VALENCIA GRAND PRIX

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Comunitat Valenciana:

Track image of Comunitat Valenciana

Circuit info

Length: 4.005 m / 2.489 miles

Width: 12m

Left corners: 9

Right corners: 5

Longest straight: 876 m / 0.544 miles

Constructed: 1999

Modified:

Race Length: MotoGP Moto2 Moto3
Laps 2/3 of laps Total Distance
30 - 120.2 km - 74.7 miles

Introduction:

The Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana was completed in 1999 and held rounds of the MotoGP and Spanish Motorcycle Championships in the same year. The Cheste track has several layouts, running anti-clockwise with varying lengths. MotoGP events are held on a 4km track comprising of five right handed corners, eight left handers and a 650m straight. Although the track is regarded as quite small, the pit complex contains 48 garages whilst the stadium style grandstands can seat up to 150,000 spectators. The circuit layout which allows all parts of the circuit to be seen from any stand helps to create a unique atmosphere enjoyed by Spanish and international riders alike and as the last race of the season there is always a party feeling to the Grand Prix, which was voted best GP of 2005 by IRTA.

Records Season Rider Motorcycle Time Speed
MotoGP
Fastest Lap2013Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)Honda1'30.237159.7 km/h
Circuit Record2013Dani PEDROSA (SPA)Honda1'31.628157.3 km/h
Best Pole2013Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)Honda1'30.237159.7 km/h
Top Speed2013Dani PEDROSA (SPA)Honda328.3 km/h
Moto2
Fastest Lap2013Pol ESPARGARO (SPA)Kalex1'34.957151.8 km/h
Circuit Record2013Jordi TORRES (SPA)Suter1'35.694150.6 km/h
Best Pole2013Pol ESPARGARO (SPA)Kalex1'34.957151.8 km/h
Top Speed2012Pol ESPARGARO (SPA)Kalex279.6 km/h
Moto3
Fastest Lap2013Alex RINS (SPA)KTM1'39.459144.9 km/h
Circuit Record2013Luis SALOM (SPA)KTM1'39.744144.5 km/h
Best Pole2013Alex RINS (SPA)KTM1'39.459144.9 km/h
Top Speed2013Matteo FERRARI (ITA)FTR Honda236.8 km/h

Time Schedule

VALENCIA GRAND PRIX

29 October 2004

125ccFP1

MotoGPFP1

250ccFP1

125ccQP1

MotoGPQP1

250ccQP1

30 October 2004

125ccFP2

MotoGPFP2

250ccFP2

125ccQP2

MotoGPQP2

250ccQP2

31 October 2004

125ccWUP

250ccWUP

MotoGPWUP

125ccRAC

250ccRAC

MotoGPRAC

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2004 - Event Results

Podium

1ndROSSI V.ITA47'16.145
2dBIAGGI M.ITA+0.425
3dBAYLISS T.AUS+3.133

Podium

1ndPEDROSA D.SPA44'10.176
2dELIAS T.SPA+8.086
3dPUNIET R.FRA+27.412

Podium

1ndBARBERA H.SPA40'45.283
2dDOVIZIOSO A.ITA+0.761
3dBAUTISTA A.SPA+0.979