2011 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix

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Qatar  2011 Qatar Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Losail.svg
Date 20 March 2011
Official Name Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar
Location Losail Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.380 km (3.343 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Time 1:54.137
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Time 1:55.366
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Germany Stefan Bradl Kalex
Time 2:00.168
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis Motobi
Time 2:01.003
Podium
First Germany Stefan Bradl Kalex
Second Italy Andrea Iannone Suter
Third Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia
Time 2:06.605
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia
Time 2:06.463
Podium
First Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia
Second Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia
Third Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia

The 2011 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix was the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 17–20 March 2011 at the Losail International Circuit located in Doha, Qatar. In the MotoGP race Casey Stoner won finishing 3.44 seconds ahead of 2010 world champion Jorge Lorenzo with Dani Pedrosa in third place.[1]

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Bike Laps Time Grid Points
1 27 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 22 42:38.569 1 25
2 1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 22 +3.440 3 20
3 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 22 +5.051 2 16
4 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 22 +5.942 7 13
5 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Honda 22 +7.358 4 11
6 11 United States Ben Spies Yamaha 22 +10.468 5 10
7 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Ducati 22 +16.431 9 9
8 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 22 +26.293 10 8
9 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 22 +27.416 13 7
10 7 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 22 +28.920 12 6
11 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 22 +34.539 8 5
12 8 Spain Héctor Barberá Ducati 22 +34.829 6 4
13 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Ducati 22 +37.957 15 3
Ret 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 18 Accident 16
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 1 Retirement 14
Ret 14 France Randy de Puniet Ducati 0 Accident 11
DNS 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Suzuki Injured

Moto2 classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Bike Laps Time Grid Points
1 65 Germany Stefan Bradl Kalex 20 40:38.549 1 25
2 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Suter 20 +4.330 16 20
3 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter 20 +5.137 3 16
4 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis MotoBi 20 +5.925 8 13
5 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 20 +6.621 4 11
6 3 Italy Simone Corsi FTR 20 +14.217 11 10
7 16 France Jules Cluzel Suter 20 +14.257 5 9
8 51 Italy Michele Pirro Moriwaki 20 +14.501 9 8
9 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Tech 3 20 +18.910 7 7
10 60 Spain Julián Simón Suter 20 +19.174 6 6
11 40 Spain Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex 20 +19.442 14 5
12 68 Colombia Yonny Hernández FTR 20 +20.830 20 4
13 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Suter 20 +20.837 15 3
14 34 Spain Esteve Rabat FTR 20 +20.855 17 2
15 76 Germany Max Neukirchner MZ-RE Honda 20 +26.803 12 1
16 80 Spain Axel Pons Pons Kalex 20 +27.295 23
17 88 Spain Ricard Cardús Moriwaki 20 +28.080 22
18 54 Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Suter 20 +28.212 28
19 63 France Mike Di Meglio Tech 3 20 +34.939 19
20 36 Finland Mika Kallio Suter 20 +34.962 25
21 71 Italy Claudio Corti Suter 20 +37.982 18
22 44 Spain Pol Espargaró FTR 20 +43.491 24
23 53 France Valentin Debise FTR 20 +43.659 26
24 9 United States Kenny Noyes FTR 20 +47.476 34
25 19 Belgium Xavier Simeon Tech 3 20 +47.755 35
26 21 Spain Javier Forés Suter 20 +50.355 21
27 4 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex 20 +50.544 29
28 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Suter 20 +1:04.879 31
29 39 Venezuela Robertino Pietri Suter 20 +1:09.672 30
30 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Moriwaki 20 +1:09.781 36
31 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Suter 20 +1:23.743 10
32 96 Qatar Nasser Al Malki Moriwaki 20 +1:39.105 39
Ret 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot FTR 10 Accident 27
Ret 49 United Kingdom Kev Coghlan FTR 6 Accident 33
Ret 93 Spain Marc Márquez Suter 4 Accident 2
Ret 64 Colombia Santiago Hernández FTR 4 Accident 32
Ret 13 Australia Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 4 Accident 37
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini FTR 3 Accident 13
Ret 95 Qatar Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki 0 Accident 38

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Bike Laps Time Grid Points
1 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 18 38:28.687 1 25
2 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 18 +7.710 2 20
3 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 18 +9.147 4 16
4 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 18 +9.514 3 13
5 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 18 +9.698 6 11
6 5 France Johann Zarco Derbi 18 +15.260 7 10
7 23 Spain Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 18 +15.352 8 9
8 39 Spain Luis Salom Aprilia 18 +15.696 10 8
9 25 Spain Maverick Viñales Aprilia 18 +15.910 9 7
10 44 Portugal Miguel Oliveira Aprilia 18 +27.396 12 6
11 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 18 +42.563 5 5
12 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Aprilia 18 +43.772 21 4
13 52 United Kingdom Danny Kent Aprilia 18 +44.001 13 3
14 15 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 18 +44.272 14 2
15 96 France Louis Rossi Aprilia 18 +50.030 11 1
16 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Mahindra 18 +50.424 23
17 31 Finland Niklas Ajo Aprilia 18 +1:01.545 16
18 17 United Kingdom Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 18 +1:02.931 20
19 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin Derbi 18 +1:05.192 17
20 3 Italy Luigi Morciano Aprilia 18 +1:05.273 19
21 77 Germany Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 18 +1:05.396 22
22 19 Italy Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 18 +1:12.458 24
23 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 18 +1:30.629 26
24 12 Germany Daniel Kartheininger KTM 18 +1:30.792 29
25 21 United Kingdom Harry Stafford Aprilia 18 +1:30.798 28
26 30 Switzerland Giulian Pedone Aprilia 18 +1:54.387 27
27 43 Italy Francesco Mauriello Aprilia 18 +1:54.548 30
28 26 Spain Adrián Martín Aprilia 14 +4 Laps 15
Ret 36 Spain Joan Perelló Aprilia 9 Retirement 25
Ret 76 Japan Hiroki Ono KTM 7 Retirement 18
DNQ 69 India Sarath Kumar Aprilia Did not qualify

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Casey Stoner wins opening MotoGP of the season in Qatar". BBC Sport. 2011-03-20. Archived from the original on 1 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-23. 


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