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2011 French motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2011 French motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourth round of the 2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 13–15 May 2011 at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans, France.

France  2011 French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Bugatti Circuit.svg
Date15 May 2011
Official nameMonster Energy Grand Prix de France[1][2][3]
LocationBugatti Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.185 km (2.600 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Time 1:33.153
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:33.617
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Second Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda
Third Italy Valentino Rossi Ducati
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Germany Stefan Bradl Kalex
Time 1:38.357
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Time 1:38.533
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Second Japan Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki
Third Germany Stefan Bradl Kalex
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia
Time 1:43.578
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia
Time 1:43.578
Podium
First Spain Maverick Viñales Aprilia
Second Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia
Third Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi
Andrea Dovizioso, Casey Stoner and Valentino Rossi, celebrating on the podium after finishing second, first and third at the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 44:03.955 1 25
2 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +14.214 3 20
3 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 28 +14.564 9 16
4 1   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 28 +21.075 5 13
5 58   Marco Simoncelli San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +31.245 2 11
6 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 28 +31.609 8 10
7 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 28 +35.566 10 9
8 7   Hiroshi Aoyama San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +51.502 13 8
9 8   Héctor Barberá Mapfre Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 28 +1:03.731 14 7
10 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 28 +1:03.885 16 6
11 24   Toni Elías LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +1:04.068 17 5
12 19   Álvaro Bautista Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +1:04.192 12 4
13 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 26 +2 laps 7 3
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi Pramac Racing Team Ducati 21 Accident 15
Ret 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 17 Accident 4
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 6 Retirement 6
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet Pramac Racing Team Ducati 1 Accident 11
Sources: [4][5][6]

Moto2 classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Suter 26 43:03.308 6 25
2 72   Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 26 +1.982 3 20
3 65   Stefan Bradl Kalex 26 +2.237 1 16
4 60   Julián Simón Suter 26 +2.349 9 13
5 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 26 +2.609 2 11
6 40   Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex 26 +12.295 4 10
7 3   Simone Corsi FTR 26 +18.739 7 9
8 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 26 +18.918 10 8
9 38   Bradley Smith Tech 3 26 +20.408 17 7
10 15   Alex de Angelis MotoBi 26 +20.566 12 6
11 16   Jules Cluzel Suter 26 +23.225 11 5
12 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 26 +23.359 16 4
13 44   Pol Espargaró FTR 26 +23.676 19 3
14 51   Michele Pirro Moriwaki 26 +24.756 13 2
15 76   Max Neukirchner MZ-RE Honda 26 +25.063 20 1
16 45   Scott Redding Suter 26 +29.587 5
17 9   Kenny Noyes FTR 26 +32.803 34
18 19   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 26 +32.997 31
19 35   Raffaele De Rosa Moriwaki 26 +33.273 21
20 68   Yonny Hernández FTR 26 +34.837 30
21 34   Esteve Rabat FTR 26 +35.765 22
22 71   Claudio Corti Suter 26 +41.502 28
23 75   Mattia Pasini FTR 26 +49.702 15
24 14   Ratthapark Wilairot FTR 26 +50.198 18
25 13   Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 26 +50.789 33
26 54   Kenan Sofuoğlu Suter 26 +51.362 25
27 49   Kev Coghlan FTR 26 +51.471 35
28 53   Valentin Debise FTR 26 +1:01.904 37
29 21   Javier Forés Suter 26 +1:14.039 24
30 39   Robertino Pietri Suter 26 +1:14.338 32
31 95   Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki 26 +1:28.827 39
32 8   Alex Cudlin Moriwaki 26 +1:29.889 38
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Tech 3 24 Retirement 27
Ret 80   Axel Pons Pons Kalex 23 Retirement 14
Ret 88   Ricard Cardús Moriwaki 19 Retirement 29
Ret 97   Steven Odendaal Suter 14 Retirement 40
Ret 25   Alex Baldolini Suter 11 Retirement 26
Ret 36   Mika Kallio Suter 4 Retirement 23
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Suter 0 Accident 8
Ret 64   Santiago Hernández FTR 0 Accident 36
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 25   Maverick Viñales Aprilia 24 42:00.505 3 25
2 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 24 +0.048 1 20
3 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 24 +6.836 9 16
4 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 24 +8.298 2 13
5 5   Johann Zarco Derbi 24 +8.590 6 11
6 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 24 +10.236 5 10
7 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 24 +10.667 4 9
8 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 24 +15.642 8 8
9 44   Miguel Oliveira Aprilia 24 +22.838 12 7
10 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 24 +30.901 10 6
11 23   Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 24 +33.796 15 5
12 15   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 24 +34.413 11 4
13 96   Louis Rossi Aprilia 24 +34.696 17 3
14 26   Adrián Martín Aprilia 24 +41.236 7 2
15 10   Alexis Masbou Aprilia 24 +56.943 19 1
16 76   Hiroki Ono KTM 24 +57.409 23
17 52   Danny Kent Aprilia 24 +57.763 18
18 53   Jasper Iwema Aprilia 24 +57.823 16
19 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin Derbi 24 +57.884 13
20 3   Luigi Morciano Aprilia 24 +1:02.089 21
21 84   Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 24 +1:02.713 14
22 17   Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 24 +1:25.418 26
23 30   Giulian Pedone Aprilia 24 +1:42.498 28
24 43   Francesco Mauriello Aprilia 24 +1:43.885 25
25 56   Péter Sebestyén KTM 24 +1:44.903 29
26 19   Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 24 +1:45.356 31
27 91   Kévin Szalaï Aprilia 23 +1 lap 30
28 92   Kévin Thobois Honda 23 +1 lap 33
Ret 36   Joan Perelló Aprilia 20 Retirement 32
Ret 99   Danny Webb Mahindra 17 Retirement 20
Ret 77   Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 17 Retirement 24
Ret 21   Harry Stafford Aprilia 13 Retirement 22
Ret 31   Niklas Ajo Aprilia 3 Accident 27
OFFICIAL 125CC REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round four has concluded.[7]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 French 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. "Le Mans - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 French MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE · MotoGP Race Classification 2011". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011. Retrieved 2019-08-25.


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