Lots of changes in the standings after some close battles in Barcelona
JORGE Lorenzo sits 20 points clear of his closest rival, Casey Stoner, in the MotoGP World Championship, following his win at Catalunya over the weekend.
Dovizioso's podium means he jumps his team mate Crutchlow, while Rossi sits in a lowly sixth place, the only redeeming factor is he's the highest placed Ducati rider.
Factory Yamaha rider Ben Spies sits a distant 11th in the championship.
MotoGP Championship standings after Catalunya: Round 5
POSITION RIDER TEAM POINTS
1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1152 Casey Stoner Honda 953 Dani Pedrosa Honda 854 Andrea Dovizioso Yamaha 605 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 566 Valentino Rossi Ducati 517 Álvaro Bautista Honda 458 Stefan Bradl Honda 439 Nicky Hayden Ducati 4010 Héctor Barberá Ducati 3111 Ben Spies Yamaha 2412 Aleix Espargaró ART 1513 Randy de Puniet ART 714 Mattia Pasini ART 6= Michele Pirro FTR 616 James Ellison ART 517 Colin Edwards Suter 4= Danilo Petrucci Ioda 4= Karel Abraham Ducati 420 Yonny Hernández BQR-FTR 321 Iván Silva BQR-FTR 1
Posted: 08/06/2012 at 01:50
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