2009 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2009 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date 3 May 2009
Location Circuito de Jerez
Course Permanent racing facility
4.423 km (2.748 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:38.933
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:39.818
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Australia Casey Stoner
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Alex Debón
Time 1:43.028
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:43.338
Podium
First Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Second Spain Álvaro Bautista
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:48.237
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:47.057
Podium
First United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Second Spain Sergio Gadea
Third Spain Marc Márquez

The 2009 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 1–3 May 2009 at the Circuito de Jerez located in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.

Report[edit]

In the MotoGP race, Valentino Rossi achieved his first win of the season to go top of the world championship standings, the world champion came home ahead of home favourite Dani Pedrosa, with Casey Stoner in third place.[1] In the 250cc race, Hiroshi Aoyama capitalised on a late mistake of another home favourite, Álvaro Bautista, to take his first win since the 2007 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix.[2] In the 125cc race, British rider Bradley Smith dominated the race to achieve his first victory at the 50th attempt, after title rivals Andrea Iannone and Julián Simón both crashed.[3]

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 27 45:18.557 4 25
2 3 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 +2.700 2 20
3 27 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 27 +10.507 3 16
4 14 France Randy de Puniet Honda 27 +31.893 5 13
5 33 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki 27 +33.128 11 11
6 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki 27 +34.128 6 10
7 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 27 +34.421 7 9
8 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +34.625 8 8
9 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 27 +42.689 9 7
10 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 27 +45.183 10 6
11 59 Spain Sete Gibernau Ducati 27 +48.192 12 5
12 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +51.875 13 4
13 52 United Kingdom James Toseland Yamaha 27 +53.683 14 3
14 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 27 +53.941 15 2
15 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 27 +1:01.237 16 1
16 88 Italy Niccolò Canepa Ducati 27 +1:10.896 18
Ret 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 23 Retirement 1
Ret 36 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati 12 Retirement 17

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 26 45:08.805 6 25
2 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 26 +0.132 4 20
3 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 26 +2.706 3 16
4 40 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 26 +2.769 2 13
5 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 26 +17.946 8 11
6 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 26 +17.950 15 10
7 28 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 26 +26.288 10 9
8 16 France Jules Cluzel Aprilia 26 +26.472 5 8
9 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 26 +27.646 16 7
10 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Honda 26 +32.369 12 6
11 63 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 26 +32.617 7 5
12 48 Japan Shoya Tomizawa Honda 26 +34.241 17 4
13 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 26 +36.889 11 3
14 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Honda 26 +37.237 9 2
15 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 26 +1:16.786 13 1
16 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 26 +1:25.509 19
17 8 Switzerland Bastien Chesaux Honda 25 +1 Lap 22
18 77 Spain Aitor Rodríguez Aprilia 25 +1 Lap 20
19 56 Russia Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 25 +1 Lap 23
20 53 France Valentin Debise Honda 25 +1 Lap 24
Ret 7 Spain Axel Pons Aprilia 22 Retirement 21
Ret 76 Spain Iván Maestro Aprilia 18 Retirement 25
Ret 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 10 Retirement 18
Ret 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 9 Accident 1
Ret 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 3 Accident 14
DNQ 54 United Kingdom Toby Markham Honda

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 23 41:49.556 2 25
2 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +13.524 5 20
3 93 Spain Marc Márquez KTM 23 +13.553 4 16
4 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 23 +14.251 7 13
5 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +14.758 15 11
6 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Derbi 23 +15.545 9 10
7 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 +15.556 10 9
8 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 23 +17.772 8 8
9 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 23 +18.960 6 7
10 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 +19.053 18 6
11 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 23 +32.480 11 5
12 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Aprilia 23 +32.554 16 4
13 14 France Johann Zarco Aprilia 23 +33.378 19 3
14 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 +41.533 12 2
15 16 United States Cameron Beaubier KTM 23 +44.443 17 1
16 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 23 +44.738 21
17 35 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 23 +44.934 13
18 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +44.977 26
19 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 23 +55.464 3
20 69 Czech Republic Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 23 +1:05.314 23
21 32 Italy Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 23 +1:07.420 22
22 42 Spain Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 23 +1:16.825 25
23 39 Spain Luis Salom Honda 23 +1:25.188 29
24 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Honda 23 +1:28.903 24
25 87 Italy Luca Marconi Aprilia 23 +1:29.012 28
26 41 Spain Borja Maestro Aprilia 22 +1 Lap 30
27 31 Spain Jordi Dalmau Honda 22 +1 Lap 34
28 40 Spain Eduard López Aprilia 22 +1 Lap 33
Ret 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 21 Accident 35
Ret 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 21 Accident 20
Ret 5 France Alexis Masbou Loncin 13 Retirement 27
Ret 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 8 Retirement 14
Ret 60 Spain Julián Simón Aprilia 5 Accident 1
DNS 88 Austria Michael Ranseder Haojue Not started 32
DNQ 66 United Kingdom Matthew Hoyle Haojue Not qualified
DSQ 10 Italy Luca Vitali Aprilia Ignored ride through penalty 31

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rossi secures Spanish GP triumph". BBC Sport (BBC). 2009-05-03. Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 
  2. ^ Beer, Matt (2009-05-03). "Aoyama beats Bautista to 250cc win". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 
  3. ^ Beer, Matt (2009-05-03). "Smith claims first 125cc victory". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Archived from the original on 6 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 


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