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2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season

2012 F.I.M. Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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2012 World Champions
Jorge Lorenzo became the MotoGP world champion
Marc Márquez became the Moto2 world champion
Sandro Cortese became the Moto3 world champion

The 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season was the 64th F.I.M. Road Racing World Championship season. Casey Stoner started the season as the defending World Champion, while Honda was the defending Manufacturers' Champion.[1] Moto2 champion Stefan Bradl joined the MotoGP grid with LCR Honda[2] and 125cc champion Nicolás Terol entered Moto2, racing for Aspar.[3]

In the premier MotoGP class, the championship battle revolved around Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo and Honda pairing Dani Pedrosa and defending champion Stoner. Lorenzo won four of the first six races to be held in the campaign to open up an advantage over Stoner, before he was taken out of the Dutch TT on the first lap by Álvaro Bautista; Stoner won the race to eradicate the points lead.[4] In the next race, Stoner crashed out of the German Grand Prix on the final lap and allowed Pedrosa to take his first win of the season.[5] Stoner struggled in the next few races – despite a victory at the United States Grand Prix[6] – with his championship challenge ended by a qualifying crash at Indianapolis. After ankle surgery,[7] he returned to the series and won his final race of his career at his home race, the Australian Grand Prix, for the sixth successive season.[8] Pedrosa went on a run of five victories in six races, with the streak being interrupted by a first-lap crash at Misano, where he was taken out by Héctor Barberá.[9] Lorenzo finished second to Pedrosa on each occasion that he had won, and he took advantage of Pedrosa's accident to win at Misano.[10] Lorenzo ultimately won the title with a second-place finish to Stoner in Australia, after Pedrosa had crashed out of the lead early on.

In the other classes, Marc Márquez won the Moto2 championship title after a season-long battle with fellow Spanish rider Pol Espargaró; a third-place finish for Márquez at the Australian Grand Prix – despite a win for Espargaró[11] – was enough to give him his second world title before moving into the premier class for the 2013 season.[12] He took his last victory in the class at the Valencian Grand Prix, the last event of the season, despite starting from 33rd on the grid. This performance, which included overtaking 20 bikes on the first lap alone, meant the biggest comeback in the sport's history.[13] Márquez's result was enough to give Suter the constructors' title for the class. The inaugural Moto3 world championship title went to German rider Sandro Cortese, following his fourth victory of the season at the Malaysian Grand Prix,[14] which gave him an unassailable points lead over his two title rivals Luis Salom and Maverick Viñales in the championship race.[15] Cortese also became the first rider to win any Grand Prix title for the Austrian manufacturer KTM.[16] KTM also won the constructors' championship at the Australian Grand Prix, doing so after Cortese won the race.

ChangesEdit

Class changesEdit

The MotoGP class saw the introduction of engines with 1,000 cc (61 cu in) in capacity, with a limit of 4 cylinders and a maximum 81 mm (3.2 in) cylinder bore.[17]

The 2012 season also saw the introduction of four-stroke bikes in the new Moto3 class.[18]

Claiming Rule TeamsEdit

In 2012 the MotoGP class saw the introduction of Claiming Rule Teams (CRT) to allow for participation by independent teams with lower budgets. CRTs were given twelve engines per rider, six more than the other teams and more fuel – 24 litres (5.3 imperial gallons) instead of 21 litres (4.6 imperial gallons) – but were subject to a factory team buying, or "claiming", their engines for €15,000, or €20,000 with the transmission.[19] The sport's governing body received applications from sixteen new teams looking to join the MotoGP class.[20]

New entriesEdit

In June 2011, the FIM announced that six teams from Moto2 – Interwetten Paddock, Forward Racing, Marc VDS, Kiefer Racing, Speed Master and BQR-Blusens (later renamed Avintia Racing)[21] – had been granted entries to the 2012 grid;[22] two additional entries – Paul Bird Motorsport[23] and Ioda Racing[24] – announced that they had been accepted to the grid, running under CRT regulations. However, Interwetten Paddock, Marc VDS, and Kiefer Racing were absent from the revised grid released by FIM in January 2012.[25]

2012 Grand Prix season calendarEdit

The following Grands Prix were scheduled to take place in 2012:[26][27]

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme released an 18-race provisional calendar on 14 September 2011.[28] Another provisional calendar was released three months later, with the Qatar Grand Prix moved forward by a week.[29]

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit
1 8 April ‡   Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar Losail International Circuit
2 29 April   Gran Premio bwin de España Circuito de Jerez
3 6 May   Grande Prémio de Portugal Estoril
4 20 May   Monster Energy Grand Prix de France Bugatti Circuit
5 3 June   Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya Circuit de Catalunya
6 17 June   Hertz British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit
7 30 June ††   Iveco TT Assen TT Circuit Assen
8 8 July   eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland Sachsenring
9 15 July   Gran Premio d'Italia TIM Mugello Circuit
10 29 July †   Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
11 19 August   Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix Indianapolis Motor Speedway
12 26 August   bwin Grand Prix České republiky Brno Circuit
13 16 September   Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e Della Riviera di Rimini Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli
14 30 September   Gran Premio Iveco de Aragón Motorland Aragón
15 14 October   AirAsia Grand Prix of Japan Twin Ring Motegi
16 21 October   Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit
17 28 October   AirAsia Australian Grand Prix Phillip Island Circuit
18 11 November   Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana Circuit Ricardo Tormo
‡ = Night race
† = MotoGP class only
†† = Saturday race

Calendar changesEdit

  • Only the MotoGP class raced during the United States Grand Prix because of a Californian law on air pollution and the contract that had initially been signed prevented the Moto3 and Moto2 classes from racing from when they were still 125cc and 250cc 2-stroke bikes.
  • The Czech Republic and Indianapolis Grand Prix swapped places.

2012 Grand Prix season resultsEdit

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit Moto3 winner Moto2 winner MotoGP winner Report
1 8 April ‡   Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix[30] Losail   Maverick Viñales   Marc Márquez   Jorge Lorenzo Report
2 29 April   Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix[31] Jerez   Romano Fenati   Pol Espargaró   Casey Stoner Report
3 6 May   Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix[28] Estoril   Sandro Cortese   Marc Márquez   Casey Stoner Report
4 20 May   French motorcycle Grand Prix[32] Le Mans   Louis Rossi   Thomas Lüthi   Jorge Lorenzo Report
5 3 June   Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix[33] Catalunya   Maverick Viñales   Andrea Iannone   Jorge Lorenzo Report
6 17 June   British motorcycle Grand Prix[34] Silverstone   Maverick Viñales   Pol Espargaró   Jorge Lorenzo Report
7 30 June ††   Dutch TT[35] Assen   Maverick Viñales   Marc Márquez   Casey Stoner Report
8 8 July   German motorcycle Grand Prix[28] Sachsenring[36]   Sandro Cortese   Marc Márquez   Dani Pedrosa Report
9 15 July   Italian motorcycle Grand Prix[37] Mugello   Maverick Viñales   Andrea Iannone   Jorge Lorenzo Report
10 29 July †   United States motorcycle Grand Prix[38] Laguna Seca No Moto2 and Moto3 races   Casey Stoner Report
11 19 August   Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix[39] Indianapolis   Luis Salom   Marc Márquez   Dani Pedrosa Report
12 26 August   Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix[40] Brno   Jonas Folger   Marc Márquez   Dani Pedrosa Report
13 16 September   San Marino and Rimini's Coast motorcycle Grand Prix[41] Misano   Sandro Cortese   Marc Márquez   Jorge Lorenzo Report
14 30 September   Aragon motorcycle Grand Prix[42] Motorland Aragón   Luis Salom   Pol Espargaró   Dani Pedrosa Report
15 14 October   Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix[43] Motegi   Danny Kent   Marc Márquez   Dani Pedrosa Report
16 21 October   Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix[44] Sepang   Sandro Cortese   Alex de Angelis   Dani Pedrosa Report
17 28 October   AirAsia Australian Grand Prix[45] Phillip Island   Sandro Cortese   Pol Espargaró   Casey Stoner Report
18 11 November   Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana[46] Valencia   Danny Kent   Marc Márquez   Dani Pedrosa Report
‡ = Night race
† = MotoGP class only[47]
†† = Saturday race

MotoGPEdit

ParticipantsEdit

Prototype entries
Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
  Repsol Honda Team Honda Honda RC213V 1   Casey Stoner[48] 1–11, 15–18
26   Dani Pedrosa[48] All
56   Jonathan Rea[49] 13–14
  Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP12 2   Franco Battaini[50] 8
17   Karel Abraham[51] 1–7, 10–18
  Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha YZR-M1 4   Andrea Dovizioso[52] All
35   Cal Crutchlow[53] All
  LCR Honda MotoGP Honda Honda RC213V 6   Stefan Bradl[2] All
  Pramac Racing Team Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP12 8   Héctor Barberá[54] 1–9, 13–18
24   Toni Elías[55] 10–12
  Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZR-M1 11   Ben Spies[56] 1–16
21   Katsuyuki Nakasuga[57] 18
99   Jorge Lorenzo[58] All
  San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda Honda RC213V 19   Álvaro Bautista[59] All
  Yamaha YSP Racing Team Yamaha Yamaha YZR-M1 21   Katsuyuki Nakasuga[60] 15
  Ducati Team Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP12 46   Valentino Rossi[61] All
69   Nicky Hayden[62] 1–11, 13–18
Claiming Rule Teams (CRT) entries
Team Constructor Engine Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
  NGM Mobile Forward Racing[22] Suter[63] BMW Suter MMX1[64] 5   Colin Edwards[65] 1–3, 5–18
7   Chris Vermeulen[66] 4
  Came IodaRacing Project[67] Ioda[68] Aprilia Ioda TR003[69] 9   Danilo Petrucci[68] 1–12
Ioda-Suter[70] BMW Suter MMX1 13–18
  Power Electronics Aspar[71] ART[72][73] Aprilia ART GP12 14   Randy de Puniet[73] All
41   Aleix Espargaró[73] All
  Attack Performance APR[74] Kawasaki TBA 15   Steve Rapp[74] 10–11
  GPTech BCL[75] Suzuki BCL GP212 20   Aaron Yates[75] 11
  Avintia Blusens[21][22] BQR-FTR[21] Kawasaki TBA 22   Iván Silva[21] 1
68   Yonny Hernández[21] 1
BQR[76] TBA 22   Iván Silva[21] 2–12, 15–18
43   Kris McLaren[77] 17
44   David Salom[78] 13–14
68   Yonny Hernández[21] 2–16
73   Hiroshi Aoyama[57] 18
Inmotec[57] TBA 71   Claudio Corti[57] 18
  San Carlo Honda Gresini FTR[79] Honda FTR MGP12 51   Michele Pirro[80] All
  Speed Master[22] ART[81] Aprilia ART GP12 54   Mattia Pasini[82] 1–14
84   Roberto Rolfo[83] 15–18
  Paul Bird Motorsport ART[23] Aprilia ART GP12 77   James Ellison[23] All
Key
Regular Rider
Wildcard Rider
Replacement Rider
Notes

Rider changesEdit

Riders' points standingsEdit

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.

  • Riders marked with light blue background are eligible for Rookie of the Year awards.
  • Rounds marked with light blue background were under wet race conditions.
Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Pos Rider Bike QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
USA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
1   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1 2 2 1 1 1 Ret 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 Ret 350
2   Dani Pedrosa Honda 2 3 3 4 2 3 2 1 2 3 1 1 Ret 1 1 1 Ret 1 332
3   Casey Stoner Honda 3 1 1 3 4 2 1 Ret 8 1 4 5 3 1 3 254
4   Andrea Dovizioso Yamaha 5 5 4 7 3 19 3 3 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 13 4 6 218
5   Álvaro Bautista Honda 7 6 6 10 6 4 Ret 7 10 8 5 6 3 6 3 6 5 4 178
6   Valentino Rossi Ducati 10 9 7 2 7 9 13 6 5 Ret 7 7 2 8 7 5 7 10 163
7   Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 4 4 5 8 5 6 5 8 6 5 Ret 3 Ret 4 Ret Ret 3 Ret 151
8   Stefan Bradl Honda 8 7 9 5 8 8 Ret 5 4 7 6 5 6 Ret 6 Ret 6 Ret 135
9   Nicky Hayden Ducati 6 8 11 6 9 7 6 10 7 6 DNS 7 Ret 8 4 8 Ret 122
10   Ben Spies Yamaha 11 11 8 16 10 5 4 4 11 Ret Ret Ret 5 5 Ret Ret 88
11   Héctor Barberá Ducati 9 10 10 9 11 10 7 9 9 WD Ret 12 10 7 12 Ret 83
12   Aleix Espargaró ART 15 12 12 13 13 11 Ret 13 13 9 10 10 Ret 10 12 8 10 11 74
13   Randy de Puniet ART 13 Ret 13 Ret 15 12 8 11 12 11 Ret 8 9 11 Ret Ret 11 12 62
14   Karel Abraham Ducati Ret 17 Ret Ret 12 WD DNS 10 8 9 Ret 9 11 10 9 7 59
15   Michele Pirro FTR NC Ret 14 14 14 13 9 Ret DSQ Ret Ret 14 10 15 15 12 14 5 43
16   James Ellison ART 18 Ret Ret 11 16 14 14 15 14 Ret 15 15 13 14 14 9 Ret 9 35
17   Yonny Hernández BQR-FTR 14 28
BQR Ret Ret 15 18 15 Ret 14 Ret 12 9 12 12 13 Ret DNS
18   Katsuyuki Nakasuga Yamaha 9 2 27
19   Danilo Petrucci Ioda Ret 13 15 Ret 19 17 11 17 Ret Ret Ret 17 27
Ioda-Suter 14 17 Ret 11 13 8
20   Colin Edwards Suter 12 16 DNS NC 16 Ret 12 Ret 13 13 13 11 18 13 Ret Ret 14 27
21   Jonathan Rea Honda 8 7 17
22   Mattia Pasini ART 17 14 Ret 12 17 Ret 10 Ret 15 Ret Ret 16 Ret 16 13
23   Iván Silva BQR-FTR 16 12
BQR 15 Ret 18 20 18 12 18 16 14 12 Ret Ret Ret 15 Ret
24   Toni Elías Ducati Ret 11 11 10
25   Hiroshi Aoyama BQR 13 3
26   Steve Rapp APR DNQ 14 2
27   David Salom BQR 15 Ret 1
  Roberto Rolfo ART 16 DSQ Ret Ret 0
  Aaron Yates BCL 16 0
  Franco Battaini Ducati 16 0
  Chris Vermeulen Suter 17 0
  Claudio Corti Inmotec Ret 0
  Kris McLaren BQR DNQ 0
Pos Rider Bike QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
USA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Constructors' standingsEdit

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • Each constructor gets the same number of points as their best placed rider in each race.
Pos Constructor QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
USA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
1   Honda 2 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 412
2   Yamaha 1 2 2 1 1 1 3 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 386
3   Ducati 6 8 7 2 7 7 6 6 5 6 7 7 2 8 7 4 7 7 192
4   ART 13 12 12 11 13 11 8 11 12 9 10 8 9 10 12 8 10 9 100
5   FTR NC Ret 14 14 14 13 9 Ret DSQ Ret Ret 14 10 15 15 12 14 5 43
6   BQR 15 Ret 15 18 15 12 14 16 12 9 12 12 13 Ret Ret 15 13 35
7   Suter 12 16 DNS 17 NC 16 Ret 12 Ret 13 13 13 11 18 13 Ret Ret 14 27
8   Ioda-Suter 14 17 Ret 11 13 8 18
9   Ioda Ret 13 15 Ret 19 17 11 17 Ret Ret Ret 17 9
10   APR DNQ 14 2
11   BQR-FTR 14 2
  BCL 16 0
  Inmotec Ret 0
Pos Constructor QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
USA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts

Moto2Edit

ParticipantsEdit

Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
  Came IodaRacing Project[87] FTR[88] FTR Moto M212 3   Simone Corsi[86] 1–9, 11–18
  GP Team Switzerland[87] Kalex[88] Kalex Moto2 4   Randy Krummenacher[86] 1–9, 11–13, 17–18
20   Jesko Raffin[89] 14–16
  JiR Moto2[87] Motobi TSR TSR6 5   Johann Zarco[90] 1–9, 11–18
57   Eric Granado[90] 1 6–9, 11–12, 14–18
  Cresto Guide MZ Racing[87]
  MZ Racing
MZ FTR[88] MZ Moto2 7   Alexander Lundh[86] 1
MZ-RE Honda[91] 2–7
21   Markus Reiterberger[92] 8
63   Mike Di Meglio[93] 9, 11–12
  Federal Oil Gresini Moto2[87]
  Thai Honda Gresini Moto2
Moriwaki[86] Moriwaki MD600 8   Gino Rea[86] 1–3
14   Ratthapark Wilairot[86] 1–3
Suter[94] Suter MMXII 8   Gino Rea[86] 4–9, 11–18
14   Ratthapark Wilairot[86] 4–9, 11–18
  SAG Team[87]
  Desguaces La Torre SAG
FTR[95] FTR Moto M212 10   Marco Colandrea[96] 1–9, 11–14, 16–17
28   Román Ramos[97] 18
31   Kohta Nozane[98] 15
47   Ángel Rodríguez[99] 1–3
Bimota[94] Bimota HB4 4–6
23   Marcel Schrötter[100] 11–18
50   Damian Cudlin[101] 7–8
55   Massimo Roccoli[93] 9
  Kiefer Racing[87] IAMT IAMT Moto2 11   Kevin Wahr[92] 8
Kalex[102] Kalex Moto2 63   Mike Di Meglio[103] 13–18
76   Max Neukirchner[102] 1–9, 11–12
  Interwetten-Paddock[86] Suter[86] Suter MMXII 12   Thomas Lüthi[86] 1–9, 11–18
  NGM Mobile Forward Racing[87] Suter Suter MMXII 15   Alex de Angelis[104] 1–6
72   Yuki Takahashi[105] 1–6
FTR[101] FTR Moto M212 15   Alex de Angelis[104] 7–9, 11–17
54   Mattia Pasini[97] 18
72   Yuki Takahashi[105] 7–9, 11–18
  TSR Galicia School Kalex Kalex Moto2 17   Dani Rivas[97] 18
  Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2[87] Suter[3] Suter MMXII 18   Nicolás Terol[3] 1–9, 11–18
24   Toni Elías[3] 1–9
81   Jordi Torres[100] 11–18
  Tech 3 Racing[87] Tech 3 Tech 3 Mistral 610 19   Xavier Siméon[106] 1–4, 6–9, 11–18
38   Bradley Smith[106] 1–9, 11–18
81   Jordi Torres[107] 5
  Andreozzi Reparto Corse FTR FTR Moto M210 22   Alessandro Andreozzi[108] 6
  Speed Master[87]
  S/Master Speed Up[87]
Speed Up[88] Speed Up S12 22   Alessandro Andreozzi[92] 8–9, 11–18
29   Andrea Iannone[81] 1–9, 11–18
63   Mike Di Meglio[86] 1–7
  Italtrans Racing Team[87] Kalex[109] Kalex Moto2 24   Toni Elías[98] 15–18
30   Takaaki Nakagami[110] 1–9, 11–18
71   Claudio Corti[110] 1–9, 11–14
  Marc VDS Racing Team[87] Kalex[111] Kalex Moto2 36   Mika Kallio[112] 1–9, 11–18
45   Scott Redding[113] 1–9, 11–18
  Pons 40 HP Tuenti[87]
  Tuenti Móvil HP 40
Kalex[88] Kalex Moto2 40   Pol Espargaró[114] 1–9, 11–18
49   Axel Pons[114] 1–9, 11–18
80   Esteve Rabat[114] 1–9, 11–18
  Technomag-CIP[87] Suter[115] Suter MMXII 44   Roberto Rolfo[115] 1–9, 11–12
75   Tomoyoshi Koyama[103] 13–18
77   Dominique Aegerter[115] 1–9, 11–18
  Blusens Avintia[21][87] FTR[86] FTR Moto M212 60   Julián Simón[21] 1
Suter[91] Suter MMXII 2–9, 11–18
  QMMF Racing Team[87] Moriwaki[86] Moriwaki MD600 82   Elena Rosell[86] 1–9, 11
95   Anthony West[116] 1–8
96   Nasser Al Malki[88] 1
Speed Up[117] Speed Up S12 82   Elena Rosell 12–18
95   Anthony West[117] 9, 11–17
97   Rafid Topan Sucipto[97] 18
  Arguiñano Racing Team[86] AJR[88] AJR EVO 2012 84   Steven Odendaal[103] 13–14
88   Ricard Cardús[118] 1–9, 11–12, 15–18
  Petronas Raceline Malaysia FTR FTR Moto M212 86   Hafizh Syahrin[119] 16
  Targo Bank CNS Motorsport Suter Suter MMXII 92   Álex Mariñelarena[89] 14
  Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol[87] Suter[86] Suter MMXII 93   Marc Márquez[120] 1–9, 11–18
Key
Regular Rider
Wildcard Rider
Replacement Rider

Notes:

  • ^1Eric Granado will only be competing from the British Grand Prix onwards, after he reaches the age of 16 which is the minimum age to compete in the championship.

Riders' points standingsEdit

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Pos Rider Bike QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
1   Marc Márquez Suter 1 2 1 Ret 3 3 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 1 Ret 2 1 328
2   Pol Espargaró Kalex 3 1 2 6 Ret 1 Ret 4 2 2 3 2 1 2 10 1 8 269
3   Andrea Iannone Speed Up 2 14 5 4 1 4 2 16 1 9 4 3 4 17 5 Ret 11 194
4   Thomas Lüthi Suter 5 3 3 1 2 8 Ret 5 3 5 2 9 10 5 Ret Ret 4 191
5   Scott Redding Kalex 6 4 11 3 10 2 3 Ret 6 6 Ret 7 3 4 11 3 22 165
6   Mika Kallio Kalex 10 7 9 5 9 10 10 2 11 4 9 4 15 16 6 Ret 7 130
7   Esteve Rabat Kalex 4 28 24 10 4 13 4 12 Ret 11 10 5 11 3 9 7 10 117
8   Dominique Aegerter Suter 18 8 12 14 7 9 7 10 8 7 14 6 14 10 8 4 5 114
9   Bradley Smith Tech 3 9 11 10 9 12 7 6 7 4 15 8 8 5 Ret 7 11 16 112
10   Johann Zarco Motobi 12 10 4 Ret 11 Ret 8 11 10 12 7 10 6 8 Ret 5 Ret 95
11   Simone Corsi FTR 8 17 Ret Ret 5 5 Ret 6 18 8 5 Ret 7 6 22 6 17 88
12   Alex de Angelis Suter Ret 12 6 Ret 14 11 86
FTR 5 3 Ret Ret 6 13 Ret 19 1 DNS
13   Julián Simón FTR 15 81
Suter 23 8 12 Ret 22 14 15 14 3 11 12 17 11 4 Ret 2
14   Claudio Corti Kalex 16 6 14 2 13 6 16 9 9 10 Ret 14 9 74
15   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 14 5 18 Ret 6 19 12 19 7 16 17 11 29 7 Ret 9 Ret 57
16   Toni Elías Suter 13 9 7 11 Ret 12 9 Ret Ret 50
Kalex Ret 12 12 9
17   Nicolás Terol Suter 23 27 16 13 15 20 17 14 13 13 12 15 12 18 Ret 17 3 37
18   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 11 22 19 Ret 8 14 11 24 12 17 21 DNS 8 19 32
19   Jordi Torres Tech 3 16 31
Suter 18 13 16 8 12 Ret 10 6
20   Gino Rea Moriwaki 26 15 28 25
Suter Ret Ret 24 21 17 19 19 23 Ret 21 24 2 20 12
21   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 17 13 13 DNS 21 13 8 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 Ret 13 27 23
22   Mike Di Meglio Speed Up 7 Ret Ret Ret Ret 18 15 17
MZ-RE Honda 22 24 16
Kalex 18 13 14 Ret 14 28
23   Hafizh Syahrin FTR 3 16
24   Axel Pons Kalex 22 18 Ret 16 22 Ret Ret Ret Ret 21 15 17 16 9 13 Ret 20 11
25   Ricard Cardús AJR 24 19 15 Ret 19 23 18 13 15 14 DNS 21 14 16 15 10
26   Max Neukirchner Kalex 30 Ret 20 7 17 17 Ret 18 Ret 21 DNS 9
27   Ratthapark Wilairot Moriwaki 21 26 23 9
Suter 8 18 15 Ret Ret 16 23 20 19 24 20 21 18 24
28   Yuki Takahashi Suter 19 21 Ret 17 21 25 5
FTR 20 Ret 17 27 18 Ret 22 15 15 15 14
29   Dani Rivas Kalex 13 3
30   Roberto Rolfo Suter Ret 25 21 15 Ret 16 19 20 Ret Ret 19 1
  Tomoyoshi Koyama Suter 20 23 22 16 21 18 0
  Anthony West Moriwaki 25 16 17 DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ 0
Speed Up DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ DSQ
  Marcel Schrötter Bimota 22 22 21 19 23 17 19 21 0
  Álex Mariñelarena Suter 18 0
  Marco Colandrea FTR 27 Ret 27 18 24 28 22 22 20 26 Ret 23 28 20 24 0
  Jesko Raffin Kalex 27 28 18 0
  Elena Rosell Moriwaki 29 Ret 26 Ret 25 30 24 Ret Ret Ret 0
Speed Up 26 Ret 26 26 19 23 Ret
  Ángel Rodríguez FTR 20 20 22 0
Bimota Ret 20 26
  Steven Odendaal AJR Ret 20 0
  Eric Granado Motobi 31 23 26 21 25 25 25 27 Ret Ret 29 0
  Damian Cudlin Bimota Ret 21 0
  Alessandro Andreozzi FTR 29 0
Speed Up Ret Ret Ret 24 22 30 25 DSQ 22 23
  Alexander Lundh MZ FTR 28 0
MZ-RE Honda 24 25 Ret 23 27 Ret
  Kevin Wahr IAMT 23 0
  Mattia Pasini FTR 25 0
  Markus Reiterberger MZ-RE Honda 25 0
  Román Ramos FTR 26 0
  Rafid Topan Sucipto Speed Up 30 0
  Massimo Roccoli Bimota Ret 0
  Nasser Al Malki Moriwaki Ret 0
  Kohta Nozane FTR DSQ 0
Pos Rider Bike QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Constructors' standingsEdit

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • Each constructor gets the same number of points as their best placed rider in each race.
Pos Constructor QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
1   Suter 1 2 1 1 2 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 382
2   Kalex 3 1 2 2 4 1 3 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 6 1 7 320
3   Speed Up 2 14 5 4 1 4 2 16 1 9 4 3 4 17 5 22 11 194
4   FTR 8 17 22 18 5 5 5 3 17 8 5 13 7 6 1 6 14 135
5   Tech 3 9 11 10 9 12 7 6 7 4 15 8 8 5 13 7 11 16 115
6   Motobi 12 10 4 Ret 11 31 8 11 10 12 7 10 6 8 Ret 5 29 95
7   AJR 24 19 15 Ret 19 23 18 13 15 14 DNS Ret 20 21 14 16 15 10
8   Moriwaki 21 15 17 Ret 26 30 24 Ret Ret Ret 1
  MZ-RE Honda 24 25 Ret 23 27 Ret 25 22 24 16 0
  Bimota Ret 20 26 Ret 21 Ret 22 22 21 19 23 17 19 21 0
  IAMT 23 0
  MZ FTR 28 0
Pos Constructor QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts

Moto3Edit

ParticipantsEdit

Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
  Ioda Team Italia
  IodaRacing Project[122]
Ioda[121] Ioda TR002 3   Luigi Morciano[68] 1–9, 11–14, 18
80   Armando Pontone[123] 3, 11–18
94   Jonas Folger[124] 1, 4–9
  Team Italia FMI[122] FTR-Honda[125] FTR M312 5   Romano Fenati[121] 1–9, 11–18
19   Alessandro Tonucci[68] 1–9, 11–18
  TT Motion Events Racing[122] KTM[121] TBA 6   Joan Olivé[123] 3, 12
31   Niklas Ajo[121] 1–2, 4–9, 11, 13–18
  JHK T-shirt Laglisse
  JHK Laglisse[126]
Honda[126] Honda NSF250R 7   Efrén Vázquez[126] 1
26   Adrián Martín[127] 1
FTR-Honda[128] FTR M312 7   Efrén Vázquez[126] 2–9, 11–18
26   Adrián Martín[127] 2–9, 11–18
  Caretta Technology[122] Honda[121] Honda NSF250R 8   Jack Miller[121] 1–2, 4–9, 11, 13–18
10   Alexis Masbou[121] 1–9, 11–12
71   Michael Ruben Rinaldi 12–13
73   Manuel Tatasciore[123] 3
KRP-Honda[129] KRP M3-01 17   John McPhee[130] 14–18
  Cresto Guide MZ Racing[122]
  MZ Racing
MZ-RE Honda[121] TBA 9   Toni Finsterbusch[125] 1
MZ FTR[131] 2
Honda[132] TBA 3–4, 6–9, 11–12
  Racing Team Germany[122] Honda Honda NSF250R 9   Toni Finsterbusch[133] 13–18
FTR-Honda[125] FTR M312 96   Louis Rossi[121] 1–9, 11–18
  Red Bull KTM Ajo[122] KTM[134] TBA 11   Sandro Cortese[135] 1–9, 11–18
52   Danny Kent[136] 1–9, 11–18
61   Arthur Sissis[136] 1–9, 11–18
  Ambrogio Next Racing[137] Suter-Honda[138] Suter MMX3 12   Álex Márquez[139] 11–18
15   Simone Grotzkyj[137] 4–9
30   Giulian Pedone[140] 4–9, 11–18
Oral[140] Oral M3 15   Simone Grotzkyj[137] 1–3
30   Giulian Pedone[140] 2–3
  Estrella Galicia 0,0[122] Suter-Honda[121] Suter MMX3 12   Álex Márquez[131] 2–3, 5
42   Álex Rins[141] 1–9, 11–18
44   Miguel Oliveira[141] 1–9, 11–18
  Racing Steps Foundation KRP KRP-Honda KRP M3-01 17   John McPhee[142] 5–6, 12
79   Fraser Rogers[143] 6
  Mahindra Racing[122] Mahindra[144] Mahindra MGP3O 20   Riccardo Moretti[145] 9, 11–12, 15–17
77   Marcel Schrötter[146] 1–8
95   Miroslav Popov 12–14, 18
99   Danny Webb[146] 1–9, 11, 13–18
  Andalucia JHK Laglisse[125] FTR-Honda[125] FTR M312 21   Iván Moreno[125] 1–9
23   Alberto Moncayo[139] 11–17
55   Héctor Faubel[147] 18
  Dutch Racing Team Honda Honda NSF250R 22   Bryan Schouten[148] 7
  Bankia Aspar Team[122]
  Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3[149]
Kalex-KTM[150] TBA 23   Alberto Moncayo[150] 1–9
29   Luca Amato[151] 14–18
55   Héctor Faubel[150] 1–9, 11–13
94   Jonas Folger[139] 11–18
  Blusens Avintia[21][122] FTR-Honda[121] FTR M312 25   Maverick Viñales[152] 1–9, 11–18
  San Carlo Gresini Moto3[122] Honda[153] Honda NSF250R 27   Niccolò Antonelli[153] 1
FTR-Honda[131] FTR M312 2–9, 11–18
  Wild Wolf BST FTR-Honda FTR M312 28   Josep Rodríguez[131] 2
58   Juan Francisco Guevara[130] 14, 18
  Ongetta-Centro Seta[122]
  Redox-Ongetta-Centro Seta
FTR-Honda[125] FTR M312 28   Josep Rodríguez[133] 13
32   Isaac Viñales[154] 1–9, 11–12, 14–18
84   Jakub Kornfeil[121] 1–9, 11–18
  Moto FGR[122] FGR-Honda[121] FGR 250 GP 28   Josep Rodríguez[155] 15–18
53   Jasper Iwema[156] 1–9, 11–14
  Team Imperiali Racing Honda Honda NSF250R 33   Stefano Valtulini[133] 13
  Fastline GP Racing Honda Honda NSF250R 36   Sam Clarke[157] 17
  RW Racing GP[122] Kalex-KTM[158] TBA 39   Luis Salom[158] 1–9, 11–18
41   Brad Binder[158] 1–9, 11–18
  MIR Racing Honda MIR Racing Moto3 40   Julián Miralles[148] 7
  Freudenberg Racing Team Honda Honda NSF250R 43   Luca Grünwald[149] 8, 12
  Bradol Larresport Honda Honda NSF250R 49   Jorge Navarro[130] 14
  Technomag-CIP-TSR[122] TSR-Honda[121] TSR TSR3 51   Kenta Fujii[159] 1–9, 11–18
89   Alan Techer[160] 1–9, 11–18
  AirAsia-SIC-Ajo[122] KTM[121] TBA 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin[121] 1–9, 11–18
  HP Moto Kalex Kalex-KTM TBA 65   Philipp Öttl[147] 18
  Racing Team Gabrielli Honda Honda NSF250R 71   Michael Ruben Rinaldi[145] 9
  Elle 2 Ciatti Honda Honda NSF250R 74   Kevin Calia[145] 9, 13
  K1 Racing Honda Honda NSF250R 75   Lincoln Gilding[157] 17
  Project μ 7C Harc Honda Honda NSF250R 81   Hyuga Watanabe[155] 15
  18 Garage Racing Team Honda Honda NSF250R 82   Yuudai Kamei[155] 15
  Thomas Sabo GP Team Honda Honda NSF250R 86   Kevin Hanus[131] 3–4, 8
Key
Regular Rider
Wildcard Rider
Replacement Rider

Riders' points standingsEdit

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Pos Rider Bike QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
1   Sandro Cortese KTM 3 3 1 6 2 3 2 1 3 2 3 1 2 6 1 1 2 325
2   Luis Salom Kalex KTM 4 2 3 Ret 10 2 4 3 Ret 1 2 2 1 Ret 4 15 10 214
3   Maverick Viñales FTR Honda 1 6 2 Ret 1 1 1 17 1 Ret 4 5 DNS 2 WD Ret 8 207
4   Danny Kent KTM 8 Ret 8 Ret 20 6 3 Ret 5 12 7 12 4 1 6 5 1 154
5   Álex Rins Suter Honda 10 4 7 3 Ret Ret 6 20 7 7 5 4 6 4 7 4 16 141
6   Romano Fenati FTR Honda 2 1 Ret Ret 9 7 12 24 2 5 8 3 Ret 10 20 6 18 136
7   Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 6 10 4 Ret 8 9 11 6 9 6 Ret 11 Ret 5 2 Ret 3 128
8   Miguel Oliveira Suter Honda 5 Ret Ret Ret 3 10 10 19 Ret 4 9 9 8 7 5 2 Ret 114
9   Jonas Folger Ioda Ret WD 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 93
Kalex KTM 3 1 6 3 Ret 3 11 Ret
10   Efrén Vázquez Honda 16 93
FTR Honda Ret 5 Ret Ret 5 9 5 6 Ret 25 7 5 9 8 8 Ret
11   Louis Rossi FTR Honda 9 Ret Ret 1 4 Ret 5 Ret Ret 13 17 Ret 7 8 Ret 20 6 86
12   Arthur Sissis KTM 7 Ret 13 5 22 8 16 9 Ret 11 14 10 9 11 11 3 19 84
13   Alexis Masbou Honda Ret 5 9 Ret 5 4 7 2 12 10 16 81
14   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 17 77
FTR Honda 8 6 4 12 13 Ret 12 4 Ret 23 8 10 12 15 DNS 13
15   Jakub Kornfeil FTR Honda 15 Ret 10 Ret 11 11 13 10 8 8 6 15 11 15 16 13 7 71
16   Héctor Faubel Kalex KTM 12 9 12 Ret 7 12 15 7 10 DNS 11 13 63
FTR Honda 5
17   Alberto Moncayo Kalex KTM 14 7 14 2 14 15 19 Ret Ret 52
FTR Honda 9 12 14 13 Ret 18 17
18   Alessandro Tonucci FTR Honda Ret 11 18 14 28 16 22 16 16 15 10 17 12 3 17 7 14 45
19   Niklas Ajo KTM 13 Ret EX 15 21 14 8 14 11 DSQ EX Ret 14 13 9 Ret 9 40
20   Álex Márquez Suter Honda 12 15 6 Ret 21 Ret 15 14 14 9 Ret 27
21   Brad Binder Kalex KTM Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret 17 20 Ret 24 Ret 20 16 16 Ret 12 14 4 24
22   Alan Techer TSR Honda 11 14 17 8 13 21 17 13 17 Ret DNS Ret 21 20 21 16 21 21
23   Jack Miller Honda 25 Ret Ret 15 Ret DSQ 4 21 DNS Ret 19 19 13 21 Ret 17
24   Adrián Martín Honda 20 16
FTR Honda Ret Ret Ret 17 Ret 18 Ret 13 Ret 13 DNS Ret 17 10 12 Ret
25   Iván Moreno FTR Honda 19 13 20 9 18 22 29 25 26 10
26   Jasper Iwema FGR Honda 24 17 Ret 7 16 18 24 Ret Ret Ret 24 Ret Ret 9
27   Luca Grünwald Honda 8 19 8
28   Isaac Viñales FTR Honda Ret Ret Ret Ret 24 23 21 21 19 14 DNS 17 23 19 10 20 8
29   Giulian Pedone Oral 15 NC 7
Suter Honda 10 27 27 Ret 27 23 17 22 Ret 23 25 26 23 17
30   Toni Finsterbusch MZ-RE Honda 23 7
MZ FTR Ret
Honda 21 DNS 19 14 11 18 16 Ret 18 18 Ret 23 Ret Ret
31   Philipp Öttl Kalex KTM 11 5
32   Juan Francisco Guevara FTR Honda 24 12 4
33   Marcel Schrötter Mahindra Ret 16 19 12 Ret 26 Ret Ret 4
34   Kevin Hanus Honda 25 13 26 3
35   Kevin Calia Honda 14 Ret 2
36   Josep Rodríguez FTR Honda Ret 23 1
FGR Honda 24 25 DNS 15
37   John McPhee KRP Honda 19 28 15 22 21 22 19 Ret 1
38   Michael Ruben Rinaldi Honda 15 Ret 20 1
39   Simone Grotzkyj Oral 22 Ret WD 1
Suter Honda Ret 23 20 23 15 22
  Hyuga Watanabe Honda 16 0
  Joan Olivé KTM 16 18 0
  Kenta Fujii TSR Honda 21 Ret 23 Ret 25 24 27 23 25 18 26 22 26 18 27 22 23 0
  Danny Webb Mahindra 18 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 18 20 DNS Ret 25 26 Ret DNS Ret 0
  Armando Pontone Ioda NC 19 28 Ret 27 DNS 28 18 24 0
  Miroslav Popov Mahindra Ret 19 Ret Ret 0
  Luca Amato Kalex KTM 20 22 24 Ret 22 0
  Riccardo Moretti Mahindra Ret 20 DNS DNS Ret Ret 0
  Luigi Morciano Ioda Ret Ret 24 Ret 26 25 28 22 27 Ret 27 21 DNS Ret 0
  Manuel Tatasciore Honda 22 0
  Lincoln Gilding Honda 24 0
  Stefano Valtulini Honda 24 0
  Sam Clarke Honda 25 0
  Bryan Schouten Honda 25 0
  Julián Miralles Honda 26 0
  Yuudai Kamei Honda 27 0
  Jorge Navarro Honda Ret 0
  Fraser Rogers KRP Honda Ret 0
Pos Rider Bike QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Constructors' standingsEdit

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • Each constructor gets the same number of points as their best placed rider in each race.
Pos Constructor QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts
1   KTM 3 3 1 5 2 3 2 1 3 2 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 346
2   FTR Honda 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 5 1 5 4 3 5 2 8 6 5 306
3   Kalex KTM 4 2 3 2 7 2 4 3 10 1 1 2 1 22 3 11 4 262
4   Suter Honda 5 4 7 3 3 10 6 15 7 4 5 4 6 4 5 2 16 182
5   Honda 16 5 9 13 5 4 7 2 12 10 16 18 18 16 13 21 Ret 87
6   TSR Honda 11 14 17 8 13 21 17 13 17 18 26 22 21 18 21 16 21 21
7   FGR Honda 24 17 Ret 7 16 18 24 Ret Ret Ret 24 Ret Ret 24 25 DNS 15 10
8   Ioda Ret Ret 24 11 26 25 28 22 27 19 27 21 27 Ret 28 18 24 5
9   Mahindra 18 16 19 12 Ret 26 Ret 18 20 20 Ret 19 25 26 Ret Ret Ret 4
10   KRP Honda 19 28 15 22 21 22 19 Ret 1
11   Oral 22 15 NC 1
  MZ-RE Honda 23 0
  MZ FTR Ret 0
Pos Constructor QAT
 
ESP
 
POR
 
FRA
 
CAT
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
IND
 
CZE
 
RSM
 
ARA
 
JPN
 
MAL
 
AUS
 
VAL
 
Pts

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