MotoGP 2016: Jorge Lorenzo wins the GP of Italy by 19 thousandths of Marc Marquez


Spectacular career that has taken Jorge Lorenzo at the GP of Italy MotoGP 2016 held at the Mugello circuit. The Yamaha, which has beaten Marc Marquez to the finish line by just 19 thousandths, and the Honda we have been delighted with one of the best races of the season.

After the first lap, Rossi put first in turn 1, but opened his line and Lorenzo regained the lead. The two Yamaha riders, tried to escape together, with Espargaró and Marquez trying to contact.

When there were 15 laps from the end Lorenzo and Rossi were in the lead, but moments later the Italian was the victim of a broken engine supposed to its withdrawal final, leaving the first square in the tray to Lorenzo, with Marquez and Dovizioso in second and third, respectively.

After the withdrawal of Rossi, Iannone occupied the fourth place and Pedrosa the fifth. A second and a half behind the Honda pilot was going to Viñales.

Covers 12 of the 23 laps, Márquez reached the rear wheel of Lorenzo at the head of the race and Dovizioso rode third in no man’s land. The Ducati rider began to approach him his team-mate Iannone. On lap 17 he rebasaría to be third party. Dovi would maneuver a lap after the time that Pedrosa came close to both. Only a moment later when Dovi went long in turn 1 and was going to shoot fifth.

with three laps To go Marquez passed Lorenzo, but he responded immediately. For his part, Pedrosa passed Iannone for third party.

On the last lap the two spaniards were used to fund and Marquez overtook Lorenzo to lead the race. 99 trying to recover the square in the last braking, but the 93 resisted. However, when it came to the straight, Lorenzo came out of the slipstream of Marquez for the win by just 19 thousandths of a second. The podium was completed by Iannone.

Qualifying race GP Italy MotoGP 2016

Pos. Puntos Num. Piloto País Equipo Moto Km/h Tiempo/Dif
1 25 99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 173.9 41’36.535
2 20 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 173.9 +0.019
3 16 29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Ducati Team Ducati 173.6 +4.742
4 13 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 173.6 +4.910
5 11 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 173.5 +6.256
6 10 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 173.3 +8.670
7 9 38 Bradley SMITH GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 173.0 +13.340
8 8 9 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 172.9 +14.598
9 7 41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 172.6 +18.643
10 6 51 Michele PIRRO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 172.4 +22.298
11 5 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR LCR Honda Honda 172.0 +27.936
12 4 8 Hector BARBERA SPA Avintia Racing Ducati 171.5 +35.712
13 3 50 Eugene LAVERTY IRL Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 171.3 +38.032
14 2 6 Stefan BRADL GER Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 171.2 +40.094
15 1 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 169.8 +59.811
16 68 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 169.5 +1’04.397

general Classification MotoGP 2016

Pos. Piloto Moto País Puntos
1 Jorge LORENZO Yamaha SPA 115
2 Marc MARQUEZ Honda SPA 105
3 Valentino ROSSI Yamaha ITA 78
4 Dani PEDROSA Honda SPA 66
5 Maverick VIÑALES Suzuki SPA 59
6 Aleix ESPARGARO Suzuki SPA 49
7 Pol ESPARGARO Yamaha SPA 48
8 Hector BARBERA Ducati SPA 43
9 Andrea IANNONE Ducati ITA 41
10 Eugene LAVERTY Ducati IRL 36