2011 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Australia  2011 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.svg
Date 16 October 2011
Official name Iveco Australian Grand Prix
Location Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.448 km (2.764 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:29.975
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:30.629
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Italy Marco Simoncelli
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Moto2
Pole position
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 1:34.574
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis
Time 1:34.549
Podium
First San Marino Alex de Angelis
Second Germany Stefan Bradl
Third Spain Marc Márquez
125 cc
Pole position
Rider France Johann Zarco
Time 1:39.207
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Sandro Cortese
Time 1:40.276
Podium
First Germany Sandro Cortese
Second Spain Luis Salom
Third France Johann Zarco

The 2011 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth round of the 2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 14–16 October 2011 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australian rider Casey Stoner clinched the 2011 MotoGP World Championship with his fifth consecutive victory at his home Grand Prix on his 26th birthday. Italian rider Marco Simoncelli recorded his final podium finish at this event before being fatally injured at the following race in Malaysia.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 27 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 27 42:02.425 1 25
2 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Honda 27 +2.210 2 20
3 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +2.454 4 16
4 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 +13.160 6 13
5 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 27 +30.886 7 11
6 14 France Randy de Puniet Ducati 27 +48.800 9 10
7 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 27 +1:16.314 5 9
8 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 26 +1 lap 14 8
9 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 26 +1 lap 8 7
10 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Ducati 25 +2 laps 13 6
Ret 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Suzuki 23 Accident 3
Ret 7 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 23 Accident 10
Ret 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 23 Accident 12
Ret 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Ducati 13 Accident 11
DNS 1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Injury
DNS 11 United States Ben Spies Yamaha Injury
DNS 6 Australia Damian Cudlin Ducati Injury
OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT

Moto2 classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Motobi 25 39:44.774 1 25
2 65 Germany Stefan Bradl Kalex 25 +1.358 8 20
3 93 Spain Marc Márquez Suter 25 +6.362 381 16
4 71 Italy Claudio Corti Suter 25 +6.475 20 13
5 44 Spain Pol Espargaró FTR 25 +14.815 6 11
6 54 Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Suter 25 +15.155 5 10
7 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Suter 25 +15.261 4 9
8 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Suter 25 +16.047 16 8
9 63 France Mike Di Meglio Tech 3 25 +16.331 2 7
10 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 25 +20.337 3 6
11 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter 25 +22.081 9 5
12 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Suter 25 +26.248 13 4
13 40 Spain Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex 25 +29.295 24 3
14 51 Italy Michele Pirro Moriwaki 25 +30.203 12 2
15 3 Italy Simone Corsi FTR 25 +30.745 22 1
16 36 Finland Mika Kallio Suter 25 +30.776 15
17 88 Spain Ricard Cardús Moriwaki 25 +30.784 27
18 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Tech 3 25 +43.520 7
19 80 Spain Axel Pons Pons Kalex 25 +47.064 25
20 35 Italy Raffaele de Rosa Suter 25 +50.357 19
21 4 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex 25 +50.364 33
22 9 United States Kenny Noyes FTR 25 +1:04.747 26
23 6 Spain Joan Olivé FTR 25 +1:04.907 30
24 68 Colombia Yonny Hernández FTR 25 +1:19.734 29
25 20 Spain Iván Moreno Suter 24 +1 lap 31
26 64 Colombia Santiago Hernández FTR 24 +1 lap 34
27 56 Australia Blake Leigh-Smith FTR 24 +1 lap 35
28 95 Qatar Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki 24 +1 lap 37
Ret 39 Venezuela Robertino Pietri Suter 20 Retirement 36
Ret 53 France Valentin Debise FTR 19 Retirement 28
Ret 43 Australia Kris McLaren Suter 14 Accident 32
Ret 19 Belgium Xavier Siméon Tech 3 12 Accident 23
Ret 16 France Jules Cluzel Suter 12 Retirement 21
Ret 76 Germany Max Neukirchner MZ-RE Honda 1 Accident 11
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini FTR 0 Accident 10
Ret 18 Spain Jordi Torres Suter 0 Accident 14
Ret 34 Spain Esteve Rabat FTR 0 Accident 17
Ret 13 Australia Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 0 Accident 18
DNS 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot FTR Injury
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Notes

  • ^1Márquez had one minute added onto his qualifying time for crashing into the back of Wilairot at the end of the Friday morning practice session.[1]

125 cc classification[edit]

The race was stopped after 20 laps due to an accident involving Niklas Ajo.[2]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 20 34:49.670 2 25
2 39 Spain Luis Salom Aprilia 20 +13.572 10 20
3 5 France Johann Zarco Derbi 20 +14.311 1 16
4 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 20 +14.926 6 13
5 23 Spain Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 20 +22.328 8 11
6 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 20 +26.689 4 10
7 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 20 +28.887 5 9
8 25 Spain Maverick Viñales Aprilia 20 +35.635 9 8
9 96 France Louis Rossi Aprilia 20 +36.553 12 7
10 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Mahindra 20 +36.686 18 6
11 77 Germany Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 20 +38.608 19 5
12 3 Italy Luigi Morciano Aprilia 20 +41.697 11 4
13 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 20 +43.349 13 3
14 10 France Alexis Masbou KTM 20 +47.896 15 2
15 50 Norway Sturla Fagerhaug Aprilia 20 +55.159 23 1
16 19 Italy Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 20 +56.909 16
17 28 Spain Josep Rodríguez Aprilia 20 +1:10.093 20
18 17 United Kingdom Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 20 +1:10.237 27
19 60 Italy Manuel Tatasciore Aprilia 20 +1:10.802 21
20 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin Derbi 20 +1:10.844 26
21 14 South Africa Brad Binder Aprilia 20 +1:27.965 24
22 52 United Kingdom Danny Kent Aprilia 20 +1:37.676 7
23 8 Australia Jack Miller KTM 20 +1:40.315 28
24 40 Italy Marco Colandrea Aprilia 19 +1 lap 30
25 30 Switzerland Giulian Pedone Aprilia 19 +1 lap 23
26 46 Australia Joshua Hook Aprilia 19 +1 lap 32
27 26 Spain Adrián Martín Aprilia 19 +1 lap 14
Ret 31 Finland Niklas Ajo Aprilia 19 Accident 17
Ret 36 Spain Joan Perelló Aprilia 12 Retirement 29
Ret 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Aprilia 9 Retirement 25
Ret 47 Australia Nicky Diles Aprilia 6 Retirement 31
DNS 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia Engine 3
DNS 21 United Kingdom Harry Stafford Aprilia Injury
DNQ 48 Australia Alexander Phillis Aprilia
DNQ 45 Australia Tom Hatton Honda
DNQ 49 New Zealand Avalon Biddle Honda
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Márquez handed qualification penalty at Phillip Island". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 October 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cortese takes a red flagged Australian GP". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 October 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 


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