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Smith confesses love for United States

Smith confesses love for United States

Englishman Bradley Smith is excited about returning to the incredible Indianapolis circuit and has confessed his adoration for the U.S.

Competing in a Grand Prix on American soil for just the second time in his career this weekend, Bradley Smith is highly enthusiastic about the trip across the Atlantic Ocean from his native Great Britain to the famous Indianapolis circuit.

Smith was classified eighth in last year’s historic first ever 125cc race at Indy and he cannot wait to get back on track at The Brickyard. “Indianapolis is a fantastic place, with great facilities and an amazing history,” said the Oxfordshire teenager. “The fans are brilliant and you can really sense how much motorcycles mean to them. The atmosphere is up there with the best Grands Prix of the year for me and I really love the United States.”

The Briton, who lies third in the 125cc standings at present, continued, “Although I couldn’t get on the podium at the last round in Brno fourth place was still a solid result and I hope to continue our good work this Sunday. Indianapolis is still almost like a new track for everyone as we have only been there once, so nobody really knows all the reference points for riding on the limit there yet.”

The Bancaja Aspar rider concluded, “It is a strange track which is quite technical, especially because of the distinct types of asphalt in various parts of the circuit. Obviously we have to see how things turn out during the weekend but I am looking to have a strong race and to earn a decent amount of points, to get as high as possible in the standings.”

Tags:
125cc, 2009, RED BULL INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX, Bradley Smith, Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc

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