Lorenzo Wins in Mugello

It's his third consecutive triumph in Mugello.

Disappointing the crowd who cheered up for the host rider Valentino Rossi, he crashed with Alvaro Bautista in the first lap and found his way out of the game. However, his teammate and the defending motoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo bagged the top spot beating Honda's Dani Pedrosa, who finished as the runner up. Meanwhile, the third spot was grabbed by the British rider Cal Crutchlow.

Lorenzo who started at the second pole roared to the top position picking up the mistake done by the leading rider, Pedrosa at Turn 1. The Spanish racer finished the race in time period of 41'39.733. This is a hat-trick victory for him at Mugello.

Lorenzo Wins Mugello

However, the points table is still led by the Honda Repsol racer, Dani Pedrosa with 103 points. Followed by Jorge Lorenzo with 91 points and Marc Marquez with 77 points.

The next race is at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain.

"This is a special win for us as we have been working very hard as a team. I really tried hard to establish a gap over Dani but he kept at me until finally I succeeded at around halfway and then it was race over," said Lorenzo the defending MotoGP World Champion.

Lorenzo Wins Mugello

"I knew it was going to be a really hard race because it got much hotter than it had been in the morning. In the morning we were quite fast; we were also fast in the afternoon, but not the same - three or four tenths slower. Dani was following me for about 13 laps, but on the 13th I pushed a little bit more - to be about three tenths faster - and it seems he gave up a little bit, so it was much easier from then," added Lorenzo.

"It was not my day today. We had loads of problems with our grip on the tyres and it was difficult keeping on the track, especially on the corners," said the 27-year-old, who saw Lorenzo edge ahead of him in MotoGP wins with 25," commented Pedrosa.

"I knew when I saw that Marc had gone out that I was assured of a podium finish and played safe. I am pleased with this as I had an allergy this weekend and crashed yesterday, but we did well to bounce back and take third," said Crutchlow.

"I didn't see anything as I went into the corner. Then suddenly I felt Valentino's bike and we both fell off," added Bautista.
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Last updated on 03-06-2013. Published on 03-06-2013.
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