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2011 United States motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2011 United States motorcycle Grand Prix was the tenth round of the 2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of July 22–24, 2011 at Laguna Seca. As in previous years, only the MotoGP class raced at Laguna Seca, with the domestic Superbike, Sportbike, and Supersport championships joining the MotoGP class instead of the Moto2 and 125cc classes.

United States  2011 United States Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Laguna Seca.svg
DateJuly 24, 2011
Official nameRed Bull U.S. Grand Prix[1][2][3]
LocationMazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.610 km (2.243 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:21.202
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:21.673
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Team Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 32 43:52.145 2 25
2 1   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 32 +5.634 1 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 32 +9.467 3 16
4 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 32 +20.562 4 13
5 4   Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team Honda 32 +20.885 6 11
6 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 32 +30.351 7 10
7 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 32 +31.031 9 9
8 5   Colin Edwards Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 32 +45.502 11 8
9 8   Héctor Barberá Mapfre Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 32 +51.549 8 7
10 7   Hiroshi Aoyama San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 32 +1:08.850 14 6
11 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 32 +1:09.132 13 5
12 65   Loris Capirossi Pramac Racing Team Ducati 31 +1 lap 15 4
13 24   Toni Elías LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 31 +1 lap 16 3
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 13 Accident 12
Ret 23   Ben Bostrom LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 8 Accident 17
Ret 58   Marco Simoncelli San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 6 Accident 5
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 3 Accident 10
DNS 14   Randy de Puniet Pramac Racing Team Ducati Injury
Sources: [4][5][6]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round ten has concluded.[7]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 United States MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 4 July 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. "Laguna Seca Raceway - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 United States MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 4 July 2017.
  5. ^ "motogp.com · RED BULL U.S. GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2011". www.motogp.com.
  6. ^ "Classification" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2011. Retrieved 2019-08-25.


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