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2018 Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas

The 2018 Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas was the third round of the 2018 MotoGP season. It was held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin on 22 April 2018.

United States  2018 Grand Prix of the Americas
Race details
Race 3 of 19 races in the
2018 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Austin Formula One circuit.svg
Date22 April 2018
Official nameRed Bull Grand Prix of the Americas[1]
LocationCircuit of the Americas, Austin, United States
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.513 km (3.426 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez[N 1] Honda
Time 2:03.658
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 2:04.605 on lap 5
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Second Spain Maverick Viñales Yamaha
Third Italy Andrea Iannone Suzuki
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Álex Márquez Kalex
Time 2:10.588
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Francesco Bagnaia Kalex
Time 2:11.020 on lap 6
Podium
First Italy Francesco Bagnaia Kalex
Second Spain Álex Márquez Kalex
Third Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Time 2:18.629
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Enea Bastianini Honda
Time 2:17.496 on lap 14
Podium
First Spain Jorge Martín Honda
Second Italy Enea Bastianini Honda
Third Italy Marco Bezzecchi KTM

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 41:52.002 4[N 2] 25
2 25   Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +3.560 1 20
3 29   Andrea Iannone Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 20 +6.704 2 16
4 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +9.587 5 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 20 +13.570 8 11
6 5   Johann Zarco Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +14.231 3 10
7 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +18.201 9 9
8 53   Esteve Rabat Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 20 +28.537 13 8
9 43   Jack Miller Alma Pramac Racing Ducati 20 +28.671 18 7
10 41   Aleix Espargaró Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 20 +28.875 19 6
11 99   Jorge Lorenzo Ducati Team Ducati 20 +31.355 6 5
12 9   Danilo Petrucci Alma Pramac Racing Ducati 20 +34.993 10 4
13 44   Pol Espargaró Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 20 +37.264 15[N 2] 3
14 30   Takaaki Nakagami LCR Honda IDEMITSU Honda 20 +39.335 12 2
15 19   Álvaro Bautista Ángel Nieto Team Ducati 20 +40.887 21 1
16 38   Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 20 +48.475 14
17 45   Scott Redding Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 20 +49.995 22
18 12   Thomas Lüthi EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +51.115 20
19 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Castrol Honda 20 +59.055[N 3] 7
20 10   Xavier Siméon Reale Avintia Racing Ducati 20 +59.747 24
21 21   Franco Morbidelli EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +1:00.513 17
Ret 42   Álex Rins Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 10 Accident 11
Ret 55   Hafizh Syahrin Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 8 Accident 16
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Ángel Nieto Team Ducati 8 Rider In Pain 23
Sources: [1][2][3]
 
Marc Márquez, spraying the champagne on the podium after winning the MotoGP race.

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 42   Francesco Bagnaia Kalex 18 39:30.016 4 25
2 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 18 +2.464 1 20
3 44   Miguel Oliveira KTM 18 +3.704 12 16
4 36   Joan Mir Kalex 18 +5.376 5 13
5 27   Iker Lecuona KTM 18 +6.867 13 11
6 41   Brad Binder KTM 18 +6.876 16 10
7 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 18 +9.308 3 9
8 9   Jorge Navarro Kalex 18 +10.510 19 8
9 77   Dominique Aegerter KTM 18 +10.595 11 7
10 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 18 +11.497 17 6
11 32   Isaac Viñales Kalex 18 +12.339 10 5
12 24   Simone Corsi Kalex 18 +13.458 14 4
13 10   Luca Marini Kalex 18 +14.282 6 3
14 5   Andrea Locatelli Kalex 18 +14.548 21 2
15 20   Fabio Quartararo Speed Up 18 +17.169 9 1
16 13   Romano Fenati Kalex 18 +20.609 15
17 87   Remy Gardner Tech 3 18 +20.821 18
18 40   Héctor Barberá Kalex 18 +27.068 20
19 45   Tetsuta Nagashima Kalex 18 +27.245 26
20 64   Bo Bendsneyder Tech 3 18 +32.144 23
21 4   Steven Odendaal NTS 18 +38.350 29
22 51   Eric Granado Suter 18 +38.579 24
23 16   Joe Roberts NTS 18 +44.257 27
24 22   Sam Lowes KTM 18 +45.289 2
25 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Kalex 18 +46.966 25
26 95   Jules Danilo Kalex 18 +1:10.364 30
27 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin Kalex 18 +1:27.099 31
28 21   Federico Fuligni Kalex 18 +1:27.257 32
Ret 97   Xavi Vierge Kalex 13 Accident 7
Ret 62   Stefano Manzi Suter 11 Accident Damage 28
Ret 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 6 Accident 8
Ret 52   Danny Kent Speed Up 3 Accident 22
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 88   Jorge Martín Honda 17 39:12.869 1 25
2 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 17 +1.451 6 20
3 12   Marco Bezzecchi KTM 17 +4.112 9 16
4 16   Andrea Migno KTM 17 +4.172 16 13
5 21   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 17 +4.186 5 11
6 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 17 +4.374 11 10
7 84   Jakub Kornfeil KTM 17 +5.452 21 9
8 44   Arón Canet Honda 17 +7.971 2 8
9 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 17 +8.287 4 7
10 11   Livio Loi KTM 17 +8.711 26 6
11 71   Ayumu Sasaki Honda 17 +10.909 8 5
12 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 17 +13.745 12 4
13 40   Darryn Binder KTM 17 +14.532 15 3
14 17   John McPhee KTM 17 +16.071 3 2
15 75   Albert Arenas KTM 17 +16.181 24 1
16 10   Dennis Foggia KTM 17 +19.895 7
17 72   Alonso López Honda 17 +23.516 22
18 48   Lorenzo Dalla Porta Honda 17 +23.757 17
19 76   Makar Yurchenko KTM 17 +25.424 18
20 14   Tony Arbolino Honda 17 +25.439 20
21 5   Jaume Masiá KTM 17 +33.897 10
22 22   Kazuki Masaki KTM 17 +38.352 27
23 41   Nakarin Atiratphuvapat Honda 17 +38.362 13
24 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 17 +59.078 19
Ret 42   Marcos Ramírez KTM 12 Handling 14
Ret 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 5 Accident 23
Ret 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 2 Accident Damage 25
Ret 27   Kaito Toba Honda 1 Accident Damage 28
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the raceEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Marc Márquez, who set the fastest time in qualifying, received a grid penalty which promoted Maverick Viñales to the pole position grid slot.
  2. ^ a b 3-place grid penalty.
  3. ^ 2.7-second penalty.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2018 Americas MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 8 May 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  2. ^ "RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS · MotoGP Race Classification 2018". Motogp.com. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  3. ^ "RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS · MotoGP Race Classification 2018" (PDF). Motogp.com. Retrieved 19 November 2018.


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2017 Grand Prix of the Americas
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2019 Grand Prix of the Americas