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2018 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2018 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighteenth round of the 2018 MotoGP season. It was held at the Sepang International Circuit in Sepang on 4 November 2018.

Malaysia  2018 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 18 of 19 races in the
2018 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date4 November 2018
Official nameShell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix[1]
LocationSepang International Circuit, Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.543 km (3.444 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez[N 1] Honda
Time 2:12.161
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álex Rins Suzuki
Time 2:00.762 on lap 5
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Second Spain Álex Rins Suzuki
Third France Johann Zarco Yamaha
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Álex Márquez Kalex
Time 2:05.629
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Luca Marini Kalex
Time 2:07.423 on lap 2
Podium
First Italy Luca Marini Kalex
Second Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM
Third Italy Francesco Bagnaia Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Time 2:11.731
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Time 2:13.931 on lap 14
Podium
First Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Second Italy Lorenzo Dalla Porta Honda
Third Italy Enea Bastianini Honda
Marc Márquez, doing a wheelie to celebrate winning the MotoGP race.

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 40:32.372 7[N 2] 25
2 42   Álex Rins Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 20 +1.898 8 20
3 5   Johann Zarco Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +2.474 1 16
4 25   Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +4.667 11 13
5 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +6.190 10 11
6 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 20 +11.248 4 10
7 19   Álvaro Bautista Ángel Nieto Team Ducati 20 +15.611 9 9
8 43   Jack Miller Alma Pramac Racing Ducati 20 +19.009 5 8
9 9   Danilo Petrucci Alma Pramac Racing Ducati 20 +22.921 6 7
10 55   Hafizh Syahrin Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +26.919 23 6
11 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 20 +29.503 12 5
12 21   Franco Morbidelli EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +30.933 19 4
13 6   Stefan Bradl LCR Honda Castrol Honda 20 +35.322 20 3
14 30   Takaaki Nakagami LCR Honda IDEMITSU Honda 20 +37.912 22 2
15 38   Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 20 +39.675 17 1
16 12   Thomas Lüthi EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +41.820 18
17 10   Xavier Siméon Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 20 +43.978 15
18 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +58.288 2
19 45   Scott Redding Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 20 +1:00.191 13
Ret 44   Pol Espargaró Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 16 Lost Power 16
Ret 51   Michele Pirro Ducati Team Ducati 5 Accident 14
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Ángel Nieto Team Ducati 3 Electronics 21
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 0 Accident 3
DNS 81   Jordi Torres Reale Avintia Racing Ducati Did not start
WD 99   Jorge Lorenzo Ducati Team Ducati Withdrew
[1][2][3]
  • Jordi Torres suffered a broken finger in a crash during practice and withdrew from the event.
  • Jorge Lorenzo withdrew from the event following Friday practice due to effects of wrist injury suffered at the Thailand GP and was replaced by Michele Pirro.

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 10   Luca Marini Kalex 18 38:25.689 2 25
2 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 18 +1.194 7 20
3 42   Francesco Bagnaia Kalex 18 +3.020 6 16
4 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 18 +4.497 5 13
5 20   Fabio Quartararo Speed Up 18 +5.250 3 11
6 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 18 +5.305 13 10
7 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 18 +7.690 1 9
8 41   Brad Binder KTM 18 +8.943 9 8
9 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 18 +9.687 10 7
10 36   Joan Mir Kalex 18 +18.547 18 6
11 97   Xavi Vierge Kalex 18 +18.816 8 5
12 5   Andrea Locatelli Kalex 18 +19.739 15 4
13 9   Jorge Navarro Kalex 18 +21.177 12 3
14 77   Dominique Aegerter KTM 18 +21.960 17 2
15 22   Sam Lowes KTM 18 +26.875 21 1
16 24   Simone Corsi Kalex 18 +28.515 22
17 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Kalex 18 +28.802 25
18 16   Joe Roberts NTS 18 +29.791 23
19 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 18 +30.557 20
20 57   Edgar Pons Speed Up 18 +31.069 19
21 4   Steven Odendaal NTS 18 +38.430 24
22 95   Jules Danilo Kalex 18 +42.930 27
23 30   Dimas Ekky Pratama Tech 3 18 +57.507 28
24 32   Isaac Viñales Suter 18 +57.910 30
25 21   Federico Fuligni Kalex 18 +1:03.737 31
26 50   Rafid Topan Sucipto Suter 18 +2:04.066 32
Ret 40   Augusto Fernández Kalex 8 Accident 11
Ret 66   Niki Tuuli Kalex 7 Accident 26
Ret 45   Tetsuta Nagashima Kalex 7 Accident Damage 16
Ret 87   Remy Gardner Tech 3 5 Accident Damage 4
Ret 18   Xavier Cardelús Kalex 5 Accident Damage 29
Ret 27   Iker Lecuona KTM 2 Accident Damage 14
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 88   Jorge Martín Honda 17 38:34.799 1 25
2 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta Honda 17 +3.556 14 20
3 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 17 +3.757 6 16
4 75   Albert Arenas KTM 17 +3.795 5 13
5 12   Marco Bezzecchi KTM 17 +4.095 2 11
6 21   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 17 +4.106 13 10
7 40   Darryn Binder KTM 17 +4.232 11 9
8 14   Tony Arbolino Honda 17 +4.704 3 8
9 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 17 +4.707 7 7
10 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 17 +4.715 10 6
11 42   Marcos Ramírez KTM 17 +4.727 18 5
12 27   Kaito Toba Honda 17 +5.101 19 4
13 77   Vicente Pérez KTM 17 +6.392 20 3
14 41   Nakarin Atiratphuvapat Honda 17 +7.063 23 2
15 22   Kazuki Masaki KTM 17 +7.353 8 1
16 16   Andrea Migno KTM 17 +7.478 22
17 76   Makar Yurchenko Honda 17 +7.626 26
18 71   Ayumu Sasaki Honda 17 +13.843 9
19 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 17 +19.992 24
20 84   Jakub Kornfeil KTM 17 +26.678 21
21 81   Stefano Nepa KTM 17 +34.184 27[N 3]
22 9   Apiwath Wongthananon KTM 17 +34.468 25
23 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 17 +1:37.387 28[N 4]
Ret 44   Arón Canet Honda 10 Accident 15
Ret 72   Alonso López Honda 6 Accident 17
Ret 17   John McPhee KTM 6 Accident 4
Ret 10   Dennis Foggia KTM 6 Accident 16
Ret 31   Celestino Vietti KTM 2 Accident 12
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Bold text indicates the World Champions.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Marc Márquez, who set the fastest time in qualifying, received a grid penalty which promoted Johann Zarco to the pole position grid slot.
  2. ^ 6-place grid penalty.
  3. ^ 12-place grid penalty.
  4. ^ Pit lane start penalty.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2018 Malaysian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 5 November 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  2. ^ "SHELL MALAYSIA MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2018". Motogp.com. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  3. ^ "SHELL MALAYSIA MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2018" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 20 November 2018.


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