MotoGP 2012: Silverstone results

Lorenzo rules supreme in the British GP

JORGE LORENZO scored a comfortable win at Silverstone to take a hat-trick of wins this season.

The factory Yamaha rider stalked championship rival Casey Stoner before putting a race winning pass on the Repsol Honda rider on lap six. The podium was rounded out the factory Honda pairing of Stoner and Dani Pedrosa in second and third respectively.

Cal Crutchlow took the ride of the day, putting in a star performance in front of the British fans carving through from the back of the grid to take sixth place despite injuring his foot in a practice crash on Friday.

1. Jorge Lorenzo (SPA) Yamaha Factory Racing 41'16.429  
2. Casey Stoner (AUS) Repsol Honda Team 3.313  
3. Dani Pedrosa (SPA) Repsol Honda Team 3.599  
4. Alvaro Bautista (SPA) Honda Gresini 5.196  
5. Ben Spies (USA) Yamaha Factory Racing 11.531 
6. Cal Crutchlow (GBR) Yamaha Tech3 15.112  
7. Nicky Hayden (USA) Ducati Team 15.527  
8. Stefan Bradl (GER) LCR Honda 22.521  
9. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Ducati Team 36.138  
10. Hector Barbera (SPA) Pramac Racing Team 41.328  
11. Aleix Espargaro (SPA) Power Electronics Aspar 1'03.157  
12. Randy De Puniet (FRA) Power Electronics Aspar 1'03.443  
13. Michele Pirro (ITA) San Carlo Honda Gresini 1'07.290  
14. James Ellison (UK) Paul Bird Motorsport 1'14.782  
15. Yonny Hernandez (COL) Avintia Racing 1'15.108  
16. Colin Edwards (USA) NGM Mobile Forward Racing 1'29.899  
17. Danilo Petrucci (ITA) Came Iodaracing Project 1'40.302  
18. Ivan Silva (SPA) Avintia Racing 1'52.099  
19. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Yamaha Tech3 1 laps  
20. Mattia Pasini (ITA) Speed Master DNF (6 laps)