Lorenzo wins Italy GP as Marquez crashes out

Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo took his first win for Ducati in a house one-two for the Italian group at Mugello on Sunday whereas MotoGP chief Marc Marquez crashed and failed to attain.

The win ended an extended drought for the three-times MotoGP champion, who has struggled since becoming a member of the manufacturing unit outfit firstly of 2017 and whose final victory was for Yamaha in Valencia on the finish of 2016.

Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo celebrates his victory in the  Italian MotoGP grand prix.

Ducati’s Jorge Lorenzo celebrates his victory within the Italian MotoGP grand prix.

Photograph: AP

Italian teammate Andrea Dovizioso was second, with compatriot Valentino Rossi third for Yamaha, making the 39-year-old nice the primary rider to attain greater than 5000 factors within the prime class.

“Lastly no one might catch me … to win right here with a Ducati is sort of a dream,” stated Lorenzo.

Rossi, who began on pole place, moved as much as second place general and is now 23 factors adrift of Marquez who has 95 factors from six races. Rossi is on 72.

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