2007 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

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Japan  2007 Japanese Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 18 races in the
2007 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Date 23 September 2007
Location Twin Ring Motegi
Course Permanent racing facility
4.801 km (2.983 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:45.864
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 1:50.718
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second France Randy de Puniet
Third Spain Toni Elías
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Shuhei Aoyama
Time 1:51.327
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Time 2:04.160
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Third Spain Hector Barbera
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Mattia Pasini
Time 1:57.301
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Raffaele de Rosa
Time 2:10.998
Podium
First Italy Mattia Pasini
Second Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Third Spain Héctor Faubel

The 2007 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 2007 MotoGP championship. It was held on 21–23 September at the recently revised Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi, Tochigi.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 24 47:05.484 8 25
2 14 France Randy de Puniet Kawasaki 24 +10.853 4 20
3 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 24 +11.526 5 16
4 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Yamaha 24 +12.192 18 13
5 33 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 24 +28.569 10 11
6 27 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 24 +31.179 9 10
7 13 Australia Anthony West Kawasaki 24 +50.001 6 9
8 4 Brazil Alex Barros Ducati 24 +52.343 15 8
9 1 United States Nicky Hayden Honda 24 +53.629 3 7
10 21 United States John Hopkins Suzuki 24 +59.715 11 6
11 71 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 24 +1:02.804 17 5
12 6 Japan Makoto Tamada Yamaha 24 +1:09.313 16 4
13 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 24 +1:09.699 2 3
14 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 24 +1:11.735 7 2
15 72 Japan Shinichi Itoh Ducati 24 +1:12.290 20 1
16 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Honda 24 +1:32.979 12
17 87 Japan Akira Yanagawa Kawasaki 23 +1 Lap 19
18 7 Spain Carlos Checa Honda 23 +1 Lap 14
Ret 64 Japan Kousuke Akiyoshi Suzuki 20 Retirement 13
Ret 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 14 Accident 1
Ret 80 United States Kurtis Roberts KR212V 1 Retirement 21

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 23 48:28.585 5 25
2 34 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 23 +4.893 2 20
3 80 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 23 +21.527 4 16
4 55 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 23 +23.488 8 13
5 3 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia 23 +25.378 9 11
6 60 Spain Julián Simón Honda 23 +42.264 7 10
7 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 23 +48.782 12 9
8 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 23 +57.782 6 8
9 73 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda 23 +1:09.049 1 7
10 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 23 +1:10.837 10 6
11 1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 23 +1:13.035 3 5
12 76 Japan Seijin Oikawa Yamaha 23 +1:26.371 28 4
13 16 France Jules Cluzel Honda 23 +1:36.236 25 3
14 75 Japan Youichi Ui Yamaha 23 +1:47.098 17 2
15 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 23 +1:50.081 11 1
16 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 23 +1:58.741 13
17 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 23 +2:06.782 22
18 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 23 +2:10.415 23
19 50 United Kingdom Eugene Laverty Honda 22 +1 Lap 21
20 77 Japan Yuki Hamamoto Yamaha 22 +1 Lap 26
Ret 45 United Kingdom Dan Linfoot Aprilia 19 Accident 27
Ret 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Aprilia 17 Retirement 15
Ret 20 Japan Takumi Takahashi Honda 3 Retirement 16
Ret 8 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 2 Accident 14
Ret 28 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 1 Accident 20
Ret 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 0 Accident 24
Ret 17 Czech Republic Karel Abrahám Aprilia 0 Accident 19
Ret 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 0 Accident 18

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 21 46:29.900 1 25
2 14 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 21 +2.985 3 20
3 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 21 +22.405 4 16
4 63 France Mike Di Meglio Honda 21 +33.751 12 13
5 6 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia 21 +37.351 7 11
6 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 21 +39.062 6 10
7 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia 21 +44.488 20 9
8 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 21 +48.901 11 8
9 60 Austria Michael Ranseder Derbi 21 +50.672 21 7
10 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 21 +56.674 19 6
11 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Aprilia 21 +1:03.334 26 5
12 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Derbi 21 +1:10.334 8 4
13 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Honda 21 +1:14.579 29 3
14 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 21 +1:19.549 2 2
15 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 21 +1:23.255 13 1
16 20 Italy Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 21 +1:28.289 24
17 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Derbi 21 +1:30.061 14
18 74 Japan Kazuma Watanabe Honda 21 +1:30.554 32
19 34 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher KTM 21 +1:35.406 17
20 69 Japan Nayuta Mizuno Yamaha 21 +1:42,793 36
21 7 France Alexis Masbou Honda 21 +2:05.969 22
22 58 Japan Shoya Tomizawa Honda 17 +4 Laps 30
Ret 53 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 20 Retirement 27
Ret 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Aprilia 17 Retirement 16
Ret 59 Japan Iori Namihira Honda 14 Accident 31
Ret 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 12 Accident 18
Ret 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Honda 9 Retirement 5
Ret 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Honda 9 Accident 15
Ret 27 Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia 8 Accident 23
Ret 95 Romania Robert Muresan Derbi 8 Accident 28
Ret 51 United States Stevie Bonsey KTM 7 Accident 25
Ret 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 7 Retirement 10
Ret 15 Italy Federico Sandi Aprilia 6 Retirement 34
Ret 35 Italy Raffaele de Rosa Aprilia 5 Accident 9
Ret 57 Japan Yuuchi Yanagisawa Honda 5 Accident 35
Ret 13 Italy Dino Lombardi Honda 3 Accident 33


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