Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, Race Results
10 August 2014
It looked a bit like a Yamaha track, until…
Marc Marquez’s ( Repsol Honda)win was his tenth of the season and his tenth successive win making him the first MotoGP rider to achieve this feat since Mick Doohan in 1997 who also rode a Repsol Honda. It was also the one hundredth win for a Spanish rider in the MotoGP class and the five hundredth win for a Spanish rider in Grand Prix racing across all classes.
Marquez took the lead on the eleventh lap after both Lorenzo and Rossi ran wide on a bend and gradually built ip a comfortable lead to win from Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha) in second and Valention Rossi (Movistar Yamaha) third.
Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) finished fourth and the leading Ducati was Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) who was seventh.
The top open class finisher was Scott Redding (GO&FUN Honda Gresini) in ninth.
1st: Marc Marquez (SPA) Repsol Honda 42’07.041
2nd: Jorge Lorenzo (SPA) Movistar Yamaha +1.803
3rd: Valentino Rossi (ITA) Movistar Yamaha +6.558
In a shortened 16 lap race which was restarted after a red flag caused by a multi rider crash on the fourth lap of the first race saw Mika Kallio (Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex) take the holeshot and lead all the way to the chequered flag.
Second place, after a race-long battle with Dominic Aegerter (Technomag CarXpert Suter) and Esteve Rabat (Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex) went to Maverick Vinales (Paginas Amarillas HP 40 Kalex) with Aegerter eventually claiming third.
Championship leader Esteve Rabat finished fourth resulting in his Championship lead to team mate Kallio now being reduced to 7 points.
1st: Mika Kallio (FIN) Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 26’07.410
2nd: Maverick Vinales (SPA) Paginas Amarillas HP 40 Kalex +1.380
3rd: Dominic Aegerter (SWI) Technomag CarXpert Suter +1.696
In his 116th Grand Prix ride Efren Vazquez (SaxoPrint-RTG Honda) took his first ever Grand Prix win after a race long battle with a leading group that, at one stage was made up of 10 riders.
Second place went to Romano Fenati (SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM) who led onto the final straight but was overtaken by Vazquez just before the finishing line. In third place was Championship leader Jack Miller (Red Bull KTM Ajo) with Alexis Masbou (Ongetta-Rivacold Honda) finishing fourth after an incredible ride which saw him placed at the end of the field after a first lap incident.
Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda team mates Alex Rins and Alex Marquez finished fifth and sixth respectively. Miller
Miller has now extended his Championship lead to 21 points from Efren Vazquez.
1st: Efren Vazquez (SPA) SaxoPrint-RTG Honda 39’12.977
2nd: Romano Fenati (ITA) SKY Racing Team VR46 +0.065
3rd: Jack Miller (AUS) Red Bull KTM Ajo +0.219
World Championship Standings 10 August 2014,,,,
After 10 Rounds ,,,,
7,Aleix ESPARGARO,Forward Yamaha,SPA,77
7,Anthony WEST,Speed Up,AUS,65
9,Johann ZARCO,Caterham Suter,FRA,52