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2011 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2011 Indianapolis Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of August 26–28, 2011 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

United States  2011 Indianapolis Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Indianapolis Moto GP.svg
DateAugust 28, 2011
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 Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:38.850
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:39.807
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third United States Ben Spies
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 1:44.038
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Iannone
Time 1:44.329
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez
Second Spain Pol Espargaró
Third Spain Esteve Rabat
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol
Time 1:48.199
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol
Time 1:48.380
Podium
First Spain Nicolás Terol
Second Spain Maverick Viñales
Third Germany Sandro Cortese

The event was held two weeks after the Indiana State Fair stage collapse, which led to the cancellation of the popular AMA Pro flat-track race at the Indiana State Fairgrounds which is held nearby during the Saturday night of the race meet.

Casey Stoner, lifting his trophy on the podium after winning the MotoGP race.

MotoGP classificationEdit

The race took place in the afternoon from 14:00 local time, in dry and partly cloudy weather, with an ambient temperature of 26 °C (80 °F).[4]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 46:52.786 1 25
2 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +4.828 4 20
3 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 28 +10.603 2 16
4 1   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 28 +16.576 3 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +17.202 5 11
6 19   Álvaro Bautista Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 28 +30.447 9 10
7 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +39.690 6 9
8 14   Randy de Puniet Pramac Racing Team Ducati 28 +53.416 12 8
9 7   Hiroshi Aoyama San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +53.790 13 7
10 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 28 +55.345 14 6
11 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +57.184 11 5
12 58   Marco Simoncelli San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +1:00.141 7 4
13 24   Toni Elías LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +1:02.169 15 3
14 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 26 +2 laps 8 2
Ret 8   Héctor Barberá Mapfre Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 27 Accident 10
Ret 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 20 Retirement 16
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi Pramac Racing Team Ducati 16 Retirement 17
Sources: [5][6][7]

Moto2 classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Suter 26 45:50.601 1 25
2 44   Pol Espargaró FTR 26 +1.889 7 20
3 34   Esteve Rabat FTR 26 +2.310 9 16
4 38   Bradley Smith Tech 3 26 +3.389 4 13
5 45   Scott Redding Suter 26 +5.674 11 11
6 65   Stefan Bradl Kalex 26 +9.134 22 10
7 60   Julián Simón Suter 26 +9.347 15 9
8 75   Mattia Pasini FTR 26 +15.010 6 8
9 36   Mika Kallio Suter 26 +15.031 18 7
10 40   Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex 26 +15.339 17 6
11 29   Andrea Iannone Suter 26 +17.447 3 5
12 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 26 +21.727 8 4
13 19   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 26 +24.279 24 3
14 3   Simone Corsi FTR 26 +25.714 2 2
15 15   Alex de Angelis MotoBi 26 +26.894 10 1
16 16   Jules Cluzel Suter 26 +27.375 12
17 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 26 +27.546 5
18 18   Jordi Torres Suter 26 +27.764 21
19 88   Ricard Cardús Moriwaki 26 +27.946 14
20 51   Michele Pirro Moriwaki 26 +29.362 13
21 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 26 +31.701 23
22 71   Claudio Corti Suter 26 +32.030 26
23 35   Raffaele De Rosa Suter 26 +32.100 19
24 76   Max Neukirchner MZ-RE Honda 26 +35.387 16
25 72   Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 26 +37.801 20
26 13   Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 26 +42.146 30
27 63   Mike Di Meglio Tech 3 26 +53.491 25
28 10   Martín Cárdenas FTR 26 +58.947 31
29 73   J.D. Beach FTR 26 +1:04.334 35
30 53   Valentin Debise FTR 26 +1:12.230 34
31 32   Jacob Gagne FTR 26 +1:12.503 33
32 39   Robertino Pietri Suter 26 +1:15.177 37
33 64   Santiago Hernández FTR 26 +1:15.899 38
34 25   Alex Baldolini Pons Kalex 26 +1:37.102 32
35 95   Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki 25 +1 lap 36
Ret 14   Ratthapark Wilairot FTR 21 Accident 27
Ret 31   Carmelo Morales Moriwaki 15 Retirement 28
Ret 9   Kenny Noyes FTR 7 Retirement 29
DNS 54   Kenan Sofuoğlu Suter Injury
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 18   Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 42:11.978 1 25
2 25   Maverick Viñales Aprilia 23 +3.633 4 20
3 11   Sandro Cortese Aprilia 23 +3.737 2 16
4 33   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +4.227 9 13
5 5   Johann Zarco Derbi 23 +14.186 3 11
6 7   Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +14.200 7 10
7 55   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +18.477 6 9
8 44   Miguel Oliveira Aprilia 23 +23.992 11 8
9 94   Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 +24.239 8 7
10 84   Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 23 +38.748 12 6
11 15   Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 23 +39.194 13 5
12 96   Louis Rossi Aprilia 23 +40.203 18 4
13 52   Danny Kent Aprilia 23 +44.088 5 3
14 10   Alexis Masbou KTM 23 +45.201 10 2
15 3   Luigi Morciano Aprilia 23 +46.037 16 1
16 53   Jasper Iwema Aprilia 23 +58.451 23
17 14   Brad Binder Aprilia 23 +1:12.015 26
18 43   Francesco Mauriello Aprilia 23 +1:12.898 21
19 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin Derbi 23 +1:14.294 19
20 36   Joan Perelló Aprilia 23 +1:23.947 25
21 17   Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 23 +1:29.369 20
22 56   Péter Sebestyén KTM 23 +1:29.813 28
23 19   Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 23 +1:34.296 24
24 30   Giulian Pedone Aprilia 21 +2 laps 27
Ret 77   Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 22 Accident 17
Ret 26   Adrián Martín Aprilia 20 Retirement 14
Ret 50   Sturla Fagerhaug Aprilia 11 Accident 22
Ret 31   Niklas Ajo Aprilia 7 Accident 15
Ret 21   Harry Stafford Aprilia 7 Retirement 29
DNS 99   Danny Webb Mahindra Did not start
DNS 23   Alberto Moncayo 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 twelve has concluded.[8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Indianapolis MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2011 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 22 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Weather History for Indianapolis, IN - Weather Underground". Wunderground.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  5. ^ "2011 Indianapolis MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  6. ^ "motogp.com · RED BULL INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2011". www.motogp.com.
  7. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2008.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011. Retrieved 2019-08-25.


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