2009 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  2009 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 15 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date 18 October 2009
Official Name Iveco Australian Grand Prix
Location Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:30.341
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:30.085
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Raffaele De Rosa
Time 1:33.389
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Raffaele De Rosa
Time 1:33.519
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Spain Héctor Barberá
Third Italy Raffaele De Rosa
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Pol Espargaró
Time 1:37.770
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Sandro Cortese
Time 1:37.869
Podium
First Spain Julian Simon
Second United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Third Germany Sandro Cortese

The 2009 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifteenth round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 16–18 October 2009 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Ducati rider Casey Stoner won the grand prix, in his home race. Championship leader Valentino Rossi finished second, further increasing his championship lead over rival Jorge Lorenzo, who crashed out and failed to score any points.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 27 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 27 40:56.651 1 25
2 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 27 +1.935 2 20
3 3 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 +22.618 3 16
4 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 27 +32.702 6 13
5 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 27 +35.885 5 11
6 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +38.842 10 10
7 33 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki 27 +44.461 14 9
8 14 France Randy de Puniet Honda 27 +44.941 8 8
9 36 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati 27 +54.345 9 7
10 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 27 +1:01.205 11 6
11 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 27 +1:05.417 15 5
12 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki 27 +1:05.950 17* 4
13 41 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 27 +1:17.951 16 3
14 41 United Kingdom James Toseland Yamaha 27 +1:17.985 12 2
15 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 26 + 1 lap 7 1
Ret 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 0 Accident 4
DNS 88 Italy Niccolò Canepa Ducati

* Loris Capirossi started at the back of the grid due to having a new engine, 1 over the allowed allocation.

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 18 28:17.403 2 25
2 40 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 18 +2.434 5 20
3 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Honda 18 +2.604 1 16
4 16 France Jules Cluzel Aprilia 18 +12.118 12 13
5 63 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 18 +12.192 6 11
6 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 18 +12.413 11 10
7 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 18 +12.455 3 9
8 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Honda 18 +13.112 9 8
9 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 18 +13.560 7 7
10 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 18 +27.779 10 6
11 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 18 +28.222 15 5
12 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 18 +28.657 14 4
13 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 18 +33.892 4 3
14 73 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda 18 +38.779 16 2
15 48 Japan Shoya Tomizawa Honda 25 +40.529 18 1
16 11 Hungary Balázs Németh Aprilia 18 +1:23.200 21
17 8 Switzerland Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 18 +1:24.298 24
18 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 17 +1 Lap 23
19 53 France Valentin Debise Honda 17 +1 Lap 22
NC 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 18 +30.515* 17
Ret 7 Spain Axel Pons Aprilia 16 Retirement 19
Ret 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 15 Retirement 13
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 7 Accident 8
Ret 56 Russia Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 7 Retirement 20

* Race red flagged after 18 laps due to Roberto Locatelli having an accident. Locatelli was not classified for not being back in Parc Ferme within 5 minutes.

  • Jules Cluzel crashed on lap 18, but he retained 4th position because he crashed after the red flags.

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 60 Spain Julián Simón Aprilia 23 37:55.798 3 25
2 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 23 +0.313 5 20
3 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Derbi 23 +2.057 7 16
4 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 +2.161 1 13
5 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 +2.330 4 11
6 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 +3.239 2 10
7 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +3.290 11 9
8 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 23 +12.820 8 8
9 93 Spain Marc Márquez KTM 23 +22.355 6 7
10 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +22.602 16 6
11 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 23 +29.181 24 5
12 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 23 +29.199 17 4
13 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 23 +29.222 21 3
14 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 +29.369 23 2
15 35 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 23 +29.461 22 1
16 14 France Johann Zarco Aprilia 23 +29.709 19
17 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +31.251 13
18 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 23 +32.482 14
19 39 Spain Luis Salom Aprilia 23 +58.333 25
20 88 Austria Michael Ranseder Aprilia 23 +58.485 20
21 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 23 +1:19.017 15
22 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Honda 23 +1:23.621 26
23 21 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil Loncin 23 +1:23.731 27
24 97 Australia Brad Gross Yamaha 22 +1 Lap 29
25 10 Italy Luca Vitali Aprilia 22 +1 Lap 28
26 87 Italy Luca Marconi Aprilia 22 +1 Lap 31
27 54 Australia Andrew Lawson Honda 22 +1 Lap 33
Ret 98 Australia Levi Day Honda 22 +1 Lap 32
Ret 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Aprilia 21 Retirement 10
Ret 96 Australia Nicky Diles Aprilia 7 Retirement 30
Ret 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 2 Accident 12
Ret 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 2 Retirement 9
Ret 16 United States Cameron Beaubier KTM 2 Accident 18
DNS 19 France Quentin Jacquet Aprilia
DNS 30 Australia Dylan Mavin Honda

References[edit]


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