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2010 French motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2010 French motorcycle Grand Prix, officially the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France, was the third round of the 2010 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 21–23 May 2010 at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans, France. From second on the grid, Jorge Lorenzo overhauled Valentino Rossi who was runner-up, to take the first back-to-back wins of his career.[2]

France  2010 French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 18 races in the
2010 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Bugatti Circuit.svg
Date23 May 2010
Official nameMonster Energy Grand Prix de France[1]
LocationBugatti Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.185 km (2.600 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:33.408
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:34.545
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Moto2
Pole position
Rider United States Kenny Noyes
Time 1:39.234
Fastest lap
Rider France Jules Cluzel
Time 1:39.169
Podium
First Spain Toni Elías
Second Spain Julián Simón
Third Italy Simone Corsi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol
Time 1:43.719
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 1:43.787
Podium
First Spain Pol Espargaró
Second Spain Nicolás Terol
Third Spain Marc Márquez
Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso, spraying the champagne on the podium after finishing second, first and third in the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 44:29.114 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +5.672 1 20
3 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +7.872 7 16
4 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 28 +9.346 5 13
5 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +12.613 3 11
6 33   Marco Melandri San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +21.918 11 10
7 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +29.288 6 9
8 40   Héctor Barberá Páginas Amarillas Aspar Ducati 28 +33.128 15 8
9 41   Aleix Espargaró Pramac Racing Team Ducati 28 +33.493 10 7
10 58   Marco Simoncelli San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +33.805 13 6
11 7   Hiroshi Aoyama Interwetten Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +34.346 14 5
12 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +37.123 8 4
13 36   Mika Kallio Pramac Racing Team Ducati 28 +55.061 16 3
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 6 Retirement 9
Ret 11   Ben Spies Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 6 Accident 12
Ret 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 2 Accident 4
DNS 19   Álvaro Bautista Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki Did not start
Sources:[3][4][5]

Moto2 classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 24   Toni Elías Moriwaki 26 43:29.277 7 25
2 60   Julián Simón Suter 26 +1.336 9 20
3 3   Simone Corsi MotoBi 26 +2.831 8 16
4 29   Andrea Iannone Speed Up 26 +4.880 14 13
5 2   Gábor Talmácsi Speed Up 26 +13.293 19 11
6 40   Sergio Gadea Pons Kalex 26 +13.415 6 10
7 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Bimota 26 +14.294 12 9
8 10   Fonsi Nieto Moriwaki 26 +14.554 5 8
9 65   Stefan Bradl Suter 26 +23.503 35 7
10 44   Roberto Rolfo Suter 26 +23.687 10 6
11 45   Scott Redding Suter 26 +23.959 21 5
12 68   Yonny Hernández BQR-Moto2 26 +24.955 24 4
13 52   Lukáš Pešek Moriwaki 26 +25.068 22 3
14 25   Alex Baldolini I.C.P. 26 +26.023 28 2
15 71   Claudio Corti Suter 26 +28.765 13 1
16 6   Alex Debón FTR 26 +32.240 3
17 59   Niccolò Canepa Force GP210 26 +33.607 18
18 41   Arne Tode Suter 26 +34.789 26
19 12   Thomas Lüthi Moriwaki 26 +43.180 17
20 63   Mike Di Meglio Suter 26 +43.522 29
21 61   Vladimir Ivanov Moriwaki 26 +47.761 34
22 53   Valentin Debise ADV 26 +51.571 38
23 39   Robertino Pietri Suter 26 +59.692 33
24 5   Joan Olivé Promoharris 26 +59.939 37
25 88   Yannick Guerra Moriwaki 26 +1:07.377 40
26 8   Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 26 +1:16.171 32
27 21   Vladimir Leonov Suter 26 +1:16.528 41
28 95   Mashel Al Naimi BQR-Moto2 26 +1:20.977 39
29 76   Bernat Martínez Bimota 26 +1:22.982 36
30 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 24 +2 laps 30
Ret 55   Héctor Faubel Suter 16 Retirement 27
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini MotoBi 7 Collision 31
Ret 48   Shoya Tomizawa Suter 7 Collision 15
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Suter 6 Accident 4
Ret 19   Xavier Siméon Moriwaki 6 Accident 11
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis Force GP210 6 Collision 16
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Tech 3 5 Accident 20
Ret 80   Axel Pons Pons Kalex 5 Mechanical 23
Ret 9   Kenny Noyes Promoharris 4 Accident 1
Ret 72   Yuki Takahashi Tech 3 4 Accident 2
Ret 17   Karel Abraham FTR 1 Collision 25
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 24 41:52.280 2 25
2 40   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 24 +0.957 1 20
3 93   Marc Márquez Derbi 24 +4.428 4 16
4 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 24 +4.736 12 13
5 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 24 +5.143 5 11
6 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 24 +5.847 3 10
7 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 24 +11.047 10 9
8 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Aprilia 24 +11.165 6 8
9 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 24 +37.808 8 7
10 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 24 +39.585 11 6
11 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 24 +40.519 9 5
12 53   Jasper Iwema Aprilia 24 +40.817 15 4
13 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 24 +42.149 13 3
14 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 24 +44.741 7 2
15 26   Adrián Martín Aprilia 24 +46.320 16 1
16 5   Alexis Masbou Aprilia 24 +46.503 18
17 23   Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 24 +46.979 17
18 78   Marcel Schrötter Honda 24 +59.626 20
19 84   Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 24 +59.770 23
20 50   Sturla Fagerhaug Aprilia 24 +1:04.405 21
21 69   Louis Rossi Aprilia 24 +1:05.731 22
22 60   Michael van der Mark Lambretta 24 +1:28.928 25
23 82   Kévin Szalaï Honda 24 +1:47.143 28
24 81   Grégory Di Carlo Honda 23 +1 lap 27
25 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin Aprilia 23 +1 lap 24
26 83   Morgan Berchet Honda 23 +1 lap 26
Ret 72   Marco Ravaioli Lambretta 18 Retirement 29
Ret 51   Riccardo Moretti Aprilia 16 Retirement 14
Ret 32   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 6 Accident 19
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.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010 French MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Jorge Lorenzo triumphs in French MotoGP at Le Mans". BBC Sport. BBC. 2010-05-23. Archived from the original on 26 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  3. ^ "2010 French MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE · MotoGP Race Classification 2010". www.motogp.com.
  5. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2010.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2010. Retrieved 2019-08-24.


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