2007 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix

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Qatar  2007 Qatar Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 18 races in the
2007 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Losail.svg
Date 10 March 2007
Location Losail Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.380 km (3.343 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:55.002
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:56.528
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:59.432
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 2:00.121
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third Spain Héctor Barberá
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 2:06.011
Fastest lap
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 2:06.267
Podium
First Spain Héctor Faubel
Second Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Third Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek

The 2007 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix was the opening round of the 2007 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 8-10 March 2007 at the 5.38 km Losail International Circuit in Qatar.

Moto GP Classification[edit]

Pos # Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 22 43:02.788 2 25
2 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 22 +2.838 1 20
3 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 22 +8.530 5 16
4 21 United States John Hopkins Suzuki 22 +9.071 6 13
5 33 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 22 +17.433 10 11
6 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 22 +18.647 3 10
7 71 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 22 +22.916 13 9
8 1 United States Nicky Hayden Honda 22 +23.057 9 8
9 4 Brazil Alex Barros Ducati 22 +25.961 15 7
10 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Honda 22 +28.456 11 6
11 66 Germany Alex Hofmann Ducati 22 +35.029 17 5
12 19 France Olivier Jacque Kawasaki 22 +42.948 14 4
13 10 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. KR212V 22 +42.977 18 3
14 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 22 +42.989 4 2
15 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Yamaha 22 +51.639 16 1
16 6 Japan Makoto Tamada Yamaha 22 +57.853 19  
Ret 88 Australia Andrew Pitt Ilmor GP 15 Engine 21  
Ret 7 Spain Carlos Checa Honda 8 Accident 12  
Ret 14 France Randy de Puniet Kawasaki 7 Accident 8  
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 6 Accident 7  
DNS 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Ilmor GP 0 Accident 20  

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

250 cc Classification[edit]

Pos # Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 20 40:23.753 1 25
2 3 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia 20 +1.224 3 20
3 80 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 20 +2.911 2 16
4 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 20 +3.234 5 13
5 34 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 20 +12.698 7 11
6 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 20 +21.568 11 10
7 55 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 20 +31.540 9 9
8 60 Spain Julián Simón Honda 20 +40.467 10 8
9 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 20 +46.192 12 7
10 73 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda 20 +58.678 13 6
11 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 20 +1:02.762 16 5
12 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Aprilia 20 +1:07.715 14 4
13 14 Australia Anthony West Aprilia 20 +1:10.622 17 3
14 8 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 20 +1:11.594 22 2
15 28 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 20 +1:12.499 18 1
16 16 France Jules Cluzel Aprilia 20 +1:23.751 23  
17 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 20 +1:33.143 20  
18 50 United Kingdom Eugene Laverty Honda 20 +1:38.458 24  
19 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 20 +1:38.548 19  
Ret 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 18 Mechanical 8  
Ret 9 Spain Arturo Tizón Aprilia 14 Mechanical 15  
Ret 44 Japan Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 10 Mechanical 25  
Ret 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 7 Accident 21  
Ret 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 2 Accident 4  
Ret 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 2 Accident 6  

125 cc Classification[edit]

Pos # Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 18 38:12.029 2 25
2 14 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 18 +0.073 1 20
3 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Derbi 18 +17.499 4 16
4 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Aprilia 18 +17.754 5 13
5 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 18 +25.642 10 11
6 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 18 +25.877 7 10
7 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Aprilia 18 +28.437 12 9
8 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Honda 18 +28.527 8 8
9 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia 18 +28.708 11 7
10 7 France Alexis Masbou Honda 18 +33.669 15 6
11 6 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia 18 +40.665 20 5
12 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Honda 18 +40.679 9 4
13 60 Austria Michael Ranseder Derbi 18 +40.915 13 3
14 63 France Mike Di Meglio Honda 18 +41.671 18 2
15 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 18 +41.764 14 1
16 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Derbi 18 +48.643 19  
17 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 18 +48.656 21  
18 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 18 +48.858 28  
19 34 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher KTM 18 +1:03.160 17  
20 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Aprilia 18 +1:23.074 27  
21 37 Netherlands Joey Litjens Honda 18 +1:23.147 25  
22 51 United States Stevie Bonsey KTM 18 +1:31.521 29  
23 20 Italy Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 18 +1:59.152 30  
24 56 Netherlands Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 18 +2:00.040 31  
Ret 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Honda 16 Mechanical 26  
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 15 Mechanical 3  
Ret 27 Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia 14 Mechanical 16  
Ret 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 12 Mechanical 6  
Ret 53 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 7 Mechanical 23  
Ret 15 Italy Federico Sandi Aprilia 4 Mechanical 22  
Ret 95 Romania Robert Mureşan Derbi 3 Mechanical 24  


Previous race:
2006 Valencian Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
2007 season
Next race:
2007 Spanish Grand Prix
Previous race:
2006 Qatar Grand Prix
Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix Next race:
2008 Qatar Grand Prix

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