2012 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Malaysia  2012 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 18 races in the
2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date 21 October 2012
Official name Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix[1][2]
Location Sepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.548 km (3.447 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Time 2:00.334
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 2:14.670
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Third Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex
Time 2:06.962
Fastest lap
Rider Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin FTR
Time 2:23.707
Podium
First San Marino Alex de Angelis FTR
Second United Kingdom Gino Rea Suter
Third Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin FTR
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM
Time 2:13.885
Fastest lap
Rider Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM
Time 2:15.142
Podium
First Germany Sandro Cortese KTM
Second Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM
Third Germany Jonas Folger Kalex KTM

The 2012 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixteenth round of the 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 19–21 October 2012 at the Sepang International Circuit. Sandro Cortese became the first Moto3 world champion.[3]

Classification[edit]

MotoGP[edit]

The race was red-flagged due to the worsening weather conditions. The final results were taken at the end of the 13th lap and full points were awarded.[4]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 13 29:29.049 2 25
2 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 13 +3.774 1 20
3 1 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 13 +7.144 4 16
4 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 13 +10.518 9 13
5 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Ducati 13 +16.759 11 11
6 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Honda 13 +17.276 10 10
7 8 Spain Héctor Barberá Ducati 13 +50.282 7 9
8 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró ART 13 +51.585 12 8
9 77 United Kingdom James Ellison ART 13 +56.676 16 7
10 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Ducati 13 +57.622 14 6
11 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci Ioda-Suter 13 +1:02.805 17 5
12 51 Italy Michele Pirro FTR 13 +1:02.891 15 4
13 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Yamaha 13 +1:28.989 3 3
DSQ 84 Italy Roberto Rolfo ART 13 (+1:23.890)[5] 19
Ret 6 Germany Stefan Bradl Honda 11 Accident 8
Ret 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 10 Accident 5
Ret 14 France Randy de Puniet ART 10 Accident 13
Ret 22 Spain Iván Silva BQR 10 Accident 20
Ret 5 United States Colin Edwards Suter 10 Retirement 18
Ret 11 United States Ben Spies Yamaha 8 Accident 6
DNS 68 Colombia Yonny Hernández BQR Injury
Source:[4]

Moto2[edit]

The race was stopped with the red flag due to weather conditions. The final results were taken at the end of the 15th lap.[6]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis FTR 15 36:57.793 9 25
2 8 United Kingdom Gino Rea Suter 15 +1.363 22 20
3 86 Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin FTR 15 +2.941 27 16
4 60 Spain Julián Simón Suter 15 +7.583 13 13
5 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Speed Up 15 +10.062 11 11
6 36 Finland Mika Kallio Kalex 15 +23.078 15 10
7 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Tech 3 15 +26.957 6 9
8 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Suter 15 +30.063 10 8
9 80 Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex 15 +31.514 7 7
10 40 Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex 15 +31.746 1 6
11 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Kalex 15 +37.108 2 5
12 24 Spain Toni Elías Kalex 15 +38.627 28 4
13 49 Spain Axel Pons Kalex 15 +39.095 17 3
14 88 Spain Ricard Cardús AJR 15 +40.686 26 2
15 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi FTR 15 +40.757 23 1
16 75 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Suter 15 +41.859 21
17 23 Germany Marcel Schrötter Bimota 15 +46.760 25
18 20 Switzerland Jesko Raffin Kalex 15 +1:10.712 30
19 82 Spain Elena Rosell Speed Up 15 +1:17.807 31
20 10 Switzerland Marco Colandrea FTR 15 +1:19.320 32
21 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Suter 15 +1:27.281 16
22 3 Italy Simone Corsi FTR 15 +1:41.865 12
DSQ 95 Australia Anthony West Speed Up 15 (+0.710)[7] 19
DSQ 22 Italy Alessandro Andreozzi Speed Up 15 (+1:28.788)[5] 29
Ret 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter 14 Accident 8
Ret 63 France Mike Di Meglio Kalex 14 Retirement 14
Ret 93 Spain Marc Márquez Suter 12 Accident 3
Ret 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Suter 12 Accident 20
Ret 81 Spain Jordi Torres Suter 12 Accident 18
Ret 57 Brazil Eric Granado Motobi 6 Retirement 33
Ret 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 2 Accident 4
Ret 5 France Johann Zarco Motobi 0 Accident 5
Ret 19 Belgium Xavier Siméon Tech 3 0 Accident 24
Source:[8]

Moto3[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 Germany Sandro Cortese KTM 18 40:54.123 3 25
2 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 18 +0.028 1 20
3 94 Germany Jonas Folger Kalex KTM 18 +0.247 2 16
4 39 Spain Luis Salom Kalex KTM 18 +8.503 10[9] 13
5 44 Portugal Miguel Oliveira Suter Honda 18 +8.674 5 11
6 52 United Kingdom Danny Kent KTM 18 +9.335 11 10
7 42 Spain Álex Rins Suter Honda 18 +18.973 8 9
8 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez FTR Honda 18 +25.419 6 8
9 31 Finland Niklas Ajo KTM 18 +30.714 16 7
10 26 Spain Adrián Martín FTR Honda 18 +30.763 9 6
11 61 Australia Arthur Sissis KTM 18 +30.886 21 5
12 41 South Africa Brad Binder Kalex KTM 18 +31.019 7 4
13 8 Australia Jack Miller Honda 18 +31.225 19 3
14 12 Spain Álex Márquez Suter Honda 18 +31.313 24 2
15 27 Italy Niccolò Antonelli FTR Honda 18 +31.649 12 1
16 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil FTR Honda 18 +31.715 14
17 19 Italy Alessandro Tonucci FTR Honda 18 +31.790 13
18 23 Spain Alberto Moncayo FTR Honda 18 +32.147 15
19 32 Spain Isaac Viñales FTR Honda 18 +39.364 18
20 5 Italy Romano Fenati FTR Honda 18 +45.824 17
21 89 France Alan Techer TSR Honda 18 +46.622 20
22 17 United Kingdom John McPhee KRP Honda 18 +46.672 26
23 9 Germany Toni Finsterbusch Honda 18 +46.790 22
24 29 Germany Luca Amato Kalex KTM 18 +1:09.086 30
25 28 Spain Josep Rodríguez FGR Honda 18 +1:15.734 23
26 30 Switzerland Giulian Pedone Suter Honda 18 +1:33.717 27
27 51 Japan Kenta Fujii TSR Honda 18 +1:33.811 28
28 80 Italy Armando Pontone Ioda 18 +1:54.114 29
Ret 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Mahindra 8 Retirement 25
Ret 96 France Louis Rossi FTR Honda 5 Accident 4
Ret 20 Italy Riccardo Moretti Mahindra 1 Retirement 31
WD 25 Spain Maverick Viñales FTR Honda Withdrew
Source:[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Malaysian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2018. 
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Sepang International Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018. 
  3. ^ "Moto3: Cortese champion at Sepang, Khairuddin podium". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 21 October 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix – MotoGP – Race" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 October 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Rider not classified due to not entering the pitlane within five minutes after the red flag.
  6. ^ "Sepang, Malaysia Moto2 - Race Results". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 21 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Doping – Decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the case of rider Anthony West" (PDF). v2-fim-live.com. Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme. 28 November 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2015. [...] all the sporting results obtained by Anthony West from 20 May 2012 up to the expiry of the period of ineligibility (i.e. 19 October 2013) will be invalidated. 
  8. ^ "Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix – Moto2 – Race" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 October 2012. 
  9. ^ Luis Salom received a five grid position penalty for causing a collision with Jonas Folger in the previous race. "Folger and Salom react to Motegi last lap drama". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 October 2012. 
  10. ^ "Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix – Moto3 – Race" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 October 2012. 


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