2015 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix

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Czech Republic  2015 Czech Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 18 races in the
2015 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date16 August 2015
Official namebwin Grand Prix České republiky[1][2][3]
LocationMasaryk Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.403 km (3.357 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Time 1:54.989
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 1:56.048 on lap 4
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Second Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Third Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Moto2
Pole position
Rider France Johann Zarco Kalex
Time 2:01.614
Fastest lap
Rider Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex
Time 2:02.422 on lap 5
Podium
First France Johann Zarco Kalex
Second Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex
Third Spain Álex Rins Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Italy Niccolò Antonelli Honda
Time 2:07.667
Fastest lap
Rider Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM
Time 2:08.466 on lap 3
Podium
First Italy Niccolò Antonelli Honda
Second Italy Enea Bastianini Honda
Third South Africa Brad Binder KTM

The 2015 Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 2015 MotoGP season. It was held at the Masaryk Circuit in Brno on 16 August 2015.[4]

In the premier class, Jorge Lorenzo took his second pole position of the season and ultimately his fifth win of the season, ahead of Marc Márquez and Valentino Rossi. Andrea Iannone finished fourth, while fifth place was contested by Andrea Dovizioso and Dani Pedrosa, with Pedrosa ultimately coming out on top by 0.075 seconds. Cal Crutchlow, Maverick Viñales, Alex de Angelis, and Eugene Laverty all crashed out of the race before the halfway mark. With these results, Lorenzo's win gave him the championship lead over Rossi, by virtue of more wins at that point.[5]

In the junior classes, Moto2 championship leader Johann Zarco extended his lead in the championship, winning ahead of Esteve Rabat and Álex Rins. In a restarted Moto3 race, Gresini Racing rider Niccolò Antonelli took his first victory ahead of Enea Bastianini and Brad Binder, with the top nine riders being split by 1.42 seconds at the finish.[6][7]

Marc Márquez, Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi, celebrating on the podium after finishing second, first and third at the MotoGP race.

Classification[edit]

MotoGP[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 22 42:53.042 1 25
2 93 Spain Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +4.462 2 20
3 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 22 +10.397 3 16
4 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Ducati Team Ducati 22 +13.071 4 13
5 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 22 +15.650 9 11
6 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 22 +15.725 6 10
7 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 22 +21.821 5 9
8 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 22 +23.240 8 8
9 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 22 +43.784 15 7
10 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 22 +45.261 13 6
11 68 Colombia Yonny Hernández Octo Pramac Racing Ducati 22 +49.973 12 5
12 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 22 +50.174 14 4
13 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 22 +54.437 19 3
14 6 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 22 +54.624 16 2
15 76 France Loris Baz Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 22 +1:00.316 18 1
16 8 Spain Héctor Barberá Avintia Racing Ducati 22 +1:01.595 11
17 69 United States Nicky Hayden Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 22 +1:02.388 21
18 63 France Mike Di Meglio Avintia Racing Ducati 22 +1:05.944 17
19 43 Australia Jack Miller CWM LCR Honda Honda 22 +1:11.407 22
20 71 Italy Claudio Corti Forward Racing Yamaha Forward 22 +1:50.033 24
21 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham AB Motoracing Honda 22 +2:02.655 25
Ret 25 Spain Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 15 Accident 7
Ret 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow CWM LCR Honda Honda 14 Accident 10
Ret 50 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Honda 4 Accident 20
Ret 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis E-Motion IodaRacing Team ART 3 Accident 23
Sources: [8][9][10]

Moto2[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 France Johann Zarco Kalex 20 41:02.500 1 25
2 1 Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex 20 +1.421 2 20
3 40 Spain Álex Rins Kalex 20 +1.785 3 16
4 73 Spain Álex Márquez Kalex 20 +4.393 7 13
5 22 United Kingdom Sam Lowes Speed Up 20 +7.844 13 11
6 94 Germany Jonas Folger Kalex 20 +8.056 10 10
7 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex 20 +9.882 5 9
8 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Kalex 20 +10.074 4 8
9 39 Spain Luis Salom Kalex 20 +11.921 15 7
10 21 Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex 20 +12.479 8 6
11 3 Italy Simone Corsi Kalex 20 +17.694 12 5
12 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 20 +17.763 16 4
13 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Kalex 20 +18.352 6 3
14 55 Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 20 +18.522 17 2
15 36 Finland Mika Kallio Kalex 20 +19.377 18 1
16 19 Belgium Xavier Siméon Kalex 20 +20.811 19
17 49 Spain Axel Pons Kalex 20 +21.272 9
18 60 Spain Julián Simón Speed Up 20 +22.119 22
19 23 Germany Marcel Schrötter Tech 3 20 +25.946 21
20 4 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex 20 +26.586 14
21 95 Australia Anthony West Speed Up 20 +39.425 23
22 57 Spain Edgar Pons Kalex 20 +44.290 27
23 25 Malaysia Azlan Shah Kalex 20 +44.657 25
24 88 Spain Ricard Cardús Suter 20 +44.747 28
25 10 Thailand Thitipong Warokorn Kalex 20 +46.960 26
26 2 Switzerland Jesko Raffin Kalex 20 +53.547 31
Ret 97 Spain Xavi Vierge Tech 3 16 Retirement 30
Ret 7 Italy Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 12 Retirement 11
Ret 66 Germany Florian Alt Suter 12 Retirement 29
Ret 96 France Louis Rossi Tech 3 11 Retirement 20
Ret 70 Switzerland Robin Mulhauser Kalex 3 Accident 24
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3[edit]

The first attempt to run the race was interrupted following two separate accidents involving multiple riders.[11] For the restart, the race distance was reduced from 19 to 12 laps.

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 23 Italy Niccolò Antonelli Honda 12 25:56.866 1 25
2 33 Italy Enea Bastianini Honda 12 +0.152 15 20
3 41 South Africa Brad Binder KTM 12 +0.376 6 16
4 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Honda 12 +0.540 8 13
5 9 Spain Jorge Navarro Honda 12 +0.560 3 11
6 5 Italy Romano Fenati KTM 12 +0.821 22 10
7 52 United Kingdom Danny Kent Honda 12 +1.179 2 9
8 44 Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM 12 +1.188 12 8
9 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil KTM 12 +1.420 19 7
10 17 United Kingdom John McPhee Honda 12 +3.385 10 6
11 88 Spain Jorge Martín Mahindra 12 +5.751 9 5
12 21 Italy Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 12 +5.846 27 4
13 16 Italy Andrea Migno KTM 12 +5.910 26 3
14 58 Spain Juan Francisco Guevara Mahindra 12 +6.173 13 2
15 65 Germany Philipp Öttl KTM 12 +6.268 24 1
16 40 South Africa Darryn Binder Mahindra 12 +7.648 16
17 2 Australia Remy Gardner Mahindra 12 +7.702 17
18 11 Belgium Livio Loi Honda 12 +8.207 32
19 48 Italy Lorenzo Dalla Porta Husqvarna 12 +14.302 23
20 24 Japan Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 12 +16.013 20
21 12 Italy Matteo Ferrari Mahindra 12 +16.127 35
22 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 12 +16.742 33
23 6 Spain María Herrera Husqvarna 12 +16.927 31
24 29 Italy Stefano Manzi Mahindra 12 +18.967 30
25 19 Italy Alessandro Tonucci Mahindra 12 +31.460 29
26 98 Czech Republic Karel Hanika KTM 12 +37.086 7
27 95 France Jules Danilo Honda 12 +1:01.665 11
Ret 86 Germany Kevin Hanus Honda 9 Accident 36
Ret 10 France Alexis Masbou Honda 8 Accident 5
Ret 20 France Fabio Quartararo Honda 7 Retirement 4
Ret 32 Spain Isaac Viñales KTM 1 Accident 14
DNS 97 Germany Maximilian Kappler FTR Honda 0 Did not restart 34
DNS 76 Japan Hiroki Ono Honda 0 Did not restart 18
DNS 55 Italy Andrea Locatelli Honda 0 Did not restart 21
DNS 91 Argentina Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 0 Did not restart 25
DNS 31 Finland Niklas Ajo KTM 0 Did not restart 28
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)[edit]

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round eleven has concluded.[12]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Czech 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. "Brno Circuit - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2015 provisional MotoGP calendar announced". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Lorenzo, Rossi MotoGP title battle 'starts from zero'". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 16 August 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Antonelli claims maiden Moto3 victory". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 August 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  7. ^ "Antonelli: "I didn't expect the victory"". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 August 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  8. ^ "2015 Czech MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  9. ^ "GRAND PRIX ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY · MotoGP Race Classification 2015". Motogp.com. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  10. ^ "2015 Czech Republic MotoGp : Race Classifications" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Moto3 Brno: Antonelli claims first win in shortened race". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 16 August 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  12. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2015. Retrieved 2019-08-26.


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