News & Multimedia

Red Bull Indianapolis GP Set For Aug 16-18 On 2013 MotoGP Schedule

The Red Bull Indianapolis GP will be the 11th of 19 events in the 2013 MotoGP World Championship, scheduled for Aug. 16-18 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The sixth MotoGP race at IMS will take place on the same weekend as 2012, according to a provisional schedule released Sept. 21 by Dorna and the FIM.

For the second consecutive year, races in the United States will form the bookends of the traditional summer break for the world’s most prestigious motorcycle series. The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is scheduled for July 19-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., followed by three off weekends and then the Red Bull Indianapolis GP on Aug. 16-18.

The Red Bull Indianapolis GP starts one of two crucial stretches of races on three consecutive weekends in the second half of the season. Following the event at IMS are races Aug. 25 in the Czech Republic and Sept. 1 in Great Britain. Another run of three consecutive events takes place Oct. 13 in Malaysia, Oct. 20 in Australia and Oct. 27 in Japan.

The 2013 season starts with the sole night race, the Grand Prix of Qatar on March 31. The season finale is the Grand Prix of Valencia on Nov. 10.

While the event weekend of the Red Bull Indianapolis GP remains unchanged, there were significant alterations to the 2013 calendar. The schedule increased from 18 to 19 races. The Grand Prix of Portugal at Estoril was dropped, and two new events with locations to be confirmed will take place April 14 and April 21.

There will be three Americans on the MotoGP starting grid next season: 2006 World Champion Nicky Hayden, 2010 Rookie of the Year Ben Spies and Colin Edwards.

Hayden will ride for the prestigious Ducati Team, while Spies joins the new Ducati junior team. Edwards will return to NGM Mobile Forward Racing.

MotoGP features exciting racing by the world’s best riders on exotic, 1000cc prototype motorcycles. World Championship support classes Moto2 and Moto3 will return to IMS in 2013. Other support classes will be announced in the future.

IMS is accepting ticket applications for the 2013 Red Bull Indianapolis GP MotoGP event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Visit www.imstix.com, call (800) 822-INDY or (317) 492-6700 or visit the IMS Ticket Office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.

Tickets for groups of 20 or more also are available. Contact the IMS Group Sales Department at (866) 221-8775 for more information.

Information on camping at IMS during the Red Bull Indianapolis GP is available at www.imstix.com.
 

Show More Show Less
Now Viewing
Red Bull Indianapolis GP Set For Aug 16-18 On 2013 MotoGP Schedule
 
Red Bull Indianapolis GP Set For Aug 16-18 On 2013 MotoGP Schedule
The Red Bull Indianapolis GP will be the 11th of 19 events in the 2013 MotoGP World Championship, scheduled for Aug. 16-18 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Read More
Related Media
Nicky Hayden
 
Hayden Looks Forward To Enjoying Riding Again in 2015
The American DRIVE M7 Aspar rider is one of the most experienced men in MotoGP and a throwback to the old-school hard men that inspired him.
Read More
Ryan Hunter-Reay
 
Hunter-Reay Prepares For The Race of Champions
Hunter-Reay and Busch, Andretti Autosport teammates for the Indy 500 in May, will represent the U.S. in the Nations Cup competition.
Read More
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
 
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Receives 2014 NMPA Myers Brothers Award
In recognition of his career achievements as a champion driver, team owner and philanthropist, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was named the recipient of the 2014 NMPA Myers Brothers Award, a prestigious accolade recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of stock car racing.
Read More
Ryan Hunter-Reay
 
The Man Behind The Faces on Borg-Warner Trophy
So many winners have kept him company in his North Carolina studio because Behrends morphs one race champion to another from the same clay he’s been using since the beginning of the project.
Read More
Ryan Hunter-Reay with his son Ryden Hunter-Reay
 
Hunter-Reay's Likeness Unveiled on Borg-Warner Trophy
Ryan Hunter-Reay experienced one of the greatest spoils of victory for winning the 2014 Indianapolis 500 by seeing his likeness on the famed Borg-Warner Trophy during an unveiling ceremony today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum.
Read More
Items 1 - 5 of 1,788
Reserve one of our hospitality suites for your next event!
To start planning your event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway please fill out our Information Request Form or contact Phil Sparks at (317) 492-6463 or email at psparks@brickyard.com.
Latest Tweets
RT @IndyVictoryLap: We are CLOSED for the holidays. We will resume open @IMS Jan. 5- weather permitting. Merry Christmas!
about 21 minutes ago