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Spanish star Jorge Lorenzo found the perfect remedy for his Jerez frustrations at Le Mans, bouncing straight back from his DNF in Spain with a brilliant win at the Grand Prix de France in highly difficult conditions.
Rossi took his first win of the season, beating Dani Pedrosa to the line in front of a crowd of 123,000 in Andalusia. The rostrum was completed by Casey Stoner, the Oakley rider moving into second place in the championship. It was the Australian’s first podium appearance at the southern Spanish track ever. Oakley’s spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo lost control riding in fourth place with three laps to go, and crashed out, losing ground in the championship race.
Jorge Lorenzo emerged victorious from a thrilling Polini Grand Prix of Japan at Twin Ring Motegi, the second win of his MotoGP career and a result that retained his 100% podium record in the 2009 season. The Oakley rider took little time in taking the reigns of the race, having started from the front row and showed no fear when faced with the likes of Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi in front of him. However, despite a relatively comfortable advantage, Lorenzo was never quite able to say a definitive ‘sayonara’ to his rivals as the action heated up. He held on to cross the line with a gap of less than two seconds between him and second placed teammate Rossi.Lorenzo moves up into first place in the overall classification, for the second time in his MotoGP career.