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Daily Trackside Report - Friday, Aug. 26

 

            Welcome to the fourth annual Red Bull Indianapolis GP at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Red Bull Indianapolis GP is the 12th race of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship.
Notes, quotes, trivia, historical information and other items will appear on these pages through Sunday, Aug. 28. Our Media Center staff, headed by Indianapolis Motor Speedway Director of Public Relations Doug Boles, is here to assist you and answer your questions during this event.
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TODAY’S SCHEDULE (all times local):
 
8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Public Gates Open
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Vendor Marketplace Open
8 a.m.
Cycle World Rolling Concours Registration
9:15-9:55 a.m.
125cc Free Practice #1
10:10-10:55 a.m.
MotoGP Free Practice #1
11:10-11:55 a.m.
Moto2 Free Practice #1
12:10-12:35 p.m.
AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Free Practice #1
1:15-1:55 p.m.
125cc Free Practice #2
2:10-2:55 p.m.
MotoGP Free Practice #2
3:10-3:55 p.m.
Moto2 Free Practice #2
4:10-4:55 p.m.
AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Free Practice #2
5 p.m.
Rider Chats and Riders For Health Charity Auction, Red Bull Energy Station Stage
7:15 p.m.
Live Music by Crash, Red Bull Energy Station Stage
8:30 p.m.
Live Music by Appetite for Destruction, Red Bull Energy Station Stage
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Timing and scoring monitors are located throughout the Media Center with up-to-the-minute times and speeds.
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            Red Bull Indianapolis GP information is available on the World Wide Web this week on the official Indianapolis Motor Speedway site, http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com, and the official MotoGP site, http://www.motogp.com. Included in the information will be practice summaries and performance histories, qualifying results, Daily Trackside Reports, driver quotes, race lineups and results.
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            There are three American riders competing in MotoGP and three in Moto2 at this event:
            •MotoGP: #69 Nicky Hayden, Owensboro, Ky.; #5 Colin Edwards, Hou
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Daily Trackside Report - Friday, Aug. 26
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