2018 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2018 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the seventeenth round of the 2018 MotoGP season. It was held at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Phillip Island on 28 October 2018.

Australia  2018 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 17 of 19 races in the
2018 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date28 October 2018
Official nameMichelin Australian Grand Prix[1]
LocationPhillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 1:29.199
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Maverick Viñales Yamaha
Time 1:29.632 on lap 10
Podium
First Spain Maverick Viñales Yamaha
Second Italy Andrea Iannone Suzuki
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Italy Mattia Pasini Kalex
Time 1:33.368
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Augusto Fernández Kalex
Time 1:33.715 on lap 11
Podium
First South Africa Brad Binder KTM
Second Spain Joan Mir Kalex
Third Spain Xavi Vierge Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Time 1:36.591
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lorenzo Dalla Porta Honda
Time 1:36.826 on lap 4
Podium
First Spain Albert Arenas KTM
Second Italy Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda
Third Italy Celestino Vietti KTM

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 25   Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 27 40:51.081 2 25
2 29   Andrea Iannone Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 27 +1.543 4 20
3 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 27 +1.832 9 16
4 19   Álvaro Bautista Ducati Team Ducati 27 +4.072 12 13
5 42   Álex Rins Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 27 +5.017 5 11
6 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 27 +5.132 7 10
7 43   Jack Miller Alma Pramac Racing Ducati 27 +6.756 6 9
8 21   Franco Morbidelli EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 27 +21.805 15 8
9 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 27 +22.904 19 7
10 38   Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 27 +22.940 16 6
11 17   Karel Abraham Ángel Nieto Team Ducati 27 +34.386 13 5
12 9   Danilo Petrucci Alma Pramac Racing Ducati 27 +35.025 8 4
13 45   Scott Redding Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 27 +36.348 22 3
14 30   Takaaki Nakagami LCR Honda IDEMITSU Honda 27 +36.389 14 2
15 10   Xavier Siméon Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 27 +44.214 17 1
16 12   Thomas Lüthi EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 27 +48.226 20
17 81   Jordi Torres Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 27 +1:04.965 21
18 7   Mike Jones Ángel Nieto Team Ducati 27 +1:19.817 23
Ret 44   Pol Espargaró Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 22 Rear Tyre Wear 11
Ret 55   Hafizh Syahrin Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 18 Accident 10
Ret 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 11 Accident 18
Ret 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 5 Collision Damage 1
Ret 5   Johann Zarco Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 5 Collision 3
DNS 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Castrol Honda Did not start
Sources: [1][2][3]
  • Cal Crutchlow suffered a broken ankle in a crash during practice and withdrew from the event.

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 41   Brad Binder KTM 25 39:23.427 5 25
2 36   Joan Mir Kalex 25 +0.036 14 20
3 97   Xavi Vierge Kalex 25 +0.949 3 16
4 40   Augusto Fernández Kalex 25 +0.957 13 13
5 10   Luca Marini Kalex 25 +1.767 7 11
6 77   Dominique Aegerter KTM 25 +2.482 4 10
7 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 25 +3.759 9 9
8 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 25 +4.850 10 8
9 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 25 +6.250 2 7
10 20   Fabio Quartararo Speed Up 25 +7.453 6 6
11 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 25 +8.675 19 5
12 42   Francesco Bagnaia Kalex 25 +9.725 16 4
13 45   Tetsuta Nagashima Kalex 25 +9.787 20 3
14 22   Sam Lowes KTM 25 +11.209 18 2
15 57   Edgar Pons Speed Up 25 +14.076 21 1
16 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Kalex 25 +15.350 22
17 4   Steven Odendaal NTS 25 +15.396 25
18 16   Joe Roberts NTS 25 +23.230 23
19 24   Simone Corsi Kalex 25 +33.736 24
20 5   Andrea Locatelli Kalex 25 +42.324 17
21 67   Bryan Staring Tech 3 25 +52.297 26
22 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 25 +1:03.888 11
Ret 18   Xavier Cardelús Kalex 14 Ankle Pain 30
Ret 87   Remy Gardner Tech 3 13 Accident Damage 15
Ret 9   Jorge Navarro Kalex 8 Accident 12
Ret 27   Iker Lecuona KTM 6 Accident 8
Ret 21   Federico Fuligni Kalex 6 Mechanical 28
Ret 95   Jules Danilo Kalex 4 Accident 27
Ret 32   Isaac Viñales Suter 4 Shoulder Pain 29
Ret 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 1 Accident 1
DNS 62   Stefano Manzi Suter Did not start
DNS 66   Niki Tuuli Kalex Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT
  • Stefano Manzi suffered a wrist injury in a crash during qualifying and withdrew from the event.

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 75   Albert Arenas KTM 23 37:48.073 11 25
2 21   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 23 +0.052 17 20
3 31   Celestino Vietti KTM 23 +0.059 21 16
4 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 23 +0.081 23 13
5 88   Jorge Martín Honda 23 +0.099 1 11
6 44   Arón Canet Honda 23 +0.154 10 10
7 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 23 +0.188 13 9
8 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 23 +0.235 14 8
9 84   Jakub Kornfeil KTM 23 +0.328 4 7
10 71   Ayumu Sasaki Honda 23 +0.406 3 6
11 72   Alonso López Honda 23 +0.575 16 5
12 40   Darryn Binder KTM 23 +0.889 2 4
13 16   Andrea Migno KTM 23 +0.987 26 3
14 17   John McPhee KTM 23 +0.989 18 2
15 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 23 +2.148 6 1
16 55   Yari Montella Honda 23 +34.700 22
17 81   Stefano Nepa KTM 23 +34.969 24
18 41   Nakarin Atiratphuvapat Honda 23 +39.367 25
19 27   Kaito Toba Honda 23 +48.054 12
20 77   Vicente Pérez KTM 23 +48.970 27[N 1]
Ret 14   Tony Arbolino Honda 21 Collision 7
Ret 10   Dennis Foggia KTM 21 Collision 9
Ret 42   Marcos Ramírez KTM 13 Collision 8
Ret 5   Jaume Masiá KTM 13 Collision 19
Ret 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta Honda 12 Accident 20
Ret 12   Marco Bezzecchi KTM 10 Collision 15
Ret 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 10 Collision 5
DNS 22   Kazuki Masaki KTM Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT
  • Kazuki Masaki suffered a broken left hand in a crash during practice and withdrew from the event.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Bold text indicates the World Champions.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 6-place grid penalty.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2018 Australian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 29 October 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  2. ^ "MICHELIN AUSTRALIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2018". Motogp.com. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  3. ^ "MICHELIN AUSTRALIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2018" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 20 November 2018.


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