The 2015 Dutch TT was the eighth round of the 2015 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season.[4] It was held at the TT Circuit Assen in Assen on 27 June 2015.

Netherlands  2015 Dutch Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 18 races in the
2015 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
TT Circuit Assen moto.svg
Date27 June 2015
Official nameMotul TT Assen[1][2][3]
LocationTT Circuit Assen
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.542 km (2.822 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Time 1:32.627
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 1:33.617 on lap 4
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Second Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Moto2
Pole position
Rider France Johann Zarco Kalex
Time 1:36.346
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex
Time 1:37.449 on lap 6
Podium
First France Johann Zarco Kalex
Second Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex
Third United Kingdom Sam Lowes Speed Up
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Italy Enea Bastianini Honda
Time 1:41.283
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Navarro Honda
Time 1:42.135 on lap 16
Podium
First Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM
Second France Fabio Quartararo Honda
Third United Kingdom Danny Kent Honda

In the premier class, Valentino Rossi took his first pole position since the 2014 Valencian Grand Prix. In the race, Rossi fought hard with Marc Márquez; on the final lap, the two riders made contact at the final chicane, causing Rossi to go across the gravel trap.[5] He was able to rejoin the track and claimed his third victory of the season, and a record seventh premier class victory at Assen.[6] Rossi finished ahead of Márquez, while teammate Jorge Lorenzo completed the podium; Rossi extended his championship lead to 10 points as a result.[7] Suzuki's Aleix Espargaró qualified second on the grid, but he dropped to ninth place in the race. Five riders retired from the race – Jack Miller collided with Héctor Barberá, while Stefan Bradl, Eugene Laverty and Alex de Angelis all crashed out.

Valentino Rossi, overtaking Marc Márquez during the race, with Jorge Lorenzo in the back. Rossi went on to win the race, Márquez and Lorenzo finishing second and third at the MotoGP race.

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 26 40:54.037 1 25
2 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 +1.242 3 20
3 99   Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 26 +14.576 8 16
4 29   Andrea Iannone Ducati Team Ducati 26 +19.109 6 13
5 44   Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 26 +24.268 5 11
6 35   Cal Crutchlow CWM LCR Honda Honda 26 +24.373 7 10
7 38   Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 26 +24.442 12 9
8 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 +24.656 4 8
9 41   Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 26 +26.725 2 7
10 25   Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 26 +27.238 9 6
11 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 26 +29.038 11 5
12 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 26 +29.418 10 4
13 45   Scott Redding EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 26 +46.663 16 3
14 68   Yonny Hernández Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 26 +49.305 14 2
15 76   Loris Baz Athina Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 26 +52.396 15 1
16 69   Nicky Hayden Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 26 +56.005 22
17 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 26 +59.857 21
18 63   Mike Di Meglio Avintia Racing Ducati 26 +1:14.513 18
19 33   Marco Melandri Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 25 +1 lap 24
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis E-Motion IodaRacing Team ART 23 Accident 23
Ret 50   Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 15 Accident 19
Ret 6   Stefan Bradl Athina Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 5 Accident 13
Ret 8   Héctor Barberá Avintia Racing Ducati 0 Accident 17
Ret 43   Jack Miller CWM LCR Honda Honda 0 Accident 20
Sources: [8][9][10]

Moto2Edit

The first attempt to run the race was interrupted following an oil spill at the first turn caused by Luis Salom's crashed bike.[11] For the restart, the race distance was reduced from 24 to 16 laps.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Johann Zarco Kalex 16 26:13.410 1 25
2 1   Esteve Rabat Kalex 16 +0.757 2 20
3 22   Sam Lowes Speed Up 16 +2.080 3 16
4 40   Álex Rins Kalex 16 +3.738 7 13
5 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 16 +4.530 8 11
6 19   Xavier Siméon Kalex 16 +5.045 6 10
7 94   Jonas Folger Kalex 16 +6.140 5 9
8 36   Mika Kallio Kalex 16 +8.105 15 8
9 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 16 +8.376 13 7
10 3   Simone Corsi Kalex 16 +9.670 4 6
11 60   Julián Simón Speed Up 16 +11.749 12 5
12 77   Dominique Aegerter Kalex 16 +17.537 16 4
13 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 16 +18.104 10 3
14 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 16 +20.468 18 2
15 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 16 +20.894 19 1
16 25   Azlan Shah Kalex 16 +22.405 24
17 11   Sandro Cortese Kalex 16 +22.930 14
18 23   Marcel Schrötter Tech 3 16 +25.663 17
19 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 16 +30.931 32
20 70   Robin Mulhauser Kalex 16 +35.014 26
21 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 16 +35.289 29
22 49   Axel Pons Kalex 16 +44.794 11
23 10   Thitipong Warokorn Kalex 16 +47.633 30
24 15   Ratthapark Wilairot Suter 16 +54.049 27
25 13   Jasper Iwema Speed Up 16 +1:10.079 31
Ret 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 11 Accident 9
Ret 95   Anthony West Speed Up 11 Accident 23
Ret 96   Louis Rossi Tech 3 9 Accident 25
Ret 88   Ricard Cardús Tech 3 5 Accident 22
Ret 66   Florian Alt Suter 0 Accident 28
DNS 39   Luis Salom Kalex 0 Did not restart 21
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 22 37:54.427 6 25
2 20   Fabio Quartararo Honda 22 +0.066 7 20
3 52   Danny Kent Honda 22 +0.117 4 16
4 9   Jorge Navarro Honda 22 +0.179 2 13
5 5   Romano Fenati KTM 22 +0.252 8 11
6 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 22 +0.526 1 10
7 41   Brad Binder KTM 22 +0.540 11 9
8 98   Karel Hanika KTM 22 +21.406 3 8
9 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 22 +21.472 19 7
10 17   John McPhee Honda 22 +21.663 23 6
11 21   Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 22 +21.693 10 5
12 16   Andrea Migno KTM 22 +21.723 17 4
13 11   Livio Loi Honda 22 +22.024 20 3
14 76   Hiroki Ono Honda 22 +22.204 22 2
15 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 22 +22.596 12 1
16 95   Jules Danilo Honda 22 +22.666 28
17 31   Niklas Ajo KTM 22 +25.494 16
18 88   Jorge Martín Mahindra 22 +27.271 15
19 40   Darryn Binder Mahindra 22 +27.386 24
20 84   Jakub Kornfeil KTM 22 +33.963 25
21 19   Alessandro Tonucci Mahindra 22 +34.768 26
22 29   Stefano Manzi Mahindra 22 +38.741 32
23 22   Ana Carrasco KTM 22 +51.803 33
24 12   Matteo Ferrari Mahindra 22 +52.214 34
25 91   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 22 +53.616 27
26 2   Remy Gardner Mahindra 22 +1:38.917 31
27 25   Jorel Boerboom Kalex KTM 21 +1 lap 35
28 86   Kevin Hanus Honda 21 +1 lap 36
Ret 55   Andrea Locatelli Honda 21 Accident 14
Ret 6   María Herrera Husqvarna 12 Accident 13
Ret 58   Juan Francisco Guevara Mahindra 12 Retirement 18
Ret 32   Isaac Viñales Husqvarna 11 Accident 5
Ret 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 5 Accident 30
Ret 10   Alexis Masbou Honda 5 Retirement 21
Ret 7   Efrén Vázquez Honda 2 Accident 9
Ret 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 0 Retirement 29
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round eight has concluded.[12]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for all standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015 Dutch TT 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. "TT Circuit Assen - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2015 provisional MotoGP calendar announced". motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  5. ^ "MotoGP Assen: Race Director talks Rossi, Marquez incident". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 28 June 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Valentino Rossi holds off Marc Marquez to win Assen thriller". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 27 June 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  7. ^ "MotoGP Assen: Lorenzo: We saved a difficult situation". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 27 June 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  8. ^ "2015 Dutch TT MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  9. ^ "motogp.com · MOTUL TT ASSEN · MotoGP Race Classification 2015". Motogp.com. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  10. ^ "2015 Dutch TT : Race Classifications" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  11. ^ "MotoGP: Moto2 Assen: Zarco wins epic showdown with Rabat". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 27 June 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  12. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2015. Retrieved 2019-08-26.


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