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.
Turns 3, 4, 7, 15 and 16 have been reconfigured and the entire infield section resurfaced for 2014.
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1. Marc Marquez
ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 31.619s [Lap 6/8] 343km/h
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
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.
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Fastest practice time:
SPA Honda 1m 32.391s
Official Indianapolis MotoGP records:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 32.391s
Fastest race lap:
New circuit layout.