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Czech Republic Grand Prix - Race

Sunday August 15, 2010 | Finished

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  1. Moto2: Elias claims Brno win

    Moto2: Elias claims Brno win

    Toni Elias triumphed in an entertaining Czech Republic Moto2 Grand Prix in Brno from Yuki Takahashi and Andrea Iannone. More

Race standings

P. Driver Team Time
1 Toni Elias 41:51.715
2 Yuki Takahashi +02.312
3 Andrea Iannone +02.959
4 Jules Cluzel +06.905
5 Julian Simon +06.974
6 Gabor Talmacsi +07.024
7 Alex Debon +07.808
8 Simone Corsi +11.691
9 Stefan Bradl +15.958
10 Shoya Tomizawa +15.974
11 Thomas Lüthi +16.486
12 Hector Faubel +16.490
13 Fonsi Nieto +19.426
14 Sergio Gadea +20.130
15 Raffaele De Rosa +20.227
16 Dominique Aegerter +20.233
17 Alex Baldolini +25.738
18 Anthony West +27.526
19 Xavier Simeon +27.711
20 Mike Di Meglio +28.895
21 Ratthapark Wilairot +36.263
22 Scott Redding +44.281
23 Yonny Hernandez +46.446
24 Ricard Cardus +47.620
25 Axel Pons +47.798
26 Claudio Corti +47.966
27 Vladimir Ivanov +48.499
28 Niccolò Canepa +51.993
29 Robertino Pietri +52.243
30 Mashel Al Naimi +53.151
31 Joan Olive +53.478
32 Valentin Debise +01:00.080
33 Yannick Guerra +01:08.242
34 Roberto Rolfo DNF
35 Yusuke Teshima DNF
36 Lukas Pesek DNF
37 Patrick Vostárek DNF
38 Kenny Noyes DNF
39 Arne Tode DNF

Live Commentary

  1. - Elias's lead in the standings now monstrous - 161 points to the 106 of Iannone.

  2. 0' Cluzel keeps Simon back - they are fourth and fifth. Talmacsi, Debon and Corsi make up the top eight, while Redding dropped back to 22nd by the end due to a problem. Tomizawa ended up 10th.

  3. 0' Takahashi second ahead of Iannone.

  4. 0' Elias wins the Czech Moto2 GP!

  5. 1' Elias will win this race barring a calamity. Cluzel holding off Simon some way back behind them.

  6. 2' Takahashi up on Iannone, and has P2! Elias away, three seconds clear.

  7. 3' Takahashi is in the final podium spot.

  8. 4' Elias building a lead from Iannone and looking good for the race win. Over a second and a half now.

  9. 5' Rolfo out of the race! Something has broken on his bike and he has no throttle... he will cruise back to the pits. Gutted.

  10. 6' Rolfo taking the fight to Elias... and he has the lead! Iannone still there, with Cluzel, Takahashi and Debon following some way back. Elias back through though for P1.

  11. 7' And Rolfo is right up into third and battling Elias... through for second!

  12. 8' Gresini racer Elias past Fimmco Speed Up's Iannone!!

  13. 9' Elias back to 0.6s behind the leader now. A nice battle shaping up for the win.

  14. 10' Pretty warm in Brno now as Iannone continues to push at the front.

  15. 11' Lukas Pesek is out of the race and not too happy after taking the bike back to the garage.

  16. 12' Iannone not away just yet, as Elias goes second ahead of Cluzel. Rolfo fourth, Debon fifth and Gabor Talmacsi sixth.

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  18. 14' Iannone builds a gap of 1.3s with Cluzel the only rider able to keep tabs on him after half a lap of pushing.

  19. 15' Iannone now at the front - which is as congested as ever - ahead of Cluzel, Debon, Elias, Rolfo and Corsi. Tomizawa has dropped back.

  20. 16' Alex Debon through for the lead! He dropped back from eighth on the opening corners, but had battled back brilliantly.

  21. 17' Iannone in sixth after dropping way back at the start. Corsi takes over the lead.

  22. 18' Very close in the top positions. A second or so covering the top six.

  23. 19' Corsi up to third by the end of the first lap as Tomizawa goes P1 and Redding makes it up to ninth.

  24. 20' Dominique Aegerter fourth from sixth ahead of Simone Corsi and Arne Tode.

  25. 20' Elias up into the lead with Tomizawa running second from Jules Cluzel, who started in 11th!

  26. 20' The race is underway!

  27. 11:21 Karel Abraham is not starting - he will step up to the premier class with a satellite Ducati GP11 in 2011.

  28. 11:19 The warm-up lap begins with the ambient temp at 23 degrees and climbing.

  29. 11:17 Briton Scott Redding 10th after a decent qualifying session. Tomizawa back on top

  30. 11:17 Shoya Tomizawa is on pole with Andrea Iannone, Toni Elias and Roberto Rolfo also on the front row.

  31. 11:16 The sun is out, no danger of another wet race in this class. Everyone on slicks.

  32. 11:15 The race is coming up in five minutes - we are behind schedule due to rain delaying the start of the 125cc race.

  33. 11:10 Welcome to coverage of the Moto2 Czech GP.

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