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2009 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2009 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 November 2009 at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo. It was the final race of the 250cc two-stroke class, as Moto2 (600cc four-stroke) replaced it from 2010 onwards. The MotoGP race was won by Dani Pedrosa.[2]

Spain  2009 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 17 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date8 November 2009
Official nameGran Premio Generali 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 1:32.256
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:32.778
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Alex Debón
Time 1:36.116
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Héctor Barberá
Time 1:36.866
Podium
First Spain Héctor Barberá
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Italy Raffaele De Rosa
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:41.472
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:41.650
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 3   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 46:47.553 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +2.630 4 20
3 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +2.913 3 16
4 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +32.515 5 13
5 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +34.585 6 11
6 24   Toni Elías San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +34.888 8 10
7 11   Ben Spies Sterilgarda Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +37.706 9 9
8 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +38.364 10 8
9 36   Mika Kallio Pramac Racing Ducati 30 +42.491 11 7
10 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +43.689 12 6
11 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +46.018 7 5
12 52   James Toseland Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 30 +50.226 14 1
13 44   Aleix Espargaró Pramac Racing Ducati 30 +57.168 16 3
14 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +1:06.877 13 2
15 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +1:11.701 18 1
16 41   Gábor Talmácsi Scot Racing Team MotoGP Honda 30 +1:14.405 17
17 33   Marco Melandri Hayate Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:33.425 15
DNS 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 0 Accident in the warm-up lap 1
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Alex Debón was due to start on pole position, but due to injuries sustained in qualifying practice he did not take part in the race. Therefore, everyone else was moved up one place on the final starting grid.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 44:10.601 2 25
2 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +3.663 8 20
3 35   Raffaele De Rosa Honda 27 +5.665 10 16
4 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +5.680 5 13
5 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 27 +13.601 3 11
6 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 27 +13.697 6 10
7 4   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 27 +27.438 4 9
8 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +35.097 11 8
9 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +35.866 13 7
10 48   Shoya Tomizawa Honda 27 +40.176 15 6
11 73   Shuhei Aoyama Honda 27 +49.095 19 5
12 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 27 +53.132 17 4
13 11   Balázs Németh Aprilia 27 +1:06.014 18 3
14 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 27 +1:18.692 14 2
15 53   Valentin Debise Honda 27 +1:18.876 20 1
16 8   Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 26 +1 lap 22
17 56   Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 26 +1 lap 21
18 33   William Dunlop Honda 26 +1 lap 24
19 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 26 +1 lap 23
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 23 Accident 12
Ret 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 20 Accident 1
Ret 7   Axel Pons Aprilia 19 Retirement 16
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 11 Retirement 7
Ret 55   Héctor Faubel Honda 7 Accident 9
DNS 6   Alex Debón Aprilia Injured
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 60   Julián Simón Aprilia 24 41:17.553 1 25
2 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 24 +0.220 3 20
3 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 24 +12.123 8 16
4 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 24 +17.577 2 13
5 78   Marcel Schrötter Honda 24 +17.917 7 11
6 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 24 +18.334 5 10
7 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 24 +18.502 12 9
8 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 24 +18.553 10 8
9 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 24 +18.731 15 7
10 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 24 +21.280 6 6
11 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 24 +23.635 19 5
12 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 24 +34.369 22 4
13 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 24 +37.950 24 3
14 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 24 +38.090 18 2
15 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 24 +40.043 21 1
16 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 24 +44.478 14
17 93   Marc Márquez KTM 24 +58.437 4
18 53   Jasper Iwema Honda 24 +1:03.814 25
19 42   Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 24 +1:08.362 33
20 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 24 +1:24.971 28
21 87   Luca Marconi Aprilia 23 +1 lap 32
Ret 16   Cameron Beaubier KTM 23 Accident 17
Ret 10   Luca Vitali Aprilia 21 Accident 34
Ret 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 17 Retirement 20
Ret 76   Iván Maestro Aprilia 11 Retirement 31
Ret 21   Jakub Kornfeil Loncin 9 Accident 30
Ret 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 8 Accident 16
Ret 32   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 6 Accident 27
Ret 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 5 Accident 11
Ret 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 5 Accident 9
Ret 50   Sturla Fagerhaug KTM 4 Accident 29
Ret 88   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 3 Retirement 23
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 1 Retirement 13
DNS 95   Joan Perelló Honda 0 Did not start 26
DNS 99   Danny Webb Aprilia Did not start
DNQ 19   Quentin Jacquet 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 seventeen has concluded.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Valencia MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Pedrosa wins final Moto GP event". RTÉ Sport. 2009-11-08. Retrieved 2009-11-10.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "2009 Valencia MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · GP GENERALI DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA · MotoGP Race Classification 2009". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009. Retrieved 2019-08-24.


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