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2016 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2016 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth round of the 2016 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It was held at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Phillip Island on 23 October 2016.

Australia  2016 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 18 races in the
2016 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date23 October 2016
Official nameMichelin Australian Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationPhillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 1:30.189
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Honda
Time 1:29.494 on lap 8
Podium
First United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Honda
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Third Spain Maverick Viñales Suzuki
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Time 1:33.992
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Time 1:33.414 on lap 2
Podium
First Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Second Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Third Germany Sandro Cortese Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider South Africa Brad Binder KTM
Time 1:37.696
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Locatelli KTM
Time 1:37.335 on lap 5 (first part)
Podium
First South Africa Brad Binder KTM
Second Italy Andrea Locatelli KTM
Third Spain Arón Canet Honda

This race marked 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden's final start in Grand Prix motorcycle racing before succumbing to his injuries after a cycling accident on 22 May 2017. Hayden was replacing Dani Pedrosa for this race.

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 27 40:48.543 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 27 +4.218 15 20
3 25   Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 27 +5.309 13 16
4 04   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 27 +9.157 9 13
5 44   Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +14.299 3 11
6 99   Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 27 +20.125 12 10
7 45   Scott Redding Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 27 +28.369 11 9
8 38   Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 27 +28.781 14 8
9 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 27 +28.792 6 7
10 43   Jack Miller EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 27 +28.815 5 6
11 6   Stefan Bradl Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 27 +31.809 8 5
12 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 27 +47.734 18 4
13 68   Yonny Hernández Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 27 +47.749 17 3
14 50   Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 27 +54.311 16 2
15 7   Mike Jones Avintia Racing Ducati 27 +55.875 19 1
16 53   Esteve Rabat EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 27 +1:06.395 21
17 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +1:22.604 7
Ret 8   Héctor Barberá Ducati Team Ducati 24 Accident 10
Ret 41   Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 22 Accident 4
Ret 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 9 Accident 1
Ret 76   Loris Baz Avintia Racing Ducati 0 Electronics 20
Sources: [4][5][6]
 
Thomas Lüthi, battling with Franco Morbidelli during the Moto2 race. Lüthi went on to win the race, with Morbidelli finishing second.

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 25 39:15.891 1 25
2 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 25 +0.010 9 20
3 11   Sandro Cortese Kalex 25 +0.530 4 16
4 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 25 +3.081 8 13
5 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 25 +3.815 12 11
6 94   Jonas Folger Kalex 25 +11.087 6 10
7 24   Simone Corsi Speed Up 25 +13.291 13 9
8 49   Axel Pons Kalex 25 +16.411 18 8
9 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 25 +17.650 11 7
10 97   Xavi Vierge Tech 3 25 +17.665 7 6
11 19   Xavier Siméon Speed Up 25 +17.762 20 5
12 5   Johann Zarco Kalex 25 +17.796 10 4
13 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 25 +31.575 5 3
14 57   Edgar Pons Kalex 25 +34.670 23 2
15 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Kalex 25 +40.454 16 1
16 10   Luca Marini Kalex 25 +47.707 17
17 70   Robin Mulhauser Kalex 25 +1:34.470 26
18 93   Ramdan Rosli Kalex 24 +1 lap 25
Ret 20   Alessandro Nocco Kalex 23 Tyre 27
Ret 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 22 Accident Damage 2
Ret 52   Danny Kent Kalex 22 Accident 21
Ret 87   Remy Gardner Kalex 13 Accident 22
Ret 60   Julián Simón Speed Up 9 Accident 14
Ret 27   Iker Lecuona Kalex 9 Accident 24
Ret 40   Álex Rins Kalex 6 Accident 15
Ret 22   Sam Lowes Kalex 2 Accident 3
Ret 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 0 Accident 19
DNS 73   Álex Márquez Kalex Did not start
DNS 32   Isaac Viñales Tech 3 Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT
  • Álex Márquez withdrew from the race after injuries to his wrist and back suffered in a crash during warm-up.
  • Isaac Viñales suffered a shoulder injury in a crash during qualifying.

Moto3Edit

The race, scheduled to be run for 23 laps, was red-flagged after 5 laps due to accident and was later restarted for 10 laps.[7]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41   Brad Binder KTM 10 16:22.009 1 25
2 55   Andrea Locatelli KTM 10 +5.937 14 20
3 44   Arón Canet Honda 10 +9.594 20 16
4 40   Darryn Binder Mahindra 10 +9.642 6 13
5 11   Livio Loi Honda 10 +9.680 4 11
6 88   Jorge Martín Mahindra 10 +9.750 8 10
7 42   Marcos Ramírez Mahindra 10 +9.996 29 9
8 76   Hiroki Ono Honda 10 +10.115 28 8
9 95   Jules Danilo Honda 10 +10.142 15 7
10 64   Bo Bendsneyder KTM 10 +10.358 10 6
11 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 10 +10.447 26 5
12 20   Fabio Quartararo KTM 10 +10.569 34 4
13 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 10 +10.682 23 3
14 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 10 +10.979 25 2
15 6   María Herrera KTM 10 +13.763 13 1
16 12   Albert Arenas Peugeot 10 +13.821 24
17 77   Lorenzo Petrarca Mahindra 10 +28.297 31
18 3   Fabio Spiranelli Mahindra 10 +42.036 30
19 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta KTM 10 +50.454 27
20 14   Matt Barton FTR Honda 10 +1:23.446 33
Ret 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 9 Accident 3
Ret 9   Jorge Navarro Honda 9 Accident 11
Ret 43   Stefano Valtulini Mahindra 8 Accident 32
Ret 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 0 Accident 17
Ret 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 0 Did not restart 2
Ret 16   Andrea Migno KTM 0 Did not restart 5
Ret 17   John McPhee Peugeot 0 Did not restart 7
Ret 36   Joan Mir KTM 0 Did not restart 9
Ret 21   Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 0 Did not restart 12
Ret 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Honda 0 Did not restart 16
Ret 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 0 Did not restart 18
Ret 4   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 0 Did not restart 19
Ret 58   Juan Francisco Guevara KTM 0 Did not restart 21
Ret 84   Jakub Kornfeil Honda 0 Did not restart 22
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Australian MotoGP". Motorsportsmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2016 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Phillip Island Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2016 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  5. ^ "MICHELIN AUSTRALIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2016". Motogp.com. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  6. ^ "MICHELIN AUSTRALIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2016" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Australian Moto3: Binder wins crash-affected race at Phillip Island". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2016. Retrieved 2019-08-27.


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