2009 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Malaysia  2009 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date 25 October 2009
Official Name Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle GP
Location Sepang International Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.548 km (3.447 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:00.518
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:13.694
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Time 2:06.767
Fastest lap
Rider Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Time 2:07.597
Podium
First Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Second Spain Héctor Barberá
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 2:13.756
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Time 2:14.068
Podium
First Spain Julián Simón
Second United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Third Spain Pol Espargaró

The 2009 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 23–25 October 2009 at the Sepang International Circuit. In wet conditions the race was dominated by Casey Stoner in a return to form following a mystery illness which ended his hopes of regaining the world championship title.[1] Valentino Rossi finished third, which clinched the 2009 MotoGP championship for him.[2]

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 27 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 21 47:24.834 4 25
2 3 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 21 +14.666 3 20
3 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 21 +19.385 1 16
4 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 21 +25.850 2 13
5 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 21 +38.705 7 11
6 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 21 +41.061 14 10
7 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 21 +48.555 6 9
8 33 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki 21 +55.557 15 8
9 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki 21 +1:00.303 5 7
10 36 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati 21 +1:00.440 12 6
11 44 Spain Aleix Espargaró Ducati 21 +1:01.655 13 5
12 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 21 +1:01.847 10 4
13 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 21 +1:10.778 9 3
14 41 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 21 +1:15.851 17 2
15 52 United Kingdom James Toseland Yamaha 21 +1:50.672 16 1
Ret 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 14 Accident 11
Ret 14 France Randy de Puniet Honda 1 Accident 8

250cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 20 42:55.689 1 25
2 40 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 20 +6.397* 4 20
3 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 20 +6.397* 8 16
4 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 20 +14.871 9 13
5 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Honda 20 +19.177 7 11
6 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 20 +19.567 6 10
7 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 20 +20.255 11 9
8 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 20 +34.561 17 8
9 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 20 +50.937 14 7
10 73 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda 20 +1:04.186 19 6
11 11 Hungary Balázs Németh Aprilia 20 +1:08.917 20 5
12 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 20 +1:10.616 15 4
13 53 France Valentin Debise Honda 20 +1:17.945 22 3
14 8 Switzerland Bastien Chesaux Aprilia 20 +1:29.669 21 2
15 56 Russia Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 20 +1:43.536 23 1
16 48 Japan Shoya Tomizawa Honda 19 +1 Lap 16
Ret 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Honda 16 Retirement 10
Ret 16 France Jules Cluzel Aprilia 11 Retirement 2
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 11 Retirement 12
Ret 63 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 8 Retirement 3
Ret 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 6 Retirement 5
Ret 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 5 Accident 13
Ret 7 Spain Axel Pons Aprilia 2 Accident 18
Ret 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 1 Retirement 24

* Barberá awarded 2nd due to having a faster personal best lap time.

125cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 60 Spain Julián Simón Aprilia 19 42:50.916 2 25
2 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 19 +1.114 3 20
3 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi 19 +6.293 11 16
4 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 19 +8.003 18 13
5 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 19 +8.485 5 11
6 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Derbi 19 +10.188 4 10
7 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Aprilia 19 +15.114 6 9
8 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 19 +22.151 13 8
9 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 19 +26.388 7 7
10 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 19 +27.113 14 6
11 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 19 +27.859 15 5
12 88 Austria Michael Ranseder Aprilia 19 +34.838 23 4
13 35 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 19 +41.829 12 3
14 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 19 +42.433 21 2
15 39 Spain Luis Salom Aprilia 19 +51.635 20 1
16 28 Malaysia Elly Ilias Aprilia 19 +59.854 25
17 16 United States Cameron Beaubier KTM 19 +1:07.131 24
18 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Honda 19 +1:14.171 27
19 21 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil Loncin 19 +1:27.651 28
20 23 Malaysia Muhammad Zulfahmi Yamaha 19 +1:58.779 30
21 47 Australia Blake Leigh-Smith Honda 19 +2:06.062 29
22 19 France Quentin Jacquet Aprilia 18 +1 Lap 33
Ret 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 17 Accident 16
Ret 14 France Johann Zarco Aprilia 17 Accident 22
Ret 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 17 Retirement 9
Ret 87 Italy Luca Marconi Aprilia 14 Retirement 31
Ret 10 Italy Luca Vitali Aprilia 13 Retirement 32
Ret 93 Spain Marc Márquez KTM 12 Retirement 1
Ret 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 10 Retirement 17
Ret 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 10 Retirement 10
Ret 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 2 Retirement 26
Ret 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 0 Accident 19
Ret 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 0 Accident 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stoner wins but Rossi takes title". Reuters. Oct 25, 2009. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  2. ^ "Cool Rossi crowned world champion". BBC Sport. 2009-10-25. Archived from the original on 28 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-25. 


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