2017 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2017 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the seventeenth round of the 2017 MotoGP season. It was held at the Sepang International Circuit in Sepang on October 29, 2017.

Malaysia  2017 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 17 of 18 races in the
2017 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
DateOctober 29, 2017
Official nameShell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix[1]
LocationSepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.543 km (3.444 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:59.212
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati
Time 2:13.084 on lap 13
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo Ducati
Third France Johann Zarco Yamaha
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Time 2:06.406
Fastest lap
Rider Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM
Time 2:06.952 on lap 8
Podium
First Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM
Second South Africa Brad Binder KTM
Third Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Joan Mir Honda
Time 2:12.078
Fastest lap
Rider Malaysia Adam Norrodin Honda
Time 2:12.775 on lap 3
Podium
First Spain Joan Mir Honda
Second Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Third Italy Enea Bastianini Honda

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 20 44:51.497 3 25
2 99   Jorge Lorenzo Ducati Team Ducati 20 +0.743 6 20
3 5   Johann Zarco Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +9.738 2 16
4 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +17.763 7 13
5 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +29.144 1 11
6 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 20 +30.380 13 10
7 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +30.769 4 9
8 43   Jack Miller EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +35.238 11 8
9 25   Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +38.053 5 7
10 44   Pol Espargaró Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 20 +39.847 12 6
11 19   Álvaro Bautista Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 20 +42.559 15 5
12 38   Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 20 +44.602 16 4
13 45   Scott Redding Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 20 +48.696 14 3
14 8   Héctor Barberá Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 20 +50.058 20 2
15 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 20 +50.705 10 1
16 60   Michael van der Mark Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +56.397 22
17 29   Andrea Iannone Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 20 +58.391 9
18 53   Esteve Rabat EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +1:25.571 19
Ret 22   Sam Lowes Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 9 Retired 18
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 8 Accident 21
Ret 76   Loris Baz Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 5 Accident 17
DSQ 42   Álex Rins Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 11 Black flag 8
Sources:[2][3][4]
  • Álex Rins was disqualified for taking a shortcut to enter the pit lane following a crash.

Moto2Edit

Franco Morbidelli sealed the Moto2 title before the race started on Sunday after Thomas Lüthi was declared unfit and unable to start the race following a qualifying crash that left him with a broken ankle.[5]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 19 40:28.955 2 25
2 41   Brad Binder KTM 19 +2.387 7 20
3 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 19 +6.878 1 16
4 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 19 +21.774 9 13
5 42   Francesco Bagnaia Kalex 19 +22.086 5 11
6 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 19 +23.410 10 10
7 40   Fabio Quartararo Kalex 19 +23.488 3 9
8 97   Xavi Vierge Tech 3 19 +24.976 13 8
9 32   Isaac Viñales Kalex 19 +25.044 14 7
10 45   Tetsuta Nagashima Kalex 19 +27.199 21 6
11 24   Simone Corsi Speed Up 19 +28.614 16 5
12 37   Augusto Fernández Speed Up 19 +29.125 15 4
13 5   Andrea Locatelli Kalex 19 +31.978 20 3
14 27   Iker Lecuona Kalex 19 +44.346 26 2
15 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 19 +45.088 23 1
16 57   Edgar Pons Kalex 19 +51.358 25
17 23   Marcel Schrötter Suter 19 +59.328 6
18 15   Alex de Angelis Kalex 19 +1:24.767 28
Ret 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 11 Accident 19
Ret 62   Stefano Manzi Kalex 10 Accident 17
Ret 49   Axel Pons Kalex 7 Retirement 11
Ret 26   Dimas Ekky Pratama Kalex 1 Accident 27
Ret 87   Remy Gardner Tech 3 1 Accident 24
Ret 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 1 Accident 4
Ret 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 0 Accident 8
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Suter 0 Accident 12
Ret 10   Luca Marini Kalex 0 Accident 18
Ret 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Kalex 0 Accident 22
DNS 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex Injury
WD 6   Tarran Mackenzie Suter Withdrew
WD 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter Withdrew
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT
  • Thomas Lüthi did not start the race following a crash at the end of qualifying that left him injured, whilst both Kiefer Racing riders Tarran Mackenzie and Dominique Aegerter withdrew following the death of team boss Stefan Kiefer on October 27.

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36   Joan Mir Honda 18 40:14.545 1 25
2 88   Jorge Martín Honda 18 +0.724 2 20
3 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 18 +0.763 8 16
4 11   Livio Loi Honda 18 +6.868 6 13
5 17   John McPhee Honda 18 +11.051 3 11
6 16   Andrea Migno KTM 18 +11.090 19 10
7 5   Romano Fenati Honda 18 +11.238 7 9
8 44   Arón Canet Honda 18 +11.671 12 8
9 21   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 18 +11.959 11 7
10 64   Bo Bendsneyder KTM 18 +12.062 4 6
11 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 18 +12.572 15 5
12 71   Ayumu Sasaki Honda 18 +13.581 14 4
13 58   Juan Francisco Guevara KTM 18 +14.885 18 3
14 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 18 +18.736 5 2
15 96   Manuel Pagliani Mahindra 18 +21.986 20 1
16 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 18 +23.365 24
17 42   Marcos Ramírez KTM 18 +23.524 17
18 41   Nakarin Atiratphuvapat Honda 18 +25.908 27
19 12   Marco Bezzecchi Mahindra 18 +26.173 26
20 27   Kaito Toba Honda 18 +40.612 21
21 84   Jakub Kornfeil Peugeot 18 +40.772 22
22 14   Tony Arbolino Honda 18 +43.110 28
23 4   Patrik Pulkkinen Peugeot 18 +1:00.918 30
24 6   María Herrera Mahindra 18 +1:01.104 31
Ret 9   Kasma Daniel Kasmayudin Honda 17 Accident 29
Ret 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta Mahindra 16 Accident 23
Ret 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 15 Retirement 16
Ret 23   Niccolò Antonelli KTM 8 Accident 10
Ret 95   Jules Danilo Honda 5 Accident 9[N 1]
Ret 40   Darryn Binder KTM 3 Accident 25
Ret 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 1 Retirement 13
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the raceEdit

MotoGPEdit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round seventeen has concluded.[6]

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

Moto2Edit

Pos. Rider Points
1   Franco Morbidelli 288
2   Thomas Lüthi 243
3   Miguel Oliveira 216
4   Álex Márquez 190
5   Francesco Bagnaia 161
6   Mattia Pasini 148
7   Takaaki Nakagami 128
8   Simone Corsi 110
9   Brad Binder 109
10   Xavi Vierge 98

Moto3Edit

Pos. Rider Points
1   Joan Mir 321
2   Romano Fenati 235
3   Arón Canet 192
4   Jorge Martín 171
5   Fabio Di Giannantonio 153
6   Enea Bastianini 130
7   John McPhee 123
8   Andrea Migno 118
9   Marcos Ramírez 107
10   Philipp Öttl 104

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 3-place grid penalty.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Malaysian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 30 October 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 30 October 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  3. ^ "SHELL MALAYSIA MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2017". Motogp.com. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  4. ^ "SHELL MALAYSIA MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2017" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  5. ^ Patterson, Simon (29 October 2017). "Moto2: Champion Morbidelli crowned early as Luthi ruled unfit". Motorcycle News. Bauer Consumer Media Ltd. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2017. Retrieved 2019-08-27.


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