30 Jul 2012

Stoner wins in USA

11:03 am on 30 July 2012

The Australian motorcyclist Casey Stoner has won the US MotoGP Grand Prix at Laguna Seca in California, boosting his chances of retaining his world title.

The Honda rider finished ahead of Spaniards Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha and Dani Pedrosa on a Honda.

Lorenzo leads the Championship by 23 points from Pedrosa with another 9 points back to Stoner.