2006 United States motorcycle Grand Prix

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United States  2006 United States Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 17 races in the
2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Laguna Seca.svg
Date July 23, 2006
Official Name Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix
Location Laguna Seca
Course Permanent racing facility
3.610 km (2.243 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Chris Vermeulen
Time 1:23.168
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:23.333
Podium
First United States Nicky Hayden
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Italy Marco Melandri

The 2006 United States motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh race of the 2006 Motorcycle Grand Prix season. It took place on the weekend of July 21–23, 2006 at the Laguna Seca circuit.

MotoGP Classification[edit]

Pos No. Driver Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 69 United States Nicky Hayden Honda 32 45:04.867 6 25
2 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 32 +3.186 4 20
3 33 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 32 +10.929 9 16
4 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. KR211V 32 +11.941 3 13
5 71 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 32 +27.439 1 11
6 21 United States John Hopkins Suzuki 32 +38.820 5 10
7 7 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha 32 +44.825 11 9
8 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 32 +48.526 13 8
9 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 32 +53.228 2 7
10 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Ducati 32 +1:06.279 16 6
11 6 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda 32 +1:11.941 14 5
12 17 France Randy de Puniet Kawasaki 32 +1:14.407 15 4
13 77 United Kingdom James Ellison Yamaha 32 +1:19.283 18 3
14 66 Germany Alex Hofmann Ducati 32 +1:41.277 17 2
15 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 31 +1 Lap 12 1
16 30 Spain José Luis Cardoso Ducati 31 +1 Lap 19  
Ret 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 30 Retirement 10  
Ret 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Kawasaki 15 Retirement 8  
Ret 27 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 14 Accident 7  
OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT

Championship standings after the race[edit]


Previous race:
2006 German Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
2006 season
Next race:
2006 Czech Republic Grand Prix
Previous race:
2005 United States Grand Prix
United States Grand Prix Next race:
2007 United States Grand Prix

References[edit]