2010 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix

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United States  2010 Indianapolis Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 18 races in the
2010 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Indianapolis Moto GP.svg
Date August 29, 2010
Location Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Course Permanent racing facility
4.216 km (2.620 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider United States Ben Spies
Time 1:40.105
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:40.896
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second United States Ben Spies
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:46.139
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Julián Simón
Time 1:46.580
Podium
First Spain Toni Elías
Second Spain Julián Simón
Third United Kingdom Scott Redding
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 1:48.124
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 1:48.672
Podium
First Spain Nicolás Terol
Second Germany Sandro Cortese
Third Spain Pol Espargaró

The 2010 Indianapolis Grand Prix was the eleventh round of the 2010 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of August 27–29, 2010 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

During the second of two United States Grand Prix Racer Union 250cc (age 12-18) races during the race meet on August 29, 13-year old Peter Lenz was killed during the warmup lap before the start. It was the first competitor fatality at the Speedway during a race since 1973.[1]

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 28 47:31.615 5 25
2 11 United States Ben Spies Yamaha 28 +3.575 1 20
3 99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 28 +6.812 2 16
4 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 28 +12.633 7 13
5 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 28 +21.885 4 11
6 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 28 +35.138 3 10
7 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Honda 28 +36.740 8 9
8 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Suzuki 28 +36.825 11 8
9 41 Spain Aleix Espargaró Ducati 28 +44.905 14 7
10 40 Spain Héctor Barberá Ducati 28 +51.368 16 6
11 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki 28 +55.386 10 5
12 7 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 28 +57.903 13 4
13 14 France Randy de Puniet Honda 28 +1:04.139 17 3
Ret 36 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati 18 Accident 15
Ret 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 16 Retirement 9
Ret 27 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati 7 Accident 6
Ret 33 Italy Marco Melandri Honda 2 Accident 12
OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT

Moto2 classification[edit]

An eight-motorcycle crash in the Snake Pit at the start (#34 R. Hayden, #29 Iannone, #2 Talmasci, #52 Pesek, #61 Ivanov, #3 Corsi, #48 Tomizawa, #56 Ranseder) led to a red flag and two retirements (Tomizawa and Ranseder) immediately. It was later restarted, with the distance shortened to 17 laps.[2]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 24 Spain Toni Elías Moriwaki 17 30:27.480 6 25
2 60 Spain Julián Simón Suter 17 +0.405 1 20
3 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Suter 17 +4.227 3 16
4 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Speed Up 17 +5.978 25 13
5 3 Italy Simone Corsi MotoBi 17 +7.058 4 11
6 40 Spain Sergio Gadea Pons Kalex 17 +9.432 8 10
7 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Moriwaki 17 +9.815 16 9
8 2 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Speed Up 17 +10.141 15 8
9 42 United States Jason Di Salvo FTR 17 +17.564 26 7
10 8 Australia Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 17 +17.592 5 6
11 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Suter 17 +17.618 20 5
12 63 France Mike Di Meglio Suter 17 +20.527 21 4
13 71 Italy Claudio Corti Suter 17 +26.008 13 3
14 80 Spain Axel Pons Pons Kalex 17 +28.353 27 2
15 68 Colombia Yonny Hernandez BQR-Moto2 17 +30.480 22 1
16 25 Italy Alex Baldolini I.C.P. 17 +30.538 19
17 34 United States Roger Lee Hayden Moriwaki 17 +31.860 28
18 53 France Valentin Debise ADV 17 +32.255 30
19 9 United States Kenny Noyes Promoharris 17 +32.500 29
20 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Moriwaki 17 +32.529 14
21 39 Venezuela Robertino Pietri Suter 17 +44.569 32
22 5 Spain Joan Olivé Promoharris 17 +44.956 35
23 41 Germany Arne Tode Suter 17 +52.993 31
24 88 Spain Yannick Guerra Moriwaki 17 +57.481 38
25 44 Italy Roberto Rolfo Suter 17 +1:16.404 18
26 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Tech 3 14 +3 laps 12
Ret 95 Qatar Mashel Al Naimi BQR-Moto2 12 Retirement 37
Ret 16 France Jules Cluzel Suter 11 Accident 17
Ret 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot Bimota 8 Retirement 7
Ret 35 Italy Raffaele de Rosa Tech 3 6 Retirement 10
Ret 65 Germany Stefan Bradl Suter 5 Retirement 9
Ret 4 Spain Ricard Cardus Bimota 2 Accident 34
Ret 11 Japan Yusuke Teshima MotoBi 2 Accident 36
Ret 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Suter 1 Accident 2
Ret 6 Spain Alex Debón FTR 1 Accident 33
Ret 61 Ukraine Vladimir Ivanov Moriwaki 1 Accident 24
DNS 48 Japan Shoya Tomizawa Suter Accident in first start 23
DNS 56 Austria Michael Ranseder Suter Accident in first start 11
DNS 10 Spain Fonsi Nieto Moriwaki Injured
DNS 17 Czech Republic Karel Abrahám FTR Did not start
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125 cc classification[edit]

Marc Márquez was given a 20-second penalty after the race for cutting the track.[3]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 40 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 42:19.223 2 25
2 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Derbi 23 +4.995 4 20
3 44 Spain Pol Espargaró Derbi 23 +10.856 5 16
4 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +15.402 6 13
5 12 Spain Esteve Rabat Aprilia 23 +19.912 10 11
6 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Aprilia 23 +20.093 11 10
7 35 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 23 +20.702 13 9
8 23 Spain Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 23 +26.797 15 8
9 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 +27.666 12 7
10 93 Spain Marc Márquez Derbi 23 +39.840 1 6
11 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Aprilia 23 +46.153 18 5
12 39 Spain Luis Salom Aprilia 23 +52.556 7 4
13 14 France Johann Zarco Aprilia 23 +54.354 8 3
14 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 23 +54.402 17 2
15 32 Italy Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 23 +1:07.208 20 1
16 72 Italy Marco Ravaioli Lambretta 23 +1:24.117 24
17 15 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 23 +1:25.890 14
18 87 Italy Luca Marconi Aprilia 23 +1:53.618 25
Ret 71 Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Aprilia 14 Retirement 9
Ret 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Aprilia 12 Accident 3
Ret 26 Spain Adrián Martín Aprilia 12 Retirement 19
Ret 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin Aprilia 11 Retirement 22
Ret 78 Germany Marcel Schrötter Honda 8 Accident 16
Ret 55 Spain Isaac Viñales Lambretta 3 Accident 21
Ret 69 France Louis Rossi Aprilia 1 Retirement 23
DNS 5 France Alexis Masbou Aprilia Did not start
DNS 90 United States Kristian Lee Turner Aprilia Did not start
OFFICIAL 125CC REPORT

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teen rider killed during warmup lap". The Indianapolis Star. 2010-08-29. Retrieved 29 August 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Indianapolis delivers third straight Elías win". motogp.com (Dorna Sports). 2010-08-29. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Terol takes first career back-to-back victories with Indy win". motogp.com (Dorna Sports). 2010-08-29. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 


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