Marc Marquez takes pole for the Indianapolis MotoGP, towing Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso from eleventh to second in the process.

Bradley Smith suffered a nasty highside at the end of the session and is undergoing checks.

Leon Camier is making his MotoGP debut this weekend, in place of the injured Nicky Hayden.

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Q2: 1. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 31.619s [Lap 6/8] 343km/h (Top Speed) 2. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 31.844s +0.225s [6/8] 345km/h 3. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 31.869s +0.250s [7/8] 337km/h 4. Aleix Espargaro ESP NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 32.113s +0.494s [6/7] 336km/h 5. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 32.160s +0.541s [7/8] 341km/h 6. Pol Espargaro ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 32.243s +0.624s [6/8] 340km/h 7. Andrea Iannone ITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 32.254s +0.635s [6/8] 340km/h 8. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 32.331s +0.712s [3/8] 342km/h 9. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 32.343s +0.724s [6/7] 339km/h 10. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 32.514s +0.895s [3/8] 347km/h 11. Scott Redding GBR Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R)* 1m 32.714s +1.095s [2/8] 326km/h 12. Cal Crutchlow GBR Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 32.794s +1.175s [5/7] 343km/h

Q1: 13. Yonny Hernandez COL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 33.166s 14. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 33.294s 15. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 33.625s 16. Leon Camier GBR Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 33.747s 17. Danilo Petrucci ITA IodaRacing Project (ART) 1m 33.837s 18. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 33.948s 19. Mike Di Meglio FRA Avintia Racing (Avintia)* 1m 34.244s 20. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Racing (Avintia) 1m 34.332s 21. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R) 1m 34.369s 22. Broc Parkes AUS Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART)* 1m 34.764s 23. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART) 1m 34.814s

Blue Name = Factory - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
20 litres of race fuel, 5 engine changes for the season. All engines identical throughout the year within the same team (development freeze). Black Name = Factory (with concessions) - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 (only Ducati) plus any new MotoGP manufacturers.
Same 24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and extra testing opportunities as the Open Category. Fuel to be reduced to 22 litres should Ducati achieve a race win, two second places or three (dry) podiums. If Ducati claims three wins they will also lose the softer rear tyre. All other concessions confirmed until start of single ECU era in 2016. Red Name = Open - Full control ECU system, hardware and software.
24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and greater testing opportunities relative to Factory. * Rookie

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Fastest practice time: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 32.391s (FP4)

Official Indianapolis MotoGP records: Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 32.391s Fastest race lap:
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cfsteezy:
Aside from marquez smashing yet again the rest of the field looks to be a fun interesting race! [\blockquote]..0.2 s isn't smashing the rest of the field...don't get carried away

Codger: Dovi :)[\blockquote] Ducati power and soft tires :-)..but still Dovi had to deliver and he did...