18 Jun 2012

Lorenzo wins British Grand Prix

1:06 pm on 18 June 2012

Spain's Jorge Lorenzo has won the British Grand Prix on a Yamaha to stretch his lead over the Australian rider Casey Stoner to 25 points in the MotoGP world championship.

Stoner, the reigning world champion who had started on the front row, had to settle for second with Spanish Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa following a close third in his slipstream.

Lorenzo has 140 points to Stoner's 115 and Pedrosa's 101.