2009 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2009 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 23–25 October 2009 at the Sepang International Circuit. In wet conditions the race was dominated by Casey Stoner in a return to form following a mystery illness which ended his hopes of regaining the world championship title.[4] Valentino Rossi finished third, which clinched the 2009 MotoGP championship for him.[5]

Malaysia  2009 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date25 October 2009
Official nameShell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationSepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.548 km (3.447 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:00.518
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:13.694
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Time 2:06.767
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Time 2:07.597
Podium
First Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Second Spain Héctor Barberá
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 2:13.756
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Time 2:14.068
Podium
First Spain Julián Simón
Second United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Third Spain Pol Espargaró

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 21 47:24.834 4 25
2 3   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +14.666 3 20
3 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 +19.385 1 16
4 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 21 +25.850 2 13
5 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 21 +38.705 7 11
6 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 21 +41.061 14 10
7 24   Toni Elías San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 21 +48.555 6 9
8 33   Marco Melandri Hayate Racing Team Kawasaki 21 +55.557 15 8
9 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 21 +1:00.303 5 7
10 36   Mika Kallio Pramac Racing Ducati 21 +1:00.440 12 6
11 44   Aleix Espargaró Pramac Racing Ducati 21 +1:01.655 13 5
12 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 21 +1:01.847 10 4
13 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +1:10.778 9 3
14 41   Gábor Talmácsi Scot Racing Team MotoGP Honda 21 +1:15.851 17 2
15 52   James Toseland Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +1:50.672 16 1
Ret 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 14 Accident 11
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 1 Accident 8
Sources: [6][7][8]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 20 42:55.689 1 25
2 40   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 20 +6.397[N 1] 4 20
3 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 20 +6.397[N 1] 8 16
4 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 20 +14.871 9 13
5 55   Héctor Faubel Honda 20 +19.177 7 11
6 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 20 +19.567 6 10
7 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 20 +20.255 11 9
8 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 20 +34.561 17 8
9 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 20 +50.937 14 7
10 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 20 +1:04.186 19 6
11 11   Balázs Németh Aprilia 20 +1:08.917 20 5
12 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 20 +1:10.616 15 4
13 53   Valentin Debise Honda 20 +1:17.945 22 3
14 8   Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 20 +1:29.669 21 2
15 56   Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 20 +1:43.536 23 1
16 48   Shoya Tomizawa Honda 19 +1 lap 16
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Honda 16 Retirement 10
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 11 Retirement 2
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 11 Retirement 12
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 8 Retirement 3
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 6 Retirement 5
Ret 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 5 Accident 13
Ret 7   Axel Pons Aprilia 2 Accident 18
Ret 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 1 Retirement 24
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 60   Julián Simón Aprilia 19 42:50.916 2 25
2 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 19 +1.114 3 20
3 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 19 +6.293 11 16
4 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 19 +8.003 18 13
5 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 19 +8.485 5 11
6 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 19 +10.188 4 10
7 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 19 +15.114 6 9
8 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 19 +22.151 13 8
9 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 19 +26.388 7 7
10 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 19 +27.113 14 6
11 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 19 +27.859 15 5
12 88   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 19 +34.838 23 4
13 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 19 +41.829 12 3
14 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 19 +42.433 21 2
15 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 19 +51.635 20 1
16 28   Elly Ilias Aprilia 19 +59.854 25
17 16   Cameron Beaubier KTM 19 +1:07.131 24
18 53   Jasper Iwema Honda 19 +1:14.171 27
19 21   Jakub Kornfeil Loncin 19 +1:27.651 28
20 23   Muhammad Zulfahmi Yamaha 19 +1:58.779 30
21 47   Blake Leigh-Smith Honda 19 +2:06.062 29
22 19   Quentin Jacquet Aprilia 18 +1 lap 33
Ret 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 17 Accident 16
Ret 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 17 Accident 22
Ret 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 17 Retirement 9
Ret 87   Luca Marconi Aprilia 14 Retirement 31
Ret 10   Luca Vitali Aprilia 13 Retirement 32
Ret 93   Marc Márquez KTM 12 Retirement 1
Ret 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 10 Retirement 17
Ret 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 10 Retirement 10
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 2 Retirement 26
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 0 Accident 19
Ret 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 0 Accident 8
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Barberá was awarded 2nd place due to having a faster personal best lap than Simoncelli.

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round sixteen has concluded.[9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Malaysian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.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. "Sepang International Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Stoner wins but Rossi takes title". Reuters. Oct 25, 2009. Retrieved 2010-10-07.
  5. ^ "Cool Rossi crowned world champion". BBC Sport. 2009-10-25. Archived from the original on 28 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-25.
  6. ^ "2009 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009.
  8. ^ "motogp.com · SHELL ADVANCE MALAYSIAN MOTORCYCLE GP · MotoGP Race Classification 2009". www.motogp.com.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009. Retrieved 2019-08-24.


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