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John McPhee (born 14 July 1994) is a Scottish Grand Prix motorcycle racer. He is also a former competitor of the British 125GP Championship, and the Spanish 125GP/Moto3 Championship.

John McPhee
NationalityScottish
Born (1994-07-14) 14 July 1994 (age 25)
Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Current teamPetronas Sprinta Racing
Bike number17
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Moto3 World Championship
Active years2012
ManufacturersKRP Honda, FTR Honda, Honda, Peugeot, KTM
Championships0
2018 championship position12th (81 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
128 2 10 4 2 577
125cc World Championship
Active years20102011
ManufacturersHonda, Aprilia
Championships0
2011 championship position31st (3 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
4 0 0 0 0 3

CareerEdit

McPhee was born in Oban.

Moto3Edit

For 2012, McPhee entered three rounds (5, 6 and 12) as a wildcard rider with the Racing Steps Foundation KRP Honda. For Round 14 onwards he raced with Caretta Technology replacing Alexis Masbou who broke his leg in a testing accident. McPhee raced his KRP Honda chassis with the Honda NSF250R engine fitted.

McPhee signed for Racing Team Germany for the 2013 season, replacing the Moto2 bound Louis Rossi. McPhee finished 19th and 13th in his first two seasons with the team. In 2015, McPhee took his first podium finish with a second place at Indianapolis; in a wet-to-dry race, McPhee pitted at the end of the formation lap for slick tyres, and finished almost 40 seconds behind race winner Livio Loi, who had started on slicks.[1]

In 2016 McPhee had a difficult year on the teams new Peugeot bike,which proved uncompetitive in the dry. However the Scot had several good results in wet conditions; 7th in Argentina, 6th in Germany. Then in the Czech Republic he took the lead when championship leader Brad Binder crashed out, and despite a big moment on the penultimate lap held on for his first ever Grand Prix victory.

Later in the year in Australia, McPhee was running in third place when he lost the front at Lukey Heights on lap 6, and was run over by Andrea Migno and Enea Bastianini who were running right behind him. The race was red flagged and John was taken to hospital in Melbourne, where he was diagnosed with concussion, a broken thumb and a punctured lung. The injuries meant McPhee spent nearly 2 months in Australia before he was able to fly home to Scotland.

McPhee had a successful 2017 riding for the new British Talent Team, which included 3 podium finishes and a pole position in Argentina. He ultimately finished the season 7th in the standings.

Career statisticsEdit

By seasonEdit

Season Class Motorcycle Team Race Win Podium Pole FLap Pts Plcd
2010 125cc Honda KRP Bradley Smith Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2011 125cc Aprilia Racing Steps Foundation KRP 3 0 0 0 0 3 31st
2012 Moto3 KRP Honda Caretta Technology-Racing Steps Foundation KRP 8 0 0 0 0 1 37th
2013 Moto3 FTR Honda Caretta Technology RTG 17 0 0 0 0 24 19th
2014 Moto3 Honda SaxoPrint-RTG 18 0 0 0 1 77 13th
2015 Moto3 Honda SAXOPRINT-RTG 18 0 1 1 0 92 11th
2016 Moto3 Peugeot Peugeot MC Saxoprint 16 1 1 0 0 48 22nd
2017 Moto3 Honda British Talent Team 18 0 3 1 0 131 7th
2018 Moto3 KTM CIP Green Power 18 0 2 0 0 78 12th
2019 Moto3 Honda Petronas Sprinta Racing 15 1 3 2 1 126* 5th*
Total 132 2 10 4 2 580

By classEdit

Class Seasons 1st GP 1st Pod 1st Win Race Win Podiums Pole FLap Pts WChmp
125cc 2010–2011 2010 Valencia 4 0 0 0 0 3 0
Moto3 2012–present 2012 Catalunya 2015 Indianapolis 2016 Czech Republic 128 2 10 4 2 577 0
Total 2010–Present 132 2 10 4 2 580 0

Races by yearEdit

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Pos. Pts
2010 125cc Honda QAT SPA FRA ITA GBR NED CAT GER CZE IND RSM ARA JPN MAL AUS POR VAL
22
NC 0
2011 125cc Aprilia QAT SPA POR FRA CAT
26
GBR
15
NED ITA GER CZE IND RSM ARA JPN AUS MAL VAL
14
31st 3
2012 Moto3 KRP Honda QAT SPA POR FRA CAT
19
GBR
28
NED GER ITA IND CZE
15
RSM ARA
22
JPN
21
MAL
22
AUS
19
VAL
Ret
37th 1
2013 Moto3 FTR Honda QAT
Ret
AME
21
SPA
11
FRA
11
ITA
16
CAT
19
NED
21
GER
23
IND
20
CZE
13
GBR
14
RSM
20
ARA
23
MAL
17
AUS
17
JPN
7
VAL
Ret
19th 24
2014 Moto3 Honda QAT
11
AME
9
ARG
Ret
SPA
13
FRA
8
ITA
Ret
CAT
9
NED
10
GER
7
IND
Ret
CZE
Ret
GBR
11
RSM
13
ARA
Ret
JPN
4
AUS
5
MAL
Ret
VAL
17
13th 77
2015 Moto3 Honda QAT
5
AME
6
ARG
15
SPA
10
FRA
17
ITA
20
CAT
Ret
NED
10
GER
17
IND
2
CZE
10
GBR
6
RSM
19
ARA
17
JPN
9
AUS
Ret
MAL
10
VAL
7
11th 92
2016 Moto3 Peugeot QAT
27
ARG
7
AME
21
SPA
Ret
FRA
20
ITA
23
CAT
15
NED
16
GER
6
AUT
24
CZE
1
GBR
17
RSM
20
ARA
13
JPN
Ret
AUS
Ret
MAL
VAL
22nd 48
2017 Moto3 Honda QAT
2
ARG
2
AME
7
SPA
Ret
FRA
12
ITA
6
CAT
12
NED
3
GER
Ret
CZE
6
AUT
Ret
GBR
13
RSM
Ret
ARA
6
JPN
10
AUS
Ret
MAL
5
VAL
8
7th 131
2018 Moto3 KTM QAT
Ret
ARG
17
AME
14
SPA
Ret
FRA
12
ITA
12
CAT
4
NED
Ret
GER
3
CZE
Ret
AUT
12
GBR
C
RSM
Ret
ARA
10
THA
Ret
JPN
5
AUS
14
MAL
Ret
VAL
3
12th 78
2019 Moto3 Honda QAT
13
ARG
21
AME
14
SPA
12
FRA
1
ITA
6
CAT
13
NED
5
GER
6
CZE
Ret
AUT
3
GBR
7
RSM
2
ARA
4
THA
Ret
JPN
AUS
MAL
VAL
5th* 126*

 * Season still in progress.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Loi takes maiden Moto3 victory". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 9 August 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2015.

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