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2017 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2017 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 2017 MotoGP season. It was held at the Twin Ring Motegi in Motegi on October 15, 2017.

Japan  2017 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 18 races in the
2017 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Twin Ring Motegi map-2.svg
DateOctober 15, 2017
Official nameMotul Grand Prix of Japan[1][2][3]
LocationTwin Ring Motegi
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.801 km (2.983 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider France Johann Zarco Yamaha
Time 1:53.469
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati
Time 1:56.568 on lap 18
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati
Second Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Third Italy Danilo Petrucci Ducati
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Japan Takaaki Nakagami Kalex
Time 1:53.776
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álex Márquez Kalex
Time 2:07.057 on lap 14
Podium
First Spain Álex Márquez Kalex
Second Spain Xavi Vierge Tech 3
Third Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Italy Nicolò Bulega KTM
Time 2:09.320
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Romano Fenati Honda
Time 2:13.906 on lap 9
Podium
First Italy Romano Fenati Honda
Second Italy Niccolò Antonelli KTM
Third Italy Marco Bezzecchi Mahindra
Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Márquez, battling in the pouring rain for the lead at the MotoGP race. Dovizioso won the race, with Márquez finishing a close second

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 24 47:14.236 9 25
2 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 24 +0.249 3 20
3 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 24 +10.557 2 16
4 29   Andrea Iannone Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 24 +18.845 11 13
5 42   Álex Rins Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 24 +22.982 10 11
6 99   Jorge Lorenzo Ducati Team Ducati 24 +24.464 5 10
7 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 24 +28.010 4 9
8 5   Johann Zarco Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 24 +29.475 1 8
9 25   Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 24 +36.575 14 7
10 76   Loris Baz Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 24 +48.506 13 6
11 44   Pol Espargaró Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 24 +56.357 8 5
12 21   Katsuyuki Nakasuga Yamalube Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 24 +1:00.181 23 4
13 22   Sam Lowes Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 24 +1:00.980 18 3
14 8   Héctor Barberá Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 24 +1:03.118 17 2
15 53   Esteve Rabat EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 24 +1:03.514 19 1
16 45   Scott Redding Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 24 +1:04.162 22
17 38   Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 24 +1:06.271 7
18 7   Hiroshi Aoyama EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 24 +1:13.250 21
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 21 Accident 16
Ret 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 Rear Tyre 6
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 19 Handling 20
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 14 Accident 15
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 5 Accident 12
Ret 31   Kohta Nozane Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 3 Accident Damage 24
Sources: [4][5][6]

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 15 32:08.901 2 25
2 97   Xavi Vierge Tech 3 15 +1.465 3 20
3 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 15 +3.134 6 16
4 42   Francesco Bagnaia Kalex 15 +5.415 12 13
5 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 15 +5.618 4 11
6 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 15 +6.163 1 10
7 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 15 +7.597 5 9
8 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 15 +11.400 15 8
9 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 15 +11.572 11 7
10 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 15 +14.310 30 6
11 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 15 +26.571 13 5
12 87   Remy Gardner Tech 3 15 +30.183 19 4
13 23   Marcel Schrötter Suter 15 +30.597 8 3
14 33   Ikuhiro Enokido Kalex 15 +32.037 25 2
15 6   Tarran Mackenzie Suter 15 +35.252 31 1
16 37   Augusto Fernández Speed Up 15 +38.385 10
17 27   Iker Lecuona Kalex 15 +40.934 18
18 49   Axel Pons Kalex 15 +41.470 16
19 40   Fabio Quartararo Kalex 15 +42.757 17
20 45   Tetsuta Nagashima Kalex 15 +43.147 29
21 24   Simone Corsi Speed Up 15 +45.410 28
22 34   Ryo Mizuno Kalex 15 +46.813 23
23 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Kalex 15 +50.531 33
24 32   Isaac Viñales Kalex 15 +51.898 22
25 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 15 +53.699 27
26 62   Stefano Manzi Kalex 15 +1:01.051 20
27 57   Edgar Pons Kalex 15 +1:04.776 32
28 9   Jorge Navarro Kalex 15 +1:07.423 26
Ret 41   Brad Binder KTM 7 Accident 24
Ret 5   Andrea Locatelli Kalex 6 Accident Damage 14
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Suter 6 Accident Damage 7
Ret 19   Xavier Siméon Kalex 5 Accident 9
Ret 10   Luca Marini Kalex 1 Accident 21
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Romano Fenati Honda 13 29:22.278 6 25
2 23   Niccolò Antonelli KTM 13 +4.146 2 20
3 12   Marco Bezzecchi Mahindra 13 +5.013 4 16
4 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 13 +8.767 14 13
5 44   Arón Canet Honda 13 +12.827 3 11
6 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 13 +14.865 21 10
7 21   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 13 +15.482 16 9
8 84   Jakub Kornfeil Peugeot 13 +15.625 19 8
9 64   Bo Bendsneyder KTM 13 +15.947 11 7
10 17   John McPhee Honda 13 +16.216 17 6
11 41   Nakarin Atiratphuvapat Honda 13 +16.414 12 5
12 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 13 +18.783 1 4
13 16   Andrea Migno KTM 13 +19.057 10 3
14 42   Marcos Ramírez KTM 13 +19.536 22 2
15 88   Jorge Martín Honda 13 +21.208 7 1
16 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 13 +22.731 5
17 36   Joan Mir Honda 13 +23.879 20[N 1]
18 95   Jules Danilo Honda 13 +23.935 23
19 11   Livio Loi Honda 13 +33.663 15
20 40   Darryn Binder KTM 13 +34.695 25
21 27   Kaito Toba Honda 13 +39.533 27
22 4   Patrik Pulkkinen Peugeot 13 +48.473 28
23 14   Tony Arbolino Honda 13 +1:30.837 29
24 70   Tom Toparis KTM 13 +2:18.580 30
Ret 58   Juan Francisco Guevara KTM 11 Accident 18
Ret 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 9 Collision 8
Ret 71   Ayumu Sasaki Honda 9 Collision 24
Ret 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 6 Accident 13
Ret 96   Manuel Pagliani Mahindra 1 Accident 9
Ret 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta Mahindra 0 Engine 26
DNS 75   Albert Arenas Mahindra Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT
  • Albert Arenas suffered a broken right hand in a crash during qualifying and withdrew from the event.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

MotoGPEdit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round fifteen has concluded.[7]

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

Moto2Edit

Pos. Rider Points
1   Franco Morbidelli 256
2   Thomas Lüthi 237
3   Álex Márquez 180
4   Miguel Oliveira 166
5   Francesco Bagnaia 146
6   Mattia Pasini 135
7   Takaaki Nakagami 128
8   Simone Corsi 96
9   Hafizh Syahrin 86
10   Xavi Vierge 79

Moto3Edit

Pos. Rider Points
1   Joan Mir 271
2   Romano Fenati 216
3   Arón Canet 184
4   Fabio Di Giannantonio 146
5   Jorge Martín 135
6   John McPhee 112
7   Marcos Ramírez 107
8   Andrea Migno 106
9   Enea Bastianini 103
10   Philipp Öttl 101

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 6-place grid penalty.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Japanese MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 16 October 2017.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2017 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Twin Ring Motegi - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "2017 Japanese MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 16 October 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  5. ^ "MOTUL GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN · MotoGP Race Classification 2017". Motogp.com. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  6. ^ "MOTUL GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN · MotoGP Race Classification 2017" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2017. Retrieved 2019-08-27.


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