The Repsol Honda rider took a third win of the season for the first time in hispremier class career at the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix on Sunday, with home rider and pole man Ben Spies achieving his best MotoGP result to date insecond. Championship leader Jorge Lorenzo completed the podium.
“Especially tough” win delights Pedrosa
The Repsol Honda rider said his third victory of the season at Indianapolis
required a combination of complete concentration from him and unfaltering
reliability from his RC212V.
Spies: “Mission accomplished”
The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rookie scored a second podium of the season and his
best MotoGP result to date with second at Indianapolis, and said it was made all
the sweeter by being in front of a home crowd.
Lorenzo happy with points but not ride
The Championship leader placed third at Indianapolis – the first time he has
been outside the top two this season – and whilst pleased with more valuable
points he was highly analytical of how he rode.
Rossi happy to round off weekend with fourth
The Fiat Yamaha rider was pleased with his rhythm in the race and the feeling of
his M1 machine, as he placed fourth in the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix
after a weekend which involved three falls.
Hard weekend for Edwards
The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider suffered the bitter disappointment of a DNF in
his home GP at Indianapolis, and also had to deal with the tragic death of young
USGPRU rider and friend Peter Lenz.
Ducati pair left frustrated after Indy outing
Nicky Hayden placed sixth in his home race having started from the front row,
whilst Casey Stoner suffered a crash that ended his race on lap eight.
Indianapolis delivers third straight Elías win
The Moto2 World Championship leader opened up a 67-point lead at the top of the
standings with his fifth win of 2010 – his third in a row – as Julián
Simón and Scott Redding completed the podium.
Terol takes first career back-to-back victories with Indy win
The Bancaja Aspar rider’s third win of the 2010 campaign in the 125cc Red Bull
Indianapolis Grand Prix cut Championship leader Marc Márquez’s advantage to
four points. Cortese and Espargaró completed the podium.