Ah well, nobody was really going to touch Lorenzo today (though Dovizioso put up a spirited fight some of the way).
Bati came through from 11th on the grid to get to 8th within a couple of corners, and then wound up in 5th, after a good set of battles with Hector Barbera.
Here’s the results…
(Pos Rider Bike Time)
1. Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia 41:04.954
2. Andrea Dovizioso Honda + 7.708
3. Mika Kallio KTM + 11.107
4. Hector Barbera Aprilia + 13.422
5. Alvaro Bautista Aprilia + 13.944
6. Hiroshi Aoyama KTM + 13.989
7. Thomas Luthi Aprilia + 22.817
8. Julian Simon Honda + 36.339
9. Shuhei Aoyama Honda + 36.367
10. R.Locatelli Gilera + 37.552
11. Alex de Angelis Aprilia +1:02.616
12. Fabrizio Lai Aprilia +1:13.529
13. Aleix Espargaro Aprilia +1:14.063
14. Karel Abraham Aprilia +1:14.575
15. Efren Vazquez Aprilia +1:14.643
16. R.Wilairot Honda +1:15.165
17. Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:15.474
18. Jules Cluzel Aprilia +1:40.064
19. Imre Toth Aprilia +1:53.798
20. Dan Linfoot Aprilia +1:57.103
This leaves Bati 4th overall in the Championship standings, which is great.
Couple of weeks till the next race – the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano.
Oh – and congrats to Casey Stoner on yet another awesome win in the top class 🙂
Very happy about that!
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