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2012 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2012 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 27–29 April 2012 at the Circuito de Jerez, located in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.[3] Casey Stoner won the MotoGP race,[4] while Pol Espargaró[5] and Romano Fenati[6] won the Moto2 and Moto3 races respectively.

Spain  2012 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 18 races in the
2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date29 April 2012
Official nameGran Premio bwin de España[1][2]
LocationCircuito de Jerez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Time 1:39.532
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Yamaha
Time 1:40.019
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Time 1;43.005
Fastest lap
Rider Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex
Time 1:44.905
Podium
First Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex
Second Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Third Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Álex Rins Suter Honda
Time 1:57.507
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Romano Fenati FTR Honda
Time 1:52.774
Podium
First Italy Romano Fenati 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 1   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 45:33.897 5 25
2 99   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 27 +0.947 1 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +2.063 2 16
4 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +2.465 4 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +18.100 7 11
6 19   Álvaro Bautista San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 27 +21.395 8 10
7 6   Stefan Bradl LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 27 +28.637 9 9
8 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 27 +28.869 3 8
9 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 27 +34.852 13 7
10 8   Héctor Barberá Pramac Racing Team Ducati 27 +35.103 12 6
11 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 27 +38.041 6 5
12 41   Aleix Espargaró Power Electronics Aspar ART 27 +1:12.728 14 4
13 9   Danilo Petrucci Came IodaRacing Project Ioda 27 +1:18.669 18 3
14 54   Mattia Pasini Speed Master ART 27 +1:29.142 16 2
15 22   Iván Silva Avintia Blusens BQR 27 +1:31.178 19 1
16 5   Colin Edwards NGM Mobile Forward Racing Suter 27 +1:40.577 21
17 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 26 +1 lap 11
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet Power Electronics Aspar ART 25 Retirement 10
Ret 77   James Ellison Paul Bird Motorsport ART 24 Retirement 20
Ret 51   Michele Pirro San Carlo Honda Gresini FTR 18 Retirement 15
Ret 68   Yonny Hernández Avintia Blusens BQR 0 Retirement 17
Sources: [7][8][9]

Moto2Edit

The race was red-flagged after 17 laps due to rain.[10]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40   Pol Espargaró Kalex 17 30:12.879 3 25
2 93   Marc Márquez Suter 17 +0.241 1 20
3 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 17 +0.483 4 16
4 45   Scott Redding Kalex 17 +4.414 12 13
5 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 17 +4.837 2 11
6 71   Claudio Corti Kalex 17 +5.881 6 10
7 36   Mika Kallio Kalex 17 +6.149 5 9
8 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 17 +7.097 15 8
9 24   Toni Elías Suter 17 +7.866 16 7
10 5   Johann Zarco Motobi 17 +8.680 10 6
11 38   Bradley Smith Tech 3 17 +9.382 19 5
12 15   Alex de Angelis Suter 17 +9.768 11 4
13 19   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 17 +10.433 17 3
14 29   Andrea Iannone Speed Up 17 +31.366 13 2
15 8   Gino Rea Moriwaki 17 +31.504 23 1
16 95   Anthony West Moriwaki 17 +34.172 29
17 3   Simone Corsi FTR 17 +34.450 18
18 49   Axel Pons Kalex 17 +36.410 26
19 88   Ricard Cardús AJR 17 +36.803 20
20 47   Ángel Rodríguez FTR 17 +37.449 24
21 72   Yuki Takahashi Suter 17 +39.465 22
22 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 17 +45.782 9
23 60   Julián Simón Suter 17 +46.163 25
24 7   Alexander Lundh MZ-RE Honda 17 +46.251 27
25 44   Roberto Rolfo Suter 17 +59.593 21
26 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Moriwaki 17 +59.987 30
27 18   Nicolás Terol Suter 17 +1:01.010 28
28 80   Esteve Rabat Kalex 16 +1 lap 7
Ret 76   Max Neukirchner Kalex 12 Accident 14
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Speed Up 8 Accident 8
Ret 10   Marco Colandrea FTR 6 Accident 32
Ret 82   Elena Rosell Moriwaki 4 Accident 31
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Romano Fenati FTR Honda 23 43:50.885 10 25
2 39   Luis Salom Kalex KTM 23 +36.139 19 20
3 11   Sandro Cortese KTM 23 +36.895 2 16
4 42   Álex Rins Suter Honda 23 +37.061 1 13
5 10   Alexis Masbou Honda 23 +49.036 4 11
6 25   Maverick Viñales FTR Honda 23 +55.857 9 10
7 23   Alberto Moncayo Kalex KTM 23 +57.505 20 9
8 27   Niccolò Antonelli FTR Honda 23 +1:03.683 17 8
9 55   Héctor Faubel Kalex KTM 23 +1:15.351 16 7
10 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 23 +1:35.650 28 6
11 19   Alessandro Tonucci FTR Honda 22 +1 lap 24 5
12 12   Álex Márquez Suter Honda 22 +1 lap 13 4
13 21   Iván Moreno FTR Honda 22 +1 lap 23 3
14 89   Alan Techer TSR Honda 22 +1 lap 34 2
15 30   Giulian Pedone Oral 22 +1 lap 33 1
16 77   Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 22 +1 lap 25
17 53   Jasper Iwema FGR Honda 22 +1 lap 29
Ret 26   Adrián Martín FTR Honda 15 Accident 14
Ret 51   Kenta Fujii TSR Honda 15 Accident 22
Ret 99   Danny Webb Mahindra 14 Retirement 21
Ret 96   Louis Rossi FTR Honda 9 Accident 12
Ret 32   Isaac Viñales FTR Honda 6 Accident 7
Ret 28   Josep Rodríguez FTR Honda 4 Accident 18
Ret 44   Miguel Oliveira Suter Honda 3 Accident 3
Ret 61   Arthur Sissis KTM 3 Accident 8
Ret 84   Jakub Kornfeil FTR Honda 2 Accident 5
Ret 41   Brad Binder Kalex KTM 2 Accident 26
Ret 7   Efrén Vázquez FTR Honda 2 Accident 11
Ret 31   Niklas Ajo KTM 2 Accident 27
Ret 9   Toni Finsterbusch MZ FTR 2 Accident 30
Ret 3   Luigi Morciano Ioda 2 Accident 32
Ret 8   Jack Miller Honda 0 Accident 6
Ret 52   Danny Kent KTM 0 Accident 15
Ret 15   Simone Grotzkyj Oral 0 Accident 31
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round two has concluded.[11]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2012 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Jerez Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  3. ^ "FIM announce changes to 2012 MotoGP calendar". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  4. ^ "MotoGP: Casey Stoner hangs on to beat Jorge Lorenzo at Jerez". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  5. ^ Tremayne, Sam (29 April 2012). "Pol Espargaro awarded maiden victory as rain truncates Jerez Moto2 race". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Moto3: Fenati breaks Italian drought". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  7. ^ "2012 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  8. ^ "motogp.com". Motogp.com. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  9. ^ "SPANISH GRAND PRIX : Race Classificationkm" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Espargaró takes first ever victory in breathtaking Jerez race". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  11. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2012. Retrieved 2019-08-25.


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