2009 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix

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United States  2009 Indianapolis Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 17 races in the
2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Indianapolis Moto GP-2.svg
Date August 30, 2009
Official Name Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix
Location Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Course Permanent racing facility
4.216 km (2.620 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:39.730
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:40.152
Podium
First Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Second San Marino Alex de Angelis
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Mike Di Meglio
Time 1:44.341
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Marco Simoncelli
Time 1:44.720
Podium
First Italy Marco Simoncelli
Second Japan Hiroshi Aoyama
Third Spain Álvaro Bautista
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:49.337
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Time 1:49.039
Podium
First Spain Pol Espargaró
Second United Kingdom Bradley Smith
Third Italy Simone Corsi

The 2009 Indianapolis Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2009 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of August 28–30, 2009 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The MotoGP race was won by Jorge Lorenzo.[1]

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 28 47:13.592 2 25
2 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Honda 28 +9.435 4 20
3 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 28 +12.947 6 16
4 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 28 +13.478 8 13
5 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 28 +26.254 5 11
6 52 United Kingdom James Toseland Yamaha 28 +32.408 10 10
7 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki 28 +34.400 11 9
8 36 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati 28 +34.856 15 8
9 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 28 +45.005 7 7
10 3 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 28 +45.377 1 6
11 7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki 28 +45.478 14 5
12 14 France Randy de Puniet Honda 28 +52.294 12 4
13 44 Spain Aleix Espargaró Ducati 28 +1:03.552 16 3
14 41 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 28 +1:15.086 17 2
Ret 33 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki 25 Accident 9
Ret 88 Italy Niccolò Canepa Ducati 23 Retirement 13
Ret 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 12 Accident 3

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Gilera 26 45:43.599 3 25
2 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 26 +1.943 2 20
3 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 26 +4.661 6 16
4 63 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 26 +12.776 1 13
5 15 Italy Roberto Locatelli Gilera 26 +15.475 12 11
6 40 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 26 +19.471 4 10
7 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Aprilia 26 +22.682 11 9
8 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Honda 26 +32.809 10 8
9 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Aprilia 26 +49.321 14 7
10 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Aprilia 26 +49.845 16 6
11 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Honda 26 +53.567 15 5
12 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 26 +1:29.717 13 4
13 53 France Valentin Debise Honda 26 +1:37.837 17 3
14 7 Spain Axel Pons Aprilia 26 +1:46.672 18 2
15 56 Russia Vladimir Leonov Aprilia 26 +1:46.821 21 1
16 11 Hungary Balázs Németh Aprilia 25 +1 lap 20
17 10 Hungary Imre Tóth Aprilia 25 +1 lap 19
18 29 United States Barrett Long Yamaha 25 +1 lap 25
19 30 Canada Adam Roberts Yamaha 25 +1 lap 23
Ret 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 23 Retirement 9
Ret 6 Spain Alex Debón Aprilia 18 Accident 8
Ret 16 France Jules Cluzel Aprilia 7 Accident 5
Ret 75 Italy Mattia Pasini Aprilia 5 Retirement 7
Ret 8 Switzerland Bastien Chesaux Honda 0 Accident 22
WD 48 Japan Shoya Tomizawa Honda Injury

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 42:07.925 4 25
2 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 23 +0.120 5 20
3 24 Italy Simone Corsi Aprilia 23 +0.448 6 16
4 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 +1.613 3 13
5 60 Spain Julián Simón Aprilia 23 +1.801 1 11
6 93 Spain Marc Márquez KTM 23 +19.345 9 10
7 17 Germany Stefan Bradl Aprilia 23 +19.358 15 9
8 6 Spain Joan Olivé Derbi 23 +25.611 10 8
9 73 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 23 +29.240 19 7
10 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Derbi 23 +29.707 17 6
11 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 23 +30.464 11 5
12 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 +44.460 21 4
13 39 Spain Luis Salom Aprilia 23 +44.549 20 3
14 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 23 +45.328 16 2
15 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +45.435 7 1
16 88 Austria Michael Ranseder Aprilia 23 +45.479 14
17 8 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 23 +45.998 24
18 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Derbi 23 +53.791 2
19 16 United States Cameron Beaubier KTM 23 +1:01.179 23
20 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Aprilia 23 +1:02.814 22
21 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +1:14.891 8
22 69 Czech Republic Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 23 +1:16.320 28
23 14 France Johann Zarco Aprilia 23 +1:31.218 13
24 87 Italy Luca Marconi Aprilia 23 +1:31.569 27
25 10 Italy Luca Vitali Aprilia 23 +1:51.274 31
Ret 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Aprilia 20 Retirement 12
Ret 35 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 17 Accident 25
Ret 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Aprilia 11 Retirement 26
Ret 5 France Alexis Masbou Loncin 7 Retirement 29
Ret 74 United States Ben Young Aprilia 3 Retirement 32
Ret 32 Italy Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 3 Retirement 18
Ret 75 United States Miles Thornton Aprilia 1 Accident 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lorenzo gains vital Indy victory". BBC Sport. 2009-08-30. Archived from the original on 2 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 


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