2015 MotoGP World Championship

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Jorge Lorenzo won his third MotoGP world title, and fifth world title overall, by winning the final race of the season in Valencia.

The 2015 FIM MotoGP World Championship was the premier class of the 67th F.I.M. Road Racing World Championship season. The championship was won by Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo, racing for Monster Energy Yamaha Factory. It was his third and final world title in the MotoGP category, his fifth overall in Grand Prix motorcycle racing. The season had 18 races, beginning in Qatar and finishing in Valencia, which determined who would be world champion between Monster Energy Yamaha teammates Lorenzo and runner-up Valentino Rossi. It was first time since 2006 that the world title was decided on the final race of the season. Lorenzo also had the most pole positions, fastest laps and race wins throughout the season; while Rossi had the most finishes, completing every race throughout the season, while Lorenzo had one race retirement in San Marino.

2015 was the final season that Bridgestone was the sole tyre supplier for MotoGP, as Michelin became the sole tyre supplier for the 2016 season.

The 2015 season also saw the début of the Suzuki GSX-RR and Aprilia RS-GP. The GSX-RR previously made an appearance at the 2014 Valencian Grand Prix ahead of a full-season return for Suzuki as a factory team for the first time since 2011 and the RS-GP was used by Gresini Racing after the team split from Honda at the end of last season.

This season is well-known for the Sepang clash, which involved a collision between two-time defending champion Marc Márquez and then-championship leader, Rossi. The clash remains one of the most memorable and controversial moments in the sport's history, with Rossi's penalty (a grid demotion in Valencia) for the incident helping Lorenzo win the race in Valencia and clinch his third MotoGP world title.

Season summary[edit]

Marc Márquez started the season as the defending riders' champion, having won his second consecutive title in 2014. He had been undefeated in championships throughout his MotoGP career and won a record breaking 13 wins in a season.

Valentino Rossi led the championship for almost the entire season as he chased a tenth world title, but ultimately, the honours went to his Yamaha Motor Racing teammate Jorge Lorenzo,[1] who took his third MotoGP title and a fifth world title overall.[2] Lorenzo started the season quietly with three finishes off the podium,[2] Rossi took wins in Qatar and an eventful win in Argentina, with Rossi chasing Márquez down for the lead before the two riders collided on the penultimate lap.[3][4] Rossi stayed upright but Márquez was unable to rejoin the race, with Rossi calling Márquez voicing his displeasure in the press conference after the race, beginning an estrangement between the two riders that would impact the season and Lorenzo's eventual championship.[5][6]

Thereafter, Lorenzo took four successive wins for the first time in his career to bring himself back into the championship race, before Rossi won at Assen.[7] Lorenzo did not win again until Brno, taking the championship lead on countback,[8] but ceded it back to Rossi, when he won at Silverstone.[9] Lorenzo crashed out at Misano,[2] while Rossi finished fifth ending a 16-race streak of podium finishes after both Yamaha riders were caught out by wet weather.[10]

Rossi and Márquez again collided at Assen on the final lap; Rossi rejoined the circuit through the gravel and went on to win the race, while race direction deemed the incident as a racing incident.[7]

At San Marino, Rossi was given a penalty point on his licence, for impeding Lorenzo in qualifying, an incident that would cause implications later on in the season.[11]

The Australian Grand Prix was won by Márquez, with Lorenzo in second and Rossi finishing fourth, in a race that is considered to be one of the greatest in MotoGP's history.[12] With the top three in the championship, along with Andrea Iannone's Ducati going head to head, with over 50 overtakes between the top four throughout the race, 13 lead changes and Márquez setting the fastest lap on the final lap to ensure victory.[13] Despite the incredible response from fans about the race, Rossi was not happy with how the race unfolded and made comments about Márquez, making accusing Márquez of helping Lorenzo in his title aspirations at Phillip Island in the pre-event press conference at Malaysia, a claim that Márquez refuted, leading up to one of the most infamous races in the sports history one week later.[14][15]

The Malaysian race, was originally at risk of being cancelled due to smoke from fires in Indonesia impacting the track, however the race would go ahead with Rossi and Márquez colliding for a third time during the season. After a series of 18 overtakes and exchanges of positions between the two, during the seventh lap of the race, Rossi made a move on Márquez at Turn 14, pushing Márquez to the outside of the circuit. The two riders made contact and Márquez fell from his bike. He remounted and returned to the pits but had to retire from the race. Rossi maintained the third place that the pair had been battling over until the end of the race.[16] The incident divided fans, pundits and the riders on the grid, with Lorenzo made a gesture showing his disapproval at the move and deemed the penalty as "inadequate" and was booed off the podium, with race winner Pedrosa criticising Rossi's reaction to the incident by calling it a contradiction based on his previous comments on racing incidents.[15][17] Race Direction reviewed the incident and deemed Rossi at fault for the collision, and three penalty points were added to his licence.[18] With this, it meant that Rossi was forced to start the final race in Valencia from the back of the grid, despite appealing the penalty to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the penalty was ultimately upheld; with Lorenzo submitting a statement towards the appeal and later apologised for his actions on the podium.[19] Rossi voiced his regret at his move on Márquez, but did not apologise for the incident occurring while Márquez stood his ground on his riding style in Malaysia.[15][20]

Following the fallout from Malaysia, which included a clash between the Márquez family and Italian television reporters who invaded the family property in Barcelona, Lorenzo being wrongfully accused of storming race direction demanding a penalty for Rossi, which the members of the media would later retract the story and Rossi's protest being overturned being met with hostile reactions from some fans; FIM president Vito Ippolito deemed the events as a "damaging effect on the staging of our competitions and poisoned the atmosphere around the sport", with Ippolito and Dorna Sports boss Carmelo Ezpeleta calling a private meeting for all riders and crew chiefs in Valencia, cancelling the pre-event press conference, also meeting with Lorenzo, Márquez and Rossi privately before the race weekend began.[20][21][22][23][24]

In the final five races, Rossi finished ahead of Lorenzo once, as Lorenzo continued to close the points gap; at a maximum of 23 after San Marino, Lorenzo pulled it back to 7 going into Valencia with the champion to be determined at the final race of the season for the first time in nine years when Nicky Hayden defeated Rossi for the title at Valencia.[25]

At the final race, Lorenzo took his seventh win of the season and won the world title by five points, leading the world championship for the first time all season while Rossi could only finish fourth gaining over 10 positions throughout the race.[1][26][27]

Third place in the final riders' championship standings went to Márquez, who won five races during the season, but six retirements during the campaign stopped him from challenging the Yamaha pair in the championship run-in. The only other rider to win a race during the season was Márquez's Repsol Honda teammate, Dani Pedrosa. Pedrosa missed three races at the start of the season, after electing to undergo surgery to alleviate issues with arm-pump. Upon his return, he did not podium until Catalunya, and ultimately, took two wins in the closing four races at Motegi,[28] and Sepang.[16]

Other championship standings[edit]

In the other championships, the eleven wins for Rossi and Lorenzo were enough for Yamaha to take the teams' title by over 200 points ahead of Repsol Honda,[29] and the manufacturers' title by 52 points ahead of Honda.[30] Amongst the class of rookies, Suzuki rider Maverick Viñales took the IRTA Cup, finishing in twelfth place overall,[31][32] while Héctor Barberá of Avintia Racing was the best-placed Open class rider, in fifteenth.[31][32]

2015 Grand Prix season calendar[edit]

The following Grands Prix took place in 2015:

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit
1 29 March ‡ Qatar Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar Losail International Circuit
2 12 April United States Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas Circuit of the Americas
3 19 April Argentina Gran Premio Red Bull de la República Argentina Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo
4 3 May Spain Gran Premio bwin de España Circuito de Jerez
5 17 May France Monster Energy Grand Prix de France Bugatti Circuit
6 31 May Italy Gran Premio d'Italia TIM Mugello Circuit
7 14 June Catalonia Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
8 27 June †† Netherlands Motul TT Assen TT Circuit Assen
9 12 July Germany GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland Sachsenring
10 9 August United States Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix Indianapolis Motor Speedway
11 16 August Czech Republic bwin Grand Prix České republiky Brno Circuit
12 30 August United Kingdom Octo British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit
13 13 September San Marino Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli
14 27 September Aragon Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón MotorLand Aragón
15 11 October Japan Motul Grand Prix of Japan Twin Ring Motegi
16 18 October Australia Pramac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Phillip Island Circuit
17 25 October Malaysia Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit
18 8 November Valencian Community Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana Circuit Ricardo Tormo
Sources:[33][34][35]
‡ = Night race
†† = Saturday race

Calendar changes[edit]

  • The British Grand Prix had been scheduled to return to Donington Park for the first time since 2009, ahead of a planned move to the brand-new Circuit of Wales in 2016.[36] However, Donington Park pulled out of hosting the event on 10 February 2015, citing financial delays.[37] The following day, it was announced that Silverstone would host the British Grand Prix in 2015 and 2016.[38]

Teams and riders[edit]

As in 2014, the MotoGP class was divided into two categories: Factory and Open. Manufacturers who had not won a dry race since the start of the 2013 season or were new to the class could enter the Factory category with all the Open concessions.

A provisional entry list was released by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme on 23 October 2014.[39] An updated entry list was released on 2 February 2015.[40]

Factory entries
Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
Italy Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia[41] Aprilia RS-GP 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista[42] All
33 Italy Marco Melandri[43] 1–8
70 United Kingdom Michael Laverty[44] 9
6 Germany Stefan Bradl[45] 10–18
Italy Octo IodaRacing Team[N 1]
Italy E-Motion IodaRacing Team[N 1]
ART ART 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis[47] 1–15
55 Australia Damian Cudlin[48] 16–17
23 Australia Broc Parkes[49] 18
Italy Ducati Team Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP15 04 Italy Andrea Dovizioso[50] All
29 Italy Andrea Iannone[51] All
51 Italy Michele Pirro[52] 6, 13, 18
Italy Pramac Racing[N 2]
Italy Octo Pramac Racing[N 2]
Ducati Desmosedici GP14[54] 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci[55] All
68 Colombia Yonny Hernández[56] All
Japan Repsol Honda Team Honda Honda RC213V 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa[57] 1, 5–18
7 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama[58] 2–4
93 Spain Marc Márquez[59] All
Japan Team HRC with Nissin 72 Japan Takumi Takahashi[60] 15
Monaco CWM LCR Honda[N 3]
Monaco LCR Honda[N 3]
35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow[62] All
Belgium EG 0,0 Marc VDS 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding[63] All
Japan Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki Suzuki GSX-RR 25 Spain Maverick Viñales[64] All
41 Spain Aleix Espargaró[64] All
Japan Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha Yamaha YZR-M1 46 Italy Valentino Rossi[65] All
99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo[66] All
Japan Yamaha Factory Racing Team 21 Japan Katsuyuki Nakasuga[60] 15
France Monster Yamaha Tech 3 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith[67] All
44 Spain Pol Espargaró[68] All
Open entries
Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
Spain Avintia Racing Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP14[69] 8 Spain Héctor Barberá[70] All
63 France Mike Di Meglio[39] All
Czech Republic AB Motoracing Honda Honda RC213V-RS 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham[71] 1–7, 11–14
7 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama[72] 9
24 Spain Toni Elías[73] 10
64 Japan Kousuke Akiyoshi[60] 15
13 Australia Anthony West[74] 16–18
Monaco CWM LCR Honda[N 3]
Monaco LCR Honda[N 3]
43 Australia Jack Miller[75] All
Spain Aspar MotoGP Team 50 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty[76] All
69 United States Nicky Hayden[77] All
Switzerland Athinà Forward Racing[N 4]
Switzerland Forward Racing[N 4]
Yamaha Forward Yamaha Forward 6 Germany Stefan Bradl[79] 1–8
71 Italy Claudio Corti[80] 9
71 Italy Claudio Corti 11–13
24 Spain Toni Elías[81] 14–18
76 France Loris Baz[82] 1–9, 11–18
Key
Regular rider
Wildcard rider
Replacement rider

Team changes[edit]

  • Suzuki returned to MotoGP as a constructor after a four-year hiatus.
  • Aprilia made an official return to the championship entering two factory-supported bikes with Gresini Racing. The Italian team ended its long partnership with Honda, having raced their bikes since 1997.
  • Marc VDS Racing expanded its operations to enter a Honda bike in the MotoGP category, having taken on the Factory class bike previously run by Gresini.
  • LCR Honda entered a second bike in the Open category.
  • Avintia Racing left its Kawasaki-based machinery to switch to Ducati bikes.
  • Paul Bird Motorsport left MotoGP at the end of the 2014 season to concentrate on their British Superbike Championship campaign.[83]

Rider changes[edit]

In-season changes[edit]

2015 Grand Prix season results[edit]

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit Pole position Fastest lap Winning rider Winning constructor Report
1 29 March ‡ Qatar Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix[85] Losail Italy Andrea Dovizioso Italy Valentino Rossi Italy Valentino Rossi Japan Yamaha Report
2 12 April United States Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas[86] Circuit of the Americas Spain Marc Márquez Italy Andrea Iannone Spain Marc Márquez Japan Honda Report
3 19 April Argentina Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix[87] Termas de Río Hondo Spain Marc Márquez Italy Valentino Rossi Italy Valentino Rossi Japan Yamaha Report
4 3 May Spain Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix[88] Jerez Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Jorge Lorenzo Japan Yamaha Report
5 17 May France French motorcycle Grand Prix[89] Le Mans Spain Marc Márquez Italy Valentino Rossi Spain Jorge Lorenzo Japan Yamaha Report
6 31 May Italy Italian motorcycle Grand Prix[90] Mugello Italy Andrea Iannone Spain Marc Márquez Spain Jorge Lorenzo Japan Yamaha Report
7 14 June Catalonia Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix[91] Catalunya Spain Aleix Espargaró Spain Marc Márquez Spain Jorge Lorenzo Japan Yamaha Report
8 27 June †† Netherlands Dutch TT[92] Assen Italy Valentino Rossi Spain Marc Márquez Italy Valentino Rossi Japan Yamaha Report
9 12 July Germany German motorcycle Grand Prix[93] Sachsenring Spain Marc Márquez Spain Marc Márquez Spain Marc Márquez Japan Honda Report
10 9 August United States Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix[33] Indianapolis Spain Marc Márquez Spain Marc Márquez Spain Marc Márquez Japan Honda Report
11 16 August Czech Republic Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix[33] Brno Circuit Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Marc Márquez Spain Jorge Lorenzo Japan Yamaha Report
12 30 August United Kingdom British motorcycle Grand Prix[94] Silverstone[37][38] Spain Marc Márquez Italy Valentino Rossi Italy Valentino Rossi Japan Yamaha Report
13 13 September San Marino San Marino and Rimini's Coast motorcycle Grand Prix[95] Misano Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Marc Márquez Japan Honda Report
14 27 September Aragon Aragon motorcycle Grand Prix[96] MotorLand Aragón Spain Marc Márquez Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Jorge Lorenzo Japan Yamaha Report
15 11 October Japan Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix[97] Motegi Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Dani Pedrosa Japan Honda Report
16 18 October Australia Australian motorcycle Grand Prix[98] Philip Island Circuit Spain Marc Márquez Spain Marc Márquez Spain Marc Márquez Japan Honda Report
17 25 October Malaysia Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix[99] Sepang Spain Dani Pedrosa Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Dani Pedrosa Japan Honda Report
18 8 November Valencian Community Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix[100] Valencia Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Jorge Lorenzo Spain Jorge Lorenzo Japan Yamaha Report
‡ = Night race
†† = Saturday race

Riders' standings[edit]

Scoring system

Points were awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider had to finish the race to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Pos Rider Bike Team QAT
Qatar
AME
United States
ARG
Argentina
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
CAT
Catalonia
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
INP
United States
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RSM
San Marino
ARA
Aragon
JPN
Japan
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
VAL
Valencian Community
Pts
1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Movistar Yamaha MotoGP 4 4 5 1 1 1 1 3 4 2 1 4 Ret 1 3 2 2 1 330
2 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Movistar Yamaha MotoGP 1 3 1 3 2 3 2 1 3 3 3 1 5 3 2 4 3 4 325
3 Spain Marc Márquez Honda Repsol Honda Team 5 1 Ret 2 4 Ret Ret 2 1 1 2 Ret 1 Ret 4 1 Ret 2 242
4 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Repsol Honda Team 6 16 4 3 8 2 4 5 5 9 2 1 5 1 3 206
5 Italy Andrea Iannone Ducati Ducati Team 3 5 4 6 5 2 4 4 5 5 4 8 7 4 Ret 3 Ret Ret 188
6 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Yamaha Monster Tech 3 8 6 6 8 6 5 5 7 6 6 7 7 2 8 7 10 4 6 181
7 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Ducati Team 2 2 2 9 3 Ret Ret 12 Ret 9 6 3 8 5 5 13 Ret 7 162
8 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Honda LCR Honda 7 7 3 4 Ret Ret Ret 6 7 8 Ret Ret 11 7 6 7 5 9 125
9 Spain Pol Espargaró Yamaha Monster Tech 3 9 Ret 8 5 7 6 Ret 5 8 7 8 Ret Ret 9 Ret 8 9 5 114
10 Italy Danilo Petrucci Ducati Pramac Racing 12 10 11 12 10 9 9 11 9 10 10 2 6 Ret Ret 12 6 10 113
11 Spain Aleix Espargaró Suzuki Team SUZUKI ECSTAR 11 8 7 7 Ret Ret Ret 9 10 14 9 9 10 6 11 9 7 8 105
12 Spain Maverick Viñales Suzuki Team SUZUKI ECSTAR 14 9 10 11 9 7 6 10 11 11 Ret 11 14 11 Ret 6 8 11 97
13 United Kingdom Scott Redding Honda EG 0,0 Marc VDS 13 Ret 9 13 Ret 11 7 13 Ret 13 12 6 3 12 10 11 11 15 84
14 Colombia Yonny Hernández Ducati Pramac Racing 10 Ret Ret 10 8 10 Ret 14 12 12 11 Ret Ret 10 14 17 12 13 56
15 Spain Héctor Barberá Ducati Avintia Racing (Open Entries) 15 12 13 14 13 13 16 Ret 13 15 16 13 18 16 9 16 13 16 33
16 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Ret 15 19 15 15 14 10 17 14 18 13 10 15 13 16 14 15 14 31
17 France Loris Baz Yamaha Forward Forward Racing 22 17 14 Ret 12 12 13 15 19 15 16 4 17 Ret 18 Ret 19 28
18 Germany Stefan Bradl Yamaha Forward Forward Racing 16 Ret 15 16 Ret Ret 8 Ret 17
Aprilia Aprilia Racing Team Gresini 20 14 Ret 16 18 18 21 10 18
19 Australia Jack Miller Honda LCR Honda (Open Entries) Ret 14 12 20 Ret Ret 11 Ret 15 Ret 19 Ret 12 19 Ret 15 17 21 17
20 United States Nicky Hayden Honda Aspar MotoGP Team (Open Entries) 17 13 16 17 11 Ret Ret 16 16 16 17 12 17 15 13 Ret 16 17 16
21 Italy Michele Pirro Ducati Ducati Team 8 Ret 12 12
22 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Honda Aspar MotoGP Team (Open Entries) 18 16 17 18 14 15 12 Ret 17 19 Ret 17 19 14 17 19 19 Ret 9
23 Japan Katsuyuki Nakasuga Yamaha AB Motoracing (Open Entries) 8 8
24 France Mike Di Meglio Ducati Avintia Racing (Open Entries) 19 Ret 18 22 Ret 16 14 18 Ret 17 18 14 13 20 15 20 18 Ret 8
25 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda AB Motoracing (Open Entries) 11 Ret Ret Ret 5
26 Japan Takumi Takahashi Honda Team HRC with Nissin 12 4
27 Spain Toni Elías Honda AB Motoracing (Open Entries) 22 2
Yamaha Forward Forward Racing 21 20 22 14 20
28 San Marino Alex de Angelis ART Octo IodaRacing Team 20 18 22 21 17 Ret 15 Ret 18 21 Ret 15 Ret Ret DNS 2
Czech Republic Karel Abraham Honda AB Motoracing (Open Entries) Ret Ret 21 Ret Ret 17 DNS 21 19 21 Ret 0
Italy Marco Melandri Aprilia Aprilia Racing Team Gresini 21 Ret 20 19 18 18 Ret 19 0
Italy Claudio Corti Yamaha Forward Forward Racing Ret 20 18 20 0
Japan Kousuke Akiyoshi Honda AB Motoracing (Open Entries) 19 0
Australia Anthony West Honda AB Motoracing 23 20 22 0
United Kingdom Michael Laverty Aprilia Aprilia Racing Team Gresini 20 0
Australia Damian Cudlin ART Octo IodaRacing Team Ret Ret 0
Australia Broc Parkes ART Octo IodaRacing Team Ret 0
Pos Rider Bike Team QAT
Qatar
AME
United States
ARG
Argentina
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
CAT
Catalonia
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
INP
United States
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RSM
San Marino
ARA
Aragon
JPN
Japan
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
VAL
Valencian Community
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap
Light blue – Rookie

Constructors' standings[edit]

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • Each constructor gets the same number of points as their best placed rider in each race.
Pos Constructor QAT
Qatar
AME
United States
ARG
Argentina
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
CAT
Catalonia
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
INP
United States
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RSM
San Marino
ARA
Aragon
JPN
Japan
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
VAL
Valencian Community
Pts
1 Japan Yamaha 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 407
2 Japan Honda 5 1 3 2 4 4 3 2 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 1 1 2 355
3 Italy Ducati 2 2 2 6 3 2 4 4 5 5 4 2 6 4 5 3 6 7 256
4 Japan Suzuki 11 8 7 7 9 7 6 9 10 11 9 9 10 6 11 6 7 8 137
5 Italy Aprilia 21 15 19 15 15 14 10 17 14 18 13 10 15 13 16 14 10 14 36
6 Switzerland Yamaha Forward 16 17 14 16 12 12 8 15 19 15 16 4 17 20 18 14 19 35
7 Italy ART 20 18 22 21 17 Ret 15 Ret 18 21 Ret 15 Ret Ret DNS Ret Ret Ret 2
Pos Constructor QAT
Qatar
AME
United States
ARG
Argentina
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
CAT
Catalonia
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
INP
United States
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RSM
San Marino
ARA
Aragon
JPN
Japan
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
VAL
Valencian Community
Pts

Teams' standings[edit]

Pos Team Bike
No.
QAT
Qatar
AME
United States
ARG
Argentina
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
CAT
Catalonia
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
INP
United States
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RSM
San Marino
ARA
Aragon
JPN
Japan
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
VAL
Valencian Community
Pts
1 Japan Movistar Yamaha MotoGP 46 1 3 1 3 2 3 2 1 3 3 3 1 5 3 2 4 3 4 655
99 4 4 5 1 1 1 1 3 4 2 1 4 Ret 1 3 2 2 1
2 Japan Repsol Honda Team 7 11 Ret Ret 453
26 6 16 4 3 8 2 4 5 5 9 2 1 5 1 3
93 5 1 Ret 2 4 Ret Ret 2 1 1 2 Ret 1 Ret 4 1 Ret 2
3 Italy Ducati Team 04 2 2 2 9 3 Ret Ret 12 Ret 9 6 3 8 5 5 13 Ret 7 350
29 3 5 4 6 5 2 4 4 5 5 4 8 7 4 Ret 3 Ret Ret
4 France Monster Yamaha Tech 3 38 8 6 6 8 6 5 5 7 6 6 7 7 2 8 7 10 4 6 295
44 9 Ret 8 5 7 6 Ret 5 8 7 8 Ret Ret 9 Ret 8 9 5
5 Japan Team SUZUKI ECSTAR 25 14 9 10 11 9 7 6 10 11 11 Ret 11 14 11 Ret 6 8 11 202
41 11 8 7 7 Ret Ret Ret 9 10 14 9 9 10 6 11 9 7 8
6 Italy Pramac Racing[N 2]
Italy Octo Pramac Racing[N 2]
9 12 10 11 12 10 9 9 11 9 10 10 2 6 Ret Ret 12 6 10 169
68 10 Ret Ret 10 8 10 Ret 14 12 12 11 Ret Ret 10 14 17 12 13
7 Monaco CWM LCR Honda[N 3]
Monaco LCR Honda[N 3]
35 7 7 3 4 Ret Ret Ret 6 7 8 Ret Ret 11 7 6 7 5 9 142
43 Ret 14 12 20 Ret Ret 11 Ret 15 Ret 19 Ret 12 19 Ret 15 17 21
8 Belgium EG 0,0 Marc VDS 45 13 Ret 9 13 Ret 11 7 13 Ret 13 12 6 3 12 10 11 11 15 84
9 Spain Avintia Racing 8 15 12 13 14 13 13 16 Ret 13 15 16 13 18 16 9 16 13 16 41
63 19 Ret 18 22 Ret 16 14 18 Ret 17 18 14 13 20 15 20 18 Ret
10 Switzerland Athinà Forward Racing[N 4]
Switzerland Forward Racing[N 4]
6 16 Ret 15 16 Ret Ret 8 Ret 39
24 21 20 22 14 20
71 Ret 20 18 20
76 22 17 14 Ret 12 12 13 15 19 15 16 4 17 Ret 18 Ret 19
11 Italy Aprilia Racing Team Gresini 6 20 14 Ret 16 18 18 21 10 18 39
19 Ret 15 19 15 15 14 10 17 14 18 13 10 15 13 16 14 15 14
33 21 Ret 20 19 18 18 Ret 19
70 20
12 Spain Aspar MotoGP Team 50 18 16 17 18 14 15 12 Ret 17 19 Ret 17 19 14 13 19 19 Ret 25
69 17 13 16 17 11 Ret Ret 16 16 16 17 12 17 15 17 Ret 16 17
13 Italy Octo IodaRacing Team[N 1]
Italy E-Motion IodaRacing Team[N 1]
15 20 18 22 21 17 Ret 15 Ret 18 21 Ret 15 Ret Ret DNS 2
23 Ret
55 Ret Ret
Czech Republic AB Motoracing 7 Ret 0
13 23 20 22
17 Ret Ret 21 Ret Ret 17 DNS 21 19 21 Ret
24 22
64 19
Pos Team Bike
No.
QAT
Qatar
AME
United States
ARG
Argentina
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
CAT
Catalonia
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
INP
United States
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RSM
San Marino
ARA
Aragon
JPN
Japan
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
VAL
Valencian Community
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Until the Italian Grand Prix, the team competed as the Octo IodaRacing Team, with title sponsorship from Octo Telematics. Thereafter, the team competed as the E-Motion IodaRacing Team.[46]
  2. ^ a b c d Until the Italian Grand Prix, the team competed as Pramac Racing. Thereafter, the team competed as Octo Pramac Racing, with title sponsorship from Octo Telematics.[53]
  3. ^ a b c d e f Until the British Grand Prix, the team competed as CWM LCR Honda, with title sponsorship from CWM FX. Thereafter, the team competed as LCR Honda.[61]
  4. ^ a b c d Until the German Grand Prix, the team competed as Athinà Forward Racing, with title sponsorship from Athinà Eyewear. Thereafter, the team competed as Forward Racing.[78]

References[edit]

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