2005 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  2005 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date 24 July 2005
Location Donington Park
Course Permanent racing facility
4.023 km (2.5 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:27.897
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:45.377
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second United States Kenny Roberts, Jr.
Third Brazil Alex Barros
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:31.834
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Anthony West
Time 1:47.025
Podium
First France Randy de Puniet
Second Australia Anthony West
Third Australia Casey Stoner
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:37.295
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:38.408
Podium
First Spain Julián Simón
Second France Mike Di Meglio
Third Italy Fabrizio Lai

The 2005 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 22-24 July 2005 at the Donington Park circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 52:58.675 1 25
2 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki +3.169 16 20
3 Brazil Alex Barros Honda +4.006 4 16
4 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha +10.292 6 13
5 Spain Carlos Checa Ducati +13.020 13 11
6 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +23.321 11 10
7 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +37.833 9 9
8 Germany Alex Hofmann Kawasaki +44.617 15 8
9 Spain Toni Elías Yamaha +1 Lap 17 7
10 Italy Roberto Rolfo Ducati +1 Lap 19 6
11 United States John Hopkins Suzuki +2 Laps 10 5
Ret Italy Franco Battaini Blata Retirement 21
Ret United Kingdom James Ellison Blata Retirement 20
Ret United Kingdom Shane Byrne Proton Retirement 18
Ret Spain Sete Gibernau Honda Retirement 2
Ret Japan Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Retirement 12
Ret Italy Max Biaggi Honda Retirement 8
Ret Australia Troy Bayliss Honda Retirement 7
Ret United States Nicky Hayden Honda Retirement 5
Ret Italy Marco Melandri Honda Retirement 3
Ret Spain Rubén Xaus Yamaha Retirement 14

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 49:11.337 6 25
2 Australia Anthony West KTM +1.236 15 20
3 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +16.740 10 16
4 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +47.825 1 13
5 Argentina Sebastián Porto Aprilia +1:03.449 5 11
6 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia +1:32.437 14 10
7 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +1:34.560 4 9
8 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Honda +1:45.964 2 8
9 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia +1 Lap 12 7
10 Italy Andrea Ballerini Aprilia +1 Lap 20 6
11 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +1 Lap 22 5
12 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia +1 Lap 11 4
13 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +1 Lap 19 3
14 France Gregory Leblanc Aprilia +2 Laps 24 2
15 Czech Republic Radomil Rous Honda +2 Laps 25 1
16 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +2 Laps 17
17 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +2 Laps 18
18 Spain Alvaro Molina Aprilia +2 Laps 29
19 Italy Gabriele Ferro Fantic +4 Laps 31
Ret Sweden Andreas Martensson Yamaha Retirement 30
Ret United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia Retirement 16
Ret Japan Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia Retirement 26
Ret Spain Héctor Barberá Honda Retirement 7
Ret Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda Retirement 8
Ret Austria Yves Polzer Aprilia Retirement 28
Ret San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia Retirement 3
Ret Colombia Martin Cardenas Aprilia Retirement 23
Ret Germany Dirk Heidolf Honda Retirement 21
Ret France Arnaud Vincent Fantic Retirement 27
Ret Spain Alex Debón Honda Retirement 13
Ret Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda Retirement 9

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Julián Simón KTM 17:35.523 6 25
2 France Mike Di Meglio Honda +2.406 9 20
3 Italy Fabrizio Lai Honda +8.896 5 16
4 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +9.169 3 13
5 Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi +13.837 17 11
6 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +18.323 4 10
7 Finland Mika Kallio KTM +23.453 1 9
8 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +31.424 15 8
9 United Kingdom Dan Linfoot Honda +33.865 39 7
10 Japan Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda +40.094 30 6
11 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia +40.345 14 5
12 United Kingdom Chris Elkin Honda +40.761 41 4
13 Spain Jordi Carchano Aprilia +42.789 26 3
14 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia +42.833 27 2
15 Germany Sandro Cortese Honda +43.420 28 1
16 Netherlands Raymond Schouten Honda +43.587 25
17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia +45.101 36
18 Italy Gioele Pellino Malaguti +47.077 38
19 Italy Federico Sandi Honda +48.901 31
20 Italy Raffaele de Rosa Aprilia +49.088 21
21 Spain Nicolás Terol Derbi +54.566 18
22 United Kingdom James Westmoreland Honda +59.769 37
23 Switzerland Vincent Braillard Aprilia +1:00.672 33
24 Spain Mateo Túnez Aprilia +1:02.134 24
25 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera +1:26.419 11
26 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia +1:28.411 34
Ret Spain Aleix Espargaró Honda Retirement 19
Ret Spain Álvaro Bautista Honda Retirement 12
Ret France Alexis Masbou Honda Retirement 10
Ret Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Derbi Retirement 20
Ret United Kingdom Rob Guiver Honda Retirement 40
Ret Hungary Gábor Talmácsi KTM Retirement 7
Ret Germany Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia Retirement 29
Ret Spain Manuel Hernández Aprilia Retirement 16
Ret Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia Retirement 2
Ret Italy Michele Pirro Malaguti Retirement 32
Ret Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda Retirement 8
Ret Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia Retirement 13
Ret United Kingdom Kev Coghlan Honda Retirement 35
Ret Spain Ángel Rodríguez Honda Retirement 23
Ret Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia Retirement 22

Notes[edit]

  • The 125cc race was stopped due to heavy rain. It was later restarted with the grid order determined by the running order after the suspension. The second part of the race determined the final result.


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