2008 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2008 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 18 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 26 October 2008
Official Name GP Parts Europe de la Comunitat Valenciana
Location Circuit de Valencia
Course Permanent racing facility
4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:31.502
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:32.582
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:35.408
Fastest lap
Rider Finland Mika Kallio
Time 1:35.890
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Japan Yuki Takahashi
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Time 1:41.451
Fastest lap
Rider France Mike di Meglio
Time 1:40.901
Podium
First Italy Simone Corsi
Second Spain Nicolas Terol
Third France Mike di Meglio

The 2008 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 24-26 October 2008 at the Circuit de Valencia.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 1 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 30 46:46.114 1 25
2 2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 30 +3.390 2 20
3 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 30 +12.194 10 16
4 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 30 +24.159 9 13
5 69 United States Nicky Hayden Honda 30 +26.232 3 11
6 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 30 +32.209 4 10
7 56 Japan Shinya Nakano Honda 30 +34.571 15 9
8 48 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 30 +35.661 7 8
9 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki 30 +38.228 8 7
10 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 30 +47.583 16 6
11 52 United Kingdom James Toseland Yamaha 30 +52.107 5 5
12 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Ducati 30 +52.350 13 4
13 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 30 +52.833 12 3
14 21 United States John Hopkins Kawasaki 30 +53.227 14 2
15 14 France Randy de Puniet Honda 30 +53.411 6 1
16 33 Italy Marco Melandri Ducati 30 +1:08.387 18
17 13 Australia Anthony West Kawasaki 30 +1:11.181 17
18 24 Spain Toni Elias Ducati 30 +1:37.055 11

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 43:29.003 1 25
2 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +5.164 10 20
3 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +8.648 6 16
4 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +15.605 8 13
5 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 27 +20.991 5 11
6 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +22.212 9 10
7 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 27 +23.199 12 9
8 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 27 +23.321 7 8
9 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 27 +37.424 14 7
10 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +38.887 11 6
11 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 27 +44.065 4 5
12 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 27 +1:10.999 16 4
13 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 27 +1:31.950 18 3
14 92 Spain Daniel Arcas Honda 27 +1:39.110 22 2
15 35 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Gilera 27 +1:41.209 17 1
16 43 Spain Manuel Hernández Aprilia 26 +1 Lap 21
17 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 26 +1 Lap 20
18 90 Italy Federico Sandi Aprilia 26 +1 Lap 19
19 45 Indonesia Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 26 +1 Lap 23
Ret 93 Hungary Alen Győrfi Aprilia 24 Accident 24
Ret 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 21 Accident 2
Ret 60 Spain Julián Simón KTM 19 Retirement 3
Ret 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Gilera 12 Accident 15
Ret 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 11 Accident 13
Ret 94 Germany Toni Wirsing Honda 11 Retirement 25

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 24 40:45.715 3 25
2 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 24 +0.106 4 20
3 63 France Mike Di Meglio Derbi 24 +0.223 7 16
4 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 24 +0.776 5 13
5 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 24 +1.333 11 11
6 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 24 +21.578 8 10
7 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 24 +29.387 15 9
8 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 24 +29.419 17 8
9 22 Spain Pablo Nieto KTM 24 +38.059 18 7
10 12 Spain Esteve Rabat KTM 24 +38.481 12 6
11 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 24 +38.941 16 5
12 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 24 +48.466 22 4
13 40 Italy Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 24 +48.802 26 3
14 5 France Alexis Masbou Loncin 24 +50.340 23 2
15 28 Spain Enrique Jerez KTM 24 +50.575 27 1
16 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 24 +52.220 20
17 34 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher KTM 24 +55.047 21
18 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 24 +55.139 37
19 16 France Jules Cluzel Loncin 24 +55.546 25
20 72 Italy Marco Ravaioli Aprilia 24 +1:00.289 31
21 95 Romania Robert Mureşan Aprilia 24 +1:10.142 34
22 48 Switzerland Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 24 +1:26.165 39
23 69 France Louis Rossi Honda 24 +1:26.407 35
24 78 Spain Daniel Sáez Aprilia 24 +1:41.720 33
25 25 Spain Cristian Trabalon Aprilia 23 +1 Lap 40
Ret 30 Spain Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 23 Retirement 36
Ret 51 United States Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 15 Accident 6
Ret 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 14 Retirement 14
Ret 26 Spain Adrián Martín Aprilia 11 Accident 24
Ret 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa KTM 8 Accident 19
Ret 1 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 6 Retirement 1
Ret 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 6 Accident 13
Ret 21 Germany Robin Lässer Aprilia 6 Accident 32
Ret 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 3 Retirement 9
Ret 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 2 Collision 2
Ret 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 2 Collision 10
Ret 55 Netherlands Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 0 Accident 38
Ret 75 Spain Ricard Cardús Derbi 0 Accident 28
DNS 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi Not started 30
DSQ 23 Spain Julián Miralles Aprilia Disqualified 29

Notes[edit]

  • In the 125cc race Julian Miralles was disqualified for changing bike illegally.

References[edit]


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