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2015 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2015 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the seventh round of the 2015 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It was held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Montmeló on 14 June 2015.

Spain  2015 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 7 of 18 races in the
2015 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
CatalunyaMotoGP.svg
Date14 June 2015
Official nameGran Premio Monster Energy de Catalunya[1][2][3]
LocationCircuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Aleix Espargaró Suzuki
Time 1:40.546
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 1:42.219 on lap 2
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider France Johann Zarco Kalex
Time 1:45.895
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álex Rins Kalex
Time 1:46.474 on lap 2
Podium
First France Johann Zarco Kalex
Second Spain Álex Rins Kalex
Third Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Italy Enea Bastianini Honda
Time 1:50.137
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Efrén Vázquez Honda
Time 1:50.606 on lap 12
Podium
First United Kingdom Danny Kent Honda
Second Italy Enea Bastianini Honda
Third Spain Efrén Vázquez Honda

In the MotoGP category, Suzuki's Aleix Espargaró took the manufacturer's first pole position since returning to MotoGP, but he crashed out of the race with 5 laps remaining. Jorge Lorenzo took his fourth win in succession,[4] ahead of Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa, who achieved his first podium of the season.[5] Only 16 riders finished the race as amongst others, Marc Márquez, Andrea Dovizioso, Cal Crutchlow, Pol Espargaró, Yonny Hernández and Nicky Hayden retired from the race. Stefan Bradl took his first win in the Open category finishing in eighth place.

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 99   Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 25 42:53.208 3 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 25 +0.885 7 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 +19.455 6 16
4 29   Andrea Iannone Ducati Team Ducati 25 +24.925 12 13
5 38   Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 25 +27.782 8 11
6 25   Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 25 +29.559 2 10
7 45   Scott Redding EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 25 +36.424 14 9
8 6   Stefan Bradl Athina Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 25 +42.103 15 8
9 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 25 +49.350 16 7
10 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 25 +52.569 20 6
11 43   Jack Miller CWM LCR Honda Honda 25 +53.666 21 5
12 50   Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 25 +55.765 22 4
13 76   Loris Baz Athina Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 25 +55.832 19 3
14 63   Mike Di Meglio Avintia Racing Ducati 25 +1:09.037 17 2
15 15   Alex de Angelis E-Motion IodaRacing Team ART 25 +1:25.263 23 1
16 8   Héctor Barberá Avintia Racing Ducati 24 +1 lap 13
Ret 41   Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 20 Accident 1
Ret 69   Nicky Hayden Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 13 Accident 18
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 6 Retirement 24
Ret 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 6 Retirement 5
Ret 44   Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 4 Accident 11
Ret 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 3 Retirement 4
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow CWM LCR Honda Honda 3 Retirement 9
Ret 68   Yonny Hernández Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 2 Accident 10
DNS 17   Karel Abraham AB Motoracing Honda Did not start
Sources: [6][7][8]

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Johann Zarco Kalex 23 41:15.487 1 25
2 40   Álex Rins Kalex 23 +0.426 7 20
3 1   Esteve Rabat Kalex 23 +1.115 3 16
4 22   Sam Lowes Speed Up 23 +3.914 5 13
5 39   Luis Salom Kalex 23 +7.080 6 11
6 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 23 +7.383 10 10
7 94   Jonas Folger Kalex 23 +8.839 2 9
8 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 23 +10.352 23 8
9 77   Dominique Aegerter Kalex 23 +10.638 4 7
10 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 23 +10.730 13 6
11 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 23 +11.052 12 5
12 36   Mika Kallio Kalex 23 +16.338 22 4
13 3   Simone Corsi Kalex 23 +16.649 8 3
14 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 23 +19.584 19 2
15 60   Julián Simón Speed Up 23 +19.657 15 1
16 23   Marcel Schrötter Tech 3 23 +19.966 16
17 57   Edgar Pons Kalex 23 +27.233 21
18 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 23 +30.281 18
19 25   Azlan Shah Kalex 23 +30.344 17
20 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 23 +39.906 25
21 66   Florian Alt Suter 23 +43.463 28
22 95   Anthony West Speed Up 23 +43.641 27
23 96   Louis Rossi Tech 3 23 +44.849 26
24 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 23 +48.202 31
25 10   Thitipong Warokorn Kalex 23 +1:01.457 29
26 93   Ramdan Rosli Kalex 23 +1:07.876 32
Ret 88   Ricard Cardús Tech 3 17 Accident 30
Ret 15   Ratthapark Wilairot Suter 9 Accident 24
Ret 70   Robin Mulhauser Kalex 7 Accident 20
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Kalex 0 Accident 9
Ret 49   Axel Pons Kalex 0 Accident 11
Ret 19   Xavier Siméon Kalex 0 Accident 14
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 52   Danny Kent Honda 22 40:59.419 2 25
2 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 22 +0.035 1 20
3 7   Efrén Vázquez Honda 22 +0.600 6 16
4 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 22 +0.687 4 13
5 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 22 +0.827 5 11
6 9   Jorge Navarro Honda 22 +0.913 3 10
7 32   Isaac Viñales Husqvarna 22 +8.871 20 9
8 5   Romano Fenati KTM 22 +8.917 13 8
9 41   Brad Binder KTM 22 +11.068 18 7
10 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 22 +14.968 9 6
11 88   Jorge Martín Mahindra 22 +16.596 15 5
12 55   Andrea Locatelli Honda 22 +17.340 19 4
13 31   Niklas Ajo KTM 22 +19.086 8 3
14 20   Fabio Quartararo Honda 22 +19.320 7 2
15 6   María Herrera Husqvarna 22 +19.366 14 1
16 95   Jules Danilo Honda 22 +22.257 22
17 19   Alessandro Tonucci Mahindra 22 +23.345 24
18 10   Alexis Masbou Honda 22 +26.414 23
19 11   Livio Loi Honda 22 +27.080 29
20 21   Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 22 +36.956 17
21 12   Matteo Ferrari Mahindra 22 +37.895 31
22 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 22 +37.946 28
23 22   Ana Carrasco KTM 22 +38.088 34
24 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 22 +53.346 33
25 2   Remy Gardner Mahindra 22 +1:02.762 25
26 58   Juan Francisco Guevara Mahindra 22 +1:16.487 16
27 29   Stefano Manzi Mahindra 21 +1 lap 27
28 16   Andrea Migno KTM 21 +1 lap 21
Ret 98   Karel Hanika KTM 19 Accident 12
Ret 40   Darryn Binder Mahindra 17 Retirement 30
Ret 17   John McPhee Honda 9 Accident 11
Ret 76   Hiroki Ono Honda 6 Accident 10
Ret 84   Jakub Kornfeil KTM 0 Accident 26
Ret 91   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 0 Accident 32
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round seven has concluded.[9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015 Catalan MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2015 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Catalunya - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Jorge Lorenzo beats Valentino Rossi". BBC Sport. BBC. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  5. ^ "MotoGP Catalunya: 'Better and better' Pedrosa vindicated by podium". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  6. ^ "2015 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  7. ^ "G.P. MONSTER ENERGY DE CATALUNYA · MotoGP Race Classification 2015". Motogp.com. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  8. ^ "2015 Catalan MotoGp : Race Classifications" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2015. Retrieved 2019-08-26.


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