2005 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix

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Qatar  2005 Qatar Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 17 races in the
2005 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Losail.svg
Date 1 October 2005
Location Losail Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.380 km (3.343 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:56.917
Fastest lap
Rider United States Nicky Hayden
Time 1:57.903
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Marco Melandri
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 2:02.154
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 2:03.301
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 2:09.455
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 2:10.515
Podium
First Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Second Finland Mika Kallio
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli

The 2005 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2005 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 29 September-1 October 2005 at the Losail International Circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 43:33.759 3 25
2 Italy Marco Melandri Honda +1.670 5 20
3 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +5.536 8 16
4 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha +14.737 4 13
5 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +20.431 2 11
6 Spain Carlos Checa Ducati +31.432 6 10
7 Japan Shinya Nakano Kawasaki +32.983 7 9
8 Spain Toni Elías Yamaha +39.888 9 8
9 Brazil Alex Barros Honda +41.792 14 7
10 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +44.252 1 6
11 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Suzuki +48.745 11 5
12 Italy Roberto Rolfo Ducati +1:01.991 15 4
13 United Kingdom Shane Byrne Honda +1:04.805 17 3
14 Spain Ruben Xaus Yamaha +1:13.824 16 2
15 United Kingdom James Ellison Blata +2:08.345 18 1
16 Italy Franco Battaini Blata +1 Lap 19
17 United States John Hopkins Suzuki +1 Lap 13
Ret Japan Makoto Tamada Honda Retirement 10
Ret Italy Max Biaggi Honda Retirement 12

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia 41:22.628 3 25
2 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Honda +1.566 1 20
3 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +2.603 6 16
4 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +2.659 4 13
5 Argentina Sebastián Porto Aprilia +4.867 5 11
6 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda +29.971 7 10
7 Spain Héctor Barberá Honda +32.708 9 9
8 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda +46.470 10 8
9 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia +46.849 11 7
10 Japan Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia +1:01.682 19 6
11 Spain Alex Debón Honda +1:01.696 18 5
12 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +1:01.780 16 4
13 Colombia Martin Cardenas Aprilia +1:02.795 22 3
14 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1:03.952 17 2
15 Italy Andrea Ballerini Aprilia +1:04.917 15 1
16 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:06.194 21
17 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia +1:21.004 20
18 Germany Dirk Heidolf Honda +1:36.546 23
19 France Mathieu Gines Aprilia +1:51.045 28
20 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +2:02.105 25
Ret France Erwan Nigon Aprilia Retirement 24
Ret France Randy de Puniet Aprilia Retirement 8
Ret Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda Retirement 14
Ret France Arnaud Vincent Fantic Retirement 26
Ret Czech Republic Radomil Rous Honda Retirement 27
Ret San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia Retirement 2
Ret Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia Retirement 12

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi KTM 39:23.248 2 25
2 Finland Mika Kallio KTM +0.017 1 20
3 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +9.571 7 16
4 France Mike Di Meglio Honda +11.815 10 13
5 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +12.169 11 11
6 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +12.303 9 10
7 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera +12.565 6 9
8 Spain Julian Simon KTM +12.571 4 8
9 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia +17.571 3 7
10 Italy Fabrizio Lai Honda +19.757 5 6
11 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +22.037 13 5
12 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia +24.205 18 4
13 Italy Raffaele de Rosa Aprilia +25.342 14 3
14 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Honda +27.965 16 2
15 Spain Enrique Jerez Derbi +37.241 23 1
16 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia +43.704 36
17 Germany Sandro Cortese Honda +44.855 21
18 Spain Aleix Espargaró Honda +44.870 17
19 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia +45.521 20
20 France Alexis Masbou Honda +49.011 15
21 Germany Dario Giuseppetti Aprilia +50.024 26
22 Spain Álvaro Bautista Honda +50.059 12
23 Italy Gioele Pellino Malaguti +50.299 24
24 Spain Mateo Túnez Aprilia +56.956 27
25 Spain Jordi Carchano Aprilia +57.020 28
26 Italy Federico Sandi Honda +1:14.927 30
27 Japan Hiroaki Kuzuhara Honda +1:29.137 33
28 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia +1:29.158 31
29 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia +1:39.784 34
Ret Italy Michele Pirro Malaguti Retirement 29
Ret Spain Ángel Rodríguez Honda Retirement 8
Ret Spain Pablo Nieto Derbi Retirement 19
Ret Spain Manuel Hernández Aprilia Retirement 25
Ret Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Derbi Retirement 22
Ret Germany Sascha Hommel Honda Retirement 35
Ret Spain David Bonache Honda Retirement 32


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