GP San Marino – MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa recovers its essence and win in Misano


¡Dani Pedrosa is back! After a season of great
ups and downs, the Catalan driver has added to his first win of the year to be imposed
with a great comeback at Misano. Pedrosa, who started the race rolling in
fifth position, was increasing its pace of progressive form to give an account of
Marquez, Lorenzo and Rossi.
Doublet on the podium for the Yamaha riders, with a
second place of Valentino Rossi
that allows you to trim seven points to Marc
Marquez, now with a slower pace and has not been able to spend the fourth
Maverick Viñales finished in fifth place.

Jorge Lorenzo made a great start from pole to
gain a few metres on Rossi and Viñales. Andrea Dovizioso on his part
ahead of a caution Marc Marquez, the only rider of the aspirants to the
triumph next to Viñales we decided to roll with the hard rubber front. Despite
Marquez returned the maneuver Dovizioso in the first round
seeing that the couple of riders in the Movistar Yamaha and the Viñales managed to
a few meters of advantage.
A maneuver at the limit of Rossi to be placed as
after overtaking Lorenzo served to unify again the group.

Marc Marquez could prevail with a couple of laps later to Viñales
to go to the hunting of the Yamaha riders, all time the jerk
Valentino Rossi and a small mistake from Jorge Lorenzo strengthened the leadership of
‘Il Doctore’. All in all, the race became a struggle of three in which
every thousandth and each sector became critical as the distance
Rossi, Lorenzo and Marquez it was eight-tenths of one another. Without breaking
none of the deck,
Dani Pedrosa signed the record of the track to try
join the three leaders


Pedrosa was hunting, and he surpassed Marquez basis of quick turns, joining in turn to Lorenzo. The rider from Castellar del Vallés also managed to overtake Lorenzo on a great comeback that reminded her of the best time of the Catalan language. For his part, Vinales was forced to return to the position to Dovizioso after rolling out of the piano in the entry meta, while Aleix Espargaró went to the ground when fighting for the eighth position, and will be the third pilot in to kiss the asphalt after Tito Rabat -who returned to the track-and Alex Lowes.

In a move set, Dani Pedrosa beat Valentino
Rossi to be leader
of the race in the absence of seven laps from the end,
maneuver which he supported with a very fast pace that made him gain a few tenths
of advantage over the ’46’. Finally the push of the Honda pilot was more than
enough and
Dani Pedrosa sealed his first victory of the season. Almost
two seconds and crossed the finish line ahead of Valentino Rossi with a sweet-sour taste. The
Italian couldn’t win at home, despite the thrust of his public, but at least
trimmed seven points to Marc Marquez (4th).

Jorge Lorenzo closed the podium in Misano in a career in
which Maverick Viñales finished fifth after overcoming a clear way Andrea
Dovizioso, who added a career without registering a podium in Italy. For its part,
Michele Pirro crossed the finish line seventh in a Grand Prix is very positive for the
tester Ducati
, today pilot officer to replace Andrea Iannone. The top
please, for his part, was completed by Pol Espargaró, Cal Crutchlow and Alvaro Bautista,
the latter after getting escape from the group formed by Danilo Petrucci,
Stefan Bradl and Hector Barbera.

GP TIM Di San Marino e Della Riviera di Rimini

Pos. Points Num. Pilot Country Bike Km/h Time
1 25 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 162.3 43’43.524
2 20 46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 162.1 +2.837
3 16 99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 162.1 +4.359
4 13 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 161.7 +9.569
5 11 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 161.4 +15.467
6 10 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 161.1 +19.676
7 9 51 Michele PIRRO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 160.9 +22.936
8 8 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 160.7 +27.155
9 7 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR LCR Honda Honda 160.7 +27.202
10 6 19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 160.2 +33.968
11 5 9 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 159.9 +39.206
12 4 6 Stefan BRADL GER Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 159.9 +39.967
13 3 8 Hector BARBERA SPA Avintia Racing Ducati 159.7 +42.997
14 2 50 Eugene LAVERTY IRL Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 159.3 +49.450
15 1 45 Scott REDDING GBR OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 159.0 +54.879
16 68 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL Pull & Bear Aspar Team Ducati 158.4 +1’05.072
17 53 Tito RABAT SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 131.3 5 Turns
Not Classified
41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 160.4 11 Laps
12 Javier FLOWERS SPA Avintia Racing Ducati 155.8 13 Laps
22 Alex LOWES GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 157.9 21 Laps

World Ranking MotoGP 2016

Pos. Piloto Moto País Points
1 Marc MARQUEZ Honda SPA 223
2 Valentino ROSSI Yamaha ITA 180
3 Jorge LORENZO Yamaha SPA 162
4 Dani PEDROSA Honda SPA 145
5 Maverick VIÑALES Suzuki SPA 136
6 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Ducati ITA 99
7 Andrea IANNONE Ducati ITA 96
8 Cal CRUTCHLOW Honda GBR 93
9 Pol ESPARGARO Yamaha SPA 89
10 Hector BARBERA Ducati SPA 81
11 Eugene LAVERTY Ducati IRL 69
12 Aleix ESPARGARO Suzuki SPA 60
13 Scott REDDING Ducati GBR 55
14 Danilo PETRUCCI Ducati ITA 50
15 Alvaro BAUTISTA Aprilia SPA 47
16 Stefan BRADL Aprilia GER 43
17 Jack MILLER Honda AUS 42
18 Bradley SMITH Yamaha GBR 42
19 Michele PIRRO Ducati ITA 32
20 Tito RABAT Honda SPA 27
21 Loris BAZ Ducati FRA 24
22 Yonny HERNANDEZ Ducati COL 13
23 Alex LOWES Yamaha GBR 3
24 Javier FORES Ducati SPA 0