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2016 British motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2016 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2016 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It was held at the Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone on 4 September 2016.

United Kingdom  2016 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 18 races in the
2016 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Silverstone Circuit moto nat pits.svg
Date4 September 2016
Official nameOcto British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationSilverstone Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.900 km (3.666 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Honda
Time 2:19.265
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Maverick Viñales Suzuki
Time 2:02.339 on lap 2
Podium
First Spain Maverick Viñales Suzuki
Second United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Honda
Third Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Moto2
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Sam Lowes Kalex
Time 2:26.740
Fastest lap
Rider Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Time 2:08.365 on lap 6
Podium
First Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Second Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Third Japan Takaaki Nakagami Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Italy Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra
Time 2:33.642
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Nicolò Bulega KTM
Time 2:15.336 on lap 17
Podium
First South Africa Brad Binder KTM
Second Italy Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra
Third Netherlands Bo Bendsneyder KTM

MotoGP race reportEdit

Maverick Viñales took his first victory in MotoGP and the first since the 2014 Malaysian Moto2 round. This race marked Suzuki's first victory since the 2007 French Grand Prix.

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

The race was red-flagged on the first lap due to an accident involving Loris Baz and Pol Espargaró; for the subsequent restart, the race distance was shortened from 20 to 19 laps.[4]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 25   Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 19 39:03.559 3 25
2 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 19 +3.480 1 20
3 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 19 +4.063 2 16
4 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 19 +5.992 5 13
5 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 19 +6.381 4 11
6 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 19 +12.303 10 10
7 41   Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 19 +16.672[N 1] 11 9
8 99   Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 19 +19.432 9 8
9 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 19 +25.618 14 7
10 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 19 +32.084 19 6
11 68   Yonny Hernández Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 19 +36.131 20 5
12 50   Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 19 +39.130 6 4
13 22   Alex Lowes Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 19 +40.143 16 3
14 8   Héctor Barberá Avintia Racing Ducati 19 +41.356 18 2
15 53   Esteve Rabat EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 19 +41.943[N 2] 21 1
16 43   Jack Miller EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 19 +47.610 12
17 45   Scott Redding Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 19 +1:56.177 7
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Ducati Team Ducati 13 Accident 8
Ret 6   Stefan Bradl Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 2 Accident 17
DNS 76   Loris Baz Avintia Racing Ducati 0 Did not restart 13
DNS 44   Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 0 Did not restart 15
Sources: [5][6][7]

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 18 38:49.473 10 25
2 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 18 +0.856 6 20
3 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 18 +1.179 11 16
4 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 18 +1.359 5 13
5 94   Jonas Folger Kalex 18 +1.970 3 11
6 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 18 +5.292 8 10
7 40   Álex Rins Kalex 18 +7.962 19 9
8 24   Simone Corsi Speed Up 18 +8.421 9 8
9 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 18 +8.556 27 7
10 49   Axel Pons Kalex 18 +13.740 25 6
11 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 18 +15.381 23 5
12 11   Sandro Cortese Kalex 18 +16.089 14 4
13 97   Xavi Vierge Tech 3 18 +16.564 17 3
14 60   Julián Simón Speed Up 18 +22.155 13 2
15 52   Danny Kent Kalex 18 +22.190 12 1
16 19   Xavier Siméon Speed Up 18 +27.892 22
17 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 18 +29.045 18
18 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Kalex 18 +29.195 28
19 27   Iker Lecuona Kalex 18 +31.565 26
20 87   Remy Gardner Kalex 18 +31.722 21
21 22   Sam Lowes Kalex 18 +32.701 1
22 5   Johann Zarco Kalex 18 +35.232[N 3] 2
23 57   Edgar Pons Kalex 18 +38.296 20
24 70   Robin Mulhauser Kalex 18 +38.716 24
25 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 18 +44.146 4
Ret 10   Luca Marini Kalex 17 Engine 16
Ret 44   Miguel Oliveira Kalex 11 Lost Drive 15
Ret 32   Isaac Viñales Tech 3 0 Accident 7
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41   Brad Binder KTM 17 38:39.142 4 25
2 21   Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 17 +0.183 1 20
3 64   Bo Bendsneyder KTM 17 +0.336 8 16
4 62   Stefano Manzi Mahindra 17 +0.787 34 13
5 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 17 +0.802 9 11
6 4   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 17 +0.883 25 10
7 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 17 +1.016 2 9
8 44   Arón Canet Honda 17 +1.409 12 8
9 36   Joan Mir KTM 17 +1.193[N 4] 5 7
10 88   Jorge Martín Mahindra 17 +1.624 7 6
11 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 17 +2.400 14 5
12 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 17 +8.585 23 4
13 95   Jules Danilo Honda 17 +12.807 6 3
14 55   Andrea Locatelli KTM 17 +12.839 11 2
15 84   Jakub Kornfeil Honda 17 +12.885 15 1
16 58   Juan Francisco Guevara KTM 17 +13.174 28
17 17   John McPhee Peugeot 17 +13.216 17
18 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta KTM 17 +13.326 10
19 76   Hiroki Ono Honda 17 +16.963 19
20 11   Livio Loi Honda 17 +32.397 22
21 40   Darryn Binder Mahindra 17 +39.125 27
22 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Honda 17 +39.140 16
23 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 17 +39.257 24
24 53   Marco Bezzecchi Mahindra 17 +39.414 35
25 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 17 +39.516 29
26 6   María Herrera KTM 17 +39.714 13
27 3   Fabio Spiranelli Mahindra 17 +51.679 33
28 77   Lorenzo Petrarca Mahindra 17 +1:09.870 30
29 16   Andrea Migno KTM 17 +1:32.740 20
DSQ 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 17 (+0.920)[N 5] 3
Ret 9   Jorge Navarro Honda 15 Accident 18
Ret 43   Stefano Valtulini Mahindra 15 Accident Damage 31
Ret 42   Marcos Ramírez Mahindra 14 Mechanical 26
Ret 20   Fabio Quartararo KTM 5 Lost Power 21
Ret 12   Albert Arenas Peugeot 0 Electronics 32
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 1-second penalty.
  2. ^ 0.5-second penalty.
  3. ^ 30-second penalty.
  4. ^ 1-position penalty.
  5. ^ Disqualified due to a technical infringement.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 British 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. ^ "Programme covers". Progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "Silverstone MotoGP: Vinales takes first Suzuki victory since 2007". Motorsport.com. 4 September 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  6. ^ "OCTO BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2016". Motogp.com. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  7. ^ "OCTO BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2016" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2016. Retrieved 2019-08-27.


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