MotoGP 2012: Mugello race results

Who finished where in MotoGP at the ultra-fast Mugello circuit

Posted: 16 July 2012
by Visordown News

WITH only sixteen finishers at the Italian MotoGP at Mugello, the CRT bikes cleaned up the final points on offer.

Lorenzo was untouchable from the start, fending off challenges from Andrea Dovizioso and Dani Pedrosa on his way to a lights-to-flag victory.

Bradl kept the pressure on Dovizioso and Hayden throughout the race but couldn't capitalise on that with a podium. Bradl get inside Hayden on the last lap, finishing just a few hundreths of a second off Dovizioso, bagging fourth.

Valentino Rossi made the most of a last-lap clash between Hayden and Bradl and slotted his way into fifth place. Crutchlow had tagged onto the back of Rossi for a good handful of laps, but Rossi was given a tiny amount of breathing space, when a wide Hayden rejoined the racing line between Rossi and Crutchlow. Crutchlow managed to get past Hayden on the last lap, meaning Hayden wins the most unfortunate last-lap award.

Casey Stoner had a dreadful race by his standards. The only rider to run the super-hard tyre, it looked like Stoner was making progress with 10 laps to go, but then he ran on, rejoining in 11th from 6th and ultimately that was his race finished.

MotoGP Mugello Race Results

1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing) 41m 37.477s
2. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 41m 42.700s
3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 41m 48.142s
4. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP  41m 48.188s
5. Valentino Rossi    ITA Ducati Team 41m 49.172s
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 41m 49.537s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team 41m 49.712s
8. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda 42m 8.094s
9. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing 42m 9.205s
10. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini 42m 12.066s
11. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 42m 35.339s
12. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar 42m 37.440s
13. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar 42m 48.677s
14. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport 42m 48.935s
15. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master 42m 49.305s
16. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens +1 lap

DNF:
Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing
Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens
Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing

DSQ
Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini



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