2006 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2006 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 7 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 18 June 2006
Location Circuit de Catalunya
Course Permanent racing facility
4.727 km (2.937 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:41.855
Fastest lap
Rider United States Nicky Hayden
Time 1:43.048
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second United States Nicky Hayden
Third United States Kenny Roberts Jr
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 1:46.792
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 1:47.327
Podium
First Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:50.281
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Héctor Faubel
Time 1:50.773
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Spain Héctor Faubel
Third Spain Sergio Gadea

The 2006 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the seventh round of the 2006 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 16-18 June 2006 at the Circuit de Catalunya located in Montmeló, Catalonia, Spain.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 24 41:31.237 1 25
2 69 United States Nicky Hayden Honda 24 +4.509 7 20
3 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. KR211V 24 +9.174 3 16
4 21 United States John Hopkins Suzuki 24 +13.465 2 13
5 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 24 +22.548 12 11
6 71 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 24 +25.198 4 10
7 6 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda 24 +30.622 15 9
8 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 24 +31.277 16 8
9 77 United Kingdom James Ellison Yamaha 24 +59.203 18 7
10 66 Germany Alex Hofmann Ducati 24 +1:14.062 17 6
11 30 Spain José Luis Cardoso Ducati 24 +1:46.815 19 5
Ret 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 11 Retirement 11
Ret 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 9 Accident 14
Ret 27 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 8 Accident 8
Ret 17 France Randy de Puniet Kawasaki 6 Accident 10
DNS 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Ducati Not on grid 13
DNS 33 Italy Marco Melandri Honda Not on grid 9
DNS 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati Not on grid 6
DSQ 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Kawasaki Ignored ride through penalty 5
OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT

Championship standings after the race[edit]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 34 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 23 41:28.179 1 25
2 48 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 23 +0.095 2 20
3 7 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia 23 +0.422 4 16
4 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Aprilia 23 +1.587 7 13
5 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 23 +3.136 3 11
6 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 23 +4.032 5 10
7 55 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 23 +4.072 9 9
8 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 23 +7.315 12 8
9 14 Australia Anthony West Aprilia 23 +43.107 14 7
10 36 Colombia Martín Cárdenas Honda 23 +43.193 18 6
11 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali KTM 23 +43.582 15 5
12 8 Italy Andrea Ballerini Aprilia 23 +44.405 13 4
13 16 France Jules Cluzel Aprilia 23 +52.426 11 3
14 23 Spain Arturo Tizón Honda 23 +1:05.476 19 2
15 37 Argentina Fabricio Perren Honda 23 +1:08.871 21 1
16 21 France Arnaud Vincent Honda 23 +1:09.556 22
17 24 Spain Jordi Carchano Honda 23 +1:12.913 20
18 85 Italy Alessio Palumbo Aprilia 23 +1:42.301 23
19 22 Italy Luca Morelli Aprilia 23 +1:47.629 26
Ret 9 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia 17 Retirement 16
Ret 45 United Kingdom Dan Linfoot Honda 16 Accident 25
Ret 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 12 Accident 10
Ret 17 Germany Franz Aschenbrenner Aprilia 9 Accident 24
Ret 96 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Aprilia 7 Accident 8
Ret 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 6 Retirement 17
Ret 73 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda 3 Accident 6
DNQ 19 Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 22 40:56.370 1 25
2 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 22 +0.187 4 20
3 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 22 +0.423 11 16
4 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 22 +1.094 5 13
5 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Derbi 22 +2.235 7 11
6 1 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda 22 +2.400 10 10
7 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia 22 +15.456 3 9
8 14 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 22 +15.529 13 8
9 6 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia 22 +25.259 14 7
10 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Honda 22 +25.441 12 6
11 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Derbi 22 +26.400 9 5
12 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 22 +31.589 16 4
13 42 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi 22 +33.772 27 3
14 43 Spain Manuel Hernández Aprilia 22 +34.256 28 2
15 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 22 +36.214 17 1
16 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Honda 22 +36.238 20
17 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Honda 22 +43.693 15
18 63 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 22 +45.599 23
19 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 22 +45.636 18
20 15 Italy Michele Pirro Honda 22 +1:00.138 26
21 44 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 22 +1:00.230 30
22 12 Italy Federico Sandi Aprilia 22 +1:00.316 34
23 26 Switzerland Vincent Braillard Aprilia 22 +1:00.776 37
24 21 Spain Mateo Túnez Aprilia 22 +1:06.141 25
25 23 Italy Lorenzo Baroni Honda 22 +1:06.225 22
26 13 Italy Dino Lombardi Aprilia 22 +1:09.129 24
27 45 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 22 +1:09.168 31
28 78 Netherlands Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 22 +1:15.393 38
29 37 Netherlands Joey Litjens Honda 22 +1:30.456 35
30 20 Italy Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 22 +1:54.277 40
Ret 16 Italy Michele Conti Honda 13 Retirement 33
Ret 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Honda 8 Retirement 21
Ret 10 Spain Ángel Rodríguez Aprilia 8 Retirement 39
Ret 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 2 Accident 2
Ret 24 Italy Simone Corsi Gilera 2 Accident 8
Ret 24 Spain Julián Simón KTM 2 Accident 6
Ret 53 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 0 Retirement 29
Ret 7 France Alexis Masbou Malaguti 0 Accident 32
Ret 34 Spain Esteve Rabat Honda 0 Accident 19
Ret 9 Austria Michael Ranseder KTM 0 Accident 36
DNS 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Malaguti
DNQ 76 Spain Iván Maestro Honda
DNQ 39 United Kingdom Danny Webb Honda
DNQ 17 Germany Stefan Bradl KTM
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

References[edit]


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