German MotoGP results: Rossi wins after clash with Lorenzo

Published: 19 July 2009

Valentino Rossi defended his world title successfully at the Sachsenring beating his team mate Jorge Lorenzo by just over a tenth of a second.

Rossi and Lorenzo left the pack behind by the 13th lap so the rest of the race was a battle for the top position between the two Yamaha riders.

1 Valentino ROSSI Fiat Yamaha Team 41'21.769
2 Jorge LORENZO Fiat Yamaha Team 41'21.868
3 Dani PEDROSA Repsol Honda Team 41'24.668
4 Casey STONER Ducati Marlboro Team  41'31.995
5 Alex DE ANGELIS  San Carlo Honda Gresini 41'43.291
6 Toni ELIAS San Carlo Honda Gresini 41'52.621
7 Marco MELANDRI Hayate Racing Team 41'53.070
8 Nicky HAYDEN Ducati Marlboro Team 41'53.495
9 Colin EDWARDS Monster Yamaha Tech 3 41'54.634
10 James TOSELAND Monster Yamaha Tech 3 42'05.695
11 Loris CAPIROSSI Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 42'19.144 
12 Niccolo CANEPA Pramac Racing 42'22.308 
13 Chris VERMEULEN Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 42'25.414
14 Mika KALLIO Pramac Racing 42'25.924 
15 Gabor TALMACSI Scot Racing Team MotoGP 41'22.338 

Not classified
  4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Repsol Honda Team

Not finished 1st lap
  14 Randy DE PUNIET LCR Honda MotoGP