Stoner's win at Mugello puts him into the lead in the championship

Stoner's win at Mugello puts him into the lead in the championship

 

Mugello GP: Casey Stoner takes the win in Italy

By James Keen -

MotoGP

 31 May 2009 13:48

Ducati Marlboro rider Casey Stoner took the win at Mugello to earn 25 points and a place at the top of the championship standings.

Spaniard and Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo rallied after a crash on the warm up lap to claim second place.  

Lorenzo's team mate Valentino Rossi took third place on the podium to the delight of his many home fans at the Italian circuit.

Repsol Honda rider Andrea Dovizioso finished in fouth, leaving Loris Capirossi to take fifth for the Rizla Suzuki team.  

British Rider James Toseland finished in 7th place, just behind his Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team mate Colin Edwards.

1  C. STONER  AUS  Ducati Marlboro Team  45'41.894
2  J. LORENZO  SPA  Fiat Yamaha Team  + 1.001
3  V. ROSSI  ITA  Fiat Yamaha Team  + 2.076
4  A. DOVIZIOSO  ITA  Repsol Honda Team  + 2.129
5  L. CAPIROSSI  ITA  Rizla Suzuki MotoGP  + 3.274
6  C. EDWARDS  USA  Monster Yamaha Tech 3  + 24.451
7  J. TOSELAND  GBR  Monster Yamaha Tech 3  + 25.621
8  R. DE PUNIET  FRA  LCR Honda MotoGP  + 26.046
9  N. CANEPA  ITA  Pramac Racing  + 31.815
10  C. VERMEULEN  AUS  Rizla Suzuki MotoGP  + 34.814
11  M. MELANDRI  ITA  Hayate Racing Team  + 35.090
12  N. HAYDEN  USA  Ducati Marlboro Team  + 39.122
13  M. KALLIO  FIN  Pramac Racing  + 52.462
14  T. ELIAS  SPA  San Carlo Honda Gresini + 52.478
15  A. DE ANGELIS  RSM  San Carlo Honda Gresini

Not classified
 D. PEDROSA  SPA  Repsol Honda Team
 Y. TAKAHASHI  JPN  Scot Racing Team MotoGP