2012 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2012 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 18 races in the
2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date 29 April 2012
Official name Gran Premio bwin de España
Location Circuito de Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Time 1:39.532
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Yamaha
Time 1:40.019
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner Honda
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Time 1;43.005
Fastest lap
Rider Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex
Time 1:44.905
Podium
First Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex
Second Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Third Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Álex Rins Suter Honda
Time 1:57.507
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Romano Fenati FTR Honda
Time 1:52.774
Podium
First Italy Romano Fenati FTR Honda
Second Spain Luis Salom Kalex KTM
Third Germany Sandro Cortese KTM

The 2012 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of 27–29 April 2012 at the Circuito de Jerez, located in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.[1] Casey Stoner won the MotoGP race,[2] while Pol Espargaró[3] and Romano Fenati[4] won the Moto2 and Moto3 races respectively.

Classification[edit]

MotoGP[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 27 45:33.897 5 25
2 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 27 +0.947 1 20
3 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 +2.063 2 16
4 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 27 +2.465 4 13
5 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Yamaha 27 +18.100 7 11
6 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Honda 27 +21.395 8 10
7 6 Germany Stefan Bradl Honda 27 +28.637 9 9
8 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 27 +28.869 3 8
9 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Ducati 27 +34.852 13 7
10 8 Spain Héctor Barberá Ducati 27 +35.103 12 6
11 11 United States Ben Spies Yamaha 27 +38.041 6 5
12 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró ART 27 +1:12.728 14 4
13 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci Ioda 27 +1:18.669 18 3
14 54 Italy Mattia Pasini ART 27 +1:29.142 16 2
15 22 Spain Iván Silva BQR 27 +1:31.178 19 1
16 5 United States Colin Edwards Suter 27 +1:40.577 21
17 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Ducati 26 +1 lap 11
Ret 14 France Randy de Puniet ART 25 Retirement 10
Ret 77 United Kingdom James Ellison ART 24 Retirement 20
Ret 51 Italy Michele Pirro FTR 18 Retirement 15
Ret 68 Colombia Yonny Hernández BQR 0 Retirement 17
OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT

Moto2[edit]

The race was red-flagged after 17 laps due to rain.[5]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40 Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex 17 30:12.879 3 25
2 93 Spain Marc Márquez Suter 17 +0.241 1 20
3 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter 17 +0.483 4 16
4 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Kalex 17 +4.414 12 13
5 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 17 +4.837 2 11
6 71 Italy Claudio Corti Kalex 17 +5.881 6 10
7 36 Finland Mika Kallio Kalex 17 +6.149 5 9
8 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Suter 17 +7.097 15 8
9 24 Spain Toni Elías Suter 17 +7.866 16 7
10 5 France Johann Zarco Motobi 17 +8.680 10 6
11 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Tech 3 17 +9.382 19 5
12 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Suter 17 +9.768 11 4
13 19 Belgium Xavier Siméon Tech 3 17 +10.433 17 3
14 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Speed Up 17 +31.366 13 2
15 8 United Kingdom Gino Rea Moriwaki 17 +31.504 23 1
16 95 Australia Anthony West Moriwaki 17 +34.172 29
17 3 Italy Simone Corsi FTR 17 +34.450 18
18 49 Spain Axel Pons Kalex 17 +36.410 26
19 88 Spain Ricard Cardús AJR 17 +36.803 20
20 47 Spain Ángel Rodríguez FTR 17 +37.449 24
21 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Suter 17 +39.465 22
22 4 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex 17 +45.782 9
23 60 Spain Julián Simón Suter 17 +46.163 25
24 7 Sweden Alexander Lundh MZ-RE Honda 17 +46.251 27
25 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo Suter 17 +59.593 21
26 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Moriwaki 17 +59.987 30
27 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Suter 17 +1:01.010 28
28 80 Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex 16 +1 lap 7
Ret 76 Germany Max Neukirchner Kalex 12 Accident 14
Ret 63 France Mike Di Meglio Speed Up 8 Accident 8
Ret 10 Switzerland Marco Colandrea FTR 6 Accident 32
Ret 82 Spain Elena Rosell Moriwaki 4 Accident 31
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 Italy Romano Fenati FTR Honda 23 43:50.885 10 25
2 39 Spain Luis Salom Kalex KTM 23 +36.139 19 20
3 11 Germany Sandro Cortese KTM 23 +36.895 2 16
4 42 Spain Álex Rins Suter Honda 23 +37.061 1 13
5 10 France Alexis Masbou Honda 23 +49.036 4 11
6 25 Spain Maverick Viñales FTR Honda 23 +55.857 9 10
7 23 Spain Alberto Moncayo Kalex KTM 23 +57.505 20 9
8 27 Italy Niccolò Antonelli FTR Honda 23 +1:03.683 17 8
9 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Kalex KTM 23 +1:15.351 16 7
10 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 23 +1:35.650 28 6
11 19 Italy Alessandro Tonucci FTR Honda 22 +1 lap 24 5
12 12 Spain Álex Márquez Suter Honda 22 +1 lap 13 4
13 21 Spain Iván Moreno FTR Honda 22 +1 lap 23 3
14 89 France Alan Techer TSR Honda 22 +1 lap 34 2
15 30 Switzerland Giulian Pedone Oral 22 +1 lap 33 1
16 77 Germany Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 22 +1 lap 25
17 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema FGR Honda 22 +1 lap 29
Ret 26 Spain Adrián Martín FTR Honda 15 Accident 14
Ret 51 Japan Kenta Fujii TSR Honda 15 Accident 22
Ret 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Mahindra 14 Retirement 21
Ret 96 France Louis Rossi FTR Honda 9 Accident 12
Ret 32 Spain Isaac Viñales FTR Honda 6 Accident 7
Ret 28 Spain Josep Rodríguez FTR Honda 4 Accident 18
Ret 44 Portugal Miguel Oliveira Suter Honda 3 Accident 3
Ret 61 Australia Arthur Sissis KTM 3 Accident 8
Ret 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil FTR Honda 2 Accident 5
Ret 41 South Africa Brad Binder Kalex KTM 2 Accident 26
Ret 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez FTR Honda 2 Accident 11
Ret 31 Finland Niklas Ajo KTM 2 Accident 27
Ret 9 Germany Toni Finsterbusch MZ FTR 2 Accident 30
Ret 3 Italy Luigi Morciano Ioda 2 Accident 32
Ret 8 Australia Jack Miller Honda 0 Accident 6
Ret 52 United Kingdom Danny Kent KTM 0 Accident 15
Ret 15 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Oral 0 Accident 31
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIM announce changes to 2012 MotoGP calendar". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "MotoGP: Casey Stoner hangs on to beat Jorge Lorenzo at Jerez". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Tremayne, Sam (29 April 2012). "Pol Espargaro awarded maiden victory as rain truncates Jerez Moto2 race". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Moto3: Fenati breaks Italian drought". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Espargaró takes first ever victory in breathtaking Jerez race". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 


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