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2011 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2011 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth round of the 2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 14–16 October 2011 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australia  2011 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date16 October 2011
Official nameIveco Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationPhillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:29.975
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:30.629
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Marco Simoncelli
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Moto2
Pole position
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 1:34.574
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 1:34.549
Podium
First San Marino Alex de Angelis
Second Germany Stefan Bradl
Third Spain Marc Márquez
125 cc
Pole position
Rider France Johann Zarco
Time 1:39.207
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Sandro Cortese
Time 1:40.276
Podium
First Germany Sandro Cortese
Second Spain Luis Salom
Third France Johann Zarco

Australian rider Casey Stoner clinched the 2011 MotoGP World Championship with his fifth consecutive victory at his home Grand Prix on his 26th birthday. Italian rider Marco Simoncelli recorded his final podium finish at this event before being fatally injured at the following race in Malaysia.

Race winner Casey Stoner, toasting the champagne with third place Andrea Dovizioso on the podium at the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 42:02.425 1 25
2 58   Marco Simoncelli San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 27 +2.210 2 20
3 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +2.454 4 16
4 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +13.160 6 13
5 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +30.886 7 11
6 14   Randy de Puniet Pramac Racing Team Ducati 27 +48.800 9 10
7 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 27 +1:16.314 5 9
8 24   Toni Elías LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 26 +1 lap 14 8
9 65   Loris Capirossi Pramac Racing Team Ducati 26 +1 lap 8 7
10 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 25 +2 laps 13 6
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 23 Accident 3
Ret 7   Hiroshi Aoyama San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 23 Accident 10
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 23 Accident 12
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 13 Accident 11
DNS 1   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha Injury
DNS 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha Injury
DNS 6   Damian Cudlin Pramac Racing Team Ducati Injury
Sources: [4][5][6]

Moto2 classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 15   Alex de Angelis Motobi 25 39:44.774 1 25
2 65   Stefan Bradl Kalex 25 +1.358 8 20
3 93   Marc Márquez Suter 25 +6.362 38[N 1] 16
4 71   Claudio Corti Suter 25 +6.475 20 13
5 44   Pol Espargaró FTR 25 +14.815 6 11
6 54   Kenan Sofuoğlu Suter 25 +15.155 5 10
7 45   Scott Redding Suter 25 +15.261 4 9
8 29   Andrea Iannone Suter 25 +16.047 16 8
9 63   Mike Di Meglio Tech 3 25 +16.331 2 7
10 72   Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 25 +20.337 3 6
11 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 25 +22.081 9 5
12 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 25 +26.248 13 4
13 40   Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex 25 +29.295 24 3
14 51   Michele Pirro Moriwaki 25 +30.203 12 2
15 3   Simone Corsi FTR 25 +30.745 22 1
16 36   Mika Kallio Suter 25 +30.776 15
17 88   Ricard Cardús Moriwaki 25 +30.784 27
18 38   Bradley Smith Tech 3 25 +43.520 7
19 80   Axel Pons Pons Kalex 25 +47.064 25
20 35   Raffaele De Rosa Suter 25 +50.357 19
21 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 25 +50.364 33
22 9   Kenny Noyes FTR 25 +1:04.747 26
23 6   Joan Olivé FTR 25 +1:04.907 30
24 68   Yonny Hernández FTR 25 +1:19.734 29
25 20   Iván Moreno Suter 24 +1 lap 31
26 64   Santiago Hernández FTR 24 +1 lap 34
27 56   Blake Leigh-Smith FTR 24 +1 lap 35
28 95   Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki 24 +1 lap 37
Ret 39   Robertino Pietri Suter 20 Retirement 36
Ret 53   Valentin Debise FTR 19 Retirement 28
Ret 43   Kris McLaren Suter 14 Accident 32
Ret 19   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 12 Accident 23
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Suter 12 Retirement 21
Ret 76   Max Neukirchner MZ-RE Honda 1 Accident 11
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini FTR 0 Accident 10
Ret 18   Jordi Torres Suter 0 Accident 14
Ret 34   Esteve Rabat FTR 0 Accident 17
Ret 13   Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 0 Accident 18
DNS 14   Ratthapark Wilairot FTR Injury
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

The race was stopped after 20 laps due to an accident involving Niklas Ajo.[8]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 20 34:49.670 2 25
2 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 20 +13.572 10 20
3 5   Johann Zarco Derbi 20 +14.311 1 16
4 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 20 +14.926 6 13
5 23   Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 20 +22.328 8 11
6 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 20 +26.689 4 10
7 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 20 +28.887 5 9
8 25   Maverick Viñales Aprilia 20 +35.635 9 8
9 96   Louis Rossi Aprilia 20 +36.553 12 7
10 99   Danny Webb Mahindra 20 +36.686 18 6
11 77   Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 20 +38.608 19 5
12 3   Luigi Morciano Aprilia 20 +41.697 11 4
13 84   Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 20 +43.349 13 3
14 10   Alexis Masbou KTM 20 +47.896 15 2
15 50   Sturla Fagerhaug Aprilia 20 +55.159 22 1
16 19   Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 20 +56.909 16
17 28   Josep Rodríguez Aprilia 20 +1:10.093 20
18 17   Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 20 +1:10.237 27
19 60   Manuel Tatasciore Aprilia 20 +1:10.802 21
20 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin Derbi 20 +1:10.844 26
21 14   Brad Binder Aprilia 20 +1:27.965 24
22 52   Danny Kent Aprilia 20 +1:37.676 7
23 8   Jack Miller KTM 20 +1:40.315 28
24 40   Marco Colandrea Aprilia 19 +1 lap 30
25 30   Giulian Pedone Aprilia 19 +1 lap 23
26 46   Joshua Hook Aprilia 19 +1 lap 32
27 26   Adrián Martín Aprilia 19 +1 lap 14
Ret 31   Niklas Ajo Aprilia 19 Accident 17
Ret 36   Joan Perelló Aprilia 12 Retirement 29
Ret 53   Jasper Iwema Aprilia 9 Retirement 25
Ret 47   Nicky Diles Aprilia 6 Retirement 31
DNS 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 0 Engine 3
DNS 21   Harry Stafford Aprilia Injury
DNQ 48   Alexander Phillis Aprilia Did not qualify
DNQ 45   Tom Hatton Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 49   Avalon Biddle Honda Did not qualify
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Márquez had one minute added onto his qualifying time for crashing into the back of Wilairot at the end of the Friday morning practice session.[7]

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. ^ "2011 Australian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2011 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Phillip Island Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · IVECO AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2011". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011.
  7. ^ "Márquez handed qualification penalty at Phillip Island". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
  8. ^ "Cortese takes a red flagged Australian GP". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 October 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2019.


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