2013 Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas

The 2013 Grand Prix of the Americas was the second round of the 2013 MotoGP season. It was held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on 21 April 2013. This was the first GP race at the circuit.

United States  2013 Grand Prix of the Americas
Race details
Race 2 of 18 races in the
2013 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Austin circuit.svg
Date21 April 2013
Official nameRed Bull Grand Prix of the Americas[1]
LocationCircuit of the Americas
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.513 km (3.426 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 2:03.021
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 2:04.242 on lap 3
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha
Moto2
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Scott Redding Kalex
Time 2:10.577
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol Suter
Time 2:11.742 on lap 6
Podium
First Spain Nicolás Terol Suter
Second Spain Esteve Rabat Kalex
Third Finland Mika Kallio Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider Spain Álex Rins KTM
Time 2:16.396
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Luis Salom KTM
Time 2:16.345 on lap 7
Podium
First Spain Álex Rins KTM
Second Spain Maverick Viñales KTM
Third Spain Luis Salom KTM

Marc Márquez won his first MotoGP race, in which was only his second race in the top level, and became the youngest ever rider to win a MotoGP race.

It was the first Grand Prix since the 1982 Swedish Grand Prix where in all three categories, there were three new winners: at the Anderstorp it was Iván Palazzese (125cc), Roland Freymond (250cc) and Takazumi Katayama (500cc) who won.[2]

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 43:42.123 1 25
2 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 21 +1.534 2 20
3 99   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 21 +3.381 3 16
4 35   Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +6.616 4 13
5 6   Stefan Bradl LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 21 +12.674 5 11
6 46   Valentino Rossi Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 21 +16.615 8 10
7 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 21 +22.374 6 9
8 19   Álvaro Bautista Go&Fun Honda Gresini Honda 21 +22.854 7 8
9 69   Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 21 +33.773 10 7
10 29   Andrea Iannone Energy TI Pramac Racing Ducati 21 +42.112 13 6
11 41   Aleix Espargaró Power Electronics Aspar ART 21 +48.837 9 5
12 38   Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 21 +50.705 11 4
13 11   Ben Spies Ignite Pramac Racing Ducati 21 +1:14.132 12 3
14 14   Randy de Puniet Power Electronics Aspar ART 21 +1:15.651 14 2
15 68   Yonny Hernández Paul Bird Motorsport ART 21 +1:19.591 16 1
16 70   Michael Laverty Paul Bird Motorsport PBM 21 +1:34.391 17
17 7   Hiroshi Aoyama Avintia Blusens FTR 21 +1:39.823 21
18 8   Héctor Barberá Avintia Blusens FTR 21 +1:39.952 15
19 71   Claudio Corti NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR Kawasaki 21 +1:46.773 19
20 67   Bryan Staring Go&Fun Honda Gresini FTR Honda 21 +1:48.084 22
21 79   Blake Young Attack Performance Racing APR 20 +1 lap 24
Ret 9   Danilo Petrucci Came IodaRacing Project Ioda-Suter 13 Retirement 20
Ret 52   Lukáš Pešek Came IodaRacing Project Ioda-Suter 13 Accident 23
Ret 5   Colin Edwards NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR Kawasaki 11 Retirement 18
DNS 17   Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing ART 0 Did not start
DNQ 44   Mike Barnes GPTech BCL 0 Did not qualify
Sources: [3][4][5]
 
Marc Márquez, raising his first place trophy on the podium after winning the MotoGP race.

Moto2Edit

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 18   Nicolás Terol Suter 19 42:02.689 3 25
2 80   Esteve Rabat Kalex 19 +3.125 4 20
3 36   Mika Kallio Kalex 19 +3.175 9 16
4 77   Dominique Aegerter Suter 19 +4.873 5 13
5 45   Scott Redding Kalex 19 +5.597 1 11
6 5   Johann Zarco Suter 19 +9.295 17 10
7 54   Mattia Pasini Speed Up 19 +14.472 24 9
8 15   Alex de Angelis Speed Up 19 +16.051 25 8
9 24   Toni Elías Kalex 19 +19.696 16 7
10 63   Mike Di Meglio Motobi 19 +20.107 18 6
11 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 19 +23.287 14 5
12 19   Xavier Siméon Kalex 19 +23.547 8 4
13 81   Jordi Torres Suter 19 +23.815 12 3
14 88   Ricard Cardús Speed Up 19 +33.488 22 2
15 3   Simone Corsi Speed Up 19 +35.424 6 1
16 49   Axel Pons Kalex 19 +35.532 21
17 52   Danny Kent Tech 3 19 +42.451 13
18 72   Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 19 +44.314 26
19 60   Julián Simón Kalex 19 +44.688 10
20 9   Kyle Smith Kalex 19 +58.964 19
21 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Suter 19 +59.940 23
22 44   Steven Odendaal Speed Up 19 +1:00.107 30
23 96   Louis Rossi Tech 3 19 +1:00.702 27
24 7   Doni Tata Pradita Suter 19 +1:08.996 29
25 11   Sandro Cortese Kalex 19 +1:24.281 20
DSQ 95   Anthony West Speed Up 19 (+9.440)[6] 11
Ret 4   Randy Krummenacher Suter 9 Accident 15
Ret 97   Rafid Topan Sucipto Speed Up 7 Retirement 31
Ret 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 6 Retirement 2
Ret 17   Alberto Moncayo Speed Up 6 Retirement 28
Ret 40   Pol Espargaró Kalex 3 Accident 7
DNS 12   Thomas Lüthi Suter 0 Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 42   Álex Rins KTM 5 11:26.535 1 25
2 25   Maverick Viñales KTM 5 +0.244 3 20
3 39   Luis Salom KTM 5 +0.547 2 16
4 94   Jonas Folger Kalex KTM 5 +1.230 5 13
5 44   Miguel Oliveira Mahindra 5 +8.276 18 11
6 8   Jack Miller FTR Honda 5 +8.603 4 10
7 63   Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 5 +10.147 12 9
8 10   Alexis Masbou FTR Honda 5 +12.037 9 8
9 41   Brad Binder Suter Honda 5 +12.263 14 7
10 84   Jakub Kornfeil Kalex KTM 5 +12.737 13 6
11 99   Danny Webb Suter Honda 5 +13.221 8 5
12 61   Arthur Sissis KTM 5 +14.030 10 4
13 32   Isaac Viñales FTR Honda 5 +15.822 11 3
14 7   Efrén Vázquez Mahindra 5 +16.593 15 2
15 31   Niklas Ajo KTM 5 +21.094 7 1
16 58   Juan Francisco Guevara TSR Honda 5 +21.205 27
17 65   Philipp Öttl Kalex KTM 5 +21.351 25
18 19   Alessandro Tonucci Honda 5 +21.599 16
19 3   Matteo Ferrari FTR Honda 5 +21.772 30
20 22   Ana Carrasco KTM 5 +22.003 26
21 17   John McPhee FTR Honda 5 +23.267 28
22 4   Francesco Bagnaia FTR Honda 5 +30.965 31
23 57   Eric Granado Kalex KTM 5 +31.591 20
Ret 77   Lorenzo Baldassarri FTR Honda 2 Accident 29
Ret 12   Álex Márquez KTM 2 Retirement 6
Ret 9   Toni Finsterbusch Kalex KTM 0 Accident 22
Ret 5   Romano Fenati FTR Honda 0 Did not restart 17
Ret 53   Jasper Iwema Kalex KTM Retired during the
initial part of the race.1
19
Ret 66   Florian Alt Kalex KTM 21
Ret 23   Niccolò Antonelli FTR Honda 23
Ret 89   Alan Techer TSR Honda 24
DNS 29   Hyuga Watanabe Honda 0 Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Notes:

  • ^1 — The Moto3 race was stopped after ten laps and restarted over a distance of five laps.

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2013 Americas MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 4 July 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Spanyol Nagydíj: Programfüzet". SilverMike (in Hungarian). motorsportal.hu. 2 May 2013. Archived from the original on 10 May 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  3. ^ "2013 Americas MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 4 July 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  4. ^ "RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS · MotoGP Race Classification 2013". Motogp.com. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  5. ^ "RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS : MotoGP Race Classification after 21 laps = 115.773 km" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  6. ^ "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 24 February 2015. 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.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2019.


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