2015 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  2015 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 18 races in the
2015 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Silverstone Circuit moto nat pits.svg
Date30 August 2015
Official nameOcto British Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationSilverstone Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.900 km (3.666 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 2:00.234
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Time 2:16.486 on lap 9
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Second Italy Danilo Petrucci Ducati
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati
Moto2
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Sam Lowes Speed Up
Time 2:06.345
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Florian Alt Suter
Time 2:13.742 on lap 18
Podium
First France Johann Zarco Kalex
Second Spain Álex Rins Kalex
Third Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Navarro Honda
Time 2:12.440
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Danny Kent Honda
Time 2:33.508 on lap 3
Podium
First United Kingdom Danny Kent Honda
Second Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil KTM
Third Italy Niccolò Antonelli Honda

The 2015 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2015 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It was held at the Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone on 30 August 2015.[4] The MotoGP and Moto3 races were held in wet conditions, while the Moto2 race was in dry conditions with cloudy weather.

In the premier class, Marc Márquez took his sixth pole position of the season and recorded the fastest lap by a motorcycle since Silverstone was renovated, with a 2:00.234 lap time. In the race, he battled with Valentino Rossi for first place, but he crashed out of the race with 8 laps remaining.[5] Rossi led home an all-Italian podium for his fourth victory of the season,[6] and his first at Silverstone. Danilo Petrucci finished in second place and recorded his first MotoGP podium, while Andrea Dovizioso finished in third place. Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa had good starting positions, but they dropped back into 4th and 5th places respectively. Both Team LCR riders failed to complete the race; after Jack Miller collided with his teammate Cal Crutchlow,[7] who later retired from the race after a second crash. Yonny Hernández crashed out of the race at Turn 1 of the first lap, while Stefan Bradl and Pol Espargaró also crashed out of the race before the halfway mark. Rossi extended his lead in the championship standings to 12 points from his teammate, Lorenzo.

In the smaller classes, championship leaders Johann Zarco (Moto2) and Danny Kent (Moto3) won their respective races, to extend their championship leads.

Classification[edit]

MotoGP[edit]

The race start was delayed due to weather conditions, and ultimately started at 13:25 local time.

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 46:15.617 4 25
2 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 20 +3.010 18 20
3 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 20 +4.117 12 16
4 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +5.726 2 13
5 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +11.132 3 11
6 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +25.467 7 10
7 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +26.717 6 9
8 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Ducati Team Ducati 20 +29.393 9 8
9 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 20 +38.815 10 7
10 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 20 +41.712 20 6
11 25 Spain Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 20 +44.776 13 5
12 69 United States Nicky Hayden Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 20 +52.489 21 4
13 8 Spain Héctor Barberá Avintia Racing Ducati 20 +1:11.211 17 3
14 63 France Mike Di Meglio Avintia Racing Ducati 20 +1:15.292 22 2
15 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis E-Motion IodaRacing Team ART 20 +1:17.863 25 1
16 76 France Loris Baz Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 20 +1:19.310 15
17 50 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 20 +1:19.735 19
18 71 Italy Claudio Corti Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 20 +1:58.086 23
19 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham AB Motoracing Honda 19 +1 lap 24
Ret 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 14 Accident 5
Ret 93 Spain Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 12 Accident 1
Ret 6 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 12 Accident 14
Ret 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 4 Accident Damage 8
Ret 43 Australia Jack Miller LCR Honda Honda 2 Collision 16
Ret 68 Colombia Yonny Hernández Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 0 Accident 11
Sources: [8][9][10]

Moto2[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 France Johann Zarco Kalex 18 42:53.674 3 25
2 40 Spain Álex Rins Kalex 18 +3.360 2 20
3 1 Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex 18 +5.527 4 16
4 73 Spain Álex Márquez Kalex 18 +6.489 9 13
5 94 Germany Jonas Folger Kalex 18 +8.228 7 11
6 22 United Kingdom Sam Lowes Speed Up 18 +28.261 1 10
7 95 Australia Anthony West Speed Up 18 +33.902 22 9
8 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Kalex 18 +33.939 10 8
9 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex 18 +34.889 5 7
10 88 Spain Ricard Cardús Suter 18 +35.084 23 6
11 23 Germany Marcel Schrötter Tech 3 18 +38.814 18 5
12 4 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex 18 +39.190 14 4
13 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Kalex 18 +47.780 11 3
14 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 18 +57.103 6 2
15 49 Spain Axel Pons Kalex 18 +1:00.071 13 1
16 55 Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 18 +1:02.268 12
17 39 Spain Luis Salom Kalex 18 +1:04.389 17
18 60 Spain Julián Simón Speed Up 18 +1:04.806 16
19 25 Malaysia Azlan Shah Kalex 18 +1:07.910 20
20 36 Finland Mika Kallio Kalex 18 +1:08.594 19
21 2 Switzerland Jesko Raffin Kalex 18 +1:10.950 25
22 97 Spain Xavi Vierge Tech 3 18 +1:11.354 24
23 70 Switzerland Robin Mulhauser Kalex 18 +1:39.471 28
24 66 Germany Florian Alt Suter 18 +1:51.325 29
25 19 Belgium Xavier Siméon Kalex 17 +1 lap 21
26 64 Italy Federico Caricasulo Kalex 17 +1 lap 30
27 96 France Louis Rossi Tech 3 16 +2 laps 26
Ret 10 Thailand Thitipong Warokorn Kalex 16 Accident 27
Ret 7 Italy Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 13 Accident Damage 8
Ret 3 Italy Simone Corsi Kalex 13 Accident Damage 15
Ret 28 United Kingdom Bradley Ray FTR 2 Accident 31
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 52 United Kingdom Danny Kent Honda 17 44:13.623 3 25
2 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil KTM 17 +8.492 13 20
3 23 Italy Niccolò Antonelli Honda 17 +13.189 18 16
4 20 France Fabio Quartararo Honda 17 +50.018 11 13
5 11 Belgium Livio Loi Honda 17 +51.755 28 11
6 17 United Kingdom John McPhee Honda 17 +53.726 12 10
7 58 Spain Juan Francisco Guevara Mahindra 17 +1:01.086 19 9
8 48 Italy Lorenzo Dalla Porta Husqvarna 17 +1:06.158 27 8
9 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Honda 17 +1:08.634 4 7
10 24 Japan Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 17 +1:13.589 33 6
11 10 France Alexis Masbou Honda 17 +1:18.961 6 5
12 5 Italy Romano Fenati KTM 17 +1:27.462 8 4
13 44 Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM 17 +1:31.210 9 3
14 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 17 +1:37.523 29 2
15 16 Italy Andrea Migno KTM 17 +1:38.004 17 1
16 65 Germany Philipp Öttl KTM 17 +1:40.376 24
17 2 Australia Remy Gardner Mahindra 17 +1:50.488 22
18 26 United Kingdom Luke Hedger Kalex KTM 17 +2:30.582 36
19 66 United Kingdom Taz Taylor KTM 16 +1 lap 35
20 76 Japan Hiroki Ono Honda 16 +1 lap 31
Ret 21 Italy Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 15 Accident 15
Ret 33 Italy Enea Bastianini Honda 15 Accident 7
Ret 29 Italy Stefano Manzi Mahindra 15 Accident 26
Ret 55 Italy Andrea Locatelli Honda 14 Accident 20
Ret 40 South Africa Darryn Binder Mahindra 14 Accident Damage 25
Ret 19 Italy Alessandro Tonucci Mahindra 12 Accident 30
Ret 88 Spain Jorge Martín Mahindra 10 Accident 16
Ret 95 France Jules Danilo Honda 8 Accident 23
Ret 41 South Africa Brad Binder KTM 8 Accident 10
Ret 98 Czech Republic Karel Hanika KTM 6 Accident 2
Ret 32 Spain Isaac Viñales KTM 6 Accident Damage 5
Ret 6 Spain María Herrera Husqvarna 6 Brakes 14
Ret 22 Spain Ana Carrasco KTM 6 Accident 34
Ret 12 Italy Matteo Ferrari Mahindra 1 Brakes 32
Ret 9 Spain Jorge Navarro Honda 0 Accident 1
Ret 91 Argentina Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 0 Accident 21
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)[edit]

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round twelve has concluded.[11]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for all standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2015 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Silverstone Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. ^ "British Grand Prix to run at Silverstone". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Marquez: Title fight over as 'floating' returns". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Rain-master Rossi rules at Silverstone". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  7. ^ "Miller apologises to Crutchlow for wipe out". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  8. ^ "2015 British MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  9. ^ "CTO BRITISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2015". Motogp.com. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  10. ^ "2015 British MotoGp : Race Classifications" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2015. Retrieved 2019-08-26.


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