2011 Indianapolis motorcycle Grand Prix

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United States  2011 Indianapolis Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 18 races in the
2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Indianapolis Moto GP.svg
Date August 28, 2011
Location Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Course Permanent racing facility
4.216 km (2.620 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:38.850
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:39.807
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third United States Ben Spies
Moto2
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez
Time 1:44.038
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Andrea Iannone
Time 1:44.329
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez
Second Spain Pol Espargaró
Third Spain Esteve Rabat
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol
Time 1:48.199
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Nicolás Terol
Time 1:48.380
Podium
First Spain Nicolás Terol
Second Spain Maverick Viñales
Third Germany Sandro Cortese

The 2011 Indianapolis Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2011 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on the weekend of August 26–28, 2011 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The event was held two weeks after the Indiana State Fair stage collapse, which led to the cancellation of the popular AMA Pro flat-track race at the Indiana State Fairgrounds which is held nearby during the Saturday night of the race meet.

The race was won by Casey Stoner.

MotoGP classification[edit]

The race took place in the afternoon from 14:00 local time, in dry and partly clody weather, with an ambient temperature 26 °C (80 °F).[1]

Pos No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 27 Australia Casey Stoner Honda 28 46:52.786 1 25
2 26 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 28 +4.828 4 20
3 11 United States Ben Spies Yamaha 28 +10.603 2 16
4 1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 28 +16.576 3 13
5 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 28 +17.202 5 11
6 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Suzuki 28 +30.447 9 10
7 5 United States Colin Edwards Yamaha 28 +39.690 6 9
8 14 France Randy de Puniet Ducati 28 +53.416 12 8
9 7 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 28 +53.790 13 7
10 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Ducati 28 +55.345 14 6
11 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 28 +57.184 11 5
12 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Honda 28 +1:00.141 7 4
13 24 Spain Toni Elías Honda 28 +1:02.169 15 3
14 69 United States Nicky Hayden Ducati 26 +2 laps 8 2
Ret 8 Spain Héctor Barberá Ducati 27 Accident 10
Ret 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham Ducati 20 Retirement 16
Ret 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 16 Retirement 17
OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT

Moto2 classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 93 Spain Marc Márquez Suter 26 45:50.601 1 25
2 44 Spain Pol Espargaró FTR 26 +1.889 7 20
3 34 Spain Esteve Rabat FTR 26 +2.310 9 16
4 38 United Kingdom Bradley Smith Tech 3 26 +3.389 4 13
5 45 United Kingdom Scott Redding Suter 26 +5.674 11 11
6 65 Germany Stefan Bradl Kalex 26 +9.134 22 10
7 60 Spain Julián Simón Suter 26 +9.347 15 9
8 75 Italy Mattia Pasini FTR 26 +15.010 6 8
9 36 Finland Mika Kallio Suter 26 +15.031 18 7
10 40 Spain Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex 26 +15.339 17 6
11 29 Italy Andrea Iannone Suter 26 +17.447 3 5
12 77 Switzerland Dominique Aegerter Suter 26 +21.727 8 4
13 19 Belgium Xavier Siméon Tech 3 26 +24.279 24 3
14 3 Italy Simone Corsi FTR 26 +25.714 2 2
15 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis MotoBi 26 +26.894 10 1
16 16 France Jules Cluzel Suter 26 +27.375 12
17 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Suter 26 +27.546 5
18 18 Spain Jordi Torres Suter 26 +27.764 21
19 88 Spain Ricard Cardús Moriwaki 26 +27.946 14
20 51 Italy Michele Pirro Moriwaki 26 +29.362 13
21 4 Switzerland Randy Krummenacher Kalex 26 +31.701 23
22 71 Italy Claudio Corti Suter 26 +32.030 26
23 35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Suter 26 +32.100 19
24 76 Germany Max Neukirchner MZ-RE Honda 26 +35.387 16
25 72 Japan Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki 26 +37.801 20
26 13 Australia Anthony West MZ-RE Honda 26 +42.146 30
27 63 France Mike Di Meglio Tech 3 26 +53.491 25
28 10 Colombia Martín Cárdenas FTR 26 +58.947 31
29 73 United States J.D. Beach FTR 26 +1:04.334 35
30 53 France Valentin Debise FTR 26 +1:12.230 34
31 32 United States Jacob Gagne FTR 26 +1:12.230 33
32 39 Venezuela Robertino Pietri Suter 26 +1:15.177 37
33 64 Colombia Santiago Hernández FTR 26 +1:15.899 38
34 25 Italy Alex Baldolini Pons Kalex 26 +1:37.102 32
35 95 Qatar Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki 25 +1 Lap 36
Ret 14 Thailand Ratthapark Wilairot FTR 21 Accident 27
Ret 31 Spain Carmelo Morales Moriwaki 15 Retirement 28
Ret 9 United States Kenny Noyes FTR 7 Retirement 29
DNS 54 Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Suter Injury
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

125cc classification[edit]

Pos No Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Grid Points
1 18 Spain Nicolás Terol Aprilia 23 42:11.978 1 25
2 25 Spain Maverick Viñales Aprilia 23 +3.633 4 20
3 11 Germany Sandro Cortese Aprilia 23 +3.737 2 16
4 33 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +4.227 9 13
5 5 France Johann Zarco Derbi 23 +14.186 3 11
6 7 Spain Efrén Vázquez Derbi 23 +14.200 7 10
7 55 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 23 +18.477 6 9
8 44 Portugal Miguel Oliveira Aprilia 23 +23.992 11 8
9 94 Germany Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 +24.239 8 7
10 84 Czech Republic Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 23 +38.748 12 6
11 15 Italy Simone Grotzkyj Aprilia 23 +39.194 13 5
12 96 France Louis Rossi Aprilia 23 +40.203 18 4
13 52 United Kingdom Danny Kent Aprilia 23 +44.088 5 3
14 10 France Alexis Masbou KTM 23 +45.201 10 2
15 3 Italy Luigi Morciano Aprilia 23 +46.037 16 1
16 53 Netherlands Jasper Iwema Aprilia 23 +58.451 23
17 14 South Africa Brad Binder Aprilia 23 +1:12.015 26
18 43 Italy Francesco Mauriello Aprilia 23 +1:12.898 21
19 63 Malaysia Zulfahmi Khairuddin Derbi 23 +1:14.294 19
20 36 Spain Joan Perelló Aprilia 23 +1:23.947 25
21 17 United Kingdom Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 23 +1:29.369 20
22 56 Hungary Peter Sebestyén KTM 23 +1:29.813 28
23 19 Italy Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 23 +1:34.296 24
24 30 Switzerland Giulian Pedone Aprilia 21 +2 laps 27
Ret 77 Germany Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 22 Accident 17
Ret 26 Spain Adrián Martín Aprilia 20 Retirement 14
Ret 50 Norway Sturla Fagerhaug Aprilia 11 Accident 22
Ret 31 Finland Niklas Ajo Aprilia 7 Accident 15
Ret 21 United Kingdom Harry Stafford Aprilia 7 Retirement 29
DNS 99 United Kingdom Danny Webb Mahindra
DNS 23 Spain Alberto Moncayo Aprilia
OFFICIAL 125cc REPORT

References[edit]


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