2004 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  2004 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 16 races in the
2004 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date 17 October 2004
Official Name Cinzano Australian Grand Prix
Location Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Sete Gibernau
Time 1:30.122
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:31.102
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third Italy Loris Capirossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:32.099
Fastest lap
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:33.381
Podium
First Argentina Sebastián Porto
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Roberto Locatelli
Time 1:37.417
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:38.024
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third Australia Casey Stoner

The 2004 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the penultimate round of the 2004 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 15–17 October 2004 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 41:25.819 2 25
2 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +0.097 1 20
3 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +10.486 3 16
4 United States Colin Edwards Honda +10.817 4 13
5 Brazil Alex Barros Honda +10.851 6 11
6 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +12.210 14 10
7 Italy Max Biaggi Honda +12.847 7 9
8 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +12.965 5 8
9 Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati +18.607 9 7
10 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha +21.245 13 6
11 Spain Rubén Xaus Ducati +23.173 12 5
12 Japan Shinya Nakano Kawasaki +25.718 11 4
13 Germany Alex Hofmann Kawasaki +35.137 8 3
14 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Aprilia +45.155 15 2
15 United States John Hopkins Suzuki +45.197 17 1
16 Spain Gregorio Lavilla Suzuki +52.205 16
17 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha +52.665 18
18 United Kingdom Neil Hodgson Ducati +1:11.394 19
19 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton +1 Lap 21
20 United Kingdom James Haydon Proton +1 Lap 22
21 Japan Youichi Ui Harris WCM +1 Lap 24
22 United Kingdom James Ellison Harris WCM +3 Laps 23
Ret Italy Marco Melandri Yamaha Retirement 10
Ret Australia Garry McCoy Aprilia Retirement 20

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Argentina Sebastián Porto Aprilia 39:24.604 1 25
2 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +5.941 2 20
3 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia +13.289 3 16
4 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +14.966 4 13
5 Spain Toni Elías Honda +46.083 9 11
6 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +55.140 10 10
7 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda +1:01.014 7 9
8 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia +1:04.684 13 8
9 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Aprilia +1:07.656 12 7
10 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +1:09.889 17 6
11 Spain Alex Debón Honda +1:13.572 11 5
12 France Hugo Marchand Aprilia +1:13.608 19 4
13 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +1:14.681 14 3
14 Spain José David de Gea Honda +1:21.473 18 2
15 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +1:21.515 15 1
16 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +1:26.860 27
17 France Gregory Leblanc Aprilia +1:30.317 22
18 Australia Joshua Waters Honda +1 Lap 28
19 Czech Republic Radomil Rous Aprilia +1 Lap 24
Ret Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia Retirement 25
Ret Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia Retirement 20
Ret Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia Retirement 21
Ret Japan Taro Sekiguchi Yamaha Retirement 26
Ret Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia Retirement 8
Ret France Randy de Puniet Aprilia Retirement 5
Ret Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia Retirement 6
Ret France Erwan Nigon Yamaha Retirement 16

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 38:01.877 5 25
2 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi +0.123 2 20
3 Australia Casey Stoner KTM +0.123 3 16
4 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +2.480 1 13
5 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +5.336 4 11
6 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia +5.415 8 10
7 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +5.448 6 9
8 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia +17.976 16 8
9 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia +18.404 24 7
10 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia +18.427 14 6
11 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Malaguti +18.501 12 5
12 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Honda +18.530 11 4
13 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +18.739 9 3
14 Italy Andrea Ballerini Aprilia +19.331 19 2
15 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +19.826 13 1
16 Italy Simone Corsi Honda +27.971 21
17 Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia +27.983 29
18 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia +27.996 23
19 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +28.006 22
20 Spain Julian Simon Aprilia +28.892 10
21 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia +40.943 20
22 Germany Dario Giuseppetti Honda +41.080 26
23 Finland Vesa Kallio Aprilia +48.127 27
24 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Honda +55.439 25
25 Italy Max Sabbatani Honda +1:28.474 33
26 Netherlands Raymond Schouten Honda +1:28.656 32
27 Australia Matthew Kuhne Honda +1:28.730 30
28 Spain Jordi Carchano Aprilia +1:36.917 34
29 Australia Bryan Staring Honda +3 Laps 31
Ret Finland Mika Kallio KTM Retirement 7
Ret Italy Fabrizio Lai Gilera Retirement 18
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Gilera Retirement 15
Ret Italy Manuel Manna Malaguti Retirement 28
Ret Spain Ángel Rodríguez Derbi Retirement 17


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