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2012 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2012 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 15–17 June 2012 at Silverstone in Northamptonshire, England. In qualifying for MotoGP, Álvaro Bautista took the first pole position of his career.

United Kingdom  2012 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 18 races in the
2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Silverstone Circuit moto intl pits.svg
Date17 June 2012
Official nameHertz British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationSilverstone Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.900 km (3.666 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista Honda
Time 2:03.303
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Time 2:02.888
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Second Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex
Time 2:08.111
Fastest lap
Rider Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter
Time 2:07.667
Podium
First Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex
Second United Kingdom Scott Redding Kalex
Third Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Maverick Viñales FTR Honda
Time 2:16.187
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Sandro Cortese KTM
Time 2:16.055
Podium
First Spain Maverick Viñales FTR Honda
Second Spain Luis Salom Kalex KTM
Third Germany Sandro Cortese KTM

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 99   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 20 41:16.429 4 25
2 1   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +3.313 3 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +3.599 5 16
4 19   Álvaro Bautista San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 20 +5.196 1 13
5 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 20 +11.531 2 11
6 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +15.112 20 10
7 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 20 +15.527 7 9
8 6   Stefan Bradl LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 20 +22.521 9 8
9 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 20 +36.138 10 7
10 8   Héctor Barberá Pramac Racing Team Ducati 20 +41.328 6 6
11 41   Aleix Espargaró Power Electronics Aspar ART 20 +1:03.157 11 5
12 14   Randy de Puniet Power Electronics Aspar ART 20 +1:03.443 12 4
13 51   Michele Pirro San Carlo Honda Gresini FTR 20 +1:07.290 14 3
14 77   James Ellison Paul Bird Motorsport ART 20 +1:14.782 17 2
15 68   Yonny Hernández Avintia Blusens BQR 20 +1:15.108 13 1
16 5   Colin Edwards NGM Mobile Forward Racing Suter 20 +1:29.899 15
17 9   Danilo Petrucci Came IodaRacing Project Ioda 20 +1:40.302 18
18 22   Iván Silva Avintia Blusens BQR 20 +1:52.099 19
19 4   Andrea Dovizioso Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 19 +1 lap 8
Ret 54   Mattia Pasini Speed Master ART 14 Retirement 16
WD 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati Injured
Sources: [4][5][6]

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40   Pol Espargaró Kalex 18 38:29.792 1 25
2 45   Scott Redding Kalex 18 +1.462 3 20
3 93   Marc Márquez Suter 18 +1.521 5 16
4 29   Andrea Iannone Speed Up 18 +2.851 2 13
5 3   Simone Corsi FTR 18 +3.803 10 11
6 71   Claudio Corti Kalex 18 +7.109 6 10
7 38   Bradley Smith Tech 3 18 +7.627 4 9
8 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 18 +7.669 7 8
9 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 18 +15.847 11 7
10 36   Mika Kallio Kalex 18 +20.179 18 6
11 15   Alex de Angelis Suter 18 +20.450 9 5
12 24   Toni Elías Suter 18 +23.017 22 4
13 80   Esteve Rabat Kalex 18 +23.155 20 3
14 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 18 +23.236 12 2
15 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Suter 18 +24.507 19 1
16 44   Roberto Rolfo Suter 18 +26.418 13
17 76   Max Neukirchner Kalex 18 +28.043 16
18 63   Mike Di Meglio Speed Up 18 +28.365 15
19 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 18 +28.577 17
20 18   Nicolás Terol Suter 18 +36.100 27
21 19   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 18 +39.473 24
22 60   Julián Simón Suter 18 +39.718 26
23 88   Ricard Cardús AJR 18 +39.995 25
24 8   Gino Rea Suter 18 +40.493 14
25 72   Yuki Takahashi Suter 18 +41.470 28
26 47   Ángel Rodríguez Bimota 18 +1:02.611 23
27 7   Alexander Lundh MZ-RE Honda 18 +1:08.938 29
28 10   Marco Colandrea FTR 18 +1:34.995 31
29 22   Alessandro Andreozzi FTR 18 +1:42.775 32
30 82   Elena Rosell Moriwaki 18 +1:44.102 34
31 57   Eric Granado Motobi 18 +1:58.051 33
DSQ 95   Anthony West Moriwaki 18 (+1:05.324)[7] 30
Ret 49   Axel Pons Kalex 7 Accident 21
Ret 5   Johann Zarco Motobi 1 Retirement 8
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 25   Maverick Viñales FTR Honda 17 38:55.210 1 25
2 39   Luis Salom Kalex KTM 17 +0.933 6 20
3 11   Sandro Cortese KTM 17 +1.023 4 16
4 10   Alexis Masbou Honda 17 +8.100 3 13
5 7   Efrén Vázquez FTR Honda 17 +8.414 2 11
6 52   Danny Kent KTM 17 +8.637 5 10
7 5   Romano Fenati FTR Honda 17 +8.940 9 9
8 61   Arthur Sissis KTM 17 +9.046 15 8
9 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 17 +9.208 8 7
10 44   Miguel Oliveira Suter Honda 17 +15.613 11 6
11 84   Jakub Kornfeil FTR Honda 17 +20.397 14 5
12 55   Héctor Faubel Kalex KTM 17 +20.559 23 4
13 27   Niccolò Antonelli FTR Honda 17 +21.369 13 3
14 31   Niklas Ajo KTM 17 +27.526 18 2
15 23   Alberto Moncayo Kalex KTM 17 +27.708 16 1
16 19   Alessandro Tonucci FTR Honda 17 +28.032 12
17 41   Brad Binder Kalex KTM 17 +35.001 26
18 53   Jasper Iwema FGR Honda 17 +55.456 22
19 9   Toni Finsterbusch Honda 17 +55.559 27
20 15   Simone Grotzkyj Suter Honda 17 +55.829 25
21 89   Alan Techer TSR Honda 17 +56.230 17
22 21   Iván Moreno FTR Honda 17 +56.385 34
23 32   Isaac Viñales FTR Honda 17 +1:05.383 28
24 51   Kenta Fujii TSR Honda 17 +1:11.283 30
25 3   Luigi Morciano Ioda 17 +1:18.155 31
26 77   Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 16 +1 lap 35
27 30   Giulian Pedone Suter Honda 16 +1 lap 32
28 17   John McPhee KRP Honda 15 +2 laps 29
Ret 96   Louis Rossi FTR Honda 16 Accident 7
Ret 79   Fraser Rogers KRP Honda 14 Retirement 33
Ret 99   Danny Webb Mahindra 11 Retirement 21
Ret 26   Adrián Martín FTR Honda 8 Retirement 20
Ret 94   Jonas Folger Ioda 4 Retirement 19
Ret 42   Álex Rins Suter Honda 1 Accident 10
Ret 8   Jack Miller Honda 0 Accident 24
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round six has concluded.[8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2012 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Silverstone Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2012 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · HERTZ BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2012". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2012.
  7. ^ "Doping – Decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the case of rider Anthony West" (PDF). v2-fim-live.com. Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme. 28 November 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 February 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015. [...] all the sporting results obtained by Anthony West from 20 May 2012 up to the expiry of the period of ineligibility (i.e. 19 October 2013) will be invalidated.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2019.


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