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Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 20.10.2017-22.10.2017

 

The Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix is a motorcycling event that is part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season.

From 1997 to the present day, it is run at the scenic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit south of Melbourne, Victoria.
The only rider to win the ‘premier class’ race at multiple venues is five-time World Champion Michael Doohan, with wins at Bathurst (1988), Eastern Creek (1992, 1995) and Phillip Island (1998).

LENGTH – 4.4 km – 2.76 miles
CORNERS – 7 left; 5 – right
WIDTH 13 m. – 42.65 ft.
LONGEST STRAIGHT – 900m – 2952.76 ft.

MotoGP – 27 Laps, 120.1 km – 74.5 miles
Moto2 – 25 Laps, 111.2 km – 69.0 miles
Moto3 – 23 Laps – 102.3 km – 63.5 miles

Michelin Australian Motorcycle

Wins By Year:

Year Rider (Moto3) Bike Rider (Moto2) Bike Rider(MotoGP) Bike
2016  Brad Binder KTM Thomas Lüthi Kalex  Cal Crutchlow Honda
2015  Miguel Oliveira KTM  Álex Rins Kalex  Marc Márquez Honda
2014  Jack Miller KTM  Maverick Viñales Kalex  Valentino Rossi Yamaha
2013  Álex Rins KTM Pol Espargaró Kalex  Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
2012  Sandro Cortese KTM Pol Espargaró Kalex  Casey Stoner Honda
  • Fastest Lap  2013 – Jorge LORENZO 99 (Yamaha Factory Racing) – Time 1’27.899
  • Circuit Record – 2013- Marc MARQUEZ 93(Repsol Honda Team) – Time 1’28.108
  • Best Pole – 2013- Jorge LORENZO 99 (Yamaha Factory Racing – Time 1’27.899
  • Top Speed – 2015 – Andrea DOVIZIOSO 04 (Ducati Team) – Speed – 348.0km/h

 

Schedule:

Friday 20.10.2017 CIRCUIT TIME (GMT +11)

10:00 – 10:40 – Moto3 – Free Practice Nr. 1
10:55 – 11:40 – MotoGP – Free Practice Nr. 1
11:55 – 12:40 – Moto2 – Free Practice Nr. 1
14:10 – 14:50 – Moto3 – Free Practice Nr. 2
15:05 – 15:50 – MotoGP – Free Practice Nr. 2
16:05 – 16:50 – Moto2 – Free Practice Nr. 2

 

Saturday 21.10.2017 CIRCUIT TIME (GMT +11)

10:00 – 10:40 – Moto3 – Free Practice Nr. 3
10:55 – 11:40 – MotoGP – Free Practice Nr. 3
11:55 – 12:40 – Moto2 – Free Practice Nr. 3
13:35 – 14:15 – Moto3 – Qualifying
14:30 – 15:00 – MotoGP – Free Practice Nr. 4
15:10 – 15:25 – MotoGP – Qualifying Nr. 1
15:35 – 15:50 – MotoGP – Qualifying Nr. 2
16:05 – 16:50 – Moto2 – Qualifying
18:00 – Press Conference

 

Sunday 22.10.2017 CIRCUIT TIME (GMT +11)

10:40 – 11:00 – Moto3 – Warm Up
11:10 – 11:30 – Moto2 – Warm Up
11:40 – 12:00 – MotoGP – Warm Up
13:00 – Moto3 – Race
14:20 – Moto2 – Race
16:00 – MotoGP – Race

 

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