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Sep 8, 2010

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Taking Orders For 2011 MotoGP Race

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 There's still time for fans to reorder or apply for tickets to the 2011 Red Bull Indianapolis GP, featuring the exciting worldwide superstars and exotic machinery of the MotoGP World Championship.

Tickets can be ordered or applied for at www.imstix.com until 11:59 p.m. (ET) Monday, Sept. 13. The fourth annual MotoGP race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

Race Day general admission tickets cost $40, with Friday general admission $10 and Saturday general admission $20. A three-day general admission ticket is $60. A Friday-Saturday general admission ticket is $20 if purchased before Sept. 13, 2010, $25 afterward.

Children ages 12 and under will be admitted free any of the three days of the event when accompanied by an adult with a general admission ticket.

Race Day reserved seat prices will start at $70.

For more information, visit www.imstix.com, call the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area or visit the ticket office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street. Ticket office and phone hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.

The 2011 Red Bull Indianapolis GP will feature plenty of exciting action on and off the track and great storylines among the riders who compete on the 200-mph prototype motorcycles of MotoGP, including:

"¢Will the first two-time winner in the MotoGP class at this event emerge? Superstars Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa each have won in the first three seasons.

"¢The first time that the legendary seven-time MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi will race for the iconic Ducati marque at IMS. Italian Rossi is moving to the prestigious Italian factory team in 2011, with American Nicky Hayden a fellow World Champion as his teammate.

"¢2010 American rookie phenom Ben Spies will race at IMS for the factory Fiat Yamaha Team as teammate to this season's runaway points leader, Jorge Lorenzo. Spies won the pole and finished second last month at the Red Bull Indianapolis GP riding for the satellite Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team.