2010 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2010 Indianapolis Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 2010 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of August 27–29, 2010 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

United States  2010 Indianapolis Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 18 races in the
2010 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Indianapolis Moto GP.svg
DateAugust 29, 2010
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 United States Ben Spies
Time 1:40.105
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:40.896
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second United States Ben Spies
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:46.139
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:46.580
Podium
First Spain Toni Elías
Second Spain Julián Simón
Third United Kingdom Scott Redding
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 1:48.124
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 1:48.672
Podium
First Spain Nicolás Terol
Second Germany Sandro Cortese
Third Spain Pol Espargaró

During the second of two United States Grand Prix Racer Union 250cc (age 12-18) races during the race meet on August 29, 13-year-old Peter Lenz was killed during the warmup lap before the start. It was the first competitor fatality at the Speedway during a race since 1973.[4]

Dani Pedrosa, spraying the champagne on the podium after winning the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 47:31.615 5 25
2 11   Ben Spies Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +3.575 1 20
3 99   Jorge Lorenzo Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +6.812 2 16
4 46   Valentino Rossi Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 +12.633 7 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +21.885 4 11
6 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 28 +35.138 3 10
7 58   Marco Simoncelli San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +36.740 8 9
8 19   Álvaro Bautista Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +36.825 11 8
9 41   Aleix Espargaró Pramac Racing Team Ducati 28 +44.905 14 7
10 40   Héctor Barberá Páginas Amarillas Aspar Ducati 28 +51.368 16 6
11 65   Loris Capirossi Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +55.386 10 5
12 7   Hiroshi Aoyama Interwetten Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +57.903 13 4
13 14   Randy de Puniet LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +1:04.139 17 3
Ret 36   Mika Kallio Pramac Racing Team Ducati 18 Accident 15
Ret 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 16 Retirement 9
Ret 27   Casey Stoner Ducati Team Ducati 7 Accident 6
Ret 33   Marco Melandri San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 2 Accident 12
Sources: [5][6][7]

Moto2 classificationEdit

An eight-motorcycle crash in the Snake Pit at the start (#34 R. Hayden, #29 Iannone, #2 Talmácsi, #52 Pešek, #61 Ivanov, #3 Corsi, #48 Tomizawa, #56 Ranseder) led to a red flag and two retirements (Tomizawa and Ranseder) immediately. It was later restarted, with the distance shortened to 17 laps.[8]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 24   Toni Elías Moriwaki 17 30:27.480 6 25
2 60   Julián Simón Suter 17 +0.405 1 20
3 45   Scott Redding Suter 17 +4.227 3 16
4 29   Andrea Iannone Speed Up 17 +5.978 25 13
5 3   Simone Corsi MotoBi 17 +7.058 4 11
6 40   Sergio Gadea Pons Kalex 17 +9.432 8 10
7 12   Thomas Lüthi Moriwaki 17 +9.815 16 9
8 2   Gábor Talmácsi Speed Up 17 +10.141 15 8
9 42   Jason DiSalvo FTR 17 +17.564 26 7
10 8   Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 17 +17.592 5 6
11 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 17 +17.618 20 5
12 63   Mike Di Meglio Suter 17 +20.527 21 4
13 71   Claudio Corti Suter 17 +26.008 13 3
14 80   Axel Pons Pons Kalex 17 +28.353 27 2
15 68   Yonny Hernández BQR-Moto2 17 +30.480 22 1
16 25   Alex Baldolini I.C.P. 17 +30.538 19
17 34   Roger Lee Hayden Moriwaki 17 +31.860 28
18 53   Valentin Debise ADV 17 +32.255 30
19 9   Kenny Noyes Promoharris 17 +32.500 29
20 52   Lukáš Pešek Moriwaki 17 +32.529 14
21 39   Robertino Pietri Suter 17 +44.569 32
22 5   Joan Olivé Promoharris 17 +44.956 35
23 41   Arne Tode Suter 17 +52.993 31
24 88   Yannick Guerra Moriwaki 17 +57.481 38
25 44   Roberto Rolfo Suter 17 +1:16.404 18
26 72   Yuki Takahashi Tech 3 14 +3 laps 12
Ret 95   Mashel Al Naimi BQR-Moto2 12 Retirement 37
Ret 16   Jules Cluzel Suter 11 Accident 17
Ret 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Bimota 8 Retirement 7
Ret 35   Raffaele De Rosa Tech 3 6 Retirement 10
Ret 65   Stefan Bradl Suter 5 Retirement 9
Ret 4   Ricard Cardús Bimota 2 Accident 34
Ret 11   Yusuke Teshima MotoBi 2 Accident 36
Ret 55   Héctor Faubel Suter 1 Accident 2
Ret 6   Alex Debón FTR 1 Accident 33
Ret 61   Vladimir Ivanov Moriwaki 1 Accident 24
DNS 48   Shoya Tomizawa Suter 0 Accident in first start 23
DNS 56   Michael Ranseder Suter 0 Accident in first start 11
DNS 10   Fonsi Nieto Moriwaki Injured
DNS 17   Karel Abraham FTR Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Marc Márquez was given a 20-second penalty after the race for cutting the track.[9]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 42:19.223 2 25
2 11   Sandro Cortese Derbi 23 +4.995 4 20
3 44   Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 +10.856 5 16
4 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +15.402 6 13
5 12   Esteve Rabat Aprilia 23 +19.912 10 11
6 99   Danny Webb Aprilia 23 +20.093 11 10
7 35   Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 23 +20.702 13 9
8 23   Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 23 +26.797 15 8
9 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 +27.666 12 7
10 93   Marc Márquez Derbi 23 +39.840 1 6
11 53   Jasper Iwema Aprilia 23 +46.153 18 5
12 39   Luis Salom Aprilia 23 +52.556 7 4
13 14   Johann Zarco Aprilia 23 +54.354 8 3
14 84   Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 23 +54.402 17 2
15 32   Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 23 +1:07.208 20 1
16 72   Marco Ravaioli Lambretta 23 +1:24.117 24
17 15   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 23 +1:25.890 14
18 87   Luca Marconi Aprilia 23 +1:53.618 25
Ret 71   Tomoyoshi Koyama Aprilia 14 Retirement 9
Ret 38   Bradley Smith Aprilia 12 Accident 3
Ret 26   Adrián Martín Aprilia 12 Retirement 19
Ret 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin Aprilia 11 Retirement 22
Ret 78   Marcel Schrötter Honda 8 Accident 16
Ret 55   Isaac Viñales Lambretta 3 Accident 21
Ret 69   Louis Rossi Aprilia 1 Retirement 23
DNS 5   Alexis Masbou Aprilia Did not start
DNS 90   Kristian Lee Turner Aprilia Did not start
OFFICIAL 125CC REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round eleven has concluded.[10]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010 Indianapolis MotoGP". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2010 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". www.progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "Teen rider killed during warmup lap". The Indianapolis Star. 2010-08-29. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  5. ^ "2010 Indianapolis MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · RED BULL INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2010". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2010.
  8. ^ "Indianapolis delivers third straight Elías win". motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 2010-08-29. Retrieved 2010-08-29.
  9. ^ "Terol takes first career back-to-back victories with Indy win". motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 2010-08-29. Retrieved 2010-08-29.
  10. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2010. Retrieved 2019-08-24.


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