2011 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2011 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth round of the 2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 3–5 June 2011 at the Circuit de Catalunya. The race, which was won by Casey Stoner, was also notable for being the first pole position for Marco Simoncelli, before his death at the Malaysian race in October that year.

Spain  2011 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
CatalunyaMotoGP.svg
Date5 June 2011
Official nameGran Premi Aperol de Catalunya[1]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:42.413
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:43.084
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third United States Ben Spies
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Germany Stefan Bradl
Time 1:46.753
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Time 1:47.762
Podium
First Germany Stefan Bradl
Second Spain Marc Márquez
Third Spain Aleix Espargaró
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol
Time 1:51.281
Fastest lap
Rider France Johann Zarco
Time 1:52.621
Podium
First Spain Nicolás Terol
Second Spain Maverick Viñales
Third Germany Jonas Folger
Casey Stoner, spraying the champagne on the podium after winning the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 43:19.779 2 25
2 1   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 25 +2.403 3 20
3 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 25 +4.291 4 16
4 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 +5.255 5 13
5 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 25 +7.371 7 11
6 58   Marco Simoncelli San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 25 +11.831 1 10
7 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 25 +26.483 6 9
8 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 25 +33.243 8 8
9 65   Loris Capirossi Pramac Racing Team Ducati 25 +43.092 13 7
10 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 25 +43.113 15 6
11 8   Héctor Barberá Mapfre Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 25 +44.224 10 5
12 19   Álvaro Bautista Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 25 +45.239 9 4
13 24   Toni Elías LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 25 +58.268 14 3
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet Pramac Racing Team Ducati 3 Collision 12
Ret 7   Hiroshi Aoyama San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 3 Collision 11
DNS 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha Injury
Sources: [2][3][4]

Moto2 classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65   Stefan Bradl Kalex 23 41:38.888 1 25
2 93   Marc Márquez Suter 23 +4.141 5 20
3 40   Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex 23 +8.409 2 16
4 3   Simone Corsi FTR 23 +10.331 15 13
5 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 23 +11.661 19 11
6 15   Alex de Angelis MotoBi 23 +12.383 20 10
7 34   Esteve Rabat FTR 23 +12.602 9 9
8 36   Mika Kallio Suter 23 +13.467 7 8
9 68   Yonny Hernández FTR 23 +16.612 21 7
10 76   Max Neukirchner MZ-RE Honda 23 +16.735 24 6
11 45   Scott Redding Suter 23 +17.031 11 5
12 51   Michele Pirro Moriwaki 23 +18.460 14 4
13 25   Alex Baldolini Suter 23 +22.933 27 3
14 19   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 23 +23.416 30 2
15 29   Andrea Iannone Suter 23 +23.449 22 1
16 44   Pol Espargaró FTR 23 +24.070 25
17 71   Claudio Corti Suter 23 +24.111 18
18 31   Carmelo Morales Moriwaki 23 +25.351 23
19 38   Bradley Smith Tech 3 23 +29.249 6
20 53   Valentin Debise FTR 23 +35.077 26
21 64   Santiago Hernández FTR 23 +41.666 34
22 13   Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 23 +52.103 31
23 16   Jules Cluzel Suter 23 +1:02.492 10
24 49   Kev Coghlan FTR 23 +1:16.294 32
Ret 80   Axel Pons Pons Kalex 18 Accident 16
Ret 60   Julián Simón Suter 15 Collision 8
Ret 54   Kenan Sofuoğlu Suter 15 Collision 17
Ret 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 15 Accident 12
Ret 21   Javier Forés Suter 11 Retirement 13
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini FTR 7 Accident 33
Ret 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 5 Collision 4
Ret 72   Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 5 Collision 3
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Tech 3 5 Accident 29
Ret 39   Robertino Pietri Suter 3 Retirement 28
Ret 95   Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki 2 Retirement 36
Ret 9   Kenny Noyes FTR 0 Accident 35
DNS 14   Ratthapark Wilairot FTR Injury
DNS 88   Ricard Cardús Moriwaki Injury
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 22 42:29.647 1 25
2 25   Maverick Viñales Aprilia 22 +10.356 3 20
3 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 22 +15.260 7 16
4 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 22 +15.670 6 13
5 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 22 +15.942 5 11
6 5   Johann Zarco Derbi 22 +19.758[N 1] 4 10
7 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 22 +26.490 2 9
8 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 22 +26.681 9 8
9 26   Adrián Martín Aprilia 22 +36.134 10 7
10 84   Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 22 +36.776 15 6
11 52   Danny Kent Aprilia 22 +37.936 11 5
12 96   Louis Rossi Aprilia 22 +1:10.840 21 4
13 31   Niklas Ajo Aprilia 22 +1:11.704 23 3
14 10   Alexis Masbou KTM 22 +1:11.798 17 2
15 23   Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 22 +1:15.709 12 1
16 77   Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 22 +1:22.005 20
17 53   Jasper Iwema Aprilia 22 +1:25.457 13
18 3   Luigi Morciano Aprilia 22 +1:25.628 22
19 50   Sturla Fagerhaug Aprilia 22 +1:55.296 29
20 43   Francesco Mauriello Aprilia 22 +1:55.382 27
21 30   Giulian Pedone Aprilia 22 +1:55.488 28
22 56   Péter Sebestyén KTM 21 +1 lap 30
23 28   Josep Rodríguez Aprilia 21 +1 lap 25
24 86   Kevin Hanus Honda 21 +1 lap 33
25 15   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 21 +1 lap 18
26 71   John McPhee Aprilia 20 +2 laps 26
27 36   Joan Perelló Aprilia 20 +2 laps 31
28 17   Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 20 +2 laps 34
29 19   Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 20 +2 laps 32
Ret 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 16 Accident 8
Ret 99   Danny Webb Mahindra 0 Collision 14
Ret 44   Miguel Oliveira Aprilia 0 Collision 16
Ret 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin Derbi 0 Collision 19
Ret 21   Harry Stafford Aprilia 0 Collision 24
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Zarco was penalised 20 seconds for an illegal overtake on the last lap in the 125cc race.

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round five has concluded.[5]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Catalan MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2011 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · GRAN PREMI APEROL DE CATALUNYA · MotoGP Race Classification 2011". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011.
  5. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011. Retrieved 2019-08-25.


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