2008 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  2008 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date 22 June 2008
Official name bwin.com British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
Location Donington Park
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.023 km (2.500 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:38.232
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:28.773
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:31.834
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:32.474
Podium
First Finland Mika Kallio
Second Italy Marco Simoncelli
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Simone Corsi
Time 1:37.488
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Scott Redding
Time 1:38.704
Podium
First United Kingdom Scott Redding
Second France Mike Di Meglio
Third Spain Marc Márquez

The 2008 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 20–22 June 2008 at the Donington Park circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 44:44.982 1 25
2 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +5.789 2 20
3 2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +8.347 9 16
4 5 United States Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 30 +12.678 5 13
5 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 30 +14.801 6 11
6 48 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +15.690 17 10
7 69 United States Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 30 +18.196 4 9
8 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +21.666 3 8
9 56 Japan Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +29.354 10 7
10 13 Australia Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +41.030 7 6
11 24 Spain Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 30 +44.426 18 5
12 14 France Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 30 +46.199 14 4
13 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 30 +48.731 12 3
14 11 United States Ben Spies Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 30 +49.591 8 2
15 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 30 +1:22.186 13 1
16 33 Italy Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +1:30.021 15
17 52 United Kingdom James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 29 +1 lap 16
Ret 21 United States John Hopkins Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 16 Retirement 11
Sources: [2][4][5]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 27 42:14.410 14 25
2 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 27 +0.353 2 20
3 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 27 +1.237 1 16
4 21 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +8.875 3 13
5 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 27 +11.359 4 11
6 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 27 +16.124 6 10
7 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 27 +16.136 11 9
8 60 Spain Julián Simón KTM 27 +18.007 7 8
9 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 27 +33.271 5 7
10 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 27 +49.681 8 6
11 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 27 +52.534 13 5
12 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 27 +55.311 16 4
13 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 27 +57.399 9 3
14 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera 27 +57.641 15 2
15 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 27 +1:04.329 17 1
16 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 27 +1:06.156 18
17 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Gilera 27 +1:15.812 10
18 7 Spain Russell Gómez Aprilia 26 +1 lap 22
19 45 Indonesia Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 26 +1 lap 23
Ret 50 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Aprilia 19 Retirement 20
Ret 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 13 Retirement 19
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 12 Retirement 12
Ret 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 11 Retirement 21
DNS 63 United Kingdom Toby Markham Yamaha Did not start
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 25 41:39.472 4 25
2 63 France Mike Di Meglio Derbi 25 +5.324 20 20
3 93 Spain Marc Márquez KTM 25 +5.806 7 16
4 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 25 +13.990 3 13
5 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 25 +16.855 1 11
6 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 25 +17.181 9 10
7 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 25 +18.014 14 9
8 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 25 +18.222 21 8
9 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 25 +18.404 16 7
10 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 25 +18.891 11 6
11 12 Spain Esteve Rabat KTM 25 +18.976 12 5
12 60 Austria Michael Ranseder Aprilia 25 +28.269 19 4
13 34 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher KTM 25 +28.347 18 3
14 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa KTM 25 +29.403 10 2
15 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 25 +35.763 23 1
16 16 France Jules Cluzel Loncin 25 +35.868 25
17 51 United States Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 25 +38.158 15
18 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 25 +42.766 6
19 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 25 +42.924 26
20 27 Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia 25 +1:06.296 22
21 21 Germany Robin Lässer Aprilia 25 +1:10.158 29
22 30 Spain Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 25 +1:10.905 24
23 69 France Louis Rossi Honda 25 +1:29.269 31
24 95 Romania Robert Mureșan Aprilia 24 +1 lap 30
25 56 Netherlands Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 24 +1 lap 28
26 67 United Kingdom Lee Costello Honda 24 +1 lap 36
27 19 Italy Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 24 +1 lap 32
Ret 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 19 Accident 5
Ret 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 18 Retirement 17
Ret 64 United Kingdom Matthew Hoyle Honda 14 Accident 33
Ret 66 United Kingdom Connor Behan Honda 14 Retirement 34
Ret 68 Republic of Ireland Paul Jordan Honda 14 Retirement 37
Ret 5 France Alexis Masbou Loncin 5 Accident 27
Ret 65 United Kingdom Luke Hinton Honda 4 Accident 35
Ret 1 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 1 Accident 2
Ret 22 Spain Pablo Nieto KTM 0 Accident 8
Ret 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 0 Accident 13
DNS 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi Did not start
WD 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Aprilia Withdrew
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 British MotoGP". Motorpsortmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "2008 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017. 
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Donington Park - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "Classifcation" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008. 
  5. ^ "motogp.com · bwin.com BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2008". www.motogp.com. 


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