August 26-28, 2011 USA IN Indianapolis * Indianapolis Grand Prix PDF Print E-mail
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August 26-28, 2011 USA IN Indianapolis * 2011 Indianapolis Motorcycle Grand Prix

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 W 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46222
(317) 481-8500
The Red Bull Indianapolis GP is a round of the MotoGP World Championship, the most prestigious motorcycle road racing series in the world. It has taken place annually since 2008 on a 16-turn, 2.621-mile road circuit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that incorporates part of the Speedway’s famous oval.

All three World Championship classes compete at the event: MotoGP, Moto2 and 125cc. Unlike oval events at IMS, riders compete in the Red Bull Indianapolis GP rain or shine.

The 2011 Red Bull Indianapolis GP is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 28. Practice takes place Friday, Aug. 26, with qualifying Saturday, Aug. 27.

From the North:

  • Take I-465 South
  • Exit East on 38th Street
  • Turn South (right) on Moller Road
  • Turn East (left) on 30th Street
  • Turn South (right) on Georgetown Road
  • IMS will be on your left

From the South:

  • Take I-465 North
  • Exit east on Crawfordsville Road (exit 16A)
  • Follow Crawfordsville Road east on 16th Street
  • IMS will be on your left

From the East:

  • Take I-70 West
  • Exit north on Holt Road
  • Turn north (right) on Olin Avenue
  • Turn west (left) on 16th Street
  • IMS will be on your right

From the West:

  • Take I-70 East
  • Exit north on I-465 North
  • Exit east on Crawfordsville Road (exit 16A)
  • Follow Crawfordsville Road east to 16th Street
  • IMS will be on your left

During the 2011 RedBull MotoGP Tailgating is permitted in the daily parking areas of the following lots:
  • Lot 7 (North 40)
  • Inside Turn 3
  • Inside Turn 1
  • Lot 2
  • Lot 3 Grass

Grilling is allowed on small portable grills. No dumping of charcoal or ashes is allowed.

Portable shelters (i.e. EZ Up shelters) no larger than 10 feet by 10 feet are allowed in designated tailgating areas. They must be set up behind the vehicle, not taking another parking spot or hindering vehicle or pedestrian travel areas. Shelters must be secured to the vehicle.

All shelters must be put away by the race starting time on Race Day in Lots 2 & 3 Grass.

Motorcycle Parking

A limited number of motorcycles will be parked along the backstretch of the famed 2.5 mile oval each day of Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend. To access backstretch motorcycle parking please enter Gate 10 via 30th St. IMS personnell will assist you once inside the facility.

Outside Paid Parking Lots

  • Located outside of the facility these paid lots serve as a great alternative to infield parking.
  • Outside lots offer pre-sold as well as ride-up availability.

To purchase daily parking please call the IMS ticket office at (800) 822-INDY


2010 MotoGP Results:

1    Dani PEDROSA    SPA    Repsol Honda Team           Honda    149.0    47'31.615
2    Ben SPIES          USA    Monster Yamaha Tech 3  Yamaha    148.8    +3.575
3    Jorge LORENZO  SPA    Fiat Yamaha Team           Yamaha    148.7    +6.812


Date Motorcycle Grand Prix (Circuit)

March 20th Qatar* (Losail)
April 3rd Spain (Jerez)
April 24th Japan (Motegi)
May 1st Portugal (Estoril)
May 15th France (Le Mans)
June 5th Catalunya (Catalunya)
June 12th Great Britain (Silverstone)
June 25th Netherlands** (Assen)
July 3rd Italy (Mugello)
July 17th Germany (Sachsenring)
July 24th United States*** (Laguna Seca)
August 14th Czech Republic (Brno)
August 28th Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
September 4th San Marino & Riviera di Rimini (Misano)
September 18th Aragón (MotorLand)
October 16th Australia (Phillip Island)
October 23rd Malaysia (Sepang)
November 6th Valencia (Ricardo Tormo – Valencia)

* Evening Race
** Saturday Race
*** Only MotoGP class

Calendar dates and times subject to changes

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