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2009 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2009 Indianapolis Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of August 28–30, 2009 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The MotoGP race was won by Jorge Lorenzo.[4]

United States  2009 Indianapolis Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Indianapolis Moto GP-2.svg
DateAugust 30, 2009
Official nameRed Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationIndianapolis Motor Speedway
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.216 km (2.620 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:39.730
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:40.152
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Mike Di Meglio
Time 1:44.341
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:44.720
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:49.337
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Time 1:49.039
Podium
First Spain Pol Espargaró
Second United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Third Italy Simone Corsi
Jorge Lorenzo, riding his bike at the MotoGP race, which he went on to win.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 47:13.592 2 25
2 15   Alex de Angelis San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +9.435 4 20
3 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 28 +12.947 6 16
4 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +13.478 8 13
5 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +26.254 5 11
6 52   James Toseland Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +32.408 10 10
7 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +34.400 11 9
8 36   Mika Kallio Ducati Team Ducati 28 +34.856 15 8
9 24   Toni Elías San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +45.005 7 7
10 3   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +45.377 1 6
11 7   Chris Vermeulen Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +45.478 14 5
12 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +52.294 12 4
13 44   Aleix Espargaró Pramac Racing Ducati 28 +1:03.552 16 3
14 41   Gábor Talmácsi Scot Racing Team MotoGP Honda 28 +1:15.086 17 2
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Hayate Racing Team Kawasaki 25 Accident 9
Ret 88   Niccolò Canepa Pramac Racing Ducati 23 Retirement 13
Ret 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 12 Accident 3
Sources: [5][6][7]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 58   Marco Simoncelli Gilera 26 45:43.599 3 25
2 4   Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 26 +1.943 2 20
3 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 26 +4.661 6 16
4 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 26 +12.776 1 13
5 15   Roberto Locatelli Gilera 26 +15.475 12 11
6 40   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 26 +19.471 4 10
7 52   Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 26 +22.682 11 9
8 55   Héctor Faubel Honda 26 +32.809 10 8
9 12   Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 26 +49.321 14 7
10 17   Karel Abraham Aprilia 26 +49.845 16 6
11 35   Raffaele De Rosa Honda 26 +53.567 15 5
12 25   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 26 +1:29.717 13 4
13 53   Valentin Debise Honda 26 +1:37.837 17 3
14 7   Axel Pons Aprilia 26 +1:46.672 18 2
15 56   Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 26 +1:46.821 21 1
16 11   Balázs Németh Aprilia 25 +1 lap 20
17 10   Imre Tóth Aprilia 25 +1 lap 19
18 29   Barrett Long Yamaha 25 +1 lap 25
19 30   Adam Roberts Yamaha 25 +1 lap 23
Ret 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 23 Retirement 9
Ret 6   Alex Debón Aprilia 18 Accident 8
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Aprilia 7 Accident 5
Ret 75   Mattia Pasini Aprilia 5 Retirement 7
Ret 8   Bastien Chesaux Honda 0 Accident 22
DNS 48   Shoya Tomizawa Honda Did not start
OFFICIAL 250cc REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 42:07.925 4 25
2 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 23 +0.120 5 20
3 24   Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 +0.448 6 16
4 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 +1.613 3 13
5 60   Julián Simón Aprilia 23 +1.801 1 11
6 93   Marc Márquez KTM 23 +19.345 9 10
7 17   Stefan Bradl Aprilia 23 +19.358 15 9
8 6   Joan Olivé Derbi 23 +25.611 10 8
9 73   Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 23 +29.240 19 7
10 77   Dominique Aegerter Derbi 23 +29.707 17 6
11 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 23 +30.464 11 5
12 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 +44.460 21 4
13 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 23 +44.549 20 3
14 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 23 +45.328 16 2
15 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +45.435 7 1
16 88   Michael Ranseder Aprilia 23 +45.479 14
17 8   Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +45.998 24
18 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 23 +53.791 2
19 16   Cameron Beaubier KTM 23 +1:01.179 23
20 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 23 +1:02.814 22
21 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +1:14.891 8
22 69   Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 23 +1:16.320 28
23 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 23 +1:31.218 13
24 87   Luca Marconi Aprilia 23 +1:31.569 27
25 10   Luca Vitali Aprilia 23 +1:51.274 31
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Aprilia 20 Retirement 12
Ret 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 17 Accident 25
Ret 45   Scott Redding Aprilia 11 Retirement 26
Ret 5   Alexis Masbou Loncin 7 Retirement 29
Ret 74   Ben Young Aprilia 3 Retirement 32
Ret 32   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 3 Retirement 18
Ret 75   Miles Thornton Aprilia 1 Accident 30
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round twelve has concluded.[8]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Indianapolis MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2009 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Indianapolis Motor Speedway - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Lorenzo gains vital Indy victory". BBC Sport. 2009-08-30. Archived from the original on 2 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-02.
  5. ^ "2009 Indianapolis MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009.
  7. ^ "motogp.com · RED BULL INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2009". www.motogp.com.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2009. Retrieved 2019-08-24.


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