The MotoGP circus descended on the Jerez track in Spain this weekend. Here are the winners.
Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) led every lap and took the win at Jerez by a healthy margin, over three seconds ahead of teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Marc Marquez (Honda) rounded out the podium, well back of both Yamahas.
Fourth place went to Dani Pedrosa (Honda), and fifth went to Aleix Espargaro (Suzuki). The top 10 was rounded out by Maverick Vinales (Suzuki), Andrea Iannone (Ducati), Pol Espargaro (Ducati), Eugene Laverty (Ducati), and Hector Barbera (Ducati).
MotoGP Top 10 Overall
1). Marc Marquez, Honda, 82 pts.
2). Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha, 65 pts.
3). Valentino Rossi, Yamaha. 58 pts.
4). Dani Pedrosa, Honda, 40 pts.
5). Pol Espargaro, Yamaha, 36 pts.
6). Maverick Vinales, Suzuki, 33 pts.
7). Aleix Espargaro, Suzuki, 32 pts.
8). Hector Barbera, Ducati, 31 pts.
9). Eugene Laverty, Ducati, 28 pts.
10). Andrea Iannone, Ducati, 25 pts.
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