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2010 MotoGP - Indianapolis Photo Gallery

View the action from the Indianaplis round of MotoGP in the 2010 MotoGP Indianapolis Photo Gallery.

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Roger Lee Hayden takes to the track in his first career Grand Prix riding an American Honda-backed Moriwaki in the Moto2 class.
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Jason DiSalvo is the other American wildcard in Moto2 this weekend riding a GP Tech-backed FTR machine.
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Kenny Noyes is the sole American in the Moto2 class this season riding for the Jack & Jones by Antonio Banderas squad.
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Colin Edwards pilots his Tech 3 Yamaha down the main straight at Laguna. With Ducati announcing departure from World Superbike in 2011 it is now believed Edwards will stay in MotoGP with his current team.
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Nicky Hayden low-sided in first practice at Indy, escaping unhurt.
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Casey Stoner and his factory Ducati led the timesheets on Day 1.
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Ben Spies was announced today as the rider who is officially taking Valentino Rossi's seat at the factory Yamaha team next year.
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Jorge Lorenzo did all he could today for pole position but fell just short of American Ben Spies.
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Ben Spies proved just why he will be riding for the factory Yamaha team next year, taking his first career pole position in only his rookie season at his home race in Indianapolis.
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The glory and history the lies in Indianapolis is second to none.
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Two crashes prior to the race is unheard of for Valentino Rossi. Here his crew gets to work fixing his main bike after qualifying.
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Hayden was happy to be on the front row for the first time in his Ducati career in Indy.
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Rossi readies for battle.
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Noyes has been struggling to come to grips with his Harris machine this weekend in Indy.
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Roger Lee Hayden and the American Honda-backed team have been scratching their heads trying to get their Moriwaki machine set up.
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DiSalvo was in the top 10 yesterday but fell back outside the top 20 in qualifying today.
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Nicky Hayden at speed on his factory Ducati in Indianapolis.
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Despite sweltering conditions and poor grip levels, Ben Spies rode to a second-place finish at Indy behind Dani Pedrosa.
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By Ben Spies taking second-place at Indy he has moved up to sixth in the championship ahead of Nicky Hayden.
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Ben Spies (#11) had the early lead ahead of Dani Pedrosa (#26) in the first half of the race at Indianapolis.
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Valentino Rossi did well and took fourth-place at Indy despite crashing four times over the weekend.
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Valentino Rossi: "Fourth is quite good in the circumstances but the important thing is that my rhythm in the race was strong and I felt much happier on the bike. I did some good laps and I wasn't too far from the other Yamahas, but unfortunately I paid a lot for my lack of fitness in this heat and in the end I had to stop pushing because I didn't have any strength left in my body."
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Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa took his third win of the season at the Indy circuit on Sunday.
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Dani Pedrosa put down some of the fastest laps at the Indy circuit after getting a good start ahead of Jorge Lorenzo.
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In the opening laps Pedrosa made things incredibly difficult on Lorenzo, who tried desperately but was unsuccessful at get around the Honda rider.
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Pedrosa rode a consistent race out front to finish more than three and a half second ahead of Spies.
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Ben Spies (#11) got an excellent start from pole position and led during the first few laps at Indy.
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Jorge Lorenzo: "Of course I shouldn't be disappointed with third-place but at the same time I'm not happy with my race today. I didn't ride as well as I could have and I didn't get a good start. The conditions were incredibly hard and I simply didn't have the physical strength to push as hard or do the same times I did in practice; it was like a race in Malaysia! The track was so slippery and it was very difficult to use the tires as you wanted to, I think honestly I'm quite lucky to have finished third today."
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Championship leader Toni Elias (#24) took his fifth win of the season ahead of Julian Simon and Scott Redding.
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Jorge Lorenzo (#99) was able to easily make it around Nicky Hayden (#69) after the American's knee slider came loose in the early half of the race.