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2012 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2012 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix (formally the 2012 Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix)[4] was the eleventh round of the 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It was held on 19 August 2012 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana.

United States  2012 Indianapolis Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 18 races in the
2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Indianapolis Moto GP.svg
Date19 August 2012
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 Honda
Time 1:38.813
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:39.088
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Second Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso Yamaha
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex
Time 1:42.602
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Time 1:43.304
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez Suter
Second Spain Pol Espargaró Kalex
Third Spain Julián Simón Suter
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Germany Sandro Cortese KTM
Time 1:48.545
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Romano Fenati FTR Honda
Time 1:48.648
Podium
First Spain Luis Salom Kalex KTM
Second Germany Sandro Cortese KTM
Third Germany Jonas Folger Kalex KTM

After being absent from the United States Grand Prix at Laguna Seca, the Moto2 and Moto3 classes returned to competition at Indianapolis.[5]

Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso, celebrating on the podium after finishing in second, first and third place at the MotoGP race.

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 46:39.631 1 25
2 99   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 28 +10.823 2 20
3 4   Andrea Dovizioso Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 28 +17.310 3 16
4 1   Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team Honda 28 +19.803 6 13
5 19   Álvaro Bautista San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 28 +22.556 8 11
6 6   Stefan Bradl LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 28 +30.072 5 10
7 46   Valentino Rossi Ducati Team Ducati 28 +57.614 10 9
8 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 28 +1:08.442 13 8
9 68   Yonny Hernández Avintia Blusens BQR 28 +1:11.106 12 7
10 41   Aleix Espargaró Power Electronics Aspar ART 28 +1:14.079 11 6
11 24   Toni Elías Pramac Racing Team Ducati 28 +1:26.305 16 5
12 22   Iván Silva Avintia Blusens BQR 28 +1:40.274 20 4
13 5   Colin Edwards NGM Mobile Forward Racing Suter 27 +1 lap 19 3
14 15   Steve Rapp Attack Performance APR 27 +1 lap 21 2
15 77   James Ellison Paul Bird Motorsport ART 27 +1 lap[6] 17 1
16 20   Aaron Yates GPTech BCL 27 +1 lap 22
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 9 Accident 7
Ret 14   Randy de Puniet Power Electronics Aspar ART 8 Retirement 9
Ret 11   Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 6 Retirement 4
Ret 51   Michele Pirro San Carlo Honda Gresini FTR 1 Retirement 15
Ret 54   Mattia Pasini Speed Master ART 0 Accident 14
Ret 9   Danilo Petrucci Came IodaRacing Project Ioda 0 Retirement 18
DNS 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati Injury
Sources: [7][8][9]

Moto2Edit

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Suter 26 45:13.763 2 25
2 40   Pol Espargaró Kalex 26 +5.855 1 20
3 60   Julián Simón Suter 26 +9.394 4 16
4 36   Mika Kallio Kalex 26 +15.549 8 13
5 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 26 +16.138 9 11
6 45   Scott Redding Kalex 26 +16.805 6 10
7 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 26 +21.359 5 9
8 3   Simone Corsi FTR 26 +21.368 12 8
9 29   Andrea Iannone Speed Up 26 +25.873 3 7
10 71   Claudio Corti Kalex 26 +26.471 7 6
11 80   Esteve Rabat Kalex 26 +26.916 15 5
12 5   Johann Zarco Motobi 26 +27.274 13 4
13 18   Nicolás Terol Suter 26 +31.122 10 3
14 88   Ricard Cardús AJR 26 +35.928 17 2
15 38   Bradley Smith Tech 3 26 +39.240 14 1
16 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 26 +42.507 11
17 4   Randy Krummenacher Kalex 26 +45.629 26
18 81   Jordi Torres Suter 26 +45.753 23
19 8   Gino Rea Suter 26 +51.567 19
20 76   Max Neukirchner Kalex 26 +52.106 28
21 49   Axel Pons Kalex 26 +56.150 27
22 23   Marcel Schrötter Bimota 26 +1:11.069 29
23 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Suter 26 +1:11.765 25
24 63   Mike Di Meglio MZ-RE Honda 26 +1:20.042 20
25 57   Eric Granado Motobi 26 +1:42.924 31
26 10   Marco Colandrea FTR 26 +1:43.184 32
27 72   Yuki Takahashi FTR 23 +3 laps 21
DSQ 95   Anthony West Speed Up 26 (+35.701)[10] 24
Ret 44   Roberto Rolfo Suter 20 Retirement 22
Ret 19   Xavier Siméon Tech 3 17 Accident 18
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis FTR 17 Accident 16
Ret 22   Alessandro Andreozzi Speed Up 10 Accident 30
Ret 82   Elena Rosell Moriwaki 7 Accident 33
Source:[11]

Moto3Edit

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 39   Luis Salom Kalex KTM 23 42:14.300 4 25
2 11   Sandro Cortese KTM 23 +0.056 1 20
3 94   Jonas Folger Kalex KTM 23 +2.940 15 16
4 44   Miguel Oliveira Suter Honda 23 +3.067 11 13
5 5   Romano Fenati FTR Honda 23 +3.664 8 11
6 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 23 +7.663 5 10
7 42   Álex Rins Suter Honda 23 +7.697 6 9
8 84   Jakub Kornfeil FTR Honda 23 +11.203 10 8
9 23   Alberto Moncayo FTR Honda 23 +11.242 9 7
10 10   Alexis Masbou Honda 23 +13.163 12 6
11 61   Arthur Sissis KTM 23 +23.362 22 5
12 52   Danny Kent KTM 23 +24.364 2 4
13 96   Louis Rossi FTR Honda 23 +25.001 14 3
14 32   Isaac Viñales FTR Honda 23 +31.211 16 2
15 19   Alessandro Tonucci FTR Honda 23 +34.179 13 1
16 9   Toni Finsterbusch Honda 23 +1:12.945 27
17 30   Giulian Pedone Suter Honda 23 +1:14.428 26
18 51   Kenta Fujii TSR Honda 23 +1:14.709 29
19 80   Armando Pontone Ioda 23 +1:15.326 28
20 20   Riccardo Moretti Mahindra 22 +1 lap 30
Ret 25   Maverick Viñales FTR Honda 22 Accident 3
Ret 89   Alan Techer TSR Honda 15 Accident 18
Ret 7   Efrén Vázquez FTR Honda 11 Accident 7
Ret 3   Luigi Morciano Ioda 10 Retirement 25
Ret 12   Álex Márquez Suter Honda 6 Accident 19
Ret 41   Brad Binder Kalex KTM 3 Accident 17
Ret 26   Adrián Martín FTR Honda 0 Accident 20
Ret 53   Jasper Iwema FGR Honda 0 Accident 21
Ret 27   Niccolò Antonelli FTR Honda 0 Accident 24
DSQ 31   Niklas Ajo KTM 4 Disqualified 23
DNS 8   Jack Miller Honda Injury
DNS 99   Danny Webb Mahindra Injury
DNS 55   Héctor Faubel Kalex KTM Injury
Source:[12]

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round eleven has concluded.[13]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Indianapolis MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2012 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. ^ "FIM announce changes to 2012 MotoGP calendar". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  5. ^ ""The Corkscrew" awaits as MotoGP™ descends on Laguna Seca". motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 23 July 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012. This will be the 14th time the MotoGP field is set to race at the track, which is the shortest on the Grand Prix calendar [...] the Moto2 and Moto3 classes will not be racing at this weekend's event.
  6. ^ James Ellison was demoted 1 position after the race for shortcutting the track.
  7. ^ "2012 Indianapolis MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  8. ^ "motogp.com · RED BULL INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2012". www.motogp.com.
  9. ^ "Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix – MotoGP – Race" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 19 August 2012.
  10. ^ "Doping – Decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the case of rider Anthony West" (PDF). v2-fim-live.com. Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme. 28 November 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-02-24. Retrieved 24 March 2015. [...] all the sporting results obtained by Anthony West from 20 May 2012 up to the expiry of the period of ineligibility (i.e. 19 October 2013) will be invalidated.
  11. ^ "Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix – Moto2 – Race" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 19 August 2012.
  12. ^ "Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix – Moto3 – Race" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 19 August 2012.
  13. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2012. Retrieved 2019-08-25.


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