2007 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2007 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 18 of 18 races in the
2007 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date 4 November 2007
Official Name G.P. bwin.com de la Comunitat Valenciana
Location Circuit de Valencia
Course Permanent racing facility
4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:31.517
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:32.748
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Australia Casey Stoner
Third United States John Hopkins
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:35.166
Fastest lap
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:35:659
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third Spain Alex Debon
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 1:39.029
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Héctor Faubel
Time 1:39:380
Podium
First Spain Héctor Faubel
Second Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Third Spain Sergio Gadea

The 2007 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2007 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 2-4 November 2007 at the Circuit de Valencia in Valencia, Spain. In the MotoGP class Dani Pedrosa took 2nd in the championship by a single point from Valentino Rossi, while John Hopkins overhauled Marco Melandri to take 4th. In the 125cc class Gábor Talmácsi finished second behind teammate Héctor Faubel, which meant the Hungarian became the world champion of 2007.

Moto GP Classification[edit]

Pos # Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Points
1 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 30 46:43.533 25
2 27 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 30 +5.447 20
3 21 United States John Hopkins Suzuki 30 +20.404 16
4 33 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 30 +24.827 13
5 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 30 +25.804 11
6 71 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 30 +25.862 10
7 4 Brazil Alex Barros Ducati 30 +29.470 9
8 1 United States Nicky Hayden Honda 30 +30.333 8
9 14 France Randy de Puniet Kawasaki 30 +30.895 7
10 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 30 +31.030 6
11 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Yamaha 30 +38.763 5
12 7 Spain Carlos Checa Honda 30 +42.506 4
13 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 30 +46.572 3
14 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Honda 30 +57.069 2
15 6 Japan Makoto Tamada Yamaha 30 +56.879 1
16 13 Australia Anthony West Kawasaki 30 +1'15.369
Ret 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 19 Retirement
Ret 80 United States Kurtis Roberts KR212V 10 Retirement

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 27 +43:28.349 1 25
2 3 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia 27 +0.371 9 20
3 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +6.797 8 16
4 34 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +6.880 10 13
5 80 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +12.767 5 11
6 60 Spain Julián Simón Honda 27 +13.030 7 10
7 1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 27 +14.751 2 9
8 55 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +16.437 3 8
9 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +16.551 14 7
10 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 27 +20.223 11 6
11 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 +23.626 4 5
12 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 27 +31.805 12 4
13 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +34.310 13 3
14 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +58.825 20 2
15 8 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 27 +58.845 19 1
16 28 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 27 +59.688 18
17 73 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda 27 +1:01.510 15
18 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 27 +1:19.620 23
19 44 Japan Taro Sekiguchi Aprilia 27 +1:20.598 27
20 21 Italy Federico Sandi Aprilia 27 +1:24.412 24
21 50 United Kingdom Eugene Laverty Honda 27 +1:27.529 25
22 31 Spain Álvaro Molina Aprilia 26 +1 Lap 22
23 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 26 +1 Lap 26
24 53 Spain Santiago Barragán Honda 26 +1 Lap 28
Ret 17 Czech Republic Karel Abrahám Aprilia 20 Accident 21
Ret 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 20 Accident 6
Ret 18 Germany Joshua Sommer Honda 19 Retirement 29
Ret 16 France Jules Cluzel Honda 15 Accident 17
Ret 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Aprilia 0 Accident 1

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 24 +40:14.228 2 25
2 14 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 24 +0.185 1 20
3 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 24 +0.286 3 16
4 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 24 +0.826 8 13
5 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Derbi 24 +0.878 4 11
6 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Honda 24 +5.850 11 10
7 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia 24 +9.038 5 9
8 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Honda 24 +13.034 12 8
9 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 24 +20.734 15 7
10 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Aprilia 24 +21.002 9 6
11 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Derbi 24 +21.346 7 5
12 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 24 +32.078 6 4
13 60 Austria Michael Ranseder Derbi 24 +39.542 16 3
14 7 France Alexis Masbou Honda 24 +39.548 18 2
15 34 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher KTM 24 +39.706 17 1
16 51 United States Stevie Bonsey KTM 24 +39.880 27
17 27 Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia 24 +40.877 19
18 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Aprilia 24 +40.998 23
19 20 Italy Roberto Tamburini Aprilia 24 +44.169 26
20 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 24 +44.173 25
21 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Honda 24 +54.912 28
22 95 Romania Robert Muresan Derbi 24 +1:09.235 29
23 63 France Mike Di Meglio Honda 24 +1:12.208 21
24 37 Netherlands Joey Litjens Honda 24 +1:12.315 32
25 13 Italy Dino Lombardi Honda 24 +1:12.770 34
26 78 Spain Daniel Saez Aprilia 24 +1:12.786 31
27 30 Spain Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 24 +1:12.868 33
28 79 Italy Ferruccio Lamborghini Aprilia 24 +1:16.195 36
29 40 Hungary Alen Győrfi Aprilia 24 +1:38.850 37
30 6 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia 23 +1 Lap 13
Ret 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 11 Retirement 24
Ret 53 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 11 Retirement 35
Ret 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 9 Retirement 10
Ret 98 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Honda 9 Retirement 20
Ret 35 Italy Raffaele de Rosa Aprilia 7 Retirement 22
Ret 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 1 Retirement 14
Ret 76 Spain Ivan Maestro Aprilia 0 Retirement 30

Notes[edit]

  • Valentino Rossi entered the race despite having suffered serious hand injuries during the qualifying session.


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2007 Malaysian Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
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2008 Qatar Grand Prix
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2006 Valencian Grand Prix
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