IMS Press Release: Indy MotoGP Post-Race Press Conference Transcript With The Podium Finishers

The transcript of the MotoGP podium press conference after the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, courtesy of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway:


Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo

Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013

MODERATOR: Here we go, ladies and gentlemen. What a race we've had here at Indianapolis. In first place is Marc Marquez. In second place, Dani Pedrosa. And in third place, Jorge Lorenzo. (Applause)

2013 Indianapolis MotoGP Race Result: You hear that Mr. Anderson?... That is the sound of inevitability

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Quotes from The Matrix notwithstanding, what appeared a foregone conclusion in Sunday’s Indianapolis MotoGP race was just that: Marc Marquez, who led every practice, won in dominating fashion, finishing three seconds ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa.

2013 Indianpolis MotoGP Saturday Round Up: An Unstoppable Marquez, A Breakable Spies, And A Desirable Hayden

Somebody appears to have neglected to inform Marc Marquez of the laws of physics. Though the track is less slippery than it was last year, and so a little faster, where Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo upped their pace by three tenths of a second, dipping under last year's pole record, Marc Marquez positively obliterated it. The Spanish rookie put in one of the best laps every seen on a MotoGP bike, and stripped nearly nine tenths of a second off the pole record, held by his teammate Dani Pedrosa.

Indianapolis Stays On MotoGP Calendar For 2014, In Talks For Long-Term Extension

Below the press release from Dorna confirming that all three Grand Prix classes will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 2014:

Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix To Return To IMS in 2014
FIM MotoGP™ World Championship event expected in August

The Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a seventh consecutive year in 2014, with an expected race date in mid-August to be announced in the future.

IMS Press Release: Indy Qualifing Press Conference With Marquez, Pedrosa, Lorenzo, Redding And Rins

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway press office released the following transcript of the post-qualifying press conference from the circuit:


Marc Marquez, Scott Redding, Alex Rins, Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo

Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

MODERATOR: So it's a warm welcome. It's Round 10 in the MotoGP World Championship and, of course, Round 9 for Moto2 and Moto3. We're at the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix. What a fabulous day of qualifying we've watched in all three classes.

2013 Indianapolis MotoGP QP Result: A Record Shattered

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Marc Marquez shattered the Indianapolis lap record by nearly a full second and claimed his fourth pole position of the year in the process. Marquez, who put in the record lap of 1'37.958 on his sixth of eight QP2 laps, now sits a half second clear of second-place qualifier, Jorge Lorenzo.


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