Saturday at Indianapolis with Tony Goldsmith

08/08/2015 @ 8:01 pm, by Tony Goldsmith1 COMMENT

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Marc Marquez will start tomorrows race from pole.

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Jorge Lorenzo grabbed third with his final lap.

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Dani Pedrosa made it a Honda one-two.

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A good qualifying performance by Bradley Smith sees him lining up on the outside of the second row.

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Andrea Dovizioso struggled with a lack of grip through right-hand corners and will start from tenth.

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Cal Crutchlow missed out on a front row start by only 0.022 secs.

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Nicky Hayden and his special paint job for what may be his last Grand Prix on home soil.

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Danny Kent backed up his Sachsenring pole position with pole for tomorrow’s Moto3 race.

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Marc Marquez has yet to lose a MotoGP race on American soil, and will start as favorite tomorrow.

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Dani Pedrosa played down talk of team orders to help Marc Marquez bridge the gap to the two Moviestar Yamahas in the title race.

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Jorge Lorenzo is hopeful he will find the extra pace in tomorrow’s warm-up to fight with the Repsol Honda riders for victory.

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Marc Marquez during FP3.

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Danilo Petrucci will start from a fantastic fifth place.

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The Doctor’s difficult weekend carried on into qualifying. He cold only manage eighth.

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Head of the 3rd row for Andrea Iannone.

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Tony Goldsmith is an Isle of Man based freelance motorcycle racing photographer specialising in MotoGP and the Isle of Man TT races. His website can be found at www.tonygoldsmith.net. He can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Grendel Medlord

    Building drama by putting VR’s qualifying result next to last? Good job.