Drag site icon to your taskbar to pin site. Learn More

2009 MotoGP - Indianapolis Photo Gallery

Check out Motorcycle USA's photo essay from the 2009 Red Bull Indianapolis GP motorcycle races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Slideshow
hayden_podium_indy.jpg
Hayden celebrates on the podium after finishing third in Sunday's MotoGP race.
simoncelli_podium.jpg
Marco Simoncelli pops champagne after winning Sunday's 250cc race.
lorenzo_celebration_indy.jpg
Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo gets superman high after winning the Red Bull Indianapolis GP.
fiat_babes.jpg
I heart Fiat cars.
633871432172876944indy_night.jpg
South Meridian Street is open to motorcycles only Friday and Saturday night in downtown Indianapolis.
633870530086216130shredding.jpg
Let the shredding begin. Adam's ride for the weekend: 2009 Ducati Hypermotard.
randydep.jpg
Randy de Puniet is still nursing a injury suffered in an motocross accident during summer break.
indy_brickyard.jpg
2009 Red Bull Indianapolis GP
redbull_beatcar.jpg
Redbull Beatcar
633869861820679415brickyard.jpg
The Brickyard from the sky courtesy of the MotoUSA Boeing.
redbull_airport.jpg
Red Bull has a set-up inside Indianapolis' airport.
colinedwards.jpg
Edwards family at Indy.
suzukirgv.jpg
Kevin Schwantz will ride his 1993 championship winning Suzuki on Sunday.
motousa_indy.jpg
Motorcycle-USA's booth is inside Ducati Island stop by and say hi.
roberts_tz750.jpg
This the machine Kenny Roberts Sr. won the Indy Mile on in 1975.
Indy7.jpg
Aleix Espargaro
Indy2.jpg
Jorge Lorenzo shows off his Captian America-inspired helmet.
Indy3.jpg
Wet weather once again greeted MotoGP at Indy.
Indy5.jpg
Hayden is sporting a new faux hawk haircut this weekend.
Indy1.jpg
Hayden's Make-A-Wish helmet.
marco.jpg
Marco Simoncelli
INDY_250s.jpg
Jules Cluzel cuts inside Balazs Nemeth in 250cc Free Practice 1.
astars_seamstress.jpg
Alpinestars flew in their seamstress to make sure all the riders suits are ready to go.
indy_125s.jpg
The one-two-five boys are the only riders who got to experience a dry track Friday.
indy_cluzel.jpg
Frenchman Jules Cluzel topped the time sheets in 250cc Free Practice 1.
hayden_boots.jpg
Nick Hayden custom Alpinestars Supertech R boots.
roaringtoys.jpg
Roaring Toyz had bikes on display in downtown Indy Friday night.
rooke_redbull.jpg
Jesse Rooke was assembling this machine on South Meridian Street in downtown Indianapolis.
rossi_mobscene.jpg
Rossi gets mobbed by fans inside the speedway on Friday.
rossi_stewart.jpg
The reigning champs meet. Rossi and Stewart say what up to each other during Yamaha’s Friday dealer party.
shoei_x12_helmet.jpg
Shoei unveiled its newest helmet at Indy: the Shoei X-Twelve.
Rizla_Girls_Indy09.jpg
Rizla babes on patrol at the Briackyard.
Dani_09.jpg
Dani Pedrosa after qualifying on pole at Indy.
Edwards_Mug_09.jpg
Edwards reflects on his crash during qualifying.
Hayden_Indy_09.jpg
Nicky Hayden at speed along the infamous wall.
Lorenzo_Indy.jpg
Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Loreno - Indy 2009
Pramac_Babes_Indy09.jpg
Pramac Ducati babes at Indy
Rossi_Indy_09.jpg
Valentino Rossi after qualifying at Indy.
Pedrosa_Indy_09.jpg
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa
633871537400280842Lorenzo_Indy.jpg
Jorge Lorenzo on the brakes at Indy
Umbrella_Girls_Indy09.jpg
Pramac Babes
indyb5.jpg
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa set a new lap record today at the Indianapolis GP.
indyb4.jpg
Valentino Rossi qualified third on the grid for Sunday's race.
indyb2.jpg
Are Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa friends again?
indyb1.jpg
Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo was second quickest today at Indianapolis.
indyb3.jpg
The Doctor is in the house.
SE5K4884.jpg
Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa on the brakes...
SE5K5408.jpg
Monstrous babes!
brickyard12.jpg
It would take a Spanish crowd of 200,000-plus to make the Brickyard look full.
indymile.jpg
AMA Flat Track racing action from the Indy Mile.
indymile_coolbeth.jpg
Harley-Davidson's Kenny Coolbeth won last night's Indy Mile.
indymile2.jpg
Valentino Rossi poses with Kenny Roberts Sr. and Kel Carruthers.
rossi_indy.jpg
Fiat Yamaha's Valentino Rossi.
kallio_indy.jpg
Ducati's Mika Kallio.
pedrosa_indy.jpg
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa doing work during Saturday qualifying.
pedrosa2_indy.jpg
Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso.
pedrosa_indy_crash.jpg
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa crashes out of the lead during the race Sunday.
rossi_lorenzo_indy.jpg
Rossi leads Lorenzo into Turn 1 early in the race on Sunday.
simoncelli_indy.jpg
Marco Simoncelli won the first and the last 250cc race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
indy_125race.jpg
Spain’s Pol Espargaro won in the 125cc class race in Indianapolis.
125_race_indy.jpg
It was a five rider battle royal in the 125cc class at Indy.
250race_indy.jpg
Italy's Marco Simoncelli charged through the field and went on to win the 250cc class at the Brickyard.
dovizioso_indy_friday.jpg
Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso tips it into the corner.
edwards_hayden_indy.jpg
Ducati's Nick Hayden made quick work of Monster Energy Tech 3 Yamaha's Colin Edwards in the MotoGP race at the Brickyard.
hayden_indy_friday.jpg
Ducati's Nick Hayden shreds around Indy's 2.62 mile road course in Indianapolis.
633874357388881363hayden_podium_indy.jpg
Ducati's Nick Hayden hugs mom after finishing on the podium at the Brickyard. His third place finish would be his best this season.
hayden_race_indy.jpg
Nick Hayden's Desmosedici was painted in the same way as the 2010 Ducati 848 Limited Edition Nicky Hayden model that costs $14,495.
Aleix-Espargaro.jpg
Aleix Espargaro - 2009 Indianapolis MotoGP
indy_friday_practice.jpg
Friday's first MotoGP Free Practice session was run under wet conditions.
indy_grandstands.jpg
Just over 75,000 fans witnessed Sunday's races at the Brickyard.
lorenzo_race2_indy.jpg
Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo cut his championship point’s deficit in half in Indianapolis.
lorenzo_race_indy.jpg
Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo zooms past in Sunday's MotoGP race.
lorenzo_trophy_indy.jpg
Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo bears the fruits of the weekend's labor in Indianapolis.
lorenzo_wheelie_indy.jpg
Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo wheelies down the front straight after winning Sunday's MotoGP race in Indianapolis.
roberts_indymile.jpg
Thirty four years later, Kenny Roberts Sr. rides his championship winning 1975 Yamaha TZ750 around the Indy Mile.
rossi_blur_indy.jpg
This year's Red Bull Indianapolis GP marked the second time the MotoGP class raced at the legendary racing circuit.
stewart-rossi_indy.jpg
Brothers from another mother. Reigning Yamaha Supercross champ James Stewart and his MotoGP counterpart hung out inside the Brickyard.