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Indianapolis MotoGP - Qualifying

18 August 2012

Casey Stoner, Nicky Hayden and Ben Spies all suffered big accidents during the session near the turn 13 left hander.

Stoner is reported to have damaged ankle ligaments after his huge highside, while Hayden was briefly knocked unconsciousness.

The session was stopped twice due to their accidents. It remains to be seen if Stoner or Hayden will be fit to race.

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1. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 38.813s
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 38.913s
3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 39.235s
4. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 39.279s
5. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 39.437s
6. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 39.465s
7. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 39.549s
8. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 39.748s
9. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 40.072s
10. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 40.437s
11. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 40.763s
12. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 40.803s
13. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 41.197s
14. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (GP12) 1m 41.295s
15. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 1m 41.370s
16. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 1m 41.449s
17. Toni Elias ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 1m 41.866s
18. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 1m 41.978s
19. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing (Ioda-Aprilia CRT) 1m 42.553s
20. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 1m 42.599s
21. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 42.768s
22. Steve Rapp USA Attack Performance (APR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 43.673s
23. Aaron Yates USA GPTech (BCL-Suzuki CRT) 1m 44.312s

Fastest practice time:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 39.182s (FP2)

Official Indianapolis MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 38.850s (2011)
Fastest race lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 39.807s (2011)