Another win for Stoner

Posted: 06 May 2012

Following his debut victory of the 2012 season at Jerez, reigning MotoGP Champion Casey Stoner has dominated today’s Portuguese Grand Prix – the third round of the series held at Estoril.  

The Repsol Honda rider led the race from the start pulling out a comfortable 1.421s from second placed man Jorge Lorenzo at the chequered flag. It was Stoner's first win at the Portuguese circuit. Stoner’s team-mate Dani Pedrosa finished third, while Tech-3 team-mates Andrea Dovizioso and Bennetts-supported Cal Crutchlow clinched fourth and fifth place finishes respectively.

Alvaro Bautista (Gresini Honda) finished the race in sixth position, ahead of Ducati’s Valentino Rossi in seventh

1 Casey STONER                  45'37.513
2 Jorge LORENZO                 +1.421
3 Dani PEDROSA                  +3.621
4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO             +13.846
5 Cal CRUTCHLOW               +16.690
6 Alvaro BAUTISTA                 +21.884
7 Valentino ROSSI                  +26.797
8 Ben SPIES                           +33.262
9 Stefan BRADL                     +35.867
10 Hector BARBERA              +53.363

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