US MotoGP Results: Pedrosa dominates from the start

By MCN -

MotoGP

 05 July 2009 23:23

Dani Pedrosa dominated from the start in Laguna on his Repsol Honda, shooting from fourth position on the grid into the lead.

The Spaniard was at the front of the pack from then on and even Valentino Rossi was unable to get past him.

Jorge Lorenzo challenged Rossi for second place repeatedly but he was unable to complete an overtake.

1  Dani PEDROSA Repsol Honda 44'01.580 
2  Valentino ROSSI Fiat Yamaha 44'01.924  
3  Jorge LORENZO Fiat Yamaha 44'03.506  
4  Casey STONER Ducati 44'14.012 
5  Nicky HAYDEN Ducati 44'23.243 
6  Toni ELIAS San Carlo Honda Gresini  44'23.621 
7  Colin EDWARDS  Monster Yamaha Tech 3  44'31.781
8  Chris VERMEULEN  Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 44'34.437
9  Randy DE PUNIET  LCR Honda MotoGP  44'41.905 
10  Marco MELANDRI  Hayate Racing Team 44'49.608
11  Alex DE ANGELIS  San Carlo Honda Gresini 44'50.390
12  Niccolo CANEPA  Pramac Racing 45'20.111

Not classified
4  Andrea DOVIZIOSO  Repsol Honda Team 
59  Sete GIBERNAU  Grupo Francisco Hernando  
65  Loris CAPIROSSI  Rizla Suzuki MotoGP
41  Gabor TALMACSI  Scot Racing Team MotoGP

Excluded
52  James TOSELAND  Monster Yamaha Tech 3