Wednesday, September 10, 2008

MotoGP Debuts Sunday

In 1909 the first race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a motorcycle race. This month, the Speedway is going back to its roots and hosting the inaugural running of The Red Bull Indianapolis GP on Sunday (14 September).

MotoGP is the most technologically advanced series on two wheels. The series races on four different continents and is the oldest motorsports world championship. With top speeds of more than 200 mph, the 220 horsepower motorcycles will race on a 16-turn road circuit.

Friday (12 September): 8:45 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Practice and first qualifying rounds)

Saturday (13 September): 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Practice and second qualifying rounds)

Sunday (14 September): 8-10 a.m. (Warm-up); 10:25 a.m. (Rookies Cup Race); noon (125 cc Race -23 laps); 1:15 p.m. (250 cc Race -26 laps); 3 p.m. (Indianapolis GP, MotoGP Race -28 laps).

Tickets are available online or call 317:492.6700.

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