2005 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  2005 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date 15 October 2005
Official Name Polini Australian Grand Prix
Location Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider United States Nicky Hayden
Time 1:29.337
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Melandri
Time 1:30.332
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second United States Nicky Hayden
Third Spain Carlos Checa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:32.756
Fastest lap
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:33.503
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Argentina Sebastián Porto
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Time 1:37.543
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Ángel Rodríguez
Time 1:38.054
Podium
First Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Second Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli

The 2005 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 13–15 October 2005 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 41:08.542 2 25
2 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +1.007 1 20
3 Spain Carlos Checa Ducati +4.215 4 16
4 Italy Marco Melandri Honda +4.232 8 13
5 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +14.088 3 11
6 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha +33.200 5 10
7 Japan Shinya Nakano Kawasaki +45.055 10 9
8 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +45.103 9 8
9 Spain Toni Elías Yamaha +45.104 7 7
10 United States John Hopkins Suzuki +50.260 11 6
11 Australia Chris Vermeulen Honda +50.697 14 5
12 Spain Ruben Xaus Yamaha +1:08.324 15 4
13 Italy Roberto Rolfo Ducati +1:31.737 16 3
14 United Kingdom James Ellison Blata +1 Lap 17 2
15 Italy Franco Battaini Blata +1 Lap 18 1
16 France Olivier Jacque Kawasaki +2 Laps 13
Ret Brazil Alex Barros Honda Retirement 12
Ret Italy Max Biaggi Honda Retirement 6

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 39:18.195 6 25
2 Argentina Sebastián Porto Aprilia +0.027 4 20
3 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Honda +8.674 2 16
4 Spain Héctor Barberá Honda +24.838 5 13
5 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +24.868 7 11
6 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda +24.872 8 10
7 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +37.274 9 9
8 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +47.013 10 8
9 Spain Alex Debón Honda +56.602 13 7
10 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia +56.747 14 6
11 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:09.126 17 5
12 Germany Dirk Heidolf Honda +1:09.796 21 4
13 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +1:09.830 19 3
14 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1:14.472 12 2
15 Italy Andrea Ballerini Aprilia +1:14.497 20 1
16 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia +1:14.771 16
17 Colombia Martin Cardenas Aprilia +1:22.080 23
18 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +1 Lap 22
19 Spain Arturo Tizón Honda +1 Lap 24
20 France Mathieu Gines Aprilia +1 Lap 27
Ret France Erwan Nigon Aprilia Retirement 26
Ret France Arnaud Vincent Fantic Retirement 25
Ret Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia Retirement 18
Ret Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia Retirement 1
Ret Japan Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia Retirement 15
Ret Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda Retirement 11
Ret San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia Retirement 3

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda 38:00.352 1 25
2 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda +2.663 6 20
3 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +2.665 4 16
4 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia +2.673 2 13
5 Finland Mika Kallio KTM +2.860 5 11
6 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +2.945 13 10
7 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi KTM +2.950 3 9
8 Spain Ángel Rodríguez Honda +3.386 12 8
9 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia +10.546 22 7
10 France Alexis Masbou Honda +10.551 17 6
11 Italy Raffaele de Rosa Aprilia +10.851 14 5
12 Italy Fabrizio Lai Honda +11.071 9 4
13 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera +11.133 15 3
14 France Mike Di Meglio Honda +11.629 7 2
15 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +15.048 10 1
16 Spain Álvaro Bautista Honda +30.883 18
17 Spain Aleix Espargaró Honda +30.884 19
18 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi +49.058 25
19 Germany Sandro Cortese Honda +49.131 16
20 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia +49.170 23
21 Japan Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda +50.660 26
22 Spain Manuel Hernández Aprilia +51.027 28
23 Spain Mateo Túnez Aprilia +1:07.317 31
24 Italy Gioele Pellino Malaguti +1:09.832 29
25 Spain Jordi Carchano Aprilia +1:21.312 24
26 Germany Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia +1:28.227 35
27 Spain David Bonache Honda +1 Lap 33
28 Australia Blake Leigh-Smith Honda +2 Laps 36
Ret Italy Federico Sandi Honda Retirement 30
Ret Australia Tom Hatton Honda Retirement 38
Ret Spain Nicolás Terol Derbi Retirement 20
Ret Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Derbi Retirement 8
Ret Spain Julián Simón KTM Retirement 11
Ret Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia Retirement 21
Ret Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia Retirement 34
Ret Italy Michele Pirro Malaguti Retirement 32
Ret Germany Sascha Hommel Honda Retirement 37


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