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2009 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2009 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 1–3 May 2009 at the Circuito de Jerez located in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.

Spain  2009 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date3 May 2009
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 1:38.933
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:39.818
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Australia Casey Stoner
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Alex Debón
Time 1:43.028
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:43.338
Podium
First Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:48.237
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:47.057
Podium
First United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Second Spain Sergio Gadea
Third Spain Marc Márquez

ReportEdit

In the MotoGP race, Valentino Rossi achieved his first win of the season to go top of the world championship standings, the world champion came home ahead of home favourite Dani Pedrosa, with Casey Stoner in third place.[2] In the 250cc race, Hiroshi Aoyama capitalised on a late mistake of another home favourite, Álvaro Bautista, to take his first win since the 2007 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix.[3] In the 125cc race, British rider Bradley Smith dominated the race to achieve his first victory at the 50th attempt, after title rivals Andrea Iannone and Julián Simón both crashed.[4]

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 45:18.557 4 25
2 3   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +2.700 2 20
3 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +10.507 3 16
4 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 27 +31.893 5 13
5 33   Marco Melandri Hayate Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +33.128 11 11
6 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +34.128 6 10
7 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +34.421 7 9
8 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +34.625 8 8
9 24   Toni Elías San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 27 +42.689 9 7
10 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 27 +45.183 10 6
11 59   Sete Gibernau Grupo Francisco Hernando Ducati 27 +48.192 12 5
12 72   Yuki Takahashi Scot Racing Team MotoGP Honda 27 +51.875 13 4
13 52   James Toseland Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +53.683 14 3
14 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 27 +53.941 15 2
15 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +1:01.237 16 1
16 88   Niccolò Canepa Pramac Racing Ducati 27 +1:10.896 18
Ret 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 Retirement 1
Ret 36   Mika Kallio Pramac Racing Ducati 12 Retirement 17
Sources: [5][6][7]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 26 45:08.805 6 25
2 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 26 +0.132 4 20
3 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 26 +2.706 3 16
4 40   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 26 +2.769 2 13
5 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 26 +17.946 8 11
6 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 26 +17.950 15 10
7 28   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 26 +26.288 10 9
8 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 26 +26.472 5 8
9 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 26 +27.646 16 7
10 35   Raffaele De Rosa Honda 26 +32.369 12 6
11 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 26 +32.617 7 5
12 48   Shoya Tomizawa Honda 26 +34.241 17 4
13 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 26 +36.889 11 3
14 55   Héctor Faubel Honda 26 +37.237 9 2
15 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 26 +1:16.786 13 1
16 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 26 +1:25.509 19
17 8   Bastien Chesaux Honda 25 +1 lap 22
18 77   Aitor Rodríguez Aprilia 25 +1 lap 20
19 56   Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 25 +1 lap 23
20 53   Valentin Debise Honda 25 +1 lap 24
Ret 7   Axel Pons Aprilia 22 Retirement 21
Ret 76   Iván Maestro Aprilia 18 Retirement 25
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 10 Retirement 18
Ret 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 9 Accident 1
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 3 Accident 14
DNQ 54   Toby Markham Honda Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 23 41:49.556 2 25
2 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +13.524 5 20
3 93   Marc Márquez KTM 23 +13.553 4 16
4 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 23 +14.251 7 13
5 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +14.758 15 11
6 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 23 +15.545 9 10
7 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 +15.556 10 9
8 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 23 +17.772 8 8
9 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 23 +18.960 6 7
10 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 +19.053 18 6
11 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 23 +32.480 11 5
12 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 23 +32.554 16 4
13 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 23 +33.378 19 3
14 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 +41.533 12 2
15 16   Cameron Beaubier KTM 23 +44.443 17 1
16 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 23 +44.738 21
17 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 23 +44.934 13
18 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +44.977 26
19 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 23 +55.464 3
20 69   Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 23 +1:05.314 23
21 32   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 23 +1:07.420 22
22 42   Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 23 +1:16.825 25
23 39   Luis Salom Honda 23 +1:25.188 29
24 53   Jasper Iwema Honda 23 +1:28.903 24
25 87   Luca Marconi Aprilia 23 +1:29.012 28
26 41   Borja Maestro Aprilia 22 +1 lap 30
27 31   Jordi Dalmau Honda 22 +1 lap 34
28 40   Eduard López Aprilia 22 +1 lap 33
Ret 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 21 Accident 35
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 21 Accident 20
Ret 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 13 Retirement 27
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 8 Retirement 14
Ret 60   Julián Simón Aprilia 5 Accident 1
DNS 88   Michael Ranseder Haojue 0 Did not start 32
DSQ 10   Luca Vitali Aprilia 10 Black flag 31
DNQ 66   Matthew Hoyle Haojue 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 three has concluded.[8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Spanish MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Rossi secures Spanish GP triumph". BBC Sport. BBC. 2009-05-03. Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-03.
  3. ^ Beer, Matt (2009-05-03). "Aoyama beats Bautista to 250cc win". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-05-03.
  4. ^ Beer, Matt (2009-05-03). "Smith claims first 125cc victory". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Archived from the original on 6 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-03.
  5. ^ "2009 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. 2009.
  7. ^ "motogp.com · GRAN PREMIO bwin.com DE ESPAÑA · MotoGP Race Classification 2009". Motogp.com.
  8. ^ "World Championship Classification" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 24 August 2019.


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