Roger Lee Hayden is replacing the injured Randy de Puniet at LCR Honda for this event, while Alex de Angelis starts his second race weekend as a stand-in at Interwetten Honda.

1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Fiat Yamaha Team 1m 20.978s
2. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team 1m 21.169s
3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda Team 1m 21.617s
4. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team 1m 21.655s
5. Ben Spies USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1m 21.679s
6. Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha Team 1m 21.688s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team 1m 21.920s
8. Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1m 22.217s
9. Marco Simoncelli ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini 1m 22.300s
10. Hector Barbera ESP Paginas Amarillas Aspar 1m 22.366s
11. Marco Melandri ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini 1m 22.407s
12. Loris Capirossi ITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1m 22.647s
13. Aleix Espargaro ESP Pramac Racing 1m 22.712s
14. Alvaro Bautista ESP Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1m 22.770s
15. Mika Kallio FIN Pramac Racing 1m 23.127s
16. Alex de Angelis RSM Interwetten Honda MotoGP 1m 23.226s
17. Roger Lee Hayden USA LCR Honda MotoGP 1m 23.764s

2009 US Grand Prix - 5/07/2009: Pole position: Jorge Lorenzo ESP Fiat Yamaha 1m 21.678s Fastest race lap: Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 1m 21.928s