2015 Indianapolis Moto2 Race Result: A Maiden Win, A Lead Extended

Results Below:

Alex Rins won his first-ever Moto2 race Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after seizing the lead with two laps to go. Johann Zarco grabbed the second spot following a fierce, race-long battle with Dominic Aegerter. And Franco Morbidelli seized the final podium spot -- his first -- after a late, hard pass on eventual fourth-place finisher Aegerter.

Reigning champion Tito Rabat settled for fifth after leading the race early. Thomas Luthi (6th) cane in right behind Rabat followed by Axel Pons (7th). Xavier Simeon crossed the line in a lonely eighth. Takaaki Nakagami (9th) and Alex Marquez rounded out the top 10. 

The race, which started in mixed conditions, had dozens of lead changes as the drying racing line kept the lead group of six riders in close contact for much of the race. The battle between Zarco and Aegerter was particularly fierce with postiion swapping nearly every lap before Zarco forced his way through for good with three laps to go. 

Result:

Pos.  No. Rider Bike Time / Diff.
1 40 Alex RINS Kalex 41'18.866
2 5 Johann ZARCO Kalex 0.482
3 21 Franco MORBIDELLI Kalex 0.888
4 77 Dominique AEGERTER Kalex 1.719
5 1 Tito RABAT Kalex 2.963
6 12 Thomas LUTHI Kalex 3.478
7 49 Axel PONS Kalex 5.064
8 19 Xavier SIMEON Kalex 7.562
9 30 Takaaki NAKAGAMI Kalex 9.316
10 73 Alex MARQUEZ Kalex 9.801
11 25 Azlan SHAH Kalex 9.899
12 94 Jonas FOLGER Kalex 10.108
13 95 Anthony WEST Speed Up 17.106
14 23 Marcel SCHROTTER Tech 3 25.187
15 70 Robin MULHAUSER Kalex 32.587
16 39 Luis SALOM Kalex 37.611
17 2 Jesko RAFFIN Kalex 38.889
18 10 Thitipong WAROKORN Kalex 49.094
19 66 Florian ALT Suter 59.167
Not Classified    
  55 Hafizh SYAHRIN Kalex 1 Lap
  22 Sam LOWES Speed Up 5 Laps
  97 Xavier VIERGE Tech 3 5 Laps
  4 Randy KRUMMENACHER Kalex 7 Laps
  96 Louis ROSSI Tech 3 10 Laps
  15 Ratthapark WILAIROT Suter 11 Laps
  36 Mika KALLIO Kalex 14 Laps
  11 Sandro CORTESE Kalex 15 Laps
  60 Julian SIMON Speed Up 19 Laps

 

Round Number: 
10
2015
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