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The season so far: Full GP Review for Jerez

Tuesday, 29, July 2008

In the second of the Full GP Review look back over the season so far, motogp.com hits Jerez for the Gran Premio bwin.com de España. read more »

Jerez:

Track image of Jerez

Circuit info

Length: 4.423 m / 2.748 miles

Width: 11m

Left corners: 5

Right corners: 8

Longest straight: 607 m / 0.377 miles

Constructed: 1986

Modified: 2002

Race Length: MotoGP Moto2 Moto3
Laps 2/3 of laps Total Distance
27 - 119.4 km - 74.2 miles

Introduction:

Built in 1986 and hosting its first Grand Prix one year later, the circuit of Jerez is now one of the most popular MotoGP venues and the focal point for a city fanatical about sport. Set in a slight valley in the south of Spain, Jerez is blessed with consistently good weather and beautiful scenery, its numerous grandstands providing the perfect viewing facilities for up to 250,000 spectators.



With two alternative road circuits (4,423m and 4,428m), which were resurfaced during 2005, Jerez is a popular venue used by many race teams for testing throughout the year, whilst its recently updated corporate and media facilities have proven to be a popular addition to the complex. Other facilities such as the control tower and pit boxes have also been vastly improved.


Records Season Rider Motorcycle Time Speed
MotoGP
Fastest Lap2014Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)Honda1'38.120162.2 km/h
Circuit Record2013Jorge LORENZO (SPA)Yamaha1'39.565159.9 km/h
Best Pole2014Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)Honda1'38.120162.2 km/h
Top Speed2014Dani PEDROSA (SPA)Honda295.9 km/h
Moto2
Fastest Lap2011Stefan BRADL (GER)Kalex1'42.706155.0 km/h
Circuit Record2014Jonas FOLGER (GER)Kalex1'42.876154.7 km/h
Best Pole2011Stefan BRADL (GER)Kalex1'42.706155.0 km/h
Top Speed2011Alex DE ANGELIS (RSM)Motobi253.0 km/h
Moto3
Fastest Lap2014Jack MILLER (AUS)KTM1'46.173149.9 km/h
Circuit Record2013Luis SALOM (SPA)KTM1'46.948148.8 km/h
Best Pole2014Jack MILLER (AUS)KTM1'46.173149.9 km/h
Top Speed2014Alex MARQUEZ (SPA)Honda220.0 km/h

Time Schedule

SPANISH GRAND PRIX

28 March 2008

125ccFP1

MotoGPFP1

250ccFP1

125ccQP1

MotoGPFP2

250ccQP1

29 March 2008

125ccFP2

MotoGPFP3

250ccFP2

125ccQP2

MotoGPQP

250ccQP2

30 March 2008

125ccWUP

250ccWUP

MotoGPWUP

125ccRAC

250ccRAC

MotoGPRAC

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2008 - Event Results

Podium

1ndPEDROSA D.SPA45'35.121
2dROSSI V.ITA+2.883
3dLORENZO J.SPA+4.339

Records:

Pole Lap:  LORENZO J.1'38.189162.2 Km/h
Fastest Lap: Lap: 3PEDROSA D.1'40.116159.0 Km/h

Podium

1ndKALLIO M.FIN45'27.908
2dPASINI M.ITA+4.277
3dTAKAHASHI Y.JPN+4.287

Records:

Pole Lap:  BAUTISTA A.1'43.071154.5 Km/h
Fastest Lap: Lap: 9SIMONCELLI M.1'43.546153.8 Km/h

Podium

1ndCORSI S.ITA41'46.100
2dTEROL N.SPA+3.206
3dSMITH B.GBR+4.986

Records:

Pole Lap:  SMITH B.1'47.587148.0 Km/h
Fastest Lap: Lap: 3CORSI S.1'47.999147.4 Km/h