2008 Dutch TT

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Netherlands  2008 Dutch Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 18 races in the
2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
TT Assen.svg
Date28 June 2008
Official nameA-Style TT Assen[1]
LocationTT Circuit Assen
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.555 km (2.830 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:35.520
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:36.738
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third United States Colin Edwards
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:39.510
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Álvaro Bautista
Time 1:40.340
Podium
First Spain Álvaro Bautista
Second Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Third Italy Marco Simoncelli
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Simone Corsi
Time 1:45.533
Fastest lap
Rider France Mike Di Meglio
Time 1:46.661
Podium
First Hungary Gábor Talmácsi
Second Spain Joan Olivé
Third Italy Simone Corsi

The 2008 Dutch TT was the ninth round of the 2008 MotoGP championship. It took place on the weekend of 26–28 June 2008 at the TT Circuit Assen.

Dani Pedrosa, Casey Stoner and Colin Edwards, celebrating on the podium after finishing second, first and third at the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 26 42:12.337 1 25
2 2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 +11.310 2 20
3 5 United States Colin Edwards Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 26 +17.125 6 16
4 69 United States Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 26 +20.477 4 13
5 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso JiR Team Scot MotoGP Honda 26 +27.346 11 11
6 48 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 26 +28.608 7 10
7 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 26 +32.330 8 9
8 56 Japan Shinya Nakano San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 26 +34.892 9 8
9 52 United Kingdom James Toseland Tech 3 Yamaha Yamaha 26 +38.566 13 7
10 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Alice Team Ducati 26 +38.817 10 6
11 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 26 +46.025 3 5
12 24 Spain Toni Elías Alice Team Ducati 26 +48.213 14 4
13 33 Italy Marco Melandri Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 26 +59.594 16 3
Ret 13 Australia Anthony West Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 7 Accident 15
Ret 14 France Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 0 Accident 5
Ret 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 0 Accident 12
DNS 21 United States John Hopkins Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki Did not start
WD 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki Withdrew
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 24 40:54.117 1 25
2 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 24 +4.597 6 20
3 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 24 +6.003 3 16
4 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 24 +9.034 4 13
5 21 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 24 +9.079 2 11
6 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama KTM 24 +11.515 13 10
7 36 Finland Mika Kallio KTM 24 +12.874 11 9
8 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda 24 +13.622 10 8
9 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 24 +21.168 9 7
10 60 Spain Julián Simón KTM 24 +28.789 7 6
11 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 24 +37.607 15 5
12 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 24 +37.741 17 4
13 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Gilera 24 +38.729 12 3
14 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 24 +39.165 19 2
15 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 24 +43.037 8 1
16 50 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Aprilia 24 +54.171 20
17 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Aprilia 24 +54.334 5
18 64 Sweden Frederik Watz Aprilia 24 +1:24.430 22
19 45 Indonesia Doni Tata Pradita Yamaha 23 +1 lap 24
20 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 23 +1 lap 21
Ret 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Gilera 17 Retirement 16
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 11 Accident 14
Ret 7 Spain Russell Gómez Aprilia 0 Accident 23
DNS 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 0 Did not start 18
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classification[edit]

The 125cc race was stopped after 9 laps due to rain. It was later restarted for 5 additional laps, with the grid determined by the running order before the suspension. The second part of the race determined the final result.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 5 9:04.520 13 25
2 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 5 +0.128 3 20
3 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 5 +0.255 1 16
4 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 5 +0.340 5 13
5 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 5 +0.425 2 11
6 12 Spain Esteve Rabat KTM 5 +0.568 15 10
7 63 France Mike Di Meglio Derbi 5 +0.846 4 9
8 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 5 +0.928 23 8
9 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 5 +1.438 8 7
10 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa KTM 5 +2.554 7 6
11 27 Italy Stefano Bianco Aprilia 5 +2.829 14 5
12 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 5 +3.021 10 4
13 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama KTM 5 +3.201 17 3
14 60 Austria Michael Ranseder Aprilia 5 +3.600 21 2
15 56 Netherlands Hugo van den Berg Aprilia 5 +4.547 25 1
16 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 5 +4.592 12
17 51 United States Stevie Bonsey Aprilia 5 +4.819 16
18 16 France Jules Cluzel Loncin 5 +10.548 27
19 34 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher KTM 5 +10.643 11
20 22 Spain Pablo Nieto KTM 5 +10.849 20
21 30 Spain Pere Tutusaus Aprilia 5 +11.094 24
22 21 Germany Robin Lässer Aprilia 5 +11.854 33
23 5 France Alexis Masbou Loncin 5 +13.716 29
24 69 France Louis Rossi Honda 5 +13.828 34
25 95 Romania Robert Mureșan Aprilia 5 +16.155 30
26 82 Netherlands Michael van der Mark Honda 5 +18.201 32
27 84 Sweden Robert Gull Derbi 5 +25.692 37
28 81 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Seel 5 +29.208 36
29 89 Netherlands Ernst Dubbink Honda 5 +29.949 35
30 83 Netherlands Jerry van de Bunt Aprilia 5 +36.419 38
Ret 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 3 Accident 26
Ret 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti KTM 3 Accident 19
Ret 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Aprilia 0 Did not start second race 22
Ret 93 Spain Marc Márquez KTM 0 Did not start second race 18
Ret 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 0 Did not start second race 6
Ret 19 Italy Roberto Lacalendola Aprilia 0 Did not start second race 31
Ret 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 0 Did not finish first race 9
Ret 80 Netherlands Joey Litjens Seel 0 Did not finish first race 28
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)[edit]

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round nine has concluded.[5]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 Dutch TT MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 18 December 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2008 Dutch TT MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 18 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  4. ^ "motogp.com · A-STYLE TT ASSEN · MotoGP Race Classification 2008". www.motogp.com.
  5. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008. Retrieved 2019-08-23.


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