2008 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Italy  2008 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date 1 June 2008
Location Mugello Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.245 km (3.259 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:48.130
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:50.003
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Australia Casey Stoner
Third Spain Daniel Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Héctor Barberá
Time 1:52.675
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Alvaro Bautista
Time 1:53.669
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Spain Alex Debón
Third Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Raffaele de Rosa
Time 1:58.302
Fastest lap
Rider France Mike di Meglio
Time 1:58.570
Podium
First Italy Simone Corsi
Second Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Third Spain Pol Espargaró

The 2008 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 30 May-1 June 2008 at the Mugello Circuit. It marked Valentino Rossi's seventh consecutive victory at the Italian motorcycle Grand Prix, a run which was to be finally broken the following year by Casey Stoner.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 23 42:31.153 1 25
2 1 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 23 +2.201 4 20
3 2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 +4.867 2 16
4 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 23 +6.313 10 13
5 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 23 +12.530 5 11
6 52 United Kingdom James Toseland Yamaha 23 +13.806 8 10
7 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki 23 +14.447 3 9
8 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 23 +15.319 13 8
9 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Honda 23 +15.327 9 7
10 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 23 +30.785 11 6
11 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Ducati 23 +39.621 17 5
12 24 Spain Toni Elias Ducati 23 +50.021 16 4
13 69 United States Nicky Hayden Honda 23 +50.440 6 3
14 8 Japan Tadayuki Okada Honda 23 +58.849 15 2
15 13 Australia Anthony West Kawasaki 23 +1:00.736 19 1
Ret 48 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 6 Accident 7
Ret 21 United States John Hopkins Kawasaki 6 Accident 14
Ret 14 France Randy de Puniet Honda 5 Accident 12
Ret 33 Italy Marco Melandri Ducati 5 Accident 18

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 21 40:19.910 3 25
2 6 Spain Alex Debon Aprilia 21 +0.499 7 20
3 12 Switzerland Thomas Luthi Aprilia 21 +0.712 8 16
4 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 21 +7.403 4 13
5 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 21 +12.542 9 11
6 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 21 +12.790 18 10
7 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 21 +16.114 16 9
8 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 21 +17.316 10 8
9 41 Spain Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 21 +19.642 14 7
10 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 21 +19.704 17 6
11 60 Spain Julián Simón KTM 21 +19.751 13 5
12 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 21 +47.360 21 4
13 50 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Aprilia 21 +47.422 20 3
14 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Gilera 21 +1:13.423 15 2
15 10 Hungary Imre Toth Aprilia 21 +1:25.891 19 1
16 7 Spain Russel Gomez Aprilia 21 +1:36.557 22
17 45 Indonesia Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 21 +1:48.224 23
Ret 21 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 19 Accident 1
Ret 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 17 Accident 11
Ret 52 Czech Republic Lukas Pesek Aprilia 9 Accident 5
Ret 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 9 Accident 12
Ret 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera 9 Accident 6
Ret 19 Spain Alvaro Bautista Aprilia 6 Accident 2

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 20 39:59.020 8 25
2 1 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 20 +0.019 2 20
3 44 Spain Pol Espargaro Derbi 20 +0.036 4 16
4 63 France Mike Di Meglio Derbi 20 +0.135 3 13
5 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 20 +0.178 7 11
6 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 20 +0.490 5 10
7 18 Spain Nicolas Terol Aprilia 20 +0.832 9 9
8 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 20 +3.865 6 8
9 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 20 +3.928 14 7
10 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 20 +5.439 11 6
11 51 United States Steve Bonsey Aprilia 20 +10.244 13 5
12 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 20 +10.447 12 4
13 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa KTM 20 +18.366 1 3
14 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 20 +23.201 16 2
15 60 Austria Michael Ranseder Aprilia 20 +24.440 18 1
16 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 20 +26.631 15
17 34 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher KTM 20 +30.629 19
18 7 Spain Efren Vazquez Aprilia 20 +30.730 25
19 93 Spain Marc Márquez KTM 20 +33.868 23
20 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 20 +36.928 31
21 30 Spain Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 20 +49.951 32
22 40 Italy Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 20 +50.038 22
23 16 France Jules Cluzel Loncin 20 +50.040 24
24 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 20 +50.052 26
25 12 Spain Esteve Rabat KTM 20 +56.360 20
26 47 Italy Riccardo Moretti Honda 20 +1:06.247 35
27 5 France Alexis Masbou Loncin 20 +1:06.566 38
28 21 Germany Robin Lasser Aprilia 20 +1:06.982 33
29 55 Netherlands Hugo Van Den Berg Aprilia 20 +1:09.266 28
30 42 Italy Luca Vitali Aprilia 20 +1:10.551 38
31 43 Italy Gabriele Ferro Honda 20 +1:10.567 34
32 69 France Louis Rossi Honda 20 +1:36.451 37
33 39 Italy Ferrucio Lamborghini Aprilia 20 +1:39.883 36
34 95 Romania Robert Muresan Aprilia 18 +2 Laps 30
Ret 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 19 Accident 17
Ret 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 16 Retirement 10
Ret 19 Italy Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 11 Retirement 29
Ret 22 Spain Pablo Nieto KTM 8 Retirement 27
Ret 27 Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia 2 Accident 21


Previous race:
2008 French Grand Prix
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
2008 season
Next race:
2008 Catalan Grand Prix
Previous race:
2007 Italian Grand Prix
Italian motorcycle Grand Prix Next race:
2009 Italian Grand Prix

References[edit]

Coordinates: 43°59′50.7″N 11°22′16.8″E / 43.997417°N 11.371333°E / 43.997417; 11.371333