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2016 French motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2016 French motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth round of the 2016 MotoGP season. It was held at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans on 8 May 2016.

France  2016 French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 18 races in the
2016 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Bugatti Circuit.svg
Date8 May 2016
Official nameMonster Energy Grand Prix de France[1]
LocationBugatti Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.185 km (2.600 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Time 1:31.975
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Time 1:33.293 on lap 4
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Third Spain Maverick Viñales Suzuki
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Time 1:36.847
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álex Rins Kalex
Time 1:37.297 on lap 4
Podium
First Spain Álex Rins Kalex
Second Italy Simone Corsi Speed Up
Third Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Italy Niccolò Antonelli Honda
Time 1:42.756
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Arón Canet Honda
Time 1:42.923 on lap 11
Podium
First South Africa Brad Binder KTM
Second Italy Romano Fenati KTM
Third Spain Jorge Navarro Honda

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 99   Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 28 43:51.290 1 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 28 +10.654 7 20
3 25   Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 28 +14.177 8 16
4 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +18.719 11 13
5 44   Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +24.931 4 11
6 41   Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 28 +32.921 12 10
7 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 28 +38.251 10 9
8 8   Héctor Barberá Avintia Racing Ducati 28 +38.504 13 8
9 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 28 +48.536 19 7
10 6   Stefan Bradl Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 28 +54.502 17 6
11 50   Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 28 +1:02.677 16 5
12 76   Loris Baz Avintia Racing Ducati 28 +1:07.658 21 4
13 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 27 +1 lap 2 3
Ret 38   Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 19 Accident 6
Ret 43   Jack Miller EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 17 Accident 18
Ret 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 15 Accident 5
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Ducati Team Ducati 11 Accident Damage 3
Ret 53   Esteve Rabat EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 7 Accident 20
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 6 Accident 9
Ret 68   Yonny Hernández Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 6 Accident 15
Ret 45   Scott Redding Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 5 Mechanical 14
Sources: [2][3][4]

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40   Álex Rins Kalex 26 42:27.312 2 25
2 24   Simone Corsi Speed Up 26 +1.802 3 20
3 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 26 +4.608 1 16
4 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 26 +9.148 5 13
5 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 26 +9.828 6 11
6 22   Sam Lowes Kalex 26 +10.626 9 10
7 49   Axel Pons Kalex 26 +25.477 11 9
8 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 26 +25.961 17 8
9 44   Miguel Oliveira Kalex 26 +29.481 14 7
10 39   Luis Salom Kalex 26 +29.368[N 1] 18 6
11 19   Xavier Siméon Speed Up 26 +29.573 20 5
12 10   Luca Marini Kalex 26 +29.773 10 4
13 77   Dominique Aegerter Kalex 26 +30.183 13 3
14 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 26 +30.244 12 2
15 97   Xavi Vierge Tech 3 26 +36.538 22 1
16 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 26 +38.602 19
17 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 26 +44.911 7
18 70   Robin Mulhauser Kalex 26 +45.297 25
19 52   Danny Kent Kalex 26 +45.755 21
20 32   Isaac Viñales Tech 3 26 +50.278 23
21 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Kalex 26 +55.773 24
22 33   Alessandro Tonucci Kalex 26 +1:01.790 26
23 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 26 +1:02.201 27
24 5   Johann Zarco Kalex 26 +1:02.484 4
25 69   Danny Eslick Suter 26 +1:39.502 28
Ret 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 13 Accident 16
Ret 60   Julián Simón Speed Up 7 Accident 15
Ret 94   Jonas Folger Kalex 1 Accident 8
DNS 11   Sandro Cortese Kalex Did not start (Knee Injury)
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41   Brad Binder KTM 24 41:31.041 2 25
2 5   Romano Fenati KTM 24 +0.099 5 20
3 9   Jorge Navarro Honda 24 +0.387 4 16
4 44   Arón Canet Honda 24 +1.354 3 13
5 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 24 +7.147 6 11
6 20   Fabio Quartararo KTM 24 +7.616 8 10
7 16   Andrea Migno KTM 24 +8.016 17 9
8 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 24 +8.457 1 8
9 84   Jakub Kornfeil Honda 24 +9.850 10 7
10 55   Andrea Locatelli KTM 24 +9.926 14 6
11 11   Livio Loi Honda 24 +12.293 11 5
12 21   Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 24 +13.738 19 4
13 58   Juan Francisco Guevara KTM 24 +13.511[N 1] 7 3
14 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Honda 24 +13.907 9 2
15 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 24 +14.382 12 1
16 64   Bo Bendsneyder KTM 24 +20.915 21
17 4   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 24 +21.229 13
18 88   Jorge Martín Mahindra 24 +24.091 23
19 10   Alexis Masbou Peugeot 24 +38.782 15
20 17   John McPhee Peugeot 24 +38.852 25
21 6   María Herrera KTM 24 +38.986 33
22 43   Stefano Valtulini Mahindra 24 +54.550 27
23 3   Fabio Spiranelli Mahindra 24 +1:03.526 31
24 77   Lorenzo Petrarca Mahindra 24 +1:03.593 29
25 36   Joan Mir KTM 24 +1:05.491 24
Ret 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 23 Accident 20
Ret 99   Enzo Boulom KTM 16 Accident 32
Ret 76   Hiroki Ono Honda 15 Accident 16
Ret 40   Darryn Binder Mahindra 10 Accident Damage 22
Ret 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 3 Accident 18
Ret 95   Jules Danilo Honda 2 Accident Damage 26
Ret 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 0 Accident 28
Ret 98   Karel Hanika Mahindra 0 Accident 30
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round five has concluded.[5]

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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Demoted one position for exceeding track limits.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 French MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "2016 French MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  3. ^ "MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE · MotoGP Race Classification 2016". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  4. ^ "OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2016. Retrieved 2019-08-27.


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