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2017 Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas

The 2017 Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas was the third round of the 2017 MotoGP season. It was held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin on April 23, 2017.

United States  2017 Grand Prix of the Americas
Race details
Race 3 of 18 races in the
2017 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Austin Formula One circuit.svg
DateApril 23, 2017
Official nameRed Bull Grand Prix of the Americas[1][2][3]
LocationCircuit of the Americas
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.513 km (3.426 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 2:02.741
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 2:04.899 on lap 15
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Time 2:09.379
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Time 2:09.948 on lap 7
Podium
First Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex
Second Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Third Japan Takaaki Nakagami Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Arón Canet Honda
Time 2:14.644
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Arón Canet Honda
Time 2:15.583 on lap 2
Podium
First Italy Romano Fenati Honda
Second Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Third Italy Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 43:58.770 1 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 21 +3.069[N 1] 3 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +5.112 4 16
4 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 21 +7.638 9 13
5 5   Johann Zarco Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +7.957 5 11
6 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 21 +14.058 7 10
7 29   Andrea Iannone Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 21 +15.491 11 9
8 9   Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 21 +16.772 13 8
9 99   Jorge Lorenzo Ducati Team Ducati 21 +17.979 6 7
10 43   Jack Miller EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 21 +18.494 12 6
11 94   Jonas Folger Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +18.903 8 5
12 45   Scott Redding Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 21 +28.735 10 4
13 53   Esteve Rabat EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 21 +30.041 16 3
14 8   Héctor Barberá Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 21 +31.364 15 2
15 19   Álvaro Bautista Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 21 +1:06.547 19 1
16 38   Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 21 +1:22.090 18
17 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 19 +2 laps 22
Ret 22   Sam Lowes Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 11 Accident 20
Ret 44   Pol Espargaró Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 9 Clutch 21
Ret 76   Loris Baz Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 8 Accident 14
Ret 25   Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 1 Accident 2
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 1 Accident 17
DNS 42   Álex Rins Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki Did not start
Sources: [4][5][6]
  • Álex Rins suffered a broken forearm in a crash during Saturday practice and withdrew from the event.
 
Marc Márquez, holding his first place trophy on the podium after winning the MotoGP race.

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 19 41:20.078 1 25
2 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 19 +2.633 5 20
3 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 19 +6.809 4 16
4 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 19 +9.852 3 13
5 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 19 +10.927 6 11
6 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 19 +13.029 7 10
7 24   Simone Corsi Speed Up 19 +13.335 17 9
8 23   Marcel Schrötter Suter 19 +13.754 11 8
9 97   Xavi Vierge Tech 3 19 +18.079 12 7
10 10   Luca Marini Kalex 19 +21.418 23 6
11 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 19 +21.430 19 5
12 40   Fabio Quartararo Kalex 19 +21.736 16 4
13 19   Xavier Siméon Kalex 19 +21.974 8 3
14 88   Ricard Cardús KTM 19 +24.245 10 2
15 9   Jorge Navarro Kalex 19 +24.863 13 1
16 42   Francesco Bagnaia Kalex 19 +28.226 15
17 32   Isaac Viñales Kalex 19 +28.443 22
18 49   Axel Pons Kalex 19 +34.767 20
19 45   Tetsuta Nagashima Kalex 19 +37.279 26
20 5   Andrea Locatelli Kalex 19 +37.530 28
21 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 19 +38.953 24
22 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 19 +43.720 2
23 11   Sandro Cortese Suter 19 +51.515 9
24 47   Axel Bassani Speed Up 19 +1:07.841 30
25 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Kalex 19 +1:08.137 27
Ret 57   Edgar Pons Kalex 2 Accident 25
Ret 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 0 Accident 14
Ret 68   Yonny Hernández Kalex 0 Accident 18
Ret 60   Julián Simón Tech 3 0 Accident 21
Ret 62   Stefano Manzi Kalex 0 Accident 29
DNS 52   Danny Kent Suter Did not start
DNS 27   Iker Lecuona Kalex Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT
  • Lecuona pulled out of the race due to pain in the arm he'd broken during pre-season testing. Kent cited a pinched nerve in his back but later quit the team.

Moto3Edit

The race, scheduled to be run for 18 laps, was red-flagged due to Kaito Toba's crash in Turn 14 and was later restarted over 12 laps.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Romano Fenati Honda 12 27:15.841 3 25
2 88   Jorge Martín Honda 12 +4.504 5 20
3 21   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 12 +4.527 6 16
4 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 12 +4.673 7 13
5 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 12 +4.968 4 11
6 58   Juan Francisco Guevara KTM 12 +5.618 13 10
7 17   John McPhee Honda 12 +5.687 9 9
8 36   Joan Mir Honda 12 +5.852 2 8
9 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 12 +6.594 15 7
10 40   Darryn Binder KTM 12 +12.709 11 6
11 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 12 +13.240 14 5
12 16   Andrea Migno KTM 12 +13.285 19 4
13 95   Jules Danilo Honda 12 +13.290 21 3
14 23   Niccolò Antonelli KTM 12 +13.412 8 2
15 11   Livio Loi Honda 12 +13.491 16 1
16 42   Marcos Ramírez KTM 12 +23.922 20
17 12   Marco Bezzecchi Mahindra 12 +24.347 26
18 71   Ayumu Sasaki Honda 12 +24.650 17
19 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 12 +24.795 25
20 14   Tony Arbolino Honda 12 +25.166 24
21 75   Albert Arenas Mahindra 12 +26.811 22
22 6   María Herrera KTM 12 +27.431 24
23 84   Jakub Kornfeil Peugeot 12 +37.960 23
24 41   Nakarin Atiratphuvapat Honda 12 +41.408 32
25 96   Manuel Pagliani Mahindra 12 +43.789 29
26 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta Mahindra 12 +44.004 28
27 4   Patrik Pulkkinen Peugeot 12 +51.071 30
28 18   Gabriel Martínez-Ábrego KTM 12 +51.438 31
Ret 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 9 Out Of Fuel 18
Ret 44   Arón Canet Honda 3 Accident 1
Ret 27   Kaito Toba Honda 3 Accident 27
DNS 64   Bo Bendsneyder KTM 0 Did not start 10
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the raceEdit

MotoGPEdit

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

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

Moto2Edit

Pos. Rider Points
1   Franco Morbidelli 75
2   Thomas Lüthi 56
3   Miguel Oliveira 43
4   Takaaki Nakagami 32
5   Xavi Vierge 25
6   Álex Márquez 24
7   Lorenzo Baldassarri 21
8   Luca Marini 20
9   Simone Corsi 19
10   Dominique Aegerter 18

Moto3Edit

Pos. Rider Points
1   Joan Mir 58
2   Jorge Martín 52
3   John McPhee 49
4   Romano Fenati 45
5   Andrea Migno 25
6   Fabio Di Giannantonio 24
7   Philipp Öttl 20
8   Arón Canet 18
9   Juan Francisco Guevara 17
10   Livio Loi 15

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 0.3 second penalty.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Americas MotoGP". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2017 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Circuit of the Americas - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "2017 Americas MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS · MotoGP Race Classification 2017". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2015.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2017. Retrieved 2019-08-25.


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2016 Grand Prix of the Americas
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