GP Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana

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Jorge Lorenzo wins BMW M Award as best qualifier in 2012

Tuesday, 13, November 2012

In addition to winning his second-premier class title and fourth in total, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo also won the BMW M Award as Best Qualifier of the 2012 season.

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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

GP Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana

9 November 2012

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2012 - Event Results

Podium

1ndPEDROSA D.SPA48'23.819
2dNAKASUGA K.JPN+37.661
3dSTONER C.AUS+1'00.633

Records:

Pole Lap:  PEDROSA D.1'30.844158.7 Km/h
Fastest Lap: Lap: 12PEDROSA D.1'33.119154.8 Km/h

Podium

1ndMARQUEZ M.SPA48'50.706
2dSIMON J.SPA+1.256
3dTEROL N.SPA+11.372

Records:

Pole Lap:  ESPARGARO P.1'35.191151.5 Km/h
Fastest Lap: Lap: 23MARQUEZ M.1'46.440135.5 Km/h

Podium

1ndKENT D.GBR45'05.891
2dCORTESE S.GER+0.056
3dKHAIRUDDIN Z.MAL+0.114

Records:

Pole Lap:  FOLGER J.1'41.263142.4 Km/h
Fastest Lap: Lap: 24KHAIRUDDIN Z.1'49.622131.5 Km/h