 +19.176 17 7
10 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 19 +27.950 14 6
11 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 19 +29.601 12 5
12 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 19 +38.299 13 4
13 48   Shoya Tomizawa Honda 19 +51.940 18 3
14 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 19 +52.919 15 2
15 8   Bastien Chesaux Honda 19 +1:06.786 23 1
16 7   Axel Pons Aprilia 19 +1:20.573 24
17 54   Toby Markham Aprilia 18 +1 lap 22
18 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 18 +1 lap 19
19 66   Joakim Stensmo Honda 17 +2 laps 25
20 53   Valentin Debise Honda 15 +4 laps 21
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 16 Accident 6
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 16 Accident 10
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 8 Retirement 5
Ret 56   Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 0 Accident 20
DNS 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 0 Did not restart 16
DNQ 67   Robin Hålén Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 65   Marcel Becker Yamaha Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 60   Julián Simón Aprilia 27 39:57.337 1 25
2 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 27 +9.415 14 20
3 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 27 +17.559 12 16
4 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 27 +17.587 5 13
5 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 27 +19.740 19 11
6 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 27 +20.778 15 10
7 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 27 +20.908 22 9
8 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 27 +38.221 17 8
9 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 27 +38.434 23 7
10 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 27 +40.085 13 6
11 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 27 +44.127 33 5
12 78   Marcel Schrötter Honda 27 +45.051 4 4
13 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 27 +59.604 30 3
14 16   Cameron Beaubier KTM 27 +1:18.157 28 2
15 79   Daniel Kartheininger Honda 27 +1:20.825 26 1
16 93   Marc Márquez KTM 27 +1:25.137 3
17 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 27 +1:30.427 8
18 69   Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 27 +1:30.528 20
19 53   Jasper Iwema Honda 26 +1 lap 11
20 32   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 26 +1 lap 25
21 76   Toni Finsterbusch Honda 26 +1 lap 29
22 80   Damien Raemy Honda 26 +1 lap 35
23 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 26 +1 lap 34
24 87   Luca Marconi Aprilia 26 +1 lap 32
Ret 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 19 Retirement 24
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 18 Accident 16
Ret 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 17 Retirement 7
Ret 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 16 Retirement 9
Ret 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 15 Accident 21
Ret 88   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 8 Accident 10
Ret 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 6 Retirement 18
Ret 81   Eeki Kuparinen Honda 3 Accident 31
Ret 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 3 Accident 2
Ret 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 1 Accident 27
Ret 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 1 Accident 6
DNQ 10   Luca Vitali Aprilia Did not qualify
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.[9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 German MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2009 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Sachsenring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Rossi pips Lorenzo for German win". BBC Sport. 2009-07-19. Archived from the original on 20 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-20.
  5. ^ "2009 German MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009.
  7. ^ "motogp.com · ALICE MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND · MotoGP Race Classification 2009". www.motogp.com.
  8. ^ "Rain interrupts and delays 250cc race". autosport.com. 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2009-07-19.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009. Retrieved 2019-08-24.


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