16 Jul 2012

Lorenzo wins latest MotoGP

6:14 am on 16 July 2012

Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo has easily won the Italian MotoGP, stretching his advantage at the top of the riders' championship.

The Spaniard took the lead from compatriot Dani Pedrosa on the second corner and never relinquished it, finishing over five seconds ahead of his countryman and grabbing his fifth win in nine races this season

The 2010 champion is on 185 points, 19 ahead of Honda's Pedrosa in second.

Casey Stoner, who was third in the championship before the race and fifth on the starting grid, finished eighth after misjudging a corner and running off the track with 13 laps to go